Welcome to the Burnside Lacrosse Club Website.
Well we are nearing the end of the season 2011, which has been one of ups and downs. Currently we have a full juniors
contingent and experienced fantastic results on the field. The Women’s State League is in the finals and pushing for the
Grand Final, however our mens senior teams have finished their seasons.
Be sure to check out the games schedules and support the teams in the finals !
We would also like to thank Tim Dickson at Players Edge Sports and Australian Timbers for their continued support of
the Burnside Lacrosse Club.
We are always interested in hosting travelling
players, for more information click HERE
see our Contacts page for more details.
FINALS ARE ON !!! Check out the Lacrosse
(see links on the Schedule page).
Get out there and support the bears in
What’s coming up at the Burnside Lacrosse Club;
SUMMARY OF UPCOMING BLC SOCIAL/EVENT DATES FOR YOUR CALENDARS:
Friday August 19th – Juniors games night at the Club *NOTE date has changed to August 19), 6.30pm - 9.00pm.
October 29th – Club annual presentation dinner at Hackney Hotel.
SUPPORT THE BEARS REPRESENTING AUSTRALIA - THIS WEEKEND !!!!!!
As mentioned previously our Club players Sarah LOWE and Bec LARECKI have now just finished competing in
Germany in the Under 19 women’s world championships. The Aussie team made it through to the GOLD MEDAL play off
against USA, and played their hearts out from all reports – but unfortunately went down 14 to 11. It was a great effort
considering USA had defeated Australia 20 to 7 in the preliminary match. Australia had beaten Canada to get to the Gold
Medal game less than 24 hours before, after bad weather delayed the game against Canada by 5 hours. So with not a
huge recovery time (!!), the brief report on the Gold Medal game (via Jane Lowe – thanks Jane) was “It was a terrific
game, and we had them really worried after getting off to a great start, up 3-1. It was 7 all at half-time, but sadly a
couple of errors in the second half let them take control. Our girls fought back well though, and were never really out of
CHECK OUT THE MERCHANDISE PAGE FOR AN UPDATED LIST OF AVAILABLE BLC
MERCHANDISE, ACT FAST....ORDERS DUE NOW !!!!
Whats happening after the season.
Burnside - Chadstone weekend
October Long weekend, yep thats the 1st, 2nd and 3rd. It is also the AFL Grand Final weekend, so get in fast to book
both your seats on the bus and accommodation. The plan is to leave Friday (Oct 1) from BLC, on the bus (being driven
by BLC Members) and return on Monday Oct 3.
The Chaddy weekend is open to all, see Mark Tucker, Kym Martin, or one of the League guys at the Club for more info.
(recommended for persons over 18)
Trainings continue at BLC after the season, being Thursday nights, sticks+gloves and helmets from 6.30pm - about
7.15pm, then to the bar, for strategy and planning. These are also trainings to help the guys in the Masters comp to get
their eye back in and get on the move in the warm up to the games in October.
AUSTRALIAN MASTERS GAMES – OCTOBER 2011:
Don’t forget to register on-line if you want to part of the fantastic Burnside men’s team (Burnside Old Man Crew) for the
Australian Masters Games – you will need to do this asap to be officially registered (and at last count we only have 7
players officially registered). There are likely to be 8 teams with 4 games over 4 days from Thursday 13th October
through to Sunday 16th October. All lacrosse games will be at Park 20 in the South Parklands (opposite Pulteney
To register or for more information about the Games go to http://australianmastersgames.com.au/Extra.asp?id=109 or
call (08) 8409 1900.
See Shockers (or email firstname.lastname@example.org) if your interested in playing, both seniors and junior players (aged 15-
17) in the up and coming Box competition More details will be available soon.