Which lacrosse gloves do I choose?

I recently got a coupon for 25% any Warrior or Brine item at a lacrosse store. I need new gloves, and I have narrowed it down to two pairs. Should I get the Warrior Riot Custom (red-black-white.)? (25% off of $120)
  • The first lacrosse glove with inerchangeable - SWITCH CUFFS - for instant customization right off the retail shelf
  • Each Riot glove comes with 2 cuffs - one home and one away
  • Mix and match your stock cuffs or purchase accessory SWITCH CUFFS - available in multiple colorways and designs
  • The Riot glove features a new tighter fitting pattern for the perfect snug fit
  • The single layered palm gives you by far the best touch on your stick and makes it feel like you aren't even wearing gloves
  • Breakaway Lacrosse exclusive color in Black, Red and White Leather.
Or should I get the Brine King Superlight Custom (red-white)? (25% off of $100)
  • Introducing the 1st glove in the Brine Superlight Series where dramatic amounts of weight have been removed by the use of high-tech materials and manufacturing processes.
  • The King Superlight boasts the lightest weight in the Brine family, coming in at 6 oz!
  • Dual material build of high end leather and high grade nylon knit.
  • Superb Back hand venting and dual density foam make this glove a fortress for you hands.
  • New palm design that allows for ultimate air flow.
  • Great mobility and flexibility with an adjustable floating cuff.
  • Ventilator moisture-management performance liner.
  • Breathable mesh palm inserts and finger gussets.
  • Breakaway Lacrosse Exclusive Color, Red Leather, White Mesh and White Print

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canucksgirl5 years ago
When deciding, consider function over fashion. The switch cuffs IMO, shouldn't be a positive selling point. I've been scorekeeper for hundreds of lax games, and what a players gloves look like (and whether they reflect home games or away games), is irrelevant. What you should be concerned about is how they fit your hands, how you are able to hold the stick, and whether or not they offer you enough protection when someone is slashing your hands. Everything else is just a marketing ploy. Color and style is merely a personal choice and shouldn't be what drives your purchase decision. If you have concerns over price, then consider the Brine if you feel there is no major difference between the two as far as function is concerned.
freeza36 (author)  canucksgirl5 years ago
One of the main factors for me is protection. I play long pole (defense) and I need protective gloves. The Brines boast lightness, and I wonder if along with that comes low protection.
Lightweight doesn't translate into poor protection. It's the density of the impact foam that works to absorb energy and prevent injury.

Are you purchasing online or through a store? Either way, I would get my hands on them and give them a try. Put on a glove and literally hit your hand with a stick to get a sense of how well they perform.

freeza36 (author) 5 years ago
I got the warriors
Are you happy with your decision? (Thats the main thing right?)
freeza36 (author)  canucksgirl5 years ago
Yes, I am. They fit way better than the Brines, and they offer more protection
That's good. ;)
rickharris5 years ago
Didn't like the other answers?
freeza36 (author)  rickharris5 years ago
Not enough to select a best answer. I still have to talk to a few more people that I know, but I am leaning toward the Warriors.
Get the one that's technologically superior.
freeza36 (author)  The Cartographer5 years ago
Which one would that be?
The brine king one, although the warrior ones do look look sharp.
freeza36 (author)  The Cartographer5 years ago
Yeah. i need to try them both out before I buy either.
Ha yes you should get the one that your hands are the most comfortable with.