Victoria Shamrocks

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 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

 

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)
Outside the box: Get to know the Shamrocks’ new all-star outside lacrosse

Outside the box: Get to know the Shamrocks’ new all-star outside lacrosse

Victoria forward Rob Hellyer strives to constantly improve himself

Outside the box: Get to know the Shamrocks’ new all-star outside lacrosse
Victoria Shamrocks DJ Tom Grainger shows off his work space at The Q Centre in Colwood. Grainger, alongside Cliff Lequesne and Bill Sanderson make up the team’s entertainment crew for all home games.                                (Kendra Wong                                /News Gazette staff)

DJ rocking the ‘Rocks

Meet the team behind the entertainment at Victoria Shamrocks games

Victoria Shamrocks DJ Tom Grainger shows off his work space at The Q Centre in Colwood. Grainger, alongside Cliff Lequesne and Bill Sanderson make up the team’s entertainment crew for all home games.                                (Kendra Wong                                /News Gazette staff)
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
Victoria Shamrocks players battle with the New Westminster Salmonbellies during last season’s Western Lacrosse Association finals at The Q Centre. (Gazette file photo).

WLA partners on new concussion protocol

All teams, including Victoria Shamrocks, equipped with mobile testing app

Victoria Shamrocks players battle with the New Westminster Salmonbellies during last season’s Western Lacrosse Association finals at The Q Centre. (Gazette file photo).
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 27, 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)
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