Victoria Shamrocks

Steve Priolo (left) celebrates with Derek Lloyd and Rhys Duch after his goal against the Maple Ridge Burrards in game 1 of the WLA finals. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Shamrocks hold 1-0 lead over Burrards

Bob Heyes said it is going to be a different game on Sunday in Maple Ridge

Steve Priolo (left) celebrates with Derek Lloyd and Rhys Duch after his goal against the Maple Ridge Burrards in game 1 of the WLA finals. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
The Victoria Shamrocks celebrate their 11-7 victory over the Nanaimo Timbermen at The Q Centre in game five of the playoff series Friday. The Shamrocks will take on the Maple Ridge Burrards in the Western Lacrosse Association finals beginning Friday. (Jay Wallace photo)

Victoria Shamrocks head to WLA finals

‘Rocks to take on the Maple Ridge Burrards Friday

The Victoria Shamrocks celebrate their 11-7 victory over the Nanaimo Timbermen at The Q Centre in game five of the playoff series Friday. The Shamrocks will take on the Maple Ridge Burrards in the Western Lacrosse Association finals beginning Friday. (Jay Wallace photo)
Shamrocks’ Brett Craig hangs in the air in Game 3 against the Nanaimo Timbermen. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)

Shamrocks lead series 3-1 against Nanaimo

Victoria will look to clinch a spot in the WLA finals

Shamrocks’ Brett Craig hangs in the air in Game 3 against the Nanaimo Timbermen. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)
Shamrocks’ Brett Craig hangs in the air in Game 3 against the Nanaimo Timbermen. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)

Shamrocks lead series 2-1 against Nanaimo

Victoria will look to extend the lead tonight in game 4

Shamrocks’ Brett Craig hangs in the air in Game 3 against the Nanaimo Timbermen. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)
Jesse King finds the back of the net against the Burnaby Lakers, for one of his five goals, at the Shamrocks Western Lacrosse Association home opener Friday at The Q Centre. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Victoria Shamrocks gear up for playoffs

First time in history Victoria and Nanaimo meet in WLA playoffs

Jesse King finds the back of the net against the Burnaby Lakers, for one of his five goals, at the Shamrocks Western Lacrosse Association home opener Friday at The Q Centre. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
Shamrocks’ goalie Adam Shute, looks to stop a shot from Maple Ridge. Shute helped Victoria to two wins last weekend against Maple Ridge and Coquitlam.                                 (James MacKenzie/Black Press)

Shamrocks play final regular season home games this weekend

Victoria is sitting in second place in WLA standings

Shamrocks’ goalie Adam Shute, looks to stop a shot from Maple Ridge. Shute helped Victoria to two wins last weekend against Maple Ridge and Coquitlam.                                 (James MacKenzie/Black Press)
Victoria Shamrocks 1970s and 80’s scoring sensation Kevin Alexander (far right) poses for a photo early in the 1980s with late teammate John Crowther, left, and Shamrocks seniors coach Chris Hall. Alexander’s number 26 wil be officially retired by the club and hung from the rafters of The Q Centre in Colwood between periods of Friday’s (June 15) Western Lacrosse Association game. Facebook

Shamrocks honours: Alexander best shooter of his generation, maybe the best ever

Kevin Alexander joining rare club; number 26 to be retired as part of Friday alumni game

Victoria Shamrocks 1970s and 80’s scoring sensation Kevin Alexander (far right) poses for a photo early in the 1980s with late teammate John Crowther, left, and Shamrocks seniors coach Chris Hall. Alexander’s number 26 wil be officially retired by the club and hung from the rafters of The Q Centre in Colwood between periods of Friday’s (June 15) Western Lacrosse Association game. Facebook
Rob Hellyer of the Toronto Rock looks for the net. Hellyer was acquired by the Victoria Shamrocks for the upcoming season. (Photo by Martin Deland)

Victoria Shamrocks acquire NLL and MSL all-star

Rob Hellyer brings offensive power to the Shamrocks

  • Apr 25, 2018
Rob Hellyer of the Toronto Rock looks for the net. Hellyer was acquired by the Victoria Shamrocks for the upcoming season. (Photo by Martin Deland)
Shamrocks captain Corey Small keeps his eyes on the ball during action against the Langley Thunder at The Q Centre. (Jay Wallace/Victoria Shamrocks)
Shamrocks captain Corey Small keeps his eyes on the ball during action against the Langley Thunder at The Q Centre. (Jay Wallace/Victoria Shamrocks)
Victoria native Cole Pickup was selected 4th in the first round of the Western Lacrosse Association 2018 draft on Feb. 7. (Photo courtesy of Jay Wallace)                                 Victoria native Cole Pickup was selected 22nd in the second round of the National Lacrosse League Draft on Sept. 18 (Photo courtesy of Jay Wallace)
Victoria native Cole Pickup was selected 4th in the first round of the Western Lacrosse Association 2018 draft on Feb. 7. (Photo courtesy of Jay Wallace)                                 Victoria native Cole Pickup was selected 22nd in the second round of the National Lacrosse League Draft on Sept. 18 (Photo courtesy of Jay Wallace)
Bob Heyes back behind Shamrocks bench for 2018 season

Bob Heyes back behind Shamrocks bench for 2018 season

Art Webster, Mike Simpson, John Hamilton will also return

Bob Heyes back behind Shamrocks bench for 2018 season
Longtime Victoria Shamrocks trainer Jim Cain with former ‘Rock Marty O’Neill after one of Cain’s six Mann Cup victories. The popular trainer will be inducted into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame this weekend. (Photo submitted by Jim Cain)

Longtime Shamrocks trainer inducted into Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame this weekend

Jim “Downtown” Cain was with the organization from 1978-2015

Longtime Victoria Shamrocks trainer Jim Cain with former ‘Rock Marty O’Neill after one of Cain’s six Mann Cup victories. The popular trainer will be inducted into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame this weekend. (Photo submitted by Jim Cain)
Victoria Shamrocks players battle with the New Westminster Salmonbellies during game four of the Western Lacrosse Association finals at The Q Centre. The Salmonbellies went on to defeat the Shamrocks 11-13 on the mainland in game five of the series to move on to the Mann Cup. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press).

’Rocks fall to the Salmonbellies in WLA finals

Head coach Bob Heyes proud of team’s performance this season

Victoria Shamrocks players battle with the New Westminster Salmonbellies during game four of the Western Lacrosse Association finals at The Q Centre. The Salmonbellies went on to defeat the Shamrocks 11-13 on the mainland in game five of the series to move on to the Mann Cup. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press).
The Shamrocks were keyed by a six-goal run spread across the first and second periods on their way to a 12-10 win over the Burnaby Lakers last night at The Q Centre. The ‘Rocks will look to clinch a spot in the Western Lacrosse Association finals tomorrow night in Burnaby. (Victoria Shamrocks)
The Shamrocks were keyed by a six-goal run spread across the first and second periods on their way to a 12-10 win over the Burnaby Lakers last night at The Q Centre. The ‘Rocks will look to clinch a spot in the Western Lacrosse Association finals tomorrow night in Burnaby. (Victoria Shamrocks)
The Victoria Shamrocks are gearing up for the Western Lacrosse Association finals, starting Friday in New Westminster. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)

Victoria Shamrocks square off against New Westminster Salmonbellies in WLA finals

Action gets under Friday in New Westminster

  • Aug 17, 2017
The Victoria Shamrocks are gearing up for the Western Lacrosse Association finals, starting Friday in New Westminster. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)
Shamrocks captain Corey Small keeps his eyes on the ball during the club’s Friday night home loss to the Burnaby Lakers. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)

Victoria Shamrocks head to WLA finals

Shamrocks will take on either the Maple Ridge Burrards or the New Westminster Salmonbellies

Shamrocks captain Corey Small keeps his eyes on the ball during the club’s Friday night home loss to the Burnaby Lakers. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)
A trio of Shamrocks converge on a Burnaby Lakers player during play last Friday at The Q Centre. The Shamrocks are the underdogs in the first round series between the two clubs, which began last night in Burnaby and continues Saturday in Colwood. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)

Burnaby Lakers push Victoria Shamrocks to game 7

Game 7 will go Tuesday night in Burnaby.

  • Aug 14, 2017
A trio of Shamrocks converge on a Burnaby Lakers player during play last Friday at The Q Centre. The Shamrocks are the underdogs in the first round series between the two clubs, which began last night in Burnaby and continues Saturday in Colwood. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)
Victoria Shamrocks eye WLA finals

Victoria Shamrocks eye WLA finals

Team to host the Burnaby Lakers in game 6 of series

Victoria Shamrocks eye WLA finals
Chris Wardle and Casey Jackson celebrate a goal last night at The Q Centre during the Shamrocks’ 12-10 win over the Lakers. The ‘Rocks will look to clinch a spot in the Western Lacrosse Association finals tomorrow night in Burnaby. (Victoria Shamrocks)

Shamrocks push Lakers to the brink

‘Rocks a game away from punching their ticket to the WLA finals

Chris Wardle and Casey Jackson celebrate a goal last night at The Q Centre during the Shamrocks’ 12-10 win over the Lakers. The ‘Rocks will look to clinch a spot in the Western Lacrosse Association finals tomorrow night in Burnaby. (Victoria Shamrocks)
Shamrocks goaltender Aaron Bold makes a stop during game 2 action at The Q Centre. The ‘Rocks have a 2-1 series lead with Game 4 set to go at The Q Centre on Wednesday night. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)

Burnaby Lakers bite back, Shamrocks still hold 2-1 series lead

Shamrocks look to take commanding series lead Wednesday at home

Shamrocks goaltender Aaron Bold makes a stop during game 2 action at The Q Centre. The ‘Rocks have a 2-1 series lead with Game 4 set to go at The Q Centre on Wednesday night. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)