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Montreal Lacrosse Club

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Montreal Lacrosse Club

Montreal Lacrosse Club, 1867

The Montreal Lacrosse Club was a lacrosse club in the Canadian city of Montreal, Quebec. The Club is notable in the history of lacrosse as it was responsible for establishing the first set of written rules of the game.[1]

The Club was established in 1856 by the Montreal dentist, Dr.

  1. ^ "History of Lacrosse". Retrieved 2007-03-26. 
  2. ^ "The Birth of Modern North American Lacrosse 1850-1900". Retrieved 2007-03-26. 
  3. ^ "Westmount Rugby Club - History/Histoire". Westmount Rugby Club. Retrieved 2007-03-26. 


A new Montreal Lacrosse Club was founded in 2006 and plays in the Quebec Senior Field Lacrosse League.

In 1881, the Montreal Lacrosse Club was a founding member of the Montreal Amateur Athletic Association.[3]


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