Chiefs end up playing exhibition match instead of regular season opener

Six Nations Chiefs game against Brooklin ended up an exhibition. ( Photo by Darryl Smart)

By Sam Laskaris Writer The Six Nations Chiefs showed up expecting to play their Major Series Lacrosse (MSL) regular season opener on Monday. While they did end up competing in a match at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena (ILA) at Six Nations, that affair against the Brooklin Lacrosse Club ended up being deemed simply an exhibition contest. And it remains to be seen now, when the Chiefs, or any other MSL squad, will play again. That’s because the MSL and the Ontario Lacrosse Association (OLA) are currently at odds over the status of the Brampton Excelsiors’ franchise. MSL reps believe the team owned by Michigan businessman Joe Norton should be allowed to relocate and play in Owen Sound this season. But OLA officials have ruled the franchise must remain in Brampton….

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