The Papers of Sue Redfern

Scope and Content

Contains assorted papers on World Championships and World Cups organised by the International Federation of Women's Lacrosse Associations, and papers relating to the 2001 IFWLA Women's Lacrosse World Cup.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sue Redfern was involved in lacrosse administration and organisation for over 50 years at all levels of the sport including team, tournament and league management, from local to international, culminating in her appointment as World Cup Co-ordinator for the 2001 International Federation of Women's Lacrosse Associations (IFWLA) Women's World Cup held in High Wycombe, England.

She held numerous national and international lacrosse leadership positions including Chair of the All England Women's Lacrosse Association (1985-89), Board Chair of the English Lacrosse Association (2011-16), Vice-President (Administration) of the IFWLA (2001-08) participating in its transition to the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL), Official Representative from England to the FIL (2011-17) and in 2017 was elected as FIL President.

Acquisition Information

The papers were gifted to the University of Bedfordshire by Sue Redfern on 12 December 2013, under Accession No. AWL2013/002.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in advance in writing from University of Bedfordshire Special Collections. Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult. Special Collections will assist where possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.