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)
Noah Beckett had the chance to spend the day with the Victoria Shamrocks for take your kid to work day. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)

West Shore lacrosse player learns operations of WLA team

Noah Beckett spends day with Victoria Shamrocks as part of take your kid to work day

Noah Beckett had the chance to spend the day with the Victoria Shamrocks for take your kid to work day. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)
The Shamrocks game-worn jersey auction has now begun.  (Photo courtesy of Victoria Shamrocks)

‘Rocks game-worn jersey auction is now open

You could also win a 2016 Jesse King 2016 game-worn and signed jersey

  • Oct 11, 2017
The Shamrocks game-worn jersey auction has now begun.  (Photo courtesy of Victoria Shamrocks)
Corey Small of the Victoria Shamrocks unloads a pass as he’s double-teamed by New Westminster Salmonbellies defenders. (Gazette file photo)

Victoria Shamrocks celebrate accomplishments of strong 2017 season

Corey Small tallies 20 team awards during his time with the ‘Rocks

Corey Small of the Victoria Shamrocks unloads a pass as he’s double-teamed by New Westminster Salmonbellies defenders. (Gazette file photo)
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).
Shamrocks goaltender Aaron Bold makes a stop during a game at The Q Centre. (Gazette file photo)

Victoria Shamrocks looking for a win Friday to tie WLA finals

Two Shamrocks players land on WLA all-star team

  • Aug 23, 2017
Shamrocks goaltender Aaron Bold makes a stop during a game at The Q Centre. (Gazette file photo)
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)
Victoria Shamrocks draw first blood in playoff series

Victoria Shamrocks draw first blood in playoff series

After closing the regular season with a whimper, the ‘Rocks responded with a 9-8 win in Burnaby

Victoria Shamrocks draw first blood in playoff series
The Shamrocks and captain Corey Small will hope to slip past the Burnaby Lakers in the opening round of the Western Lacrosse Association playoffs. (Joel Tansey/News Gazette staff)

Victoria Shamrocks open Mann Cup quest against Burnaby

The ‘Rocks find themselves in an unfamiliar position as first-round underdogs

The Shamrocks and captain Corey Small will hope to slip past the Burnaby Lakers in the opening round of the Western Lacrosse Association playoffs. (Joel Tansey/News Gazette staff)
Victoria Shamrocks reeling heading into Western Lacrosse Association playoffs

Victoria Shamrocks reeling heading into Western Lacrosse Association playoffs

‘Rocks beaten badly in both games this week, lose chance for home-floor advantage

Victoria Shamrocks reeling heading into Western Lacrosse Association playoffs
The Victoria Shamrocks will look to smother the Burnaby Lakers on Friday at The Q Centre in a game that’s likely to have significant Western Lacrosse Association playoff implications. (Don Descoteau/News Gazette staff)

Victoria Shamrocks open playoffs on Aug. 3

Western Lacrosse Association seeding still to be decided

The Victoria Shamrocks will look to smother the Burnaby Lakers on Friday at The Q Centre in a game that’s likely to have significant Western Lacrosse Association playoff implications. (Don Descoteau/News Gazette staff)
Victoria Shamrocks slip up against Lakers

Victoria Shamrocks slip up against Lakers

‘Rocks manage just four goals in road defeat

Victoria Shamrocks slip up against Lakers