Lakers Earn 7-5 Victory, Win 2019 Mann Cup
Date: Sep 11, 2019
Burnaby, BC - After a thrilling final week of the regular season in the Western Lacrosse Association, we are excited to announce the schedule for the 2019 WLA Playoffs.
Additionally, the WLA congratulates the Victoria Shamrocks on capturing first place in the regular season standings, and to the Maple Ridge Burrards, New Westminster Salmonbellies, and Nanaimo Timbermen who will be joining them in the postseason.
Thank you to the Burnaby Lakers, Langley Thunder, and Coquitlam Adanacs for representing their teams during one of the most exciting seasons in recent WLA history.
The first round will feature the first place Victoria Shamrocks and the fourth place Nanaimo Timbermen, as well as the second place Maple Ridge Burrards and the third place New Westminster Salmonbellies. All series are best-of-seven-games:
Semi-Final A: Victoria / Nanaimo
Game #1 - Tue., Jul. 30, 7:30pm @ Victoria (The Q Centre)
Game #2 - Thu., Aug. 1, 7:30pm @ Nanaimo (Frank Crane Arena)
Game #3 - Sat., Aug. 3, 7:30pm @ Victoria
Game #4 - Mon., Aug. 5, 7:30pm @ Nanaimo
(If Necessary) Game #5 - Wed., Aug. 7, 7:30pm @ Victoria
(If Necessary) Game #6 - Fri., Aug. 9, 7:30pm @ Nanaimo
(If Necessary) Game #7 - Sat., Aug. 10, 7:30pm @ Victoria
Semi-Final B: Maple Ridge / New Westminster
Game #1 - Wed., Jul. 31, 7:30pm @ Maple Ridge (Cam Neely Arena)
Game #2 - Fri., Aug. 2, 7:30pm @ New Westminster (Queen’s Park Arena)
Game #3 - Sun., Aug. 4, 6:00pm @ Maple Ridge
Game #4 - Tue., Aug. 6, 7:30pm @ New Westminster
(If Necessary) Game #5 - Thu., Aug. 8, 7:30pm @ Maple Ridge
(If Necessary) Game #6 - Sat., Aug. 10, 7:30pm @ New Westminster
(If Necessary) Game #7 - Sun., Aug. 11, 6:00pm @ Maple Ridge
While times will be partially determined by the teams advancing to the finals, the finals will take place on Fri., Aug. 16; Sun., Aug. 18; Tue., Aug. 20; Fri., Aug 23; Sun., Aug 25; Tue., Aug. 27; and Fri., Aug 30.
The winner of the 2019 WLA Finals will host the Mann Cup beginning on Fri., Sept. 6th.
Good luck to all teams in this year’s playoffs - make sure you catch a game live near you this August, or watch all the games live on WLA TV at WLALacrosse.com!