Canada dominant in semi-final game, defeats Australia 19-1 to advance to gold medal game

Aug. 18, 2022

Limerick, IRE—Canada ran away with the semi-final game against Australia on Thursday, putting up a dominant 19-1 performance.


The high-scoring game sat at 19-0 until the last minutes, when Australia got one past goaltender Aden Walsh.


The first semi-final of the tournament, the win sends Canada to their sixth straight gold medal match in. the event. Canada will play the winner of the second semi-final game, United States vs. Haudenosaunee.


Owen Hiltz (5G, 1A) and Ross Scott (4G, 2A) each put up yet another dominant offensive performance. The two currently sit at eighth and fifth, respectively, in the tournament in point totals with 23 and 26.


Graydon Hogg (3G), Noah Manning (2G, 1A), Thomas McConvey (2G), Sam English (1G, 3A), Adam Poitras (1G, 1A), Josh Fairey (1G), Brock Haley (4A), and Michael Grace (1A) also made their way to the scoresheet.


Bo Columbus’ 10 face-off wins move him to third in the tournament with a 63 per cent win record.


Canada will compete for gold on Saturday, August 20 at 7 p.m. IST.



About Lacrosse Canada

Founded in 1867, Lacrosse Canada is the governing body responsible for all aspects of lacrosse in Canada. Our organization is comprised of 10 Member Associations representing nearly 85,000 individual participants, including coaches, officials, and athletes of all ages and abilities. Lacrosse Canada’s mission is to honour the sport of lacrosse and its unique nation-building heritage, by engaging our members, leading our partners, and providing opportunities for all Canadians to participate. Lacrosse Canada oversees the delivery of numerous national championships and the participation of Team Canada at all international events sanctioned by World Lacrosse. Lacrosse Canada is proud to be affiliated with partners that share the same vision and values, including our corporate partners - NormaTec Recovery Systems, RockTape, OPRO, Canadian Red Cross, Westjet, and Baron Rings - as well as our funding partners the Government of Canada, the Coaching Association of Canada, and the Canadian Lacrosse Foundation.


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