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2024 CNPL Draft Recap

Lions Start Rebuild by Selecting Montreal Native Ernesto Fajardo 1st Overall While it wasn’t a huge surprise, considering his showing at the East qualifier, the Montreal Lions began the process of rebuilding their entire team with area native Ernesto Fajardo. He was followed closely by the only other pick in the first round, veteran Jessica […]

Central Qualifier – Four Fathers Brewery Hosts Exciting First Event

With many spots up for grabs in the Canadian National Pickleball League, participants at the first qualifier of 2024 at Cambridge’s Four Fathers Brewery premier venue put on quite a show. There were a few familiar faces in attendance, and many more new ones, and the action didn’t disappoint. Fighting for spots or just getting […]

CNPL x GOOD Games

The GOOD Games and Canadian National Pickleball League Forge Dynamic Partnership to Elevate Sports Excellence GUELPH, ON – February 28, 2024 – The GOOD Games, Canada’s Biggest Festival of Sport, is thrilled to announce its strategic partnership with the Canadian National Pickleball League (CNPL) to host a highly anticipated national competition. Taking place within the […]

CNPL Trade Announcement

Rush trade Nathan Choi to Brewers for Christina Chin The Southwestern Ontario Brewers are excited to announce the acquisition of the Rocky Mountain Rush’s Nathan Choi. In exchange, the Brewers have sent Christina Chin to the Rush. Choi, who was drafted 21st overall by the Rush, had a great year in 2023, winning Player of […]
Kean Doherty - Editor-at-large

Kean Doherty – Editor-At-Large CNPL.ca

The CNPL is proud to welcome seasoned journalist and editor Kean Doherty as its new Editor-at-Large! Kean has a wealth of experience writing sports, from professional hockey, baseball, football and basketball to golf, rugby, soccer, tennis and junior and collegiate sports. As for Pickleball, this is his first foray into what he describes as a […]

Toronto United Pickleball Club Triumphs in CNPL 2023 Championship: Making Canadian Pickleball History

In a dazzling display of skill, resilience, and pure passion for the game, the Toronto United Pickleball Club emerged victorious in the Canadian National Pickleball League (CNPL) 2023 Championship, held at One Health Club in Mississauga, ON, this past weekend. Their journey, from a challenging start in the Eastern Split in Guelph to a historic […]

The Countdown Begins: CNPL Championship Showdown at One Health Clubs in Mississauga

The excitement in the world of pickleball is palpable as we approach the Canadian National Pickleball League (CNPL) playoffs, set to unfold at the prestigious One Health Clubs in Mississauga, Ontario, on September 30th and October 1st. After two thrilling regular season events filled with fierce competition and some unexpected wildcard upsets, the stage is […]

Thrills and Surprises at the CNPL Western Split

Pickleball enthusiasts from all corners of Canada gathered in early September to witness some of the most exciting moments in the sport’s history during the Canadian National Pickleball League (CNPL) Western Split. This two-day event, held on September 2nd and 3rd, saw epic battles, stunning upsets, and the emergence of unexpected heroes. Let’s dive into […]

CNPL Team 3 Claimed By Ricky Liorti, DJ Frank Walker, Oliver Shanks of Parlour & George Boutsalis

May 8, 2023 The Canadian National Pickleball League is excited to announce the newest ownership group for Team 3: Ricky Liorti, Frank Walker, Oliver Shanks, and George Boutsalis. These four accomplished individuals bring a wealth of diverse talents and experiences to the table, making them the perfect fit for CNPL’s mission to bring together the […]