SIX NATIONS — On October 1, The Arena Lacrosse League released its 2022 schedule for the ALL Eastern Division, including locations such as the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena (ILA).
It has been posted that Saturday, December 18 will be the official start date as the Toronto Monarchs will head to Oshawa to face the Outlaws with a 1pm start time.
The opening game will be followed by a 4pm game with the visiting Peterborough Timbermen taking on the defending regular season champs Whitby Steelhawks, both games will be played at Children’s Arena.
The following day the landscape will change to the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena with a doubleheader that will see the St. Catharines ShockWave host the Paris RiverWolves at 1pm and the Six Nations Snipers hosting the Toronto Monarchs at 4pm.
“We’re excited to get back on the floor playing the sport that we love. It been a long time between games and we know the players are anxious to compete for another ALL championship,” stated Vice-President Lance Winn in an ALL Press Release.
“We will have an influx of new players looking to find there way and we have an experienced group of knowledgeable and dedicated coaches that will develop and utilize their skills sets.”
Following opening weekend the ALL will take a 13 day Holiday break, returning Sunday January 2nd. This will bring a rare triple-game feat, with all 3 games being held at the ILA.
By April, the ALL Eastern teams will again play a 14 game regular season with the playoffs set for April, and the Final Four being held at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre in Oakville the weekend of April 8-9.