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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).
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
Shamrocks captain Corey Small fires a shot on net while being checked by Nanaimo Timbermen defender Conrad Chapman during action on Friday night at The Q Centre. Small and the Shamrocks took a 12-7 win over their Island rivals. (Jay Wallace/Shamrocks)

Victoria Shamrocks continue dominance over Island rivals

Club rebounds from pair of losses to Maple Ridge

Shamrocks captain Corey Small fires a shot on net while being checked by Nanaimo Timbermen defender Conrad Chapman during action on Friday night at The Q Centre. Small and the Shamrocks took a 12-7 win over their Island rivals. (Jay Wallace/Shamrocks)
Victoria Shamrocks add offensive punch

Victoria Shamrocks add offensive punch

National Lacrosse League vet joins club for second half

  • Jun 29, 2017
Victoria Shamrocks add offensive punch
Shamrocks forward Mike Triolo tries to slip past Timbermen defenders during Sunday’s game at Frank Crane Arena. (Greg Sakaki/Black Press)

Victoria Shamrocks take decisive win in Nanaimo

‘Rocks cut down Timbermen, move to 6-1-1

Shamrocks forward Mike Triolo tries to slip past Timbermen defenders during Sunday’s game at Frank Crane Arena. (Greg Sakaki/Black Press)
Victoria Shamrocks battle Timbermen in Nanaimo

Victoria Shamrocks battle Timbermen in Nanaimo

‘Rocks are coming off a rare tie on Friday night against New Westminster

Victoria Shamrocks battle Timbermen in Nanaimo
Victoria Shamrocks go 1-1 on weekend trip to the Lower Mainland

Victoria Shamrocks go 1-1 on weekend trip to the Lower Mainland

‘Rocks get some revenge against Maple Ridge Burrards in 12-10 win

Victoria Shamrocks go 1-1 on weekend trip to the Lower Mainland
Shamrocks captain Corey Small slips past a Lakers check thanks to handy positioning from teammate Chris Wardle during third period action at The Q Centre on Friday night. (Joel Tansey/News Gazette staff)

Corey Small leads the way in Victoria Shamrocks win

‘Rocks down Burnaby Lakers by 11-6 count

Shamrocks captain Corey Small slips past a Lakers check thanks to handy positioning from teammate Chris Wardle during third period action at The Q Centre on Friday night. (Joel Tansey/News Gazette staff)