World Lax: Gold medal an honour for Canadian goaltender Poulin

October 1, 2019

Canadian goaltender Mike Poulin’s on a hot streak! After winning the Mike Kelley Award as Mann Cup MVP, he backstopped Canada to a gold medal performance over the Iroquois Nationals at the World Indoor Lacrosse Championship. *Note: the 2023 WILC will be in the Czech Republic, according to World Lacrosse president Sue Redfern’s closing ceremonies remarks. Ireland will host the 2020 men’s U19 field games.

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World Lax: Canada will defend WILC title against the Iroquois

September 28, 2019

For 50 glorious seconds, it looked like we might be witnessing the lacrosse version of “Miracle on Ice.” Team England exploded out of the gates with two quick goals against the powerhouse Canadian squad. English Coach Walt Christianson joked that he should’ve stuffed all five of his players into the net for the rest of the game to block the Canadian attack. Unfortunately for England, once the hometown team got…

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World Lax: Canada rolls into semi-final after win over Iroquois

September 26, 2019

Team Canada (4-0) finished pool play at the 2019 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships with a 19-12 victory over the Iroquois Nationals (3-1) on Monday night. In a game that could be a preview of the gold medal game, Canada came out to a quick 3-0 before Zed Williams and Tehoka Nanticoke would get the Iroquois within a goal. The teams would exchange goals and Team Canada would hold a slim…

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World Lax: Canada opens with consecutive wins

September 21, 2019

Team Canada is on track to defend their gold medal at the World Indoor Lacrosse Championships, taking place in Langley, BC this month. Canada opened the tournament with two big wins over the USA and England. In their opening game, Canada defeated Team USA 16-6. They led 7-2 after a first quarter in which they chased goaltender David Mather after their sixth goal. The USA never challenged the strong hometown…

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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
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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…

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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,”…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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