Category: Team Canada – Men

2022 Sixes World Championship Banquet Special Presentation

2022 Sixes World Championship Banquet Special Presentation
Celebrating Both Women and Men Team Canada Gold Medal performances at the 2022 World Games in the new Sixes Discipline.
Opening scenes of the oldest video of lacrosse we are aware of- 1911 Men’s Field Lacrosse.

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1978 Team Canada World Field Championship Gold

It was a stunning comeback that some have come to call “the Miracle n the Mud.”
After losing to Team USA in round robin play (28 – 4) the two teams came together again in the Gold Medal came with Team Canada scoring late in the game to tie the score and then scoring the game winning goal in overtime!

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Team Canada 1978 World Lacrosse Championship

The newspaper headlines lamented “Canada’s Field Lacrosse Team” Suffers Humiliation from U.S.” and “Americans Massacre Canadians”.
There was little doubt that the 28-4 drubbing was potentially a grave looking to be filled. But, just one week later, the media exulted in one of the greatest comebacks ever in international lacrosse competition – Canada had captured the 1978 World Championship with a 17-16 double overtime victory over a stunned U.S. team.

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1928 Olympic Gold – New Westminster Salmonbellies

They were short of cash, but long on determination.
To claim the pot of gold, the New Westminster Salmonbellies chased the rainbow across a continent and an ocean, literally working their way to the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics. It did not matter that field lacrosse was classed as only a demonstration sport — the Bellies were the Canadian representative team, this was the Olympics, and gold medals and a world title were the coveted prizes.

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