World Lax: USA clinches No. 1 seed after defeating defending champion Canada

PETERBOROUGH, Ontario — A dominant second quarter fueled the United States to a 13-5 pool-clinching victory over host Canada at the 2019 World Lacrosse Women’s U19 World Championship. The U.S. moved to 3-0 for the tournament and will be the No. 1 overall seed. After an off-day on Monday, the U.S. will play a still to be determined opponent on Tuesday night at 8 p.m. in the Round of 16…

August 5, 2019

World Lax: CLA reveals 2019 WILC roster

July 16, 2019

Ottawa, ON—The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) and the men’s indoor national team coaching staff are excited to reveal the final roster for the Canadian Men’s Indoor Lacrosse Team. This team will be defending their 2015 gold medal at the 2019 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship (WILC) in Langley, BC, from Sept. 19-28. “Selecting the 23 man roster for Canada is always a challenge because of the depth of talent within our nation. We…


World Lax: Canada announces U19 roster

July 14, 2019

Ottawa, ON—The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) and the U19 women’s national team coaching staff are thrilled to announce the final roster for the Canadian Women’s U19 Field Lacrosse Team. This team will be defending their 2015 gold medal at the 2019 Women’s Lacrosse U19 World Championship in Peterborough, ON, from Aug. 1-10. “We are excited to have such a talented group of athletes with tremendous depth to represent Canada this year,”…


Dave Huntley posthumously honoured with Lester B. Pearson Award

November 23, 2018

Story by Alain Brouillette, Canadian Lacrosse Association   OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) is proud to announce that the late Dave Huntley, a man who dedicated his life to growing the sport of lacrosse and the Canadian national team program, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Lester B. Pearson Award, one of the highest honours bestowed by this country’s lacrosse community. The Lester B. Pearson…


World Lax: 21 teams confirmed for 2019 women’s U19

August 4, 2018

PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO – One year from today, the city of Peterborough will be humming with at least 21 visiting lacrosse teams from six continents, as the under-19 World Women’s Lacrosse Championship begins. Eleven years after hosting the wildly successful world women’s field lacrosse championship, the same team of volunteers will host the same event — but with more than twice as many teams — in Peterborough in 2019. The 2019…


World Lax: USA wins controversial gold

July 23, 2018

Team USA took home gold versus Team Canada at the 2018 FIL World Lacrosse Championships on Saturday, but the victory will always have an asterisk beside it. Tom Schreiber, aka Captain America, scored the game-winning goal despite a moving pick and shot-clock issues in the dying seconds of the game. In the final minute, the U.S. had three consecutive shots go high of the cage. After the last one, Rob…


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: USA holds on to beat Canada

July 17, 2018

Team USA managed to stay in the lead and defeat Team Canada 11-10 despite an obvious penalty late in the fourth quarter of their game on Sunday at the World Field Lacrosse Championships in Netanya, Israel. The USA takes first place in the top pool of play with a 3-0 record while Canada falls to 2-1. Canada trailed 7-4 in the third quarter but fought back to take a 10-9…


World Lax: Canada dominates Scotland 22-3

July 15, 2018

Team Canada moved to 2-0 at the World Field Lacrosse Championships after a 22-3 win over Team Scotland on Saturday in blue group play. Canada dominated the first three quarters of play, building a 17-0 lead. Scotland had a strong fourth, scoring three times as they began to look ahead to an easier test against England on Sunday. Curtis Dickson and Mark Cockerton led Canada with four goals each while…


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…