April 2013 will mark exactly 100 years since the very first International Women’s Lacrosse match was played in Great Britain. On April 17th 1913 Richmond Athletic Club hosted Scotland vs Wales, Scotland won the game 11-2. Two days later England took on Scotland at the venue and were victorious 7-2.
English Lacrosse’s Women’s Playing Committee, together with Scotland and Wales are hosting a celebratory Centenary Lunch on April 27th at Richmond Athletic Club. The lunch will be between 12pm and 5pm, more exciting details will be released shortly regarding the afternoon entertainment. This event is open to all, anyone who has been involved in women’s lacrosse over the last 100 years, however recently, will be welcomed.
Tickets can be purchased singularly or as a table of 10, £40 and £360 respectively. Please use the ticket booking form below to make payment. Alternatively, if you would prefer to pay via cheque please download the booking form Centenary Lunch. Spaces are limited, please book early to avoid disappointment.
“The English Women’s Playing Committee is delighted to be celebrating, with Wales and Scotland, 100 years of women’s international lacrosse at the venue where the first international match was played in 1913. This is a great landmark for our fantastic game and I look forward to welcoming as many participants as possible to the lunch where we will celebrate our history, relive our victories and toast our future success!” Sallie Barker WPC Chair