Victoria Shamrocks

The Victoria Shamrocks’ eight 2023 draft picks were all from Vancouver Island teams. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria Shamrocks select 7 local players in 2023 junior player draft

The Victoria Shamrocks drafted Arthur Miller with the second-overall pick

  • Feb 5, 2023

 

Victoria Shamrocks players salute the crowd at The Q Centre in Colwood after being eliminated from the Western Lacrosse Association semifinals with a 15-10 loss in game 6 to the Langley Thunder during the 2022 post season. (Victoria Shamrocks/Twitter)

71 seasons and still going strong: Community key to Victoria Shamrocks success

Much has changed since 1950, but the team’s core values and community support have been a constant

 

Victoria Shamrocks players salute the crowd at The Q Centre in Colwood on Sunday after being eliminated from the Western Lacrosse Association semifinals with a 15-10 loss in game 6 to the Langley Thunder. (Victoria Shamrocks/Twitter)

Victoria Shamrocks look to next season after weekend losses in WLA semifinal

Shamrocks drop 15-10 decision to Langley at The Q Centre in Colwood on Sunday

 

The Victoria Shamrocks host the Langley Thunder in game 6 of the Western Lacrosse Association semifinals Sunday and are calling on fans to fill The Q Centre. (Courtesy of Ryan Molag/Langley Events Centre)
The Victoria Shamrocks host the Langley Thunder in game 6 of the Western Lacrosse Association semifinals Sunday and are calling on fans to fill The Q Centre. (Courtesy of Ryan Molag/Langley Events Centre)
The Victoria Shamrocks are hosting a special Western Lacrosse Association game night on July 22 honouring and supporting the Greater Victoria policing community, in the wake of the bank shooting in Saanich on June 28. (Paul Evans Photography)

Local police to be honoured during Shamrocks game Friday in Colwood

Stronger Together theme supports police in wake of June 28 bank shooting

The Victoria Shamrocks are hosting a special Western Lacrosse Association game night on July 22 honouring and supporting the Greater Victoria policing community, in the wake of the bank shooting in Saanich on June 28. (Paul Evans Photography)
The Victoria Shamrocks are hosting an Indigenous Celebration Night June 24 and will be selling special shirts to help fundraise for the Indian Residential School Survivors Society and a local Indigenous initiative. (Victoria Shamrocks/Facebook)

Victoria Shamrocks hosting Indigenous Celebration Night June 24

Special shirts will be on sale to benefit Indigenous initiatives

The Victoria Shamrocks are hosting an Indigenous Celebration Night June 24 and will be selling special shirts to help fundraise for the Indian Residential School Survivors Society and a local Indigenous initiative. (Victoria Shamrocks/Facebook)
The Victoria Shamrocks will host the Peterborough Lakers at The Q Centre for the 2019 Mann Cup. (Jessica Williamson/Black Press Media)

Victoria Shamrocks start new season with countdown to 25,000th goal

Fans will have a chance to win prizes by guessing which player will score the landmark goal

The Victoria Shamrocks will host the Peterborough Lakers at The Q Centre for the 2019 Mann Cup. (Jessica Williamson/Black Press Media)
The Western Lacrosse Association’s Victoria Shamrocks, here in action in the 2019 finals against New Westminster, stocked their roster with six graduating junior players from the 2022 draft. (Courtesy of Victoria Shamrocks)

Victoria Shamrocks pick up six, including two local players, in 2022 WLA junior draft

New players feature size, speed and skill; ‘Rocks open lacrosse season at home May 27

The Western Lacrosse Association’s Victoria Shamrocks, here in action in the 2019 finals against New Westminster, stocked their roster with six graduating junior players from the 2022 draft. (Courtesy of Victoria Shamrocks)
Fans are invited to check out the Victoria Shamrocks’ new office in The Q Centre this Sunday. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria Shamrocks host open house, shoot around this Sunday

Visitors will be able to chat with players, see the team’s new digs

Fans are invited to check out the Victoria Shamrocks’ new office in The Q Centre this Sunday. (Black Press Media file photo)
Greater Victoria native Gary Gait is the new head coach of Syracuse University’s men’s lacrosse team. (Photo courtesy of Syracuse University)
Greater Victoria native Gary Gait is the new head coach of Syracuse University’s men’s lacrosse team. (Photo courtesy of Syracuse University)
Victoria Shamrocks announced on March 2 that Mike Simpson will be taking over as head coach. (Photo courtesy of the Victoria Shamrocks)

Victoria Shamrocks name new head coach ahead of 2021 season

Mike Simpson has been promoted from offensive coach to the team’s bench boss

Victoria Shamrocks announced on March 2 that Mike Simpson will be taking over as head coach. (Photo courtesy of the Victoria Shamrocks)
Victoria Shamrocks head coach Bob Heyes (centre) speaks to his players during practice at The Q Centre. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria Shamrocks make coaching change ahead of 2021 season

Bob Heyes steps down after ‘unprecedented and very successful’ eight-year term

Victoria Shamrocks head coach Bob Heyes (centre) speaks to his players during practice at The Q Centre. (Black Press Media file photo)
Maple Ridge Burrards Cole Porter (left) and Garrett McIntosh fend off Victoria Shamrocks offender Mike Triolo during action at the Q Centre in a previous season. (Black Press file photo)
Maple Ridge Burrards Cole Porter (left) and Garrett McIntosh fend off Victoria Shamrocks offender Mike Triolo during action at the Q Centre in a previous season. (Black Press file photo)
A tiny fan makes some noise with her cowbell in support of the Shamrocks. (Jessica Williamson/Black Press Media)
A tiny fan makes some noise with her cowbell in support of the Shamrocks. (Jessica Williamson/Black Press Media)
The Victoria Shamrocks will host the Peterborough Lakers at The Q Centre for the 2019 Mann Cup. (Jessica Williamson/Black Press Media)

Victoria Shamrocks ready for Mann Cup series action against Peterborough Lakers

‘Rocks hit the floor Friday in Colwood at The Q Centre

The Victoria Shamrocks will host the Peterborough Lakers at The Q Centre for the 2019 Mann Cup. (Jessica Williamson/Black Press Media)
Shamrocks make an entertaining hire

Shamrocks make an entertaining hire

New focus and direction heralds lacrosse team’s 70th season

  • Oct 10, 2018
Shamrocks make an entertaining hire
Victoria Shamrocks’ Dallas Wade checks Maple Ridge Burrards’ Dan Taylor during game 5 of the WLA finals at The Q Centre Saturday evening. The ‘Rocks fell to the Burrards 9-8. The Burrards move on to the Mann Cup championships. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)
Victoria Shamrocks’ Dallas Wade checks Maple Ridge Burrards’ Dan Taylor during game 5 of the WLA finals at The Q Centre Saturday evening. The ‘Rocks fell to the Burrards 9-8. The Burrards move on to the Mann Cup championships. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)
Shamrocks are one game away from elimination in the WLA Finals. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Shamrocks lose game 4 in sudden death overtime

Victoria faces elimination game at home

Shamrocks are one game away from elimination in the WLA Finals. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
The Victoria Shamrocks will taken on the Maple Bridge Burrards in the Western Lacrosse Association finals, beginning Friday at The Q Centre. (Colleen Flanagan/Black Press)

Victoria Shamrocks head to WLA finals

‘Rocks to take on the Maple Ridge Burrards Friday

The Victoria Shamrocks will taken on the Maple Bridge Burrards in the Western Lacrosse Association finals, beginning Friday at The Q Centre. (Colleen Flanagan/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)