Curling This Weekend: From 24th November
Posted on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 12:28pm
The next stage of the European Junior Curling Tour continues in Thun, Switzerland from Thursday 24th November. Scotland’s RCCC Academy teams Aitken (Karina Aitken, Rebecca Morrison, Hailey Duff and Laura Barr) and Whyte (Ross Whyte, Callum Kinnear, Ryan McCormack and Duncan McFadzean) will be joined by Junior Performance Foundation teams Jackson (Sophie Jackson, Naomi Brown, Mili Smith and Sophie Sinclair) and Bryce (Cameron Bryce, Robin Brydone, Frazer Shaw and Euan Kyle).
Karina’s first game is at 15.00 CET against Swiss team Stritt, while Ross’s first game at 17.15 is against Norway’s Foss. Sophie’s team are also playing at 17.15, against Swiss side Keiser while Cameron’s team get into action at 19.30 against Pimpini of Italy. There are junior teams competing from all over Europe, including Norway, Germany, Italy and Switzerland.
For more from the event, visit the Curling Champions Tour website.
Photo of Karina Aitken © 2016 Brian Battensby
The European Curling Championships are also ongoing at intu Braehead – curling fans around the world will be able to follow live coverage of these championships on the event website, the World Curling Federation’s YouTube Channel and on Eurosport in the UK.
For those closer to the event – there are tickets available from as little as £10, these can be purchased online from ticketmaster.co.uk or the intu Braehead Box Office on 0844 499 1700.
For all broadcast information visit, worldcurling.org/broadcast
Throughout the Championships, Scottish Curling’s governing body will follow Team Scotland’s progress with draw-by-draw reports, player reaction and action photography at royalcaledoniancurlingclub.org and on Facebook (/royalcaledoniancurlingclub), and Twitter (@rccccurling).
To keep up-to-date with all the action from the ECC 2016, and the teams’ journey to the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, follow the World Curling Federation on Twitter, Instagram (@worldcurling) and Facebook (/WorldCurlingFederation) and use the hashtags: #ECC2016 #Roadto2018 #curling