Saturday, 25 August 2018

Teams and Draw September to December

Hard to believe that the curling season is almost upon us!

I am looking forward to trying out the ice at Murrayfield now that the first part of the rink's refurbishment is complete.  The new floor will make a huge difference to the ice team and the ice should be more consistent throughout the day.

Anyhow, here are the teams for the Kettle Trophy/ Harlaw Cup competition.

Rinks for Kettle Competition 2018
1 Niall Gunn 2 Kerry Clark
Robin Copland Raymond Preston
Anne Anderson Maggie Barry
Sheena Munro Stuart Ronald
3 John Steven 4 Susan Kesley
Karen Munro Bob Barr
Megan Priestley Norman Nicol
Margaret Nicol Susan MacFarlane
5 Katie Wood 6 Jenny Barr
Brian Fleming Andrew Galloway
Lois Copland Betty Gibb
Pauline Alexander Richie Anderson
7 Dave Munro 8 Mike Wood
Joe Barry Shona Watt
Rowena Steven Morna Aitken
Richard Alexander Donald Kennedy

Some good looking teams there; time will tell how the league progresses through to December. 

Here is the draw for the first half.  Note the Points Competition on Friday 19th October at 18.00 and note also the Club Doubles Competition (replacing the Pairs competition this year) on Sunday 25th November.

One other thing: note the new draw times!  The 18.00 (6.00pm) time replaces the old 5.30pm start time and the 20.10 (8.10pm) replaces the old 7.30pm time.

  Kettle Competition Draw and First-half Ice Allocation   
  Month  Day  Date Time  Kettle Draw / Event    
  September Fri  28-Sep 18.00 1 v 2  3 v 4 5 v 6 7 v 8  
  October  Fri  05-Oct 20.10 1 v 3   2 v 4      
  Fri  12-Oct 20.10 5 v 7  6 v 8      
  Fri  19-Oct 18.00 Points Competition    
  Fri  19-Oct 20.10 1 v 4 2 v 3  5 v 8     6 v 7  
    Fri  26-Oct 18.00 1 v 5 2 v 6      
  November Fri  02-Nov 20.10 1 v 6 2 v 5 3 v 7 4 v 8  
  Fri  09-Nov 20.10 3 v 8  4 v 7      
  Fri  16-Nov No ice Edinburgh International Seniors  
  Fri  23-Nov 18.00 1 v 7  2 v 8  3 v 5  4 v 6  
  Sun  25-Nov 14.15 Club Doubles Competition  
  Fri  30-Nov No ice           
  December  Fri  07-Dec 18.00 1 v 8  2 v 7       
  Fri  14-Dec 18.00 3 v 6 4 v 5       
  Fri  21-Dec No ice          

Four of the draws see all the teams out on duty, so if you need to find a sub for any of the dates, you might want to get things organised as quickly as you can.

Reserves please get your availability to me as soon as possible and I will start the weekly reserve availability post as soon as I have meaningful returns.

Here's to a great season!

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