Heritage Cup: Canada asserts dominance over USA with 19-6 win

Ryan Dilks of Team Canada is all smiles after winning the 2017 Heritage Cup in Hamilton, Ont. (Photo credit: Anna Taylor)
October 23, 2017

The Heritage Cup will remain in Canada after a dominant 19-6 win by the Canadians over Team USA on Saturday night at FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton. It was a fun game to watch, and even more fun to play in, according to the players. Established in 2002, the Heritage Cup was meant to serve as an annual competition for the Canadian, American and Iroquois teams in between world championships, which…

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Press Release: Canada U17s dominate Haudenosaunee

Roman Smoot of Team Canada battles against Team Haudenosaunee during the 2017 U17 Heritage Cup in Hamilton, Ont. (Photo credit: Anna Taylor)
October 23, 2017

HAMILTON, ON – The undercard for the Heritage Cup on Saturday featured the future stars of Canada and the Haudenosaunee. In the U17 Showcase, Team Canada defeated the Iroquois Nationals, 25-7, at the FirstOntario Centre in downtown Hamilton, Ontario. The victory was the first of two for Canada, as the senior men’s team took care of Team USA 19-6 later in the evening. Having the U17 game become a part…

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Heritage Cup: Cupido, Matisz and Hall added to Canada’s roster

Joey Cupido of the Cobourg Kodiaks checks to see how much time is left in intermission, July 2016. (Photo credit: Anna Taylor)
October 19, 2017

OTTAWA, ON – Team Canada has made a few changes to its roster for this weekend’s Heritage Cup international box lacrosse game in Hamilton, Ont., adding local products Joey Cupido and Keil Matisz, along with national team alumnus Jordan Hall. They join a star-studded group of Canadians, the majority of which were part of the gold medal winning team from the 2015 world championship, that will take on the U.S. on October…

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Press Release: Canada announces coaching staff for 2018 worlds

Team Canada's offensive coordinator Matt Brown gives directions to his players during the 2016 FIL U19 Men's Lacrosse World Championship in Coquitlam, B.C. He will rejoin the national team as they look to defend their senior men's world championship title. (Photo Credit: Paul Yates, Vancouver Sports Pictures)
October 5, 2017

  OTTAWA, ON – A group of familiar faces will join head coach Randy Mearns on the sidelines during the 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship in Netanya, Israel next summer, where Canada will look to defend their title. Returning to the senior national team after leading them to gold in 2014 are offensive coordinator Matt Brown, defensive coordinator Taylor Wray, and assistant coach (box) Jason Levesque. Merrick Thompson, assistant…

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TWG 2017: Canada falls to U.S. in gold medal game

Canadian defender Katie Guy (Whitby, Ont.) during her team's 11-8 loss to the United States in the gold medal game of the 2017 World Games in Wroclaw, Poland, on July 30, 2017. (Photo Credit: Bartek Sadowski, The World Games)
July 31, 2017

WROCLAW, POLAND – Canada will bring home a silver medal from lacrosse’s first ever World Games competition after coming up short in the final, losing 11-8 to the United States in front of a large crowd in Wroclaw, Poland. It is their second silver of the summer, falling to those same Americans in the final of last weekend’s 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup in Guildford, England. “We are…

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TWG 2017: Canada plays for gold

Canadian attacker Tessa Chad (Orono, Ont.) during her team's 18-5 win over Japan on July 28, 2017 at The World Games in Wroclaw, Poland. (Photo Credit: Shutterlax.com, Marek Stor Photography)
July 30, 2017

WROCLAW, POLAND – Canada advances to the finals of the 2017 World Games after a 14-8 win over Australia. They now will face-off against the United States for gold, a rematch of last weekend’s 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup final, which they lost 10-5. A well-balanced game from the Canadians, who not only scored at will but held off a potent Australian attack, proved to be the winning formula….

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RWLC: Canada settles for silver

USA's Becky Block challenges with Canada's Dana Dobbie during the World Cup Final at the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women's Lacrosse World Cup, at Surrey Sports Park, Guildford, Surrey, UK, 22nd July 2017.
(Credit Ady Kerry).
July 25, 2017

GUILDFORD, ENGLAND – Canada will bring home a silver from the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup after a 10-5 loss to the United States in a rain-soaked championship game at the Surrey Sports Park in Guildford, England. Despite a valiant effort – one that saw them limit a high powered offence that had scored 125 goals in seven games prior to the finals to a tournament low 10…

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RWLC: OT win for Canada means a date with the USA for gold

L-R; Allison Daley, Claire Mills, Danita Stroup run on to celebrate with their team at the end of the semi final win against Australia at the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women's Lacrosse World Cup at Surrey Sports Park, Guilford, Surrey, UK, 15th July 2017 (Credit Ady Kerry).
July 21, 2017

GUILDFORD, ENGLAND – Canada will play for gold at the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup in Guildford, England, after a thrilling 8-6 overtime win over Australia in the semifinals. They will take on the defending champion United States on Saturday, July 22 at 10:00AM EST. An incredible performance from goaltender Katie Donohoe, who made seven saves in the second half, helped Canada reach the World Cup final for…

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RWLC: Canada wins big over New Zealand to advance to semi-finals

New Zealand's Jess Page tries to disposses Canada's Kay Morissette at the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women's Lacrosse World Cup at Surrey Sports Park, Guilford, Surrey, UK, 15th July 2017 (Credit Ady Kerry).
July 20, 2017

GUILDFORD, ENGLAND – Canada’s offence was dominant in their quarterfinal game of the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup, pacing them to a 16-1 victory over New Zealand. They will now face-off against Australia in the semifinals, today at 10 a.m. EST. A six point performance from both Alie Jimerson, five goals and one assist, and Dana Dobbie, three goals and three assists, led the way for the Canadians. Jimerson,…

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RWLC: Canada defeats host England

Taylor Gait scores for Canada while under pressure from Charlotte Lytollis at the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women's Lacrosse World Cup at Surrey Sports Park, Guilford, Surrey, UK, 15th July 2017 (Credit Ady Kerry).
July 19, 2017

GUILDFORD, ENGLAND – Canada defeated host England by a score of 8-6 on Tuesday in a thrilling match to end pool play at the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup. The win gave the Canadians a 3-1 record, good for the second seed in Pool A, behind unbeaten rivals the United States. They advance to tomorrow’s quarter-finals, where they will take on upstart New Zealand, who scored an impressive…

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