If you hang around lacrosse arenas often enough you start to recognize familiar faces who have the same passion you do for the game and maybe you even take some time to stop and chat with them about their lacrosse experiences. Many of those faces you see have some really strong ties to the clubs their watching, as players from days gone by still enjoy showing up to the rink to watch the next generation of stars. Alumni associations are the life-blood of an organization because they hold the keys to past successes, thousands of memorable tales and some incredible memorabilia.
Well the Victoria Shamrocks are the latest big club to assemble their alumni to help not only reunite players from past teams over the decades but with aspirations to give back to the game and help grow the game in the the capital city. The Shamrocks date back 65 years and have a very loyal and long standing relationship with the Victoria sports community as they’ve been a time-honoured tradition on a hot summer Friday night. This Friday, the VSAA will formally meet for the first time as the Shamrocks host another club with a long standing history and a great Alumni Association, the New Westminster Salmonbellies. READ MORE »