Final League Table
|x – Dublin Lacrosse Club||4||4||0||0||0||16|
|x – Dublin Bay Prawns||4||3||0||1||0||12|
|Queens Univ Belfast||4||0||1||3||2|
|Points System: 4 Pts win / 2 Pts Tie / 0 Pts Loss / 1 Bonus Point for coming within half the score of the winner / x – Qualify for Finals|
|Date||Team 1||Team 2|
|Game Day 6||(UCD)|
|09.04.2016||Dublin LC||5||Dublin Bay Prawns||2|
Regular Season Results
|Date||Team 1||Team 2|
|Game Day 1||(Belfast)|
|30.01.2016||Dublin LC||16||Queens Univ Belfast||0|
|30.01.2016||NUI Galway||1||Dublin Bay Prawns||11|
|30.01.2016||Queens Univ Belfast||3||NUI Galway||3|
|Game Day 2||(UCD)|
|13.02.2016||Dublin Bay Prawns||2||Dublin LC||5|
|Game Day 3||(Galway)|
|27.02.2016||Dublin LC||W||NUI Galway||L|
|27.02.2016||Queens Univ Belfast||2||UCD||8|
|Game Day 4||(Belfast)|
|05.03.2016||Queens Univ Belfast||L||Dublin Bay Prawns||W|
|Game Day 6||(UCD)|
|02.04.2016||Dublin Bay Prawns||12||UCD||3|
Dublin Bay Prawns ILL Runners-up 2016. Photo Credit: Dublin Bay Prawns Facebook Page
Game Day 1 (Belfast) 30 January 2016
Dublin Lacrosse Club opened the 2016 Irish Lacrosse League with a facile 16-0 win over hosts for the day Queen’s University. Elsewhere there was another big win for Dublin Bay Prawns over Galway 11-1, whilst the third game featured Queen’s and Galway facing off for their second mattches of the day. this last match proved a more equal encounter, finishing in a three-all tie.
Game Day 2 (UCD) 13 February 2016
The second Game Day in UCD saw leaders Dublin Lacrosse and Prawns face off against each for top spot. Dublin Lacrosse Club emerged victorious on a scoreline of 5-2 to maintain their lead at the top of the table. In the second game of the day UCD debuted against Galway, securing a 9-4 win. Both defetaed teams narrowly missed out on a losing bonus point.
Game Day 3 (Galway) 27 February 2016
Dublin Lacrosse Club continued their winning ways against hosts Galway on the west coast, while UCD picked up good 8-2 win over Queen’s. UCD were joined for the semester by defenceman John Yakim, over for a semester from Duquesne University in USA.
Game Day 4 (Belfast) 5 March 2016
The Irish Lacrosse League returned to Belfast for the fourth Game day, and a more experienced Prawns side defeated Queen’s in a controlled performance in the opening game. In the second game Dublin Lacrosse won 15-8 over UCD in a tense game which was close until the fourth quarter.
Game Day 5 (UCD) 2 April 2016
The final game of the 2016 Irish Lacrosse League regular season saw UCD hosts for the second time this season, losing 12-3 to Dublin Bay Prawns in an encounter which decided who would meet Dublin Lacrosse in the following weeks Final.
Game Day 6 – Finals (UCD) 9 April 2016
UCD played host to the 2016 Final, which saw the two other Dublin clubs, Dublin Lacrosse and Dublin Bay Prawns, pitted against each other for the title. In what was reported as an “extremely tense and entertaining” match, a low-scoring first three quarters saw only three goals, before Dublin Lacrosse Club pulled away to win 5-2.
MVP and Points Scorers
Most Valuable Player
Points (Goals and Assists)
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Thanks to Brian Bird & Cillian Murphy (Commissioner, Ireland Lacrosse)
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