International Polocrosse Council Polocrosse World Cup 2003

Polocrosse World Cup 2003 Banner [Reference: 8]

Venue: Warwick, Queensland, Australia, 28 April – 4 May 2003

Final Standings

PosCountryPWDLFA
1Australia550014442
2New Zealand540112585
3South Africa530211394
4Zimbabwe520310997
5USA53027180
6Ireland510454101
7United Kingdom520310680
8Canada50058171
International Polocrosse Council Polocrosse World Cup 2003 [Reference: Compiled from 1-6]

Group Stage Results

DateTeam 1 Team 2 
 Group   
28.04.03USA5Australia29
28.04.03Ireland9South Africa29
29.04.03Ireland5Australia26
29.04.03South Africa26USA9
01.05.03Ireland11USA15
01.05.03South Africa7Australia26
 Group   
28.04.03Canada1New Zealand42
28.04.03Zimbabwe23United Kingdom15
29.04.03New Zealand15United Kingdom14
29.04.03Canada0Zimbabwe41
01.05.03Canada5United Kingdom31
01.05.03Zimbabwe14New Zealand24

[1][2][3]

Final Group Standings

PosCountryPWDLFA
 Group      
1Australia33008117
2South Africa32016244
3USA31022966
4Ireland30032570
 Group      
1New Zealand33008129
2Zimbabwe32017839
3United Kingdom31026053
4Canada30036114
International Polocrosse Council Polocrosse World Cup 2003 [Reference: 1-3

Knockout Stage Results

DateTeam 1 Team 2 
Semi-Finals(3rd & 4th Division)
02.05.2003US26Canada1
02.05.2003United Kingdom15Ireland16
Semi-Finals(1st & 2nd Divsion)
03.05.2003Zimbabwe12Australia31
03.05.2003New Zealand31South africa24
4th Division Final(7th & 8th Places)
03.05.2003Canada1United Kingdom31
3rd Division Final(5th & 6th Places)
04.05.2003USA16Ireland13
2nd Division Final(3rd & 4th Places)
04.05.2003South Africa27Zimbabwe31
World Cup Final
04.05.2003Australia32New Zealand13
International Polocrosse Council Polocrosse World Cup 2003 [Reference: 4-6]

Report

Ireland finished in sixth place in the inaugural International Polocrosse Council Polocrosse World Cup in 2003, losing to USA 13-16 in the 3rd Division Final, having lost all their matches in the Group Stage, but then defeating United Kingdom 16-15 in the 3rd & 4th Division Semi-Finals.

About Polocrosse

Australian Sports played in Ireland include Polocrosse, first played in Australia. Polocrosse is similar to Polo except the players use a Lacrosse stick rather than a Mallet. 

References

Logos

[8] Polocrosse World Cup 2003 – Wayback Machine (2003) navTop3 [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20031203042841im_/http://www.polocrosse.com.au:80/worldcup/images/navTop3.gif [Accessed 25 July 2018]

Internet Archive

[1] Polocrosse World Cup 2003 – Wayback Machine (2004) Results – Monday, 28 April [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20040305233815/http://www.polocrosse.com.au:80/worldcup/results_28.htm [Accessed 25 July 2018]

[2] Polocrosse World Cup 2003 – Wayback Machine (2004) Results – Tuesday, 29 April [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20040308201724/http://www.polocrosse.com.au:80/worldcup/results_29a.htm [Accessed 25 July 2018]

[3] Polocrosse World Cup 2003 – Wayback Machine (2004) Results – Thursday, 1 May [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20040308201551/http://www.polocrosse.com.au:80/worldcup/results_1.htm [Accessed 25 July 2018]

[4] Polocrosse World Cup 2003 – Wayback Machine (2004) Results – Friday, 2 May [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20040308201617/http://www.polocrosse.com.au:80/worldcup/results_2.htm [Accessed 25 July 2018]

[5] Polocrosse World Cup 2003 – Wayback Machine (2004) Results – Saturday, 3 May [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20040308201809/http://www.polocrosse.com.au:80/worldcup/results_3.htm [Accessed 25 July 2018]

[6] Polocrosse World Cup 2003 – Wayback Machine (2004) Results – Sunday, 4 May [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20040306000801/http://www.polocrosse.com.au:80/worldcup/results_4.htm [Accessed 25 July 2018]

[7] Polocrosse World Cup 2003 – Wayback Machine (2004) Overview – Welcome [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20040204112450/http://www.polocrosse.com.au:80/worldcup/overview_welcome.htm [Accessed 25 July 2018]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Frank Winters and David Marlborough.

About this document

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Last Updated: 16 November 2020

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I am currently Web Manager for Baseball Ireland. I have been involved in American Football Ireland since 1987 either as a fan (going to the first College Games in Ireland in the 1980s, the Shamrock Bowl or Dublin Tornadoes & Dublin Rebels matches), player (South West Jets Flag Football 1995), Line Judge (IAFL 1996-2003), Chain Crew Member (I was on the Sidelines for the NFL game in Dublin between the Pittsburgh Steelers & Chicago Bears in 1997), Team Manager (Dublin Bay Raptors, IFFL 2018-present), Statistician (I did the stats for Shamrock Bowl X and currently do the stats for the Raptors). I have also played Softball for Marlay Mustangs, represented my school (St. Colmcille's Knocklyon) in Basketball & Olympic Handball, played plenty of Street Soccer, played Badminton for over 30 years (Knocklyon Social Badminton Club), played Croquet in the Annual Trinity SWSS v Green Party Challenge, Ran the Belfield Mile (UCD), played Chess for Trinity in the annual Colours Match, and played a lot of Games and E-Sports (Subbuteo, Fantasy NFL & Madden NFL etc) and have tried most of the sports on this website at least twice. I have a BA in World Development from the Development Studies Centre @ The Holy Ghost College Kimmage and have completed a Professional Qualification in Webmaster level 1 in Web Design at the Irish Academy of Computer Training (The Eirball.ie research Project) both in Dublin, Ireland I could not have done this on my own, however, and the help of friends, co-workers, teachers and family has been significant. Please see the Acknowldegemets section (below the Home Menu Button for a full list of those who have helped, guided or supported me.

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