Despite the fact we are already half way March the landscape of whole Belgium is still, or better again, covered with snow and ice. Nevertheless there’s a busy lacrosse weekend coming up with 4 matches, 2 fan days and the first try out for the Belgian national women’s team.
On Saturday we have the game between Halle and Ghent. Will the Goblins temporarily take the lead in the BLL or are the Gators the one who gets their first points of the season? The green game will take place at 14h00 at the astro turf field of Halle Gators at Ysayestraat in Halle.
Next to the action on the field you are welcome to bring a visit to the fan day of the Red Rhinos from 12h00 till 21h00. At jef Verbert (Doornlaarstraat 9, 2820 Rijmenam) The Rhino chef will make their delicious “Stoofvlees” and “Videe” and your able to visit their lacrosse market to learn to know lacrosse and Red Rhinos. Also on Saturday Buggenhout Lacrosse will go Italian style with their “spaghettizwier”. All pasta lovers are welcome at zaal Torenhof (Putweg 2, Buggenhout) from 17h30 till 21h00 to taste the Brewers pasta.
After all the eating has finished and you should take a good rest, because on Sunday we have the game between Braine and Machelen. The Lions are still undefeated and the Minotaurs are at the top of the ranking with 2 wins and 1 loss. It promises to be a close game starting at 14h00 on the field of stade Gaston Reiff at the rue Ernest Laurent in Braine.
Also on Sunday the ladies of Heist Hunters Lacrosse will play their first game of the season. At 13h30 the neighbors of Red Rhinos will be the opponent in Heist-op-den-Berg. Can the Hunters manage to surprise or will Red Rhinos win again with big numbers as last year? After we know the answer to this question the Hunting Armadillos will face the men team of the Red Rhinos. The current leader of the league wants to secure their place on top of the ranking, but the home team wants to keep the points at home. After 4 official games the Rhinos won all of them with big numbers, will this be the fifth in a row? We will find out at KSK Heist Complex B, Dophei in Pijpelheide. Draw at 13h30 and Face Off at 15h30.
On Friday a new historical event will take place. The first try out for the Belgian national women’s team will be held at the fields of Blaarsmeersen in Gent (Zuiderlaand). All female lacrosse players are welcome to join this practice from 20h00 – 22h00. For those boys who have to stay at home ESPN America gave you a solution. In the morning (04h00 and 11h00) they will broadcast the game between Duke and North Carolina so record this and watch at night.