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Story and Photos by Kasey Eriksen (ISN)

March 18, 2013, Victoria, BC (ISN) – It was a great day for a St. Patrick’s Day BBQ and the Victoria Shamrocks got together for a ‘St. Patty’s Day Shoot-Around’ with friends and fans young at heart on Sunday.

The sun was out and the rain stayed away, and even the gusty wind wasn’t able to hamper the good time had by all.

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The wonderful cooks, and Jenner Chevrolet’s Grillverado at work – Photo by Kasey Eriksen (ISN)

One of the highlights of the event was when Scott Ranger was formally welcomed into the Shamrock family and interviewed by Mike Walker from Chek news. All levels of the Shamrocks family were on hand to sign jerseys, game balls and getting involved in all the festivities as lacrosse season prepares to kick off.

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News’ Mike Walker interviews newest Shamrock, Scott Ranger – Photo by Kasey Eriksen (ISN)

Shamrocks merchandise was on sale and there was also the beer gardens for those who wanted green beer, regular beer was also being offered for those who didn’t have the taste buds for the color green.

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Rocky Shamrocks was on hand to make the young fans smile – Photo by Kasey Eriksen (ISN)

Hotdogs and hamburgers were being given out by donation which was a huge success as the lineup was a long one, and the food was all being grilled on Jenner Chevrolet’s traveling ‘Grillverado’.

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Children get their faces painted as well as work on St.Patrick’s Day crafts – Photo by Kasey Eriksen (ISN)

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The Shamrocks put their fans through some rigorous, but fun, lacrosse exercises – Photo by Kasey Eriksen (ISN)

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Fun was had by everyone including Fans, friends, and team mates – Photo by Kasey Eriksen (ISN)

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Senior Shamrock Curt Morwick signs his autograph on a young fan’s jersey – Photo by Kasey Eriksen (ISN)

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A young fan tries to score on Shamrocks goaltender, Matt Flindell – Photo by Kasey Eriksen (ISN)