Newfoundland will have two teams at next year’s Brier and already the moves are being made for a new team to challenge for a trip to the 2019 Brier. We all know that Brad Gushue will be Team Canada so Newfoundland can again have two teams at the Canadian mens championships. Greg
Colin Thomas and is rink are the champions of the St. John’s Super Curling League. They defeated the Andrew Symonds crew 5-2 in the final game. Therapeutic Services Physiotherapy (skipped by Andrew Symonds) had choice of hammer or rocks because they won the 15-team Round Robin. They chose last rock in the first end
Newfoundland finished 4th at the Canadian Wheelchair Curling championships. The team of skip Darlene Jackman, Felix Green, Mel Fitzgerald, and Cecilia Carroll lost 10-4 to British Columbia. Saskatchewan won the gold beating Manitoba 11-1.
1 vs. 2 Game: Colin Thomas 202 020 00 = 6 Andrew Symonds 020 300 21 = 8 Except for a final end winning point and a blank by Therapeutic Services Physiotherapy in the 6th end, all the ends saw multiple points put on the board. The lead changed hands four times.
Memorial fall to 1-4 after two losses Monday. Memorial lost 14-4 to Brock and 11-6 to Thompson Rivers.
FINAL Harold Walters and his rink of Wendy Dunne, Stephen Trickett and Carolyn Walters are the 2018 provincial mixed curling champions. Walters and his rink defeated Chris Ford and his team if Brook Godsland, Zach Young and Kate Murphy 7-4 in the final game. TEAMS 1 2 3 4
The last round robin games of the Superleague were played Tuesday night. After Tuesday’s games the top four teams will now advance to a Page Playoff system which gets underway next week. Paul Harvey defeated Kelly Turpin’s Canadian Tire team 8-3 . Team Pepsi Skipped by Rick Rowsell downed Nathan Young
S U N D A Y Brad Gushue and his Team Canada rink are 2-0 at the Brier. Gushue beat the Yukon 8-3 Meanwhile NFLD Greg Smith is 0-2 after losing to Nova Scotia 9-6 S A T U R D A Y Defending champion Brad Gushue won his opening game
S U N D A Y Memorial Womens Curling team made it to the final Sunday but lost to Mount Allison 6-2. TEAMS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 FINAL Mount A 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 6 MUN 0 1 0 0 0 0
Greg Blyde and his Memorial Men’s Curling rink won it’s opening game at the AUS Curling championships beating St. F X 8-2. TEAMS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 FINAL St. FX (0-1) 0 0 0 1 1 0 x x 2 MUN (1-0) 2 0 4 0 0 2