The Royal Caledonian Curling Club

The Royal Caledonian Curling Club

National Governing Body for Curling in Scotland

Success for Scotland in the Four Nations

Posted on Monday, January 23, 2012 at 11:03am

The Four Nations was contested at Greenacres Curling Rink over the weekend with teams from Scotland, Ireland, Wales and England competing for seven trophies.

In the Connie Miller Trophy (women) Scotland drew the first game, then won the second against England, to win back the trophy with a cumulative score of 16-12.

The Tom Ballantyne Trophy (men) saw Scottish teams play their English counterparts in a very tightly fought affair. Scotland came out on top with a score of 55-51.

Big Bertha (Welsh Stone) (women, men and mixed) was played for between the Scottish and Welsh teams with the Welsh side winning by 43-24.

The Scottish teams were too strong for the Irish teams in the battle for the Marshall Millennium Trophy winning by a margin of 30-17.

The Kay Trophy (women, men and mixed) saw England take on Wales with the English side winning by 28-24.

In the Turnbull Trophy, the Irish sides narrowly came out on top with a 29-28 win over England.

In the Meikle Trophy (men, women and mixed), Ireland took on Wales in which the games were closely contested, however Ireland narrowly beat Wales by 25-24.

The featured, photo by Gill Daley, is of Alison Arthur (ECA President) presenting the Connie Miller Trophy to Claire McLaren (RCCC Ladies Branch President)