Curling this week: From 8th March
Posted on Monday, March 7, 2016 at 10:14am
The Maxwell Trophy takes place on Tuesday 8th March at Lanarkshire Ice Rink, Hamilton. It is an annual competition between curlers of Scottish Ice Rinks, each rink being represented by three teams.
For more from the competition, visit The Maxwell
The final stage of the Morton Trophy also take place Tuesday 8th March at Fife Ice Arena, Kirkcaldy. The Morton Trophy is a competition between female curlers of local ladies centres, each centre being represented by three teams. The competition is played in sections throughout the season, with the top teams qualifying for the knock out stages. Each ice rink taking part will enter three teams and 2 points will be awarded for a win and 1 point for a draw.
Visit The Morton Trophy event page for all the latest.
Photo: © WCF / Richard Gray 2015
The Scottish Schools Championship takes place from 11th to 13th March at intu Braehead. The Championship brings together the top curling teams from schools across Scotland; the four members of each team being from the same school. The teams competing at this event have secured their place having come through local qualifying events.
24 teams have made it through to this year’s finals who will be competing in four league sections with six teams in each. Section winners and runners-up will qualify for the knock-out stages.
Play gets underway at 10:00am on Friday 11th March. The final is scheduled for 3pm on Sunday 15th March.
For a draw, team lists and to follow live line scoring go to the Scottish Schools Championship.
For key venue information to help you plan your visit click intu Braehead Scottish Schools Championship
The VoIP Defender World Junior Curling Championships 2016 started on Sunday 6th March in Taarnby, Denmark. Scotland has both junior men’s and women’s teams taking part, with some games being live streamed on the World Curling YouTube channel. A full preview of the Championships can be found here – Scotland’s Top Juniors Set for World Championship Action you can also see whats been happening on the 2016 World Junior Curling Championships Latest page.