LACROSSE

Managed by: Jeremy Boyko


 

The Toronto Police Tinwomen Lacrosse Club won the Durham Women’s Lacrosse League “B” Championship on Monday October 27th, 2014. The Tinwomen are looking forward to the start of the DWLL winter season which begins on Monday November 3rd, 2014 and ends at the end of March 2015. Please contact Jeremy Boyko, TPAAA Lacrosse Chair, if you are interested in giving box lacrosse a try.


On Saturday September 13th, 2014 the Toronto Police Lacrosse Club competed at the Annual Dave Farr Charity Lacrosse Tournament in Whitby. All funds raised went to cancer research.

The Toronto Police Lacrosse Club won the championship for the third year in a row !

“We want to thank the TPAAA for their continued support of all four of the Toronto Police Lacrosse Clubs field and box lacrosse programs”, Jeremy Boyko TPAAA Lacrosse Chair.

 


 

The Toronto Police Tinwomen Lacrosse Club is an all women lacrosse team that was formed in 2010 and is supported by the Toronto Police Amateur Athletic Association (TPAAA). The Tinwomen compete in the Durham Women’s Lacrosse League (DWLL) out of Iroquois Sports Complex in Whitby and the Oshawa Civic Sports Complex in Oshawa. The Tinwomen play in the DWLL stick checking only division during the fall and winter season, which has both field and box lacrosse components. In the DWLL spring and summer division the Tinwomen play full contact box lacrosse.

The Tinwomen have developed into a top contending team in the DWLL going into their 4th year in the league. The Tinwomen have won several DWLL division championships. Their latest success was earlier this month when the team won the DWLL “B” Division Winter League Championship.

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The Tinwomen competed in the 2014 DWLL Annual Lacrosse Tournament on March 22nd and 23rd in support of Sick Kids Hospital. The tournament was focused around Tucker “The Tuckdog” Williams who is the 8 year old son of Shawn Williams. Shawn Williams is one of the top players in the National Lacrosse League and the team captain for the Brooklin Redmen. Tucker was diagnosed with Burkitt’s Lymphnoma in January of this year. Tucker under went surgery to remove an egg sized tumor from his throat. Tucker is currently recovering at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto and is expected to be released from the hospital sometime in June. The hospital said that Tucker was “Braver than Brave” due to his positive attitude and wanting to leave the hospital the day after his surgery to play sports with his friends. The DWLL entered a Braver than Brave team in the tournament to show support for Tucker Williams and the Williams family.

The Tinwomen competed against Braver than Brave, Peterborough and Akawasne on day one of the tournament. With a 2-1 record in the round robin portion of the tournament, the Tinwomen advanced to the semi finals on Sunday. The Tinwomen won their semi final game 3-2 and met with the Braver than Brave team in the finals. The Tinwomen played hard, but lost the Championship game to Braver than Brave 5-3. All prize money from the tournament was returned to the DWLL and donated to help support Tucker Williams.

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The Tinwomen start the DWLL full contact box lacrosse season in mid-April out of Iroquois Sports Complex in Whitby. The full contact division runs from April until late July. The games are on Monday nights at 8 PM and 9 PM. If you are a TPAAA Member and are interested in giving lacrosse a try, please contact TPAAA Lacrosse Chair Jeremy Boyko at jeremy.boyko@torontopolice.on.ca

*Absent from photos: Sarah Carter, Amanda Thornton, Shannon McParland, Erin Hanlon, Amanda Redick, Stacy Kellough, Leanna Gill, Carol Windsor