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West Coast Wolverines and Vancouver Rush Shake Up Rosters

As the Canadian National Pickleball League (CNPL) advances into the last half of the second season, two teams looking to improve their standings have completed a significant trade. The West Coast Wolverines and the Vancouver Rush have agreed to exchange players in a bid to bolster their rosters and turn their fortunes around. The Rush, […]

Northern Rollers Dominate Eastern Split with 7-2 Record

After a so-so 2023 season, the revamped Rollers came out gunning at the 2024 Eastern Split, topping the table with seven wins, against just two losses. Joining returnees Jessica Kawamoto and Corey Osborne are Matty Stodola (Pronghorns), Casey Rodgers (Rush), Ryan Torresin (4th overall pick, 2024) and Tara Di Giuseppe (19th overall, 2024). Kawamoto and […]

West Coast Wolverines Close Out with 4-5 Record After Losing First Four Matches

On paper, this year’s edition of the Wolverines looks very formidable. The Mike Hamilton led squad proved it, roaring back with four wins in five matches after dropping four straight to begin the Eastern Split. Leading the team on the Open side are returning vets Haddow Thul (6-6 in six matches), Joel Pelletier (9-3 in […]

Defending Champion Toronto United Start Slowly, Finish 4-5 with a Flourish

After an outstanding championship season in 2023, United seemed positioned to do very well at the inaugural event of the 2024 campaign. However, even with three solid returning vets they managed to open with three straight losses, before salvaging a decent showing with a 4-2 mark the rest of the way. Leading the way for […]

East Toronto Smash Start Eastern Split Strong, Fade a Bit En Route to 4-5 Record

Having re-signed three solid Pickleballers from their 2023 squad, things were looking good for the East Toronto Smash going into the Eastern Split. And from the outset, they were good, winning three in a row against Vancouver, the Wolverines, and the Brewers after losing to the Lions in their first game. Returning to the fold […]

Re-tooled Vancouver Rush Compete Hard but Win Just One Match in 2024 Eastern Split

There may not have been much to crow about for the Vancouver Rush at the Eastern Split, however they did beat a tough Prairie Pronghorns team for their only victory. General Manager Warren Forsythe will have much to review, but also blocks to build from, including re-signed veterans Brett Forsythe (6-12 in nine matches) and […]

Canadian National Pickleball League (CNPL) Renews Partnership with Onix for 2024 Season

The Canadian National Pickleball League (CNPL) is thrilled to announce the renewal of its partnership with Onix Pickleball, extending their collaboration into the 2024 season. As part of this agreement, the highly acclaimed DuraFast 40 ball by Onix will continue to serve as the official ball of the CNPL. Since its inception, the CNPL has […]