• World Lax: Our favourite photos from the 2019 WILC
  • World Lax: Israel holds off Finland to keep spot in top world group
  • World Lax: Canada will defend WILC title against the Iroquois
  • World Lax: England shocks Israel in quarterfinal at WILC
  • World Lax: USA finishes pool play 2-2

World Lax: England shocks Israel in quarterfinal at WILC

If Canada and Iroquois was the best game of the 2019 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship group round, Israel and England were a close second. Israel took their initial meeting 8-7 in overtime. The two clubs met again in the quarter finals, and it was just as intense as the first time. But thanks to some stellar saves by goaltender Frankie Scigliano, England was the team moving on to face Canada…

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

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: USA finishes pool play 2-2

On Saturday night Team USA (1-2) fell to Iroquois Nationals (2-0) 12-10 in a very hard fought battle. Joe Resetarits and Adam Osika scored just 23 seconds apart to give USA an early advantage. After an Iroquois goal, USA responded again with a pair of goals by Blaze Riorden and Kieran McArdle 42 seconds apart to give them a 4-1 lead just seven minutes into the game. But as we know…

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MLL Week 16: Kaut’s goal highlights last week of regular season play

Despite all four playoff teams clinching their spots last week, the final week of Major League Lacrosse regular season featured some close and high scoring games. The underdogs ruled the weekend as both teams that missed the playoffs – New York and Dallas – won their games rather than tank and enter into rebuild mode early. Perhaps the playoff teams wanted to rest for a championship run, but then again…

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PLL: Whipsnakes ram(bo) Redwoods in championship

The crowd was large. The chants were rowdy. The clouds were absent from the sky. Matt Rambo was venomous on attack. The Whipsnakes defeated the Redwoods 12-11 to win the first ever Premier Lacrosse League Championship. Matt Rambo, recently named PLL Attackman of the year, also won the MVP award with his three goal and three assist extravaganza including the game tying and game winning overtime goal. Both teams seemed…

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NLL Draft: Top 10 picks all from north of the border

The NLL’s growth in the United States continued this week with the 2019 draft at Xfinity Live in Philadelphia. It was the second consecutive draft held in the city of the league’s headquarters, boosted with the return of the Wings in 2018. Prior to 2018, the draft had been held at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre in Oakville, with a large number of draftees hailing from the Canadian province of…

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World Lax: Hong Kong’s first ever WILC win comes over Switzerland

After falling to Ireland in their first-ever game at the World Indoor Lacrosse Championship on Friday, Hong Kong bounced back to defeat Switzerland 16-13 on Saturday to secure their first-ever win in the world box lacrosse tournament. It was a very back-and-forth contest with both sides taking shots at each other all game, but Hong Kong was able to create some separation with two big three-goal runs in the second…

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World Lax: USA splits first two contests

On opening night of the 2019 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship, Team USA (0-1) fell hard to Canada (1-0) 16-6. Kieran McArdle and Blaze Riorden were the only goal scorers with three each. After McArdle tied the game in the early going, Canada went on a six-goal run to take control before Riorden scored on a two-man advantage. But then Canada’s stingy defense and more experienced goaltending was the big story….

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