OLA Jr. A: Warriors dominate Lakers in 12-5 win

May 15, 2018

The Whitby Warriors picked up their first win of the 2018 Ontario Jr. A Lacrosse League season on Monday night with a 12-5 win over the Peterborough Lakers at the Memorial Centre. It was Peterborough’s first game of the season, while Whitby was coming off an 8-4 weekend loss to the Mimico Mountaineers. A couple of things sparked Whitby’s dominance in the game – first, the traditional Peterborough/Durham Region rivalry…

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Press Release: Seneca Nation to host 2018 Founders Cup

May 2, 2018

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 Territory of the Seneca Nation in Salamanca, New…

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ALL: Arena League set for championship weekend

April 7, 2018

The Arena Lacrosse League’s second season comes to an end this weekend at Oakville’s Toronto Rock Athletic Centre, where a new league champion will be crowned on Sunday afternoon. First up are the semi-finals on Saturday. The Paris RiverWolves (2) and St. Catharines ShockWave (3) face-off at 4 p.m. and the first place Toronto Monarchs, who received a bye through the quarter finals, will host the expansion Whitby Steelhawks (4)…

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CLA: ‘Honour our game’ campaign launched by Indigenous Development Committee

March 15, 2018

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 Canadian Lacrosse Foundation, will look to help positively promote the sport of lacrosse’s values and acknowledge…

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Can Lax Hall of Fame seeking nominations

February 20, 2018

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 honoured inductees, those names are brought forth by members of the…

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Press Release: Canada trims world championship player pool to 34

February 8, 2018

OTTAWA, ON – Canada’s coaching staff have trimmed the senior men’s national team player pool by a dozen, leaving 34 players on the training roster and in contention for the squad that will compete at this summer’s 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championships in Netanya, Israel. “It has been a difficult task to get to this point, but we feel confident that our national team training roster checks all the…

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Press Release: Canadian officials selected for worlds

January 27, 2018

OTTAWA, ON – A total of 21 Canadian lacrosse officials and assessors have been selected by the Canadian Lacrosse Association to participate at this summer’s 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship in Netanya, Israel. “On behalf of all Canadian lacrosse officials, I would like to congratulate the individuals that were selected to participate in the 2018 World Championships in Israel,” said Andrew Corbould, Chair of Officiating, Canadian Lacrosse Association. “We know that they will…

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Warp-speed for Wesley Berg

January 18, 2018

It’s a snowy Wednesday night in southeast Calgary, but a group of young lacrosse players are busy working up a sweat as they run through an hour-long training session. Among the instructors is an unassuming, relaxed looking Wesley Berg. However, when Berg speaks, he instantly commands the attention of the players. At age 24, few people have amassed the kind of resume that Berg possesses, and the kids relish the…

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ALL: Benefits of the Arena Lacrosse League more important than ever

January 17, 2018

NLL expansion is coming and the Arena Lacrosse League is preparing its players to move on up to the big leagues. Now in their second season, the ALL has seven stable teams and competition is at an all-time high. The game is fast and exciting. After three weeks of play, the defending champion Oshawa Outlaws lead the league with a 3-0 record. The much-improved Peterborough Timbermen, last-place finishers in 2017,…

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