The National Lacrosse League Inductions –  Class of 2021

Ten new members were inducted into the National Lacrosse League (NLL) Hall of Fame.  These were the first additions to the Hall since 2016.

The All-Star cast included:

Players:

  • Colin Doyle
  • Shawn Williams
  • John Grant Jr.
  • Pat McCready
  • Steve Toll
  • Regy Thorpe
  • Casey Powell
  • Kevin Finneran

Officials:

  • Bill Fox
  • Roy Condon

The eight player inductees totaled 2410 goals and 3581 assists collectively. Their careers spanned from 1991 to 2017.

With the new inductees, the NLL Hall of Fame now has 37 members.

Brett Frood – Commissioner

Mike French – Opening Remarks

Ashley Docking & Teddy Jenner – Masters of Ceremony

Kevin Finneran

Bruce Crawford Inducted Roy Condon

Steve Toll & Shawn Williams inducted each other

Pat Gregoire Inducted Bill Fox

Bob Watson Inducted Colin Doyle

Rich Kilgour inducted Pat McCready

John Grant Jr., Regy Thorpe and Casey Powell couldn’t make the ceremony.

Congratulations to all the inductees!

Don’t forget to check us out every Sunday night at 9pm (ET) on www.eopsports.com

Gary Groob
Gary Groob

Gary Groob has been involved with Lacrosse for the majority of his life, whether playing, coaching, or covering the sport for the media.

An avid fan, with a real drive about helping to “grow the game”, Gary became part of podcasts about the game in 2010. Through the podcasts, Mr. Groob was given an opportunity to write about lacrosse, and the rest as they say, is history.

Through many miles (flying and driving) Gary has made inroads with the National Lacrosse League, Major Series Lacrosse League, the Ontario Lacrosse Association, as well as the Arena Lacrosse League, covering the leagues, their teams, and players, working for, and in concert with all of them.

In the year 2020, Mr. Groob was made the media person for the Arena Lacrosse League, voted onto the board of directors of the Brampton Excelsiors Lacrosse Club, as well as being made administrator of the Lacrosse page “Global Lacrosse” with a membership of 9000 members in over 90 Countries. Gary was also made an administrator of Lacrosse History Past Present and Future in 2022.

Mr. Groob co-hosts a weekly Lacrosse show on Spanglish Sports World, and ZingoTV channel 250, as well as writes a weekly lacrosse column for La Portada Canada News (both in print, and online).

Gary also hosts a Lacrosse talk show and podcast for The Edge of Philly Sports Network, seen live Sunday nights at 9pm (ET), and archived on the Edge of Philly YouTube page, as well as Spotify.

Mr. Groob’s other sports interests include Hockey, Football, Boxing, Wrestling, and Baseball, competing competitively in Boxing and Wrestling for many years.

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