Curling Canada News

  • Canadian teams aim to match early success at second leg of Curling World Cup
    Many eyes will be on the Canadian men’s, women’s and mixed doubles teams at the second leg of the Curling World Cup in Omaha, Neb., slated to begin this Wednesday. Opponents won’t be admiring the Maple Leaf of the front of the Canadians’ jackets, but instead honing in on the ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-12-04
  • Team Howard back intact in time for Tour stop in Brantford, Ont.
    Scott Howard won his first World Curling Tour event as skip just two weeks ago. Who knows how long it will be before he has another chance? Even his usual skip, and father, Glenn Howard isn’t sure. “I don’t know what position I’m playing this weekend,” said Glenn Howard, on ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-11-30
  • Scottish teams cash in at WCT stop in Penticton, B.C.
    It was a big week for Scottish men’s curling. Just days after Scotland’s Bruce Mouat won the 2018 La Gruyere European Championship in Estonia, two more Scottish teams met in the final of another major event on the World Curling Tour. Glen Muirhead of Perth defeated Glasgow’s Ross Paterson in ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-11-27
  • Hartung wins eight straight on the way to Red Deer title
    Edmonton’s Brendan Bottcher was looking for his third championship at the Red Deer Curling Classic, but Saskatoon’s Kody Hartung played spoiler in the final, downing the defending champions 7-6. Team Hartung (with Tyler Hartung, Jayden Shwaga, and Mark Larsen) lost its first game of the event to Bottcher, but rallied ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-11-20
  • Wheelchair, mixed doubles events highlight busy weekend on Tour
    Not too long ago, the top-tier curling schedule was just a list of where you could see the best four-player curling teams in action on a given weekend. These days, it’s a bit more varied, and that’s a good thing. Instead of just looking for whatever event Kevin Koe or ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-11-16
  • Dynasty Apparel named Official Uniform Partner of Curling Canada
    Canada’s top curlers will be outfitted in Dynasty Apparel as part of a new partnership, it was announced today by Curling Canada. The Winnipeg-based company, helmed by competitive curler Colin Hodgson, will be the Official Uniform Partner of Curling Canada in an agreement that will extend through the 2021-22 curling ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-11-15
  • Jacobs, Homan prevail at Grand Slam Tour Challenge
    By the standards of most other teams, Team Rachel Homan and Team Brad Jacobs are both having pretty good years. Both squads have qualified in almost every event, and have reached semifinals and finals in big events all year. Homan even won her first event of the year, the World ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-11-13
  • Manitoba wins Canadian Mixed title in front of hometown crowd
    Manitoba’s Colin Kurz and his team from the Assiniboine Memorial Curling Club scored early and protected its lead to win the 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship. The 21-year-old skip bested Nova Scotia’s Kendal Thompson (Mayflower Curling Club) 7-4 in the final. Kurz secured the victory in the eighth end with ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-11-10
  • Four teams advance to playoffs at 2019 Canadian Mixed
    The Friday night entertainment at the 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship in Winnipeg is a Manitoba Social. Manitobans will be jubilant to share their tradition with Canada’s other provinces and territories at the championship in the Fort Rouge Curling Club and there’s extra cause for celebration considering Colin Kurz’s hometown ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-11-09
  • Top teams back in action this weekend on World Curling Tour
    After a relatively quiet week on the World Curling Tour, the top teams are back in action at the Grand Slam of Curling’s Tour Challenge in Thunder Bay, Ont. In the women’s event three Winnipeg teams have already won enough games to qualify for the playoffs. Jennifer Jones, Kerri Einarson, ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-11-09
  • British Columbia’s Tanaka tops Quebec at 2019 Mixed
    Qualifying for the Championship Pool is the first step along the road to pursuing a championship final. But that road varies depending on how a team qualifies. A top-place finish provides a bit of cushion en route to the gold medal game, but teams that just clear the hurdle are ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-11-08
  • Championship Pool teams confirmed at 2019 Canadian Mixed
    There was plenty on the line during the Wednesday night draw at the 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship at the Fort Rouge Curling Club in Winnipeg. The final draw of the round robin had teams playing for position within the Championship Pool, while two teams were involved in a high-stakes ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-11-07
  • Round robin nearly complete at 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship
    There’s only two draws left in the round robin at the 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championships at the Fort Rouge Curling Club in Winnipeg. While some teams know they’ll qualify for the Championship Pool and have the opportunity to play for gold this Saturday, others are jostling for position. Each ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-11-07
  • Championship pool seedings becoming clear at 2019 Canadian Mixed
    The field is becoming more clear after seven completed draws at the 2019 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship at Winnipeg’s Fort Rouge Curling Club. Saskatchewan and Ontario lead their respective pools as the only undefeated teams, but plenty of others are hot on their tails as teams attempt to qualify for ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-11-06
  • Team Galusha commitment pays off with Tour win in Kemptville, Ont.
    For teams playing out of the Territories, the prospect of being elite level curlers on the World Curling Tour can seem daunting. Each competition is a flight (or multiple flights), and a day of travel away. Those flights aren’t cheap, and neither are hotels, meals, and entry fees. The conundrum ... read more
    Source: Curling Canada NewsPublished on 2018-11-06

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