Canadian Lacrosse Association

    Canada Reaches World Championship Final with 15-4 Win Over Iroquois Nationals

    Date:07/19/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    BOX SCORE   NETANYA, ISRAEL – Canada will have the opportunity to capture their fourth World Championship title this weekend in Netanya, Israel, after advancing to the 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship final with a 15-4 semi-final win over the Iroquois Nationals.   They will take on the United States, who advanced to the championship game with a 14-5 victory over...


    Latrell Harris' Unique Path to Canada's National Team

    Date:07/18/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    NETANYA, ISRAEL – Latrell Harris, 20, is not only the youngest member of Canada's senior men’s lacrosse team, he is the only active Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association (CUFLA) player in recent memory to crack the national team roster and represent his country at a World Championship.   Canada’s defense is anchored by big names such as Brodie Merrill and Jason Noble, who have played at...


    Female Box Lacrosse Nationals Start This Weekend in Halifax

    Date:07/18/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON – The 2018 CLA Female Box Lacrosse National Championships, the first national championship of the year, will kick-off this coming weekend in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The tournament, which will feature seven teams representing four provinces, will run from July 21-25 at the BMO Centre.   It will mark the second consecutive year that Canada’s best young female lacrosse pla...


    Canada Advances to World Championship Semi-Finals With 13-7 Win Over Australia

    Date:07/17/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    BOX SCORE   NETANYA, ISRAEL - Canada earned a gutsy 13-7 win over Australia to finish the preliminary round at the 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship in Netanya, Israel. Canada (4-1) advances directly to the semi-finals, where they will play a yet to be determined opponent on July 19.   After playing their fifth game in as many days, including a late-night matchup again...


    Ward Phenomenal in 10-5 Win Over Iroquois Nation

    Date:07/16/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    BOX SCORE   NETANYA, ISRAEL – A 24 save performance from goaltender Dillon Ward helped lead Canada to a 10-5 win over the Iroquois Nation (2-2) at the 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship in Netanya, Israel. The win earned Canada (3-1) a bye directly into the semi-finals.   The Iroquois outshot the Canadians 51-32, but Ward stood tall. He finished the game with an o...


    Stan Cockerton Presented FIL Lifetime Achievement Award

    Date:07/16/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    NETANYA, ISRAEL – In a special presentation at half-time of the Canada vs. USA preliminary game at Wingate Sport Institute, the Federation of International Lacrosse presented its highest honor, the FIL Lifetime Achievement Award, to Stan Cockerton of Canada. The FIL Lifetime Achievement is awarded by the FIL Board of Directors to an individual who has made significant contributions...


    Canada Loses 11-10 in Hard-Fought Battle with the United States

    Date:07/15/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    BOX SCORE   NETANYA, ISRAEL – Canada suffered its first loss of the 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship, falling 11-10 to the United States in a highly competitive and entertaining matchup between the world’s top two teams. Canada now sits at 2-1 with two round-robin games remaining.   Goaltender Dillon Ward made 12 saves on 33 shots in a losing effort, while his counterpart John Gallow...


    Balanced Offence Leads Canada to Dominant 22-3 Win Over Scotland

    Date:07/14/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    BOX SCORE   NETANYA, ISRAEL – Canada’s offense was firing on all cylinders, scoring early and often to help the team earn their second straight victory of the 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship in Netanya, Israel, a dominant 22-3 win over Scotland.   Jeff Teat was the leading point getter for Canada, tallying eight points on one goal and seven assists. He no...


    Canada Opens 2018 World Championship with 12-6 Win Over England

    Date:07/13/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    BOX SCORE   NETANYA, ISRAEL – Canada kicked off the 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship in Netanya, Israel with a 12-6 win over England on Friday night, marking the first step towards claiming a second consecutive gold medal.   Jeff Teat (3g, 2a) and Mark Matthews (1g, 4a) paced the offense with five points each under the lights at the Wingate Institute, Israel&rsq...


    TSN to Stream All of Canada's 2018 World Championship Games Live

    Date:07/13/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    NETANYA, ISRAEL – The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) is happy to announce that TSN, the exclusive broadcast partner of the 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship in Canada, will broadcast all of Canada’s games  on TSN.ca and the TSN App, with select games also airing on TSN2, live from Netanya, Israel.   The streaming of all games is available to TSN and TSN...


    Canada Ready to Defend World Championship Title in Israel

    Date:07/12/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    NETANYA, ISRAEL – Following a handful of practices, a powerful day of touring holy sites in the Old City of Jerusalem, and an impressive opening ceremony, the Canadian men’s field lacrosse team is now ready to hit the field at the 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship in Netanya, Israel.   The tournament officially kicked off earlier today with opening ceremonies that...


    CLA Seeking General Manager for Men's Indoor and Women's Field National Team Programs

    Date:07/03/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON - The Canadian Lacrosse Association is now accepting applications for the volunteer positions of National Team General Manager, Indoor and National Team General Manager, Women’s Field. The application deadline is August 1, 2018.    The term for these position runs until the conclusion of their current FIL World Championship quadrennia...


    2018 Founders' Cup Junior B Championship Moved From Seneca to Akwesasne

    Date:06/26/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON – It is with mixed emotions that the Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) announces that the 2018 Founders Cup Junior B box lacrosse national championship will move from Seneca Nation territory in New York to the Mohawk Nation territory in Akwesasne, Ontario. The event will now take place from August 12-19, 2018 at the A’nowara’ko:wa Arena.   The CLA Box Sec...


    2022 FIL Men’s World Lacrosse Championship to be Held in Coquitlam, British Columbia

    Date:06/25/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - President of the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL), Sue Redfern, is pleased to announce that the 2022 FIL Men’s World Lacrosse Championship has been awarded to Canada. The FIL Men’s World Lacrosse Championship, which takes place every four years, will be held in Coquitlam, British Columbia and scheduled to run from July 13-24, 2022.   “The F...


    Canadian Men's Field Lacrosse Team Announce 2018 World Championship Roster

    Date:06/20/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) and the senior men’s national team coaching staff are proud to announce the 23-player roster that will represent Canada and defend our World Championship title at next month’s 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship in Netanya, Israel.   “We are really excited with the roster that we have se...


    Canadian Lacrosse Foundation, McGill University Announce Athletic Scholarship for Indigenous Athletes

    Date:06/18/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    MONTREAL, QUEBEC – The impact of last summer's 150th Anniversary of Lacrosse Celebration - the once-in-a-lifetime event that honoured and celebrated the history and cultural significance of Canada's national summer sport - continued to be felt this past weekend in Montreal, where plans to offer a new athletic scholarship for indigenous lacrosse play...


    Canada to Defend World Championship in Israel Following Ratification of Agreement Between CLA and NLTPA

    Date:06/16/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO – The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL), along with the Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) and National Lacrosse Team Players’ Association (NLTPA), is excited to announce that Canada will travel to Netanya, Israel later this summer to defend its world championship title at the 2018 FIL Men’s Lacros...


    Canada Lacrosse Association and National Lacrosse Team Players’ Association Announce Renewed Agreement

    Date:06/12/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO – The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) is excited to announce that a tentative agreement has been reached between the Canada Lacrosse Association (CLA) and National Lacrosse Team Players’ Association (NLTPA) that permits Canada to defend its world championship title at the 2018 FIL Men’s ...


    Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame Announces 2018 Inductees

    Date:06/07/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    NEW WESTMINSTER, BC - The Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame is proud to announce its 2018 class of inductees, which includes players Bill Squire, Brian Hall, Jason Wulder and Jim Lynch, veteran Jim Squires, builders Dan Mattinson and Edward Howe Jr., along with the 1996-2007 Junior 'A' Burnaby Lakers.   These new inductees bring the total number honoured in lacrosse's nat...


    Canadian Lacrosse Association Announces National Partnership with First Aid Leader Canadian Red Cross

    Date:06/06/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON - The Canadian Lacrosse Association is proud to announce a national partnership with the Canadian Red Cross, a leader in first aid and emergency preparedness products, that will benefit the health and safety of participants at all levels of Canada’s national summer sport.   Members of the Canadian lacrosse community will receive a 30% discount on a variety of first-aid prod...


    CCES Reminds Athletes That Cannabis Remains Prohibited in Sport Despite Legalization

    Date:06/04/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON - As we get closer to the legalization of cannabis in Canada, the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) reminds athletes that cannabis will remain prohibited in sport, no matter its legal status in Canada.   Cannabinoids, including cannabis, hashish and marijuana, are classified as prohibited in competition by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)’s 2018 Prohibited List,...


    CLA Membership Update: Canadian Senior Men's Field Team Selection Process

    Date:05/10/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) Board of Directors is updating membership and stakeholders on Canada’s participation at the 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship. Our intent is to share the approach we have taken with a view of continuing to manage the situation in a fair, transparent and forward-looking manner.    Based on recent communications with the NLTPA,...


    Seneca Nation Welcomes 2018 Founders' Cup Junior B Lacrosse Championship

    Date:05/01/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON - The Seneca War Chiefs are proud to announce that the 2018 Founders Cup, the Junior B box lacrosse national championship, will be held on Seneca Nation First Nations Territory for the first time since the Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) inaugurated the Founder’s Trophy in 1972. This year the highly anticipated competition will be held August 13 to 19, 2018 on the Allegany Ter...


    Volunteer Opportunities for 2019 FIL U19 Women's Lacrosse World Championship

    Date:03/27/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    The host organizing committe for the 2019 FIL U19 Women's Lacrosse World Championship is searching for volunteers for next summer's event, which will take place in Peterborough, Ontario, from August 1-10, 2019. If you are interested in learning more about these volunteer opportunities, complete the sign-up form below. For more information on the event itself, visit www.2019u...


    Nominations Being Accepted for Chair of Men's Field and Women's Field Sectors

    Date:03/27/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON - The Canadian Lacrosse Association is currently accepting nominations for a pair of volunteer  leadership positions within the organization - Chair, Men’s Field Sector and Chair, Women’s Field Sector. Each position has a two-year term. The deadline to submit a nomination is April 30, 2018.   - Nomination Form for CLA Board Members and Sector Chairs ...


    2018 FIL World Championship Schedule Released

    Date:03/20/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON – Canada’s path to a second consecutive World Championship title was made a bit more clear last week with the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) releasing the schedule for this summer’s 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship in Netanya, Israel.    A record 48 teams, grouped into 15 divisions, will play a total of 175 games at this year&rs...


    ‘Honour Our Game' Campaign Launched by Indigeous Development Committee

    Date:03/13/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON - The Canadian Lacrosse Association’s Indigenous Development Committee (IDC) is proud to launch the Honour Our Game campaign, which will see the helmets of athletes and officials from across the country adorned with an Honour Our Game sticker beginning with the 2018 season.   The promotional campaign, which was made possible thanks to the generous financial support of the C...


    Calgary Joins Whitby, Saskatoon and Halifax as 2018 Box Lacrosse Nationals Hosts

    Date:02/23/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON - The Alberta Lacrosse Association is slated to host the 2018 CLA Midget Box Lacrosse National Championship from August 12 to 18 in Calgary, Alberta, joining Whitby, Ont., Saskatoon, Sask. and Halifax, N.S. as host cities for the 2018 box lacrosse national championships.   "From August 12 to 18, we will welcome the finest midget box lacrosse players from around the country t...


    Nominate a Volunteer for the CLA's Lester B. Pearson Award

    Date:02/21/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) is currently accepting nominations for the Lester B. Pearson Award, one of the highest honours in the Canadian lacrosse community. The deadline to submit a nomination is March 1, 2018.   The Lester B. Pearson Award, which has been handed out 21 times since its creation in 1973, is presented by the CLA to an individual in recognition...


    Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame Seeking Nominations for Class of 2018

    Date:02/19/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON - The Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame, the organization tasked with preserving our national summer sport's history, is currently accepting nominations for its 2018 induction class. The deadline for this year's nominations is March 1, 2018.   Contrary to popular belief, the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame does not itself nominate people or teams to join the ranks of its hono...