Strathblane Primary School has won the British Pop Lacrosse Championships 2019. It has been 26 years since a team from Scotland has lifted the trophy. Strathblane represented Scotland after winning the Scottish Lacrosse Championships in May. In the British tournament, the team faced some tough competition in a tournament with the top 18 teams from England and the team representing Wales. After winning every game in their pool, Strathblane progressed to the Trophy play-offs in the afternoon, winning the quarter final, semi-final and then the final match.
Strathblane’s pool game results were:
- Strathblane 15 – 0 Lister Junior
- Strathblane 9 – 5 Hale Prep
- Strathblane 6 – 5 Sparsholt
- Strathblane 12 – 1 Milnthorpe
As a result of winning all their matches, Strathblane progressed onto the main championship for the chance to lift the top spot! The Quarter Finals followed after a short break.
Results in the quarter finals were as follows:
- St Peter’s 12 – 7 Holy Trinity
- Strathblane 11 – 10 Honeywell (extra time)
- Mellor 10 – 11 Hale Prep
- Buckland 5 – 7 Kingscourt
Strathblane went on to compete in the Semi Final against St Peter’s whilst the 5 time champions Hale Prep took on Kingscourt.
- St Peter’s 7 – 11 Strathblane
- Hale Prep 6 – 10 Kingscourt