|Instonians 2nd XII||1||1||0||0||8||2||2|
|Collegians 2nd XII||1||0||1||0||2||8||0|
|Ormeau 2nd XII||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Date||Home Team||Away Team|
|12.06.1900||Instonians 2nd XII||8||Collegians 2nd XII||2|
Instonians 2nd XII won 8-2 against Collegians 2nds XII in an Irish Lacrosse Union Junior Shield competition on 12th June 1900.
The Irish Lacrosse Union was the Men’s Lacrosse Association in Ireland from the Late 19th to Early 20th Centuries. The Junior Shield was the second level league competition.
Like the Gaelic Athletic Association, the Irish Lacrosse Union season was divided into an opening season (Shield – League Competition), and closing season (Flags – Knockout / Elimination Competition). The Irish Lacrosse Union had two levels, and a representative competition between County Down and County Antrim. It was Men’s only.
 The Belfast News-Letter “Lacrosse: Senior Shield Competition” Thursday, June 14, 1900. pg. 2
Past editions of the Belfast Newsletter 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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