This book begins with Irish legend and quickly moves to interesting Canadian-Irish connections in the History of Lacrosse including an array of fascinating historical photos from the early days of lacrosse in both Ireland and Canada.Read More
With all of these obstacles, it really was a miracle that Canada was able to field a team for the world lacrosse tournament in 1982. We have always had the athletes ready to play, but rarely any support to develop those athletes.
To all my 1982 teammates and coaching staff: Enjoy this journey back in time! Thank you for sharing your memories and memorabilia with me! Most importantly, thank you for what you have done for the growth of girls and women’s lacrosse in Canada!Read More
A Hisoty of Lacrossse just after the transition from the field game to the box game. During the 1934 Season, Shell Oil of British Columbia sponsored radio broadcasts from Vancouver and New Westminster. In 1935 they published a booklet giving an outline of the history of the game.Read More
women’s box lacrosse – A scrapbook history of girl’s and women’s Box Lacrosse in Richmond BC from 1972 – 1982.
Plus pictures, stats, game recaps, and memories from their opponents too.
In 1867, as lacrosse was growing significantly in popularity, Beers created the Canadian National Lacrosse Foundation. In 1869, Beers published a book on lacrosse entitled Lacrosse: The National Game of Canada.Read More
Womens Field Lacrosse 1982 History
The Story of the Development of Canada’s 1982 National Team:
FROM THE BEGINNINGS IN ONTARIO IN 1978 UP TO PARTICIPATION IN THE FIRST EVER WOMEN’S WORLD LACROSSE TOURNAMENT IN NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND IN 1982
I have completed this scrapbook trilogy by documenting the history of the B.C. provincial women’s field lacrosse team from 1982-1993. The team was coached by Dave Evans (1982-1989) and Michelle Bowyer (1990-1993). Steve Plecas was the trainer from 1985-1989 and Cindy Robinson (known as Hollywood), was the team manager from 1984-1985. From 1983-1993, the B.C. women’s provincial team won eleven consecutive Canadian national senior women’s field lacrosse titles, eight as the B.C. Selects provincial team and three as the B.C.representative club team, the Coquitlam Adanacs.Read More
Harry Woolley, aka The “Woolley Jumper” was a player, coach, referee, manager, fundraiser, scout and advocate for the game of lacrosse. He spent 46 years volunteering his time to build the game in a total of 72 positions. His career extended to coaching, refereeing and managing lacrosse teams in Francophone and First Nations communities.Read More