Irish Men’s Senior National Team Tryouts – UPDATED

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Ireland Lacrosse is pleased to announce the details of the tryouts for the Irish Men’s Senior National Lacrosse Team due to participate in the 2016 European Lacrosse Championships in Gödöllő, Hungary from 25 July to 3 August 2016.


The tryouts for the 2016 Ireland Men’s Senior National Lacrosse Team will be held Friday, 23 October until Sunday, 25 October 2015.


The tryouts will take place on campus at University College Dublin (UCD).


Note that these times may be subject to change.

Friday, 23 October 2015 7:00pm-8:00pm Registration – lobby, UCD Sports Centre
(see E4/5 on the map below)
8:00pm- 10:00pm On-Field, UCD
Saturday, 24 October 2015 10:00am-1:00pm
On-Field, UCD
Sunday, 25 October 2015 10:00am-12:00noon On-Field, UCD


Registration and Payment

Player-candidates must register online at

The Tryout Registration Fee is €100 or USD$120. Payment may be made via PayPal to or to undertake a bank transfer, contact to request the relevant account information.  Please ensure that you include the name of the player-candidate in the narrative for the payment so that it can be identified.  Player-candidates must also be members of Ireland Lacrosse to be eligible to tryout for the team – the online registration form and online payment facility for Ireland Lacrosse Membership is at

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the Irish Lacrosse Team:

  • You must hold an Irish Passport;
  • You must have a parent or grandparent born on the island of Ireland;
  • You must be a resident of the island of Ireland (and able to provide documentary evidence of this) for a minimum of 2 years within the 5 years leading up to the start of the tournament in July 2016.

Additional detailed information regarding eligibility may be found at National Team Eligibility.  No exceptions to these rules can be made, as they are set by the Irish government, the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) and the European Lacrosse Federation (ELF).

Additional Information

Each player-candidate is responsible for bringing their own equipment and should bring footwear suitable for playing on natural and/or artificial grass. Each player will be given a numbered, reversible Ireland Lacrosse pinney.  Players are also responsible for their own transport to and from the tryout venue, and for their own meals.  There are several food options on campus at UCD and nearby just off campus.


Player-candidates are responsible for their own accommodation during the tryout.  Ireland Lacrosse has identified a number of recommended hotel options:


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