Quebec Senior Lacrosse League

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Quebec Senior Lacrosse League
QSLL league logo.png
Sportbox lacrosse
Founded2002
No. of teams3
Most recent
champion(s)
Capital Region Axemen (2018)
Most titlesKahnawake Mohawks (9)
Official websitehttp://qslltnsll.lacrosseshift.com

The Quebec Senior Lacrosse League (QSLL) is a senior B box lacrosse league based in Quebec. The league also includes a team based in Ottawa. QSLL is sanctioned by the Fédération de crosse du Québec.

Winners of the league advance to compete in the Presidents Cup tournament, the national championship of Senior B box lacrosse in Canada.

Presidents' Cup history[edit]

Kahnawake Mohawks have a long history, representing the Iroquois Lacrosse Association (now FNLA) at the Presidents' Cup tournament six times before the formation of the QSLL. The Mohawks were silver medalist in 1968, 1979 and 2016 as well as bronze medalist in 1987, 1996 and 2000. In total, the Mohawks have been Presidents' Cup medalist ten times.

Caughnawaga Indians (present member of Three Nations Senior Lacrosse League), were QSLL champions in 2007 and were medalist in 1969 (silver) as well as winning bronze in 1976 and 2013.

Teams[edit]

Team City/Area Arena Joined QSLL
Capital Region Axemen Ottawa, Ontario Howard Darwin Centennial Arena 2013
Kahnawake Mohawks Kahnawake, Quebec Kahnawake Sports Complex 2008
Kahnawake Tomahawks Châteauguay, Quebec Châteauguay Multisport Centre 2014
Windsor Aigles Windsor, Quebec Centre J.A. Lemay 2018

NOTE: Kahnawake Tomahawks on hiatus in 2017.

Former teams[1][edit]

  • Caughnawaga Indians (2007-2010)
  • Lasalle Brasseurs (2003-2007)
  • Longueuil Bulldogs/Patriotes/St-Hubert Patriotes (2002-2007)
  • Montréal Éperviers (2002-2003)
  • Montréal Phoenix (2011-2012)
  • Sherbrooke Extrême (2007-2008; 2014)
  • Shawinigan Éclairs (2002-2006)
  • St-Eustache Diablo (2004-2005)
  • West End Warlocks (2010)
  • Windsor Aigles (2002-2006) - returned to QSLL in 2018
  • Valleyfield Warriors/Dinomytes (2005-2010)
  • Vermont Voyaguers (2010-2016)

League champions[edit]

Year Winner Finalist Presidents Cup finish
2002 Windsor Aigles Shawinigan Éclairs
2003 Windsor Aigles Lasalle Brasseurs
2004 Windsor Aigles Lasalle Brasseurs Silver medalist
2005 Valleyfield Warriors Windsor Aigles
2006 Longueuil Patriotes Valleyfield Warriors
2007 Lasalle Brasseurs Longueuil Patriotes
2008 Kahnawake Mohawks Caughnawaga Indians Bronze medalist
2009 Kahnawake Mohawks Caughnawaga Indians
2010 Kahnawake Mohawks Valleyfield Dinomytes Bronze medalist
2011 Kahnawake Mohawks Vermont Voyageurs
2012 Kahnawake Mohawks Vermont Voyageurs
2013 Kahnawake Mohawks Capital Region Axemen Silver medalist
2014 Kahnawake Mohawks[2] Capital Region Axemen
2015 Capital Region Axemen Kahnawake Mohawks Silver medalist
2016 Kahnawake Mohawks Capital Region Axemen Silver medalist
2017 Kahnawake Mohawks Capital Region Axemen 6th of 8
2018 Capital Region Axemen Kahnawake Mohawks 8th of 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Canadian Lacrosse Almanac" (PDF). Old School Lacrosse. 17 January 2015.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "The Mohawks are QSLL champs". QSLL. Retrieved 17 August 2014.

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