World Lax: Canada defeats Australia, looks to semi-finals

July 19, 2018

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 on Tuesday. Canada (4-1) advances directly to the semi-finals, where they will face the Iroquois Nationals, winner of a quarterfinal matchup over Puerto Rico, for a second time this tournament. After playing their fifth game in as many days, including a late-night matchup…


World Lax: Cockerton presented with Lifetime Achievement award

July 16, 2018

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 to the Federation’s activities and the overall promotion and improvement of the sport…


World Lax: Canada opens with win over England

July 14, 2018

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’s national sport centre. Curtis Dickson (3g, 1a) added four points…


NLL Protected Player Lists

July 4, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, July 3, 2018 – The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, today announces the protected player lists from each team in advance of the 2018 NLL Expansion Draft on July 16th. The Philadelphia Wings hold the 1st overall selection in the 2018 Expansion Draft. Both the Wings and the San Diego Seals will make alternating picks throughout 9 rounds (18 total selections). No current NLL…


MLL: Machine fall in seventh straight

July 3, 2018

HEMPSTEAD, New York – The Ohio Machine were defeated Saturday in the final minute against the New York Lizards at James M. Shuart Stadium at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY. The defeat marked the seventh straight loss for Ohio, but head coach Bear Davis is looking at the positives. “We’ve had our 11th different lineup,” Davis said. “We had two new guys come in and I thought they played well….


Press Release: 2022 Men’s Worlds to be held in Coquitlam

June 27, 2018

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 Federation of International Lacrosse is pleased to partner again with the City of Coquitlam,…


Press Release: Founders Cup moved from Seneca to Akwesasne

June 27, 2018

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 Sector had approved in principal that the 2018 Founder’s Cup be held in Seneca,…


Press Release: Canada finalizes roster for Worlds

June 21, 2018

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 selected and as a coaching staff are honoured to have the chance to lead this team at the 2018 World Championships,” said head coach Randy Mearns. “Canadian lacrosse talent…


Press Release: Machine add Harris and Willis

June 16, 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Machine have announced the additions of defender Latrell Harris and midfielder Marcus Willis ahead of the week nine matchup against the Dallas Rattlers. Latrell Harris, added from the MLL player pool, has played two seasons in the NLL. He was selected 12th overall by the Toronto Rock in the 2016 NLL Draft and was named to the 2017 All-Rookie team. He played in 18 games during…


MLL: All-Star roster revealed

June 13, 2018

BOSTON (June 12, 2018) – For the first time in four years, the Major League Lacrosse All-Stars will face off against Team USA in the biggest sports event in Boston this year. Major League Lacrosse (MLL) announced on Tuesday the 30 players who will represent the league on June 28 at 7 p.m. at Harvard Stadium. “We are thrilled to invite 30 of the best players in the world to…