Announcements

2021 VETERAN INDUCTIONS TO THE HALL OF FAME

After cancelling the 2020 Induction Ceremony due to the Covid pandemic, the Board has decided to push forward with a bold plan to hold two inductions in 2021. In the Spring of 2021 the Board will host a special induction for teams, players and builders who were involved with lacrosse in the 1920's, 1930's, and 1940's. A special veterans committee has selected 1 team, 1 builder, 1 player/builder, and 8 players for induction to the Manitoba Lacrosse Hall of Fame:

 

TEAM CATEGORY

  • TAMMANY TIGERS- 1926 & 1928 Mann Cup Finalists (Canadian Senior lacrosse championship)

 

BUILDER CATEGORY

  • ERIC ABBOTT- Key organizer and promoter of lacrosse in the 1930's & 1940'2

 

PLAYER BUILDER CATEGORY

  • Ron Henley- A player and official in the 1940's & 1950's

 

PLAYER CATEGORY

  • LIONEL MERRICK- Top goal scorer of the 1940's, '50's & '60's
  • KEN WILLIAMS- Outstanding goalie from the 1940's to the 1960's
  • MARK FLYNN- Outstanding goal scorer and play maker from the '40's & '50's
  • CHARLIE SABO- An elite goal scorer and fierce competitor
  • George "Jeep" Woolley- Sturdy defender with the knack of scoring key goals
  • LORNE CHRISTIANSON- West end goal scorer: considered to have one of the best shots in Canada
  • GLEN CHRISTIANSON- Top flight scorer; as ability to score goals in the big games
  • AL SMALLWOOD- A sniper who played in 3 Minto Cup play downs

 

Once the government regulations allow for more than 200 people to meet are in place the exact dates and location will be announced.

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