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The Victoria Shamrocks introduced their new white jersey for the 2019 70th Anniversary Season. The look is a retro throwback to one of the Shamrocks original looks from the early 1950s. (Amy O’Dwyer/Victoria Shamrocks)

Victoria Shamrocks shine in playoff opener

‘Rocks back in Colwood on Saturday at The Q Centre

  • Jul 31, 2019
The Victoria Shamrocks introduced their new white jersey for the 2019 70th Anniversary Season. The look is a retro throwback to one of the Shamrocks original looks from the early 1950s. (Amy O’Dwyer/Victoria Shamrocks)
The loss of Rhys Duch didn’t affect the outcome of Sunday nights game against the league-leading Maple Ridge Burrands with the Shamrocks taking the win 9-6 at The Q Centre. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria Shamrocks win proves costly

Shamrocks lose Rhys Duch to a season-ending injury

The loss of Rhys Duch didn’t affect the outcome of Sunday nights game against the league-leading Maple Ridge Burrands with the Shamrocks taking the win 9-6 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)

New ‘Rocks ready to roll this weekend at The Q Centre

Shamrocks host the New Westminster Salmonbellies

  • Jun 13, 2019
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)
The Victoria Shamrocks introduce their new white jersey for the 2019 70th anniversary season. The look is a retro throwback to one of the Shamrocks original looks from the early 1950s. (Amy O’Dwyer/Victoria Shamrocks)

Throwback Thursday: Shamrocks revisit the 1950s with new uniforms

Victoria team introduces its new white jersey for the 2019 70th anniversary season

The Victoria Shamrocks introduce their new white jersey for the 2019 70th anniversary season. The look is a retro throwback to one of the Shamrocks original looks from the early 1950s. (Amy O’Dwyer/Victoria Shamrocks)
Rhys Duch is returning for his 11th season with the Victoria Shamrocks. (Photo Courtesy of Victoria Shamrocks)

Veteran scorer Rhys Duch returns to the Victoria Shamrocks for 2019 season

‘Clutch Duch’ on the floor as team vies for 10th Mann Cupp National Championship

Rhys Duch is returning for his 11th season with the Victoria Shamrocks. (Photo Courtesy of Victoria Shamrocks)
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)
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)
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)
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).