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…

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World Lax: Jet-lagged Iroquois defeated by USA

July 14, 2018

JULY 12 – A tale of two halves would be the best description of Thursday’s Iroquois-USA matchup. Team Iroquois lost to Team USA by a score of 17-9 after flying in that same day. Team Iroquois, plagued by passport issues, flew the 11-hour flight to come into Israel only to be soundly defeated by Team USA. The Iroquois missed the 2010 tournament in England due to issues with their Haudenosaunee…

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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,…

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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…

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Press Release: CLA and national teams reach tentative agreement

June 13, 2018

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO – The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) is excited to announce that a tentative agreement has been reached between the Canada Lacrosse Association (CLA) and National Lacrosse Team Players’ Association (NLTPA) that permits Canada to defend its world championship title at the 2018 FIL Men’s World Championship in Netanya, Israel, July 12-21. The agreement between the players and member federation is confidential and was reached on June 8th. The differences between the elite players of the NLTPA and the CLA have been settled with a…

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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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US Lacrosse: Men’s team exhibition in Florida

December 6, 2017

SPARKS, Md. — Forty-eight of the nation’s top lacrosse players will have one final chance to impress U.S. national team head coach John Danowski and his staff when the Team USA Spring Premiere will be held on Saturday, Jan. 6 at 4:30 p.m. at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. This marks the third consecutive year that US Lacrosse will showcase its national teams at IMG Academy with the Team USA…

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