|Date||Venue||Home Team||Away Team|
|03.08.1901||Newtownards (IRL)||County Down||14||South of England||7|
|05.08.1901||Ulster Cricket Club (IRL)||County Antrim||12||South of England||5|
|Position||Antrim||Down||South of England|
|Goal||J. R. Stewart (Instonians)||Malcolm McDonald||J. V. Edmonds (West London)|
|Point||G. Bradshaw (Collegians)||William Moore||C. O. Lee (Catford)|
|Cover Point||W. T. Clememts (Collegians)||P. Corr||E. G. Lee (Catford)|
|Third Man||H. Smith (Instonians)||Jason McNeilly||F. W. Finch (Catford)|
|Defense Fielders||H. Adams (Collegians)||Robert Christie||F. W. Dodd (Blackheath)(Capt.)|
|Defense Fielders||H. McCann (Collegians)||William Dunlop||J.M. Harvard (Blackheath)|
|Centre||Thomas Heron (Instonians)||Arthur Russell||J. J. Cawthra (Cambridge University)|
|Attack Fielders||F. Smyth (Instonians)||Henry Clarke||T. S. Ellis (Catford)|
|Attack Fielders||B. Clememts (Collegians)||Alfred Russell||G Green (Blackheath)|
|Third Home||E. Clememts (Collegians)||Archibald Cathcart||E. P. Jones (West London)|
|Second Home||W. Smyth (Instonians)||W.J. Stevenson||J. B. Henderson (Blackheath)|
|First Home||W. Riddell (Collegians)||John Russell (Capt.)||A.J. Stevenson (Blackheath)|
The South of England Wanderers, represented by players from Catford, Blackheath, West London and Cambridge University, travelled to Belfast to take on County Down and County Antrim in Representaive Lacrosse matches on the 3rd and 5th of August 1901. County Down won their match 14-7, and County Antrim won theirs 12-5.
The Irish Lacrosse Union was the Men’s Lacrosse Association in Ireland from the Late 19th to Early 20th Centuries.
 The Belfast News-Letter “Lacrosse: South of England Wanderers v County Down” Monday, August 5, 1901. pg. 3
 The Belfast News-Letter “Lacrosse: South of England Wanderers v County Antrim” Monday, August 6, 1901. pg.8
 Irish Daily Independent “Lacrosse: South of England v Irish Counties” Friday, August 2, 1901. pg. 7
Past editions of the Belfast Newsletter and Irish Daily Independent are available to view on the Irish Newspaper Archive at: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/
Past editions of both the Belfast Newsletter and Newtownards Chronicle and County Down Observer are available to view on the British Newspaper Archive at: https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/
Thanks to Cillian Murphy, Ireland Lacrosse and Brian Bird.
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