Shamrocks all set to start season

The regular season starts on the road Tuesday, May 20 as the Shamrocks visit the Nanaimo Timbermen.

The Victoria Shamrocks, which calls The Q Centre in Colwood home turf, have signed four players who will be joining the organization for the 2014 season, starting Tuesday.

Victoria native Jesse King has played three season with the Ohio State Buckeyes and is heading home again, after being called up for the end of last season for seven games with the senior club.

Brandon Bull comes from Langley, where he has played with the Junior Thunder for the past three years, earning 161 points in 56 games.

Bradley Kri hails from Acton, Ontario and will be playing in his first Western Lacrosse Association season in 2014, coming from a deal with the National Lacrosse League’s Vancouver Stealth.

Chris Wardle is another Victoria product, and is preparing to make the jump from the Junior Shamrocks to the big club, after getting a taste of pro lacrosse in the NLL.

The Shamrocks now have 16 players signed for the 2014 season, including 10 from Vancouver Island. Training camp continues at The Q Centre.

The regular season starts on the road Tuesday, May 20 as the Shamrocks visit the Nanaimo Timbermen. The 2014 home opener goes down Friday, May 23 versus Nanaimo at 7:45 p.m. This year’s home opener will feature a family tailgate party and beer garden to kick off the club’s 65th season.

Tickets are on sale now, available by calling the front office at 250-478-7625 (ROCK).