Welsh Lacrosse Association

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Welsh Lacrosse Association
Welsh Lacrosse Association logo.gif
Sport Lacrosse
Jurisdiction National
Abbreviation WLA
Affiliation Federation of International Lacrosse
Location Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan
Chief Exec Lynne Spackman [1]
Women's coach Gemma Morgan
Official website
www.lacrossewales.com
Wales

The Welsh Lacrosse Association (WLA) is the governing body for lacrosse in Wales. It is one of 14 full members of the Federation of International Lacrosse.[2][3] The WLA is responsible for international competitions, including the International Festival of Lacrosse at Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent county borough in 1992—the first Welsh men's international game for 85 years and the first to be played in Wales—and manages the Wales teams that play in the European and World Lacrosse Championship—Wales finished 13th in the 2006 World Lacrosse Championship. It also manages 'Centres of Development and Excellence' for the juniors' field game.[4][5][6]

The Welsh Lacrosse Association is based at Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan.[7]

The Womens Junior Section is based in Monmouth. [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Welsh Lacrosse Association:Home". Welsh Lacrosse Association website. Welsh Lacrosse Association. 2009. Retrieved 2010-04-11. 
  2. ^ "International Lacrosse Federation". International Lacrosse Federation website. International Lacrosse Federation. 2008. Retrieved 2009-07-24. 
  3. ^ Logue, Brian (2008-08-13). "ILF, IFWLA Merge to Form FIL". US Lacrosse. Lacrosse Magazine. Retrieved 2009-07-24. 
  4. ^ "Governing Bodies of Sport-Sports Council for Wales". Sport Wales Chwaraeon Cymru website. Sport Wales. 2007. Archived from the original on October 15, 2008. Retrieved 2009-07-23. 
  5. ^ "The Welsh Lacrosse Association". Welsh Lacrosse Association website. Welsh Lacrosse Association. 2009. Archived from the original on July 4, 2008. Retrieved 2009-07-14. 
  6. ^ "Penarth Lacrosse Club". Penarth Lacrosse Club website. Penarth Lacrosse Club. 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-14. 
  7. ^ "The Welsh Lacrosse Association - Contact Us". Welsh Lacrosse Association website. Welsh Lacrosse Association. 2009. Archived from the original on July 13, 2011. Retrieved 2009-07-14. 
  8. ^ "The Welsh Lacrosse Association - Junior Womens Section". Junior Women Welsh Lacrosse Association website. Welsh Lacrosse Association. 2016. Retrieved 2016-08-24.