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2017 Rowcliffe Cup Game # 3


Armstrong Shamrocks 8, Kelowna Raiders 6 In front of a large Armstrong crowd, the Sr. Shamrocks captured the Rowcliffe Cup for the third year in a row by beating the Kelowna Raiders 8 to 6 to take the best of 5 playoff series. The Raiders were in the game until the final buzzer, keeping the score tied or within one goal. The Kelowna defence managed to keep Armstrong’s big shooters in check all evening while controlling the ball in Armstrong’s […]

2017 Rowcliffe Cup Game # 2


Armstrong Shamrocks 11, Kelowna Raiders 5 The Armstrong Shamrocks took a stranglehold on their best of 5 series by defeating the Kelowna Raiders at a hot Kelowna Memorial Arena last night to take a two game lead in the series. The Shamrocks were led by captain Steve Clark with 4 goals and 5 assists. The Raiders managed to put a lid on the first period scoring frenzy by the Shamrocks and limiting them to only 4 goals for the rest […]

2017 Rowcliffe Cup Game # 1


Armstrong Shamrocks 12, Kelowna Raiders 3 Although it did not take long for the Kelowna Raiders to notch a goal in the first period, Armstrong’s Brett Hawrys scored three goals to set Armstrong on the path to their first playoff game win. Kelowna’s defence worked hard to contain the Armstrong shooters all evening and if it were not for Kelowna’s goaltender Graham Cousins’ outstanding performance stopping 69 shots, the score could have been much higher. Scoring for Armstrong were Brett […]

2017 Season Game # 8


Sunday, June 18- Kelowna Sr Raiders 6, Kamloops Rattlers 7 Captain Mark Jurista scored in overtime to put the Kelowna Raiders away for the season at Rutland Arena on Sunday. The Raiders came from behind to tie the game in the third and force overtime but were unable to put one past Kamloops goalie Mike Smith who along with his counterpart on the Raiders, Graham Cousins, both played outstanding games. With Kamloops Sharpshooter AJ Lockwood out with an injury, JJ […]

2017 Season Game # 6


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Kelowna Sr Raiders 6, Armstrong Shamrocks 20 (June 2, Kel. Memorial Arena) The Kelowna Raiders had a game that they would like to forget, getting trounced 20 to 6 by the visiting Shamrocks. Despite the great effort by Kelowna’s two goaltenders Graham Cousins and Tanner Belsham (48 combined shots), Kelowna was unable to contend with the offensive power of the Shamrock forwards all evening. That combined with the ball control at both ends by Armstrong had the Raiders unable to […]

2017 Season Game # 5


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Armstrong Sr. Shamrocks 12, Kelowna Raiders 10 (Fri May 26, Nor-Val Arena) The Kelowna Raiders could not contain Sr. A rated player Brett Hawrey’s in the third period to succumb to the Shamrocks after keeping the game tied midway into the third period. All evening Kelowna’s goalie Tanner Belsham shut down Armstrong’s big shooters with a solid performance backed up by a great defence. Between Hawrey’s 5 goal performance and teammate Kyle Versteeg’s 4 goal display, the pair accounted for […]

2017 Season Game # 4


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Kelowna Sr. Raiders 10, Kamloops Sr. Rattlers 9 Kelowna Raiders finally pulled off a win last evening at Kelowna Memorial arena beating the Kamloops Rattlers 10 to 9. The Raiders took the lead early in game and never relinquished it until the final buzzer with the Kamloops shooters keeping the game close. Kelowna’s tight defence combined with great goaltending from Tanner Belsham, and an outstanding game from Kelowna’s Joe Brown, held off Kamloops by breaking their scoring momentum all evening. […]

2017 Season Game # 3


Armstrong Shamrocks 13, Kelowna Raiders 8 It was a totally different Raiders team this week in a rematch with the Shamrocks at the Nor-Val arena in Armstrong. Although coming off a huge loss last week in Kelowna, The Raiders, even though trailing for the first two periods, managed to decisively win the third period with the help of superb goaltending from Graham Cousins and a hot hand from speedster Nick Evans who potted 4 goals in the third period. The […]

2017 Season Game # 2


Friday May 3, Kelowna Memorial Arena Armstrong Shamrocks 19, Kelowna Raiders 6 The Kelowna Raiders could not contain Armstrong’s big shooters last night with both Kelowna goalies having to contend with accurate outside shots all evening. Kelowna managed to contain the Shamrocks in the first but the floodgate opened up for the Shamrocks in the second and continued into the third. Brett Hawreys was a one man wrecking crew for the Rocks scoring six of their goals, with hat tricks […]

2017 Season Game # 1


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Friday, April 21 at Kamloops Memorial Arena Kamloops Sr. Rattlers 11, Kelowna Sr. Raiders 5 In the opening game of the 2017 season, the Kelowna Raiders were unable to contain the fire power of the Kamloops shooters. The Rattlers dominated ball possession all night with Kelowna goaltender Graham Cousins making 44 saves while Kamloops goalie Mike Smith only had to make 14. Kamloops defenders stymied the Kelowna players all game, not allowing any penetration to the net area, and consistently […]