John Crowther Memorial Lacrosse Game

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Rod Wood

The Junior and Intermediate Shamrocks will be playing in the Shamrock Alumni, John Crowther Memorial, Charity game on Friday April 10, at the Q center 7pm.

(ISN) – Each year the alumni plays one game to help a team raise money, and to let the old guys play again. This year they will be playing a mix of Jr. A and Intermediate A Shamrocks, the proceeds will go to the Jr Shamrocks and the Alumni.

This year is a special game as they have reintroduced the John Crowther Memorial game. (the alumni game will be called this from now on). As many of you may remember, we played the John Crowther game for many years, but it has not been played for a long time.

This year Betty Crowther, John’s mom (96 years old) will be doing the first face off. Two of John’s nephews, Lucas Crowther (Jr. A) and Mason McNeil (Pee Wee JDF) will be doing the face off too.

The Shamrock Alumni will feature players such as:

GOALIES

Devin Daleep Marty Oneill
Bob Heyes Matt King

RUNNERS ( sort of)

Mike Simpson Alton Davies
Wayne Christians Kevin Yakimovich
Shawn Dheensaw Jason Kirby
Grant Pepper Rob Desormeaux
Darren Reisig Fred Jenner
Jamie Tasko Darcy Berthiaume
John Hamilton Grant Hamilton
Chris Prat Lucas McNeil
Ryder Bateman Chris McKay
Noah Talbot Ty Heavenor
Lewis Ratcliff Nic Collision

Last year the Shamrock alumni raised $6500. They have given it all back to the community in the form of alumni scholarships, sponsoring the Shamrocks, Jr A Shamrocks, and Intermediate Shamrocks, and they paid the fees of four young minor lacrosse players who could not afford to play.

Tickets will be sold on a walk up basis only, $10.00 general seating. Children 12 and under free of charge.

For further details contact

Rod Wood
GM/Governor
Victoria JR & Int
Shamrocks Lacrosse
250-744-4963
Bród Éireannach

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