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Nanaimo Timbermen players Evan Messenger, left, and Nate Wade check Langley Thunder opponent Dane Dobbie during Saturday’s WLA playoff game in the Fraser Valley. (Langley Events Centre photo)

Nanaimo Timbermen drop Western Lacrosse Association final to Langley Thunder

Thunder beat T-men 11-5 to win Western Lacrosse Association finals, four games to one

 

The Langley Thunder and the Nanaimo Timbermen do battle at the Langley Events Centre during the regular season. The WLA finals start there this Friday, Aug. 19. (Photo courtesy Langley Events Centre)

Nanaimo Timbermen to face Langley Thunder in lacrosse finals

Series begins Friday, Aug. 19, in the Fraser Valley, continues Sunday, Aug. 21, at Frank Crane Arena

 

Kaleb Toth, middle, recently announced as part of the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame’s class of 2022, participates in a ceremonial faceoff with Nanaimo Timbermen captain Nate Wade and Coquitlam Adanacs captain Vinny Ricci at a WLA playoff game at Frank Crane Arena on Monday, Aug. 8. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Lacrosse champion and Ladysmith resident headed for hall of fame

Kaleb Toth will be inducted into Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame this autumn

Kaleb Toth, middle, recently announced as part of the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame’s class of 2022, participates in a ceremonial faceoff with Nanaimo Timbermen captain Nate Wade and Coquitlam Adanacs captain Vinny Ricci at a WLA playoff game at Frank Crane Arena on Monday, Aug. 8. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
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 senior A Nanaimo Timbermen start the Western Lacrosse Association season this Saturday, May 28, with a home game against the New Westminster Salmonbellies. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo Timbermen ready to play lacrosse at long last

Senior A squad, with a new head coach at the helm, opens WLA season May 28

The senior A Nanaimo Timbermen start the Western Lacrosse Association season this Saturday, May 28, with a home game against the New Westminster Salmonbellies. (News Bulletin file photo)
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 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)
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 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).
Jesse King finds the back of the net against the Burnaby Lakers, for one of his five goals, at the Shamrocks’ home opener at The Q Centre. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Shamrocks beat Lakers 13-11 in WLA opener

King and Jackson make powerful duo in Victoria win

Jesse King finds the back of the net against the Burnaby Lakers, for one of his five goals, at the Shamrocks’ home opener at The Q Centre. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
Senior A Nanaimo Timbermen player Dane Sorensen looks for a shot on goal during practice Tuesday at Frank Crane Arena. The T-men start the WLA season on Saturday, May 26, with a road game at the Coquitlam Adanacs. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin

Season preview: Timbermen looking to take the next step

Nanaimo’s senior A lacrosse team starts the WLA season this week on the road

Senior A Nanaimo Timbermen player Dane Sorensen looks for a shot on goal during practice Tuesday at Frank Crane Arena. The T-men start the WLA season on Saturday, May 26, with a road game at the Coquitlam Adanacs. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin
The Victoria Shamrocks kick off their season at home in Colwood this Friday. (Photo courtesy of Victoria Shamrocks)

Shamrocks have their eye on another Mann Cup

Home opener kicks off the season this Friday in Colwood

The Victoria Shamrocks kick off their season at home in Colwood this Friday. (Photo courtesy of Victoria Shamrocks)
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)