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NEMLA – Premiership Week 6 Report

Week six in the Premiership and Brooklands finally kick started their season with a key victory at home to Manchester Wacs. Cheadle’s new signing made an immediate impact for the club against Timperley, whilst Poynton entertained Stockport in…

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BUCS – Men’s Premiership Week 2 Report

The featured article this week is Manchester’s gutsy defeat of Loughborough at Timperley lacrosse club. From the outset Manchester played with confidence, moving the ball smoothly about their attack and putting in a number of dangerous dodges that…

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NWLA – Premiership Week 3 Report

Mellor 16-5 Stockport Both teams had 13 players so played a 10-a-side game. Both Mellor and Stockport put up a good fight. Christie Mearns (Mellor) came out of her goal to save two 1v1 shots, one from Stockport’s Ellie…

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SEMLA – Premiership Week 3 Report

The Great Wall of Spencer – aka Rick Bone – helped preserve the Earlsfield club’s unbeaten start to the season as they faced waves of attack from a combative Hitchin. Their 10-3 win was a lot closer than…

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BUCS – Women’s Premiership Week 1 Report

The North and South Premier BUCS leagues have begun, with both getting off to a fantastic start. This week saw a number of excellent triumphs with an extremely high goal count for Loughborough, Exeter and particularly Durham who…

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Ann Valerie Hutchings 1953-2014

It was with great sadness last week that we announced the passing of Ann Valerie Hutchings, a hugely respected figure in lacrosse both domestically and internationally. Ann was well known to a vast number of lacrosse coaches, teachers…

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NWLA – League Week 2 Report

Jane Brierly rounds up the second weekend in the North Women's Lacrosse League. Oxton 16–1 Mellor Oxton were clearly back to their usual, good form on Saturday and were looking very strong across the pitch especially throughout the midfield.…

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SEMLA – Spencer fire out title warning

Big guns Spencer took the showpiece match with a convincing 12-3 win at a rebuilding Hampstead and their early season form looks ominous for the chasing pack. But they are joined in the undefeated section of the league…

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BUCS 2014-15 Women’s Premiership Preview

Both the North and South Premier Leagues were of an excellent standard last season as each university put forward strong, competitive sides week in week out, which undoubtedly provided countless fantastic matches for spectators to watch. Although there…

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SEMLA – Premiership Week 4 Report

The first thunderous showdown of the SEMLA season approaches as early Championship favourites Spencer travel to Hillcroft with both teams’ 100% win records on the line. Sparks will fly in the heavy metal local derby as two talented…

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Men’s Academy set off for an action packed US Tour

This Sunday (26th October) the England Men’s Academy will embark on its first ever overseas tour. 24 players and 5 staff will travel to Philadelphia for 9 days of intensive lacrosse action. The schedule includes four games, two clinics and participation in…

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NEMLA – Premiership Week 5 Report

The season is now into its sixth week of action, with teams struggling to get to grips with the breaks in play, and others with games under their belts, we have seen some interesting results so far this…

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War Of The Roses set for this Sunday

Yorkshire Lacrosse will take on Lancashire in the classic Roses match, which has been revived for 2014. This will be the first time the fixture has been held since the early 1990s and Yorkshire, who are the current…

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BUCS – Men’s Premiership Week 1 Report

Week one in the top flight of University lacrosse saw some surprising results; suggesting a change in themes from the last couple of seasons. Oxford showed no mercy at home to Portsmouth. Exeter and Bath faced one another…

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NEMLA – Premier League Week 4 Report

Game week four in the NEMLA Premiership, and an understrength Sheffield nearly caused an upset against the champions Cheadle, Timperley get a confidence boost at home against Brooklands and Poynton claim a victory at home against Manchester Wacs.…

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Lancashire prevail over Cheshire in U19 clash

Lancashire win a closely contested game against Cheshire in the annual U19's counties game at Wilmslow Lacrosse Club. The first quarter saw Lancashire get off to a good start with goals coming from Brookland's Oliver Curtis and Rochdale's…

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SEMLA – Premiership Preview

Written by: Danny Buckland Image Credit: Lippens Photography Recruitment and transfers hit fever pitch this summer with one of the most fluid exchange rates in recent years. Conventional wisdom suggests a shoot-out between the Champions Blues and the ever-dangerous…

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