Canadian Lacrosse Association

    Applications: Players for Canadian U19 Women's Field Lacrosse Team

    Date:09/20/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON - The Canadian Lacrosse Association is currently accepting applications for players with the Canadian U19 women's field lacrosse team that will compete at the 2019 FIL U19 Women's Lacrosse World Championship in Peterborough, Ontario. The online application forms can be found below and the deadline to apply is October 15, 2018. Only those selected to atte...


    2018 Men's Field Lacrosse Team Named Finalist for 41st Canadian Sport Awards

    Date:09/14/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON – Canada’s senior men’s field lacrosse team, which lost in heartbreaking fashion in the finals of the 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship in Netanya, Israel, has been named a finalist for the Summer Team of the Year at the 41st Canadian Sport Awards. The winners will be announced at a black-tie awards gala held at the Brookstreet Hotel in Ottawa on Thursda...


    Applications: Coaching and Support Staff for Canadian U19 Women's Field Lacrosse Team

    Date:09/13/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON - The Canadian Lacrosse Association is now accepting applications for all coaching, scouting and support staff positions with the Canadian junior women's field lacrosse team that will compete at the 2019 FIL U19 Women's Lacrosse World Championship in Peterborough, Ontario. The online application forms can be found below and the deadline to apply is October 1,...


    Peterborough Sweeps Maple Ridge to Win Back-to-Back Mann Cup Titles

    Date:09/12/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    PETERBOROUGH, ON – The host Peterborough Lakers earned an 11-8 victory last night to complete a four-game sweep of the visiting Maple Ridge Burrards and win the 2018 Mann Cup, their second consecutive Canadian Senior A box lacrosse national championship title.    The win gave the Peterborough franchise its 16th Mann Cup title, which includes ten under the Lakers moniker (2018, 20...


    The Grizzlies, Movie About Nunavut Lacrosse Team, Premiers at Toronto International Film Festival

    Date:09/10/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON – The Grizzlies - a feature film based on the inspiring true story of how a lacrosse program positively influenced school attendance and helped reduce the rate of teen suicide in the remote Arctic community of Kugluktuk, Nunavut - is set to premier at the Toronto International Film Festival this week.   It will mark the world premier for the film, which has been in pro...


    Peterborough Lakers Look to Defend Mann Cup Title at Home Against Maple Ridge Burrards

    Date:09/07/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON – The 2018 Mann Cup, Canada’s Senior A box lacrosse national championship, will feature a best-of-seven series between the host Peterborough Lakers and visiting Maple Ridge Burrards. The defending champion Lakers will host the event, from September 7-15 at the Peterborough Memorial Centre, for the first time since 2012.   The chance to win hoist the prestigious trophy...


    Double Gold for Ontario at 2018 Field Lacrosse Nationals

    Date:09/04/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    Photo by @LacrosseOshawa (Twitter)   OSHAWA, ON – Ontario won both the U15 and U18 division titles in their own backyard at the 2018 CLA Men's Field Lacrosse National Championship in Oshawa, Ontario this past weekend. They defeated British Columbia in both finals, 18-10 to capture the U15 Alumni Cup and 15-5 to win the First Nations Trophy.    A str...


    Ed Comeau Named GM of Canada's Box Lacrosse Team for 2019 World Championship

    Date:08/30/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    Photo by Larry Palumbo, Coyote Magic Action Shots   OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Lacrosse Association is excited to announce the appointment of Ed Comeau as the new General Manager of the Canadian men’s box lacrosse national team. He will oversee the operations of the indoor program for the remainder of the international quadrennial, culminating with the 2019 FIL World Indoor Lacro...


    Oshawa Slated to Host 2018 CLA Men's Field Lacrosse Nationals This Long Weekend

    Date:08/30/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON – The Oshawa Civic Complex is slated to host the 2018 CLA Men's Field Lacrosse National Championship this Labour Day long weekend. The tournament, which will feature 12 teams representing seven provinces, will run from from August 30 to September 2 in Oshawa, Ontario.   The event is being hosted by the Ontario Lacrosse Association, in conjunction with the Oshawa Bl...


    Gary Gait Chosen to Lead Canadian Women's National Team Program

    Date:08/29/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Lacrosse Association is proud to announce that Gary Gait has been named the General Manager of the Canadian women’s field lacrosse national team program. He will be responsible for overseeing both the senior and U19 teams and guiding them through to the 2019 FIL U19 Women’s World Championship and 2021 FIL Women’s Lacrosse World Cup, respectively. ...


    Coquitlam Adanacs Capture 2018 Minto Cup

    Date:08/28/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    Photo by @JuniorAdanacs (Twitter)   CALGARY, AB – The Coquitlam Adanacs earned a 3-1 series win over the Brampton Excelsiors to capture the 2018 Minto Cup this past weekend in Calgary, Alberta. They used a 10-8 overtime victory in Game 4 to eliminate Brampton and win their second Canadian Junior A national championship in three years.   Adanacs’ goaltender Christian Del B...


    Statement from 2018 Minto Cup Convenor and Referee in Chief

    Date:08/25/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    CALGARY, AB - The 2018 Minto Cup resumed on August 23rd after the referee crew refused to officiate the second game of the final series between Brampton and Coquitlam. This is excellent news for the players who have worked hard to get to this national championship and for lacrosse fans who want to see some of the best young players in the game. It is important to highlight that this incident has b...


    Elora Mohawks Defeat Seneca WarChiefs to Capture 2018 Founders' Cup

    Date:08/21/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    Photo by: Alf LeBar/519 Sports Online   AKWESASNE, ON – The Elora Mohawks captured the 2018 Founders’ Cup, Canada’s Junior B box lacrosse national championship, with a 9-5 win over the Seneca WarChiefs at the A’nowara’ko:wa Arena in Akwesasne, Ontario this past weekend.   It marked the franchise’s sixth Founders’ Cup title, having also b...


    Alberta Repeats as Midget Boys National Champions

    Date:08/21/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    Photo by: Cliff McCaig Photography   CALGARY, AB – Alberta claimed their second consecutive midget boys national title with a 7-2 win over Ontario at the 2018 CLA Midget Box Lacrosse National Championship in Calgary, Alberta this past weekend.   After opening the tournament with a 6-3 loss to Ontario, the defending champions won seven straight games to retain the midget crown -...


    Ontario Goes Undefeated to Claim Bantam Box Lacrosse Nationals

    Date:08/15/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    SASKATOON, SK – Ontario (7-0) capped off an undefeated tournament with a 7-5 win over British Columbia (5-2) in last night’s gold medal game to capture the 2018 CLA Bantam Box Lacrosse National Championship in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.   Ontario advanced to the championship final with a 9-3 semi-final win over First Nations, whereas B.C. withstood a third period comeback from Man...


    Calgary Ready to Host Prestigious Minto Cup Junior A Lacrosse Championship

    Date:08/15/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON – The four best Junior A box lacrosse teams in the country are set to kick-off the 2018 Minto Cup national championship tomorrow in Calgary, Alberta. It will mark the first time since 2011 that this prestigious event will be hosted in Alberta, with the action taking place at the Max Bell Arena from August 16-26.   This year’s event, which is being jointly organized by...


    Ontario Junior A Lacrosse League Seeking Commissioner

    Date:08/14/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    TORONTO, ONTARIO - The Ontario Junior “A” Lacrosse League (OJALL) is seeking applications for the role of League Commissioner beginning in the fall of 2018.   The OJALL operates under the governance of the Ontario Lacrosse Association and is comprised of 11 teams; the Barrie Lakeshores, the Brampton Excelsiors, the Burlington Chiefs, the Kitchener-Waterloo Braves, the Mimico Mou...


    Ontario Claims Peewee Box Lacrosse National Championship

    Date:08/13/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON – Ontario captured their 10th consecutive CLA Peewee Box Lacrosse National Championship title this past weekend with a 9-1 win over First Nations in the gold medal game. A total of six teams - Ontario, British Columbia, First Nations, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia - competed in the annual event which was hosted in conjunction with the Ontario Lacrosse Festival in Whitby, ...


    21 Teams Confirmed for Under-19 Women’s Lacrosse World Championship in 2019

    Date:08/03/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO - One year from today, the city of Peterborough will be humming with at least 21 visiting lacrosse teams from six continents, as the under-19 World Women’s Lacrosse Championship begins.   Eleven years after hosting the wildly successful world women’s field lacrosse championship, the same team of volunteers will host the same event — but with more...


    Ontario, British Columbia Win Gold at Female Box Lacrosse Nationals in Halifax

    Date:07/26/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    OTTAWA, ON – Ontario and British Columbia claimed gold, in the midget and bantam divisions respectively, at the 2018 CLA Female Box Lacrosse National Championships, which wrapped up yesterday Halifax, Nova Scotia. It was the second consecutive year that Canada’s best young female lacrosse players travelled to Halifax for the tournament, which featured seven teams, representing four pro...


    Controversy Surrounds Canada's 9-8 Loss to the U.S. in World Championship Final

    Date:07/21/2018   Source:Canadian Lacrosse Association  

    BOX SCORE   NETANYA, ISRAEL –The 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship final came to a controversial end on Saturday in Netanya, Israel, with the United States besting Canada on a last-second goal to claim gold. It was a heartbreaking end to a great tournament from the Canadians, who were trying to defend the World Championship title they won  four years ago in Denver,...


    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 Jaso...


    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...


    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...