The draw for the Semi-Finals of the Irish Lacrosse Union Senior Flags (Championship) in 1900 was Ards v Ormeau and Instonians v Collegians. The final was to be played on 21 July 1900, but may have been pushed back.
The Irish Lacrosse Union was the Men’s Lacrosse Association in Ireland from the Late 19th to Early 20th Centuries. The Senior shield was the first 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 28, 1900. pg. 3
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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