Series: CLF Legends of Lacrosse

Al Luciuk

Al Luciuk is known for his involvement in many areas in growing the game. He is a builder of field lacrosse in Saskatchewan and has worked at all levels of the game: locally, provincially, nationally and internationally. Al has taken skills learned as a professional teacher and brought them to benefit lacrosse.

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Al Lewthaite

Between 1970 and 1974, Lewthwaite and his teammates captured three Mann Cups in four trips to the Canadian championships. In 1975, the upstart pro National Lacrosse League team in Boston drafted Lewthwaite in the first round, but traded him to the Long Island Tomahawks where he accumulated 140 points in 47 games; however, he also seriously injured his knee.

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Barb Boyes

Barb Boyes’ contribution to Women’s Field Lacrosse in Ontario and Canada goes back to her representing Canada in the first Women’s World Field Lacrosse Championship in 1982. She is the Founder and Executive Director of the renowned Oshawa Lady Blue Knights Field Lacrosse Program since 2000. Through her programs, Barb Boyes has been responsible for dozens of Canadian girls playing NCAA and OUA lacrosse.

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Bill Bradley

Bill Bradley is regarded as one of the greatest Adanacs, and he was viewed as the club’s spiritual leader during the years Mike Gates was the scoring leader. Bill Bradley began his box career playing juvenile lacrosse in North Burnaby and led the North Burnaby Norburns into the 1961 Minto Cup national junior final. During the next 14 years, Bill played in Victoria, Coquitlam, and Windsor, as well as in Montreal and Maryland of the Professional (original) National Lacrosse League. 

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