DeBeer is one of the world's oldest international manufacturers and suppliers of lacrosse sticks. Initially founded in 1889 and tasked with making baseballs, DeBeer soon after expanded into other sports and has become a top sponsor of Australian and international lacrosse tournaments and other events. The company's experience in making baseball bats enabled it to transition to making quality lacrosse sticks.
U.K.-based Hattersleys has been one of the most prominent manufacturers and suppliers of lacrosse sticks in Australia and other Commonwealth nations. The company maintains a century-old tradition of making hickory lacrosse sticks that often times are the first new players use when learning the game. Changes in manufacturing techniques and netting material help to keep the hickory sticks competitive against more modern materials, such as composite and metal-alloy materials.
STX lacrosse sticks are popular and durable while enabling players to make better catches, passes and shots on goal. A popular maker of hockey sticks in Canada, STX utilised its experience in manufacturing hockey sticks to influence STX lacrosse sticks.
One of the largest and most diverse suppliers of lacrosse sticks and other types of athletic equipment, Nike has gained significant market share in the Australian lacrosse market in recent years. Nike initially specialised in making lacrosse shoes, but its growth in making golf clubs enabled Nike to expand into the lacrosse stick market. Now, Nike manufactures lacrosse sticks using composite materials and sponsors many lacrosse teams and competitions.
Warrior is one of the most recognised lacrosse brands in Australia and has a long history of producing quality sticks and other products. The Warrior Rabil stick uses a specially designed head inspired by lacrosse great Paul Rabil. The sticks are made from durable materials and have special markers to indicate proper hand placement that can help newer players to adapt and learn the game much faster.