March 24, 2012

2012/13 SCT Events

All the 2012/13 Scottish Curling Tour events are now also listed on

Please ensure you get your entries in early to avoid disappointment as many of the events last year were over subscribed.

Curlingcalendar collects information about international bonspiels and curling competitions from all countries. The site was launched in August 2010 and thanks to the active curlers who have added bonspiel information it has quickly grown to be the best place to find especially European bonspiels.

Markus, Janne, Juha & Toni from Finland launched the site with the aim to make it the best international bonspiel calendar.

March 19, 2012

Performance Prize

Dave Crosbee the performance director for British and Scottish Curling has confirmed that they will provide continued support for the Scottish Curling Tour by offering the winner of the 2012/13 tour the opportunity to participate in 3 training sessions with the National coaches over the summer of 2013.

This is indeed good news for the Tour as it continues to develop, and will be enjoyed by Kyle Smith's team over this summer as part of their prize for winning the inaugrual tour.

March 11, 2012

Kyle Smith's Team take Bronze

Kyle Smith's team of Thomas Muirhead, Kyle Waddell and Kerr Drummond have picked up the bronze medal at the World Junior Championships in Sweden after beating Norway 7-4.

This caps a great season for the team after winning the Scottish Curling Tour in February.

Men's Bronze Scotland: L-R Hamilton McMillan (alternate), Robin Halliday (coach), Kerr Drummond (lead), Kyle Waddell (2nd), Thomas Muirhead (3rd) and Kyle Smith (skip).
Photos © Leslie Ingram-Brown

Team Scotland World Champions

Hannah Fleming, Lauren Gray, Alice Spence and Abi Brown are the World Junior Champions after defeating the Czech Republic after an extra end this morning.

 Congratulations to the girls and also their coach Debbie Knox and their alternate Jennifer Martin.

L-R: Jennifer Martin, Abi Brown, Alice Spence, Lauren Gray and Hannah Fleming.

Photos © Leslie Ingram-Brown

March 10, 2012

Team Scotland in World Junior Final

Hannah Fleming and her team of Lauren Gray, Alice Spence and Abi Brown have reached the final of the World Junior Championships in Sweden after defeating the Czech Republic last night.

They await the winners of the Sweden v Czech Republic game tonight.

Alice and Abi working on Hannah's stone with Lauren in the house

Photos © Leslie Ingram-Brown

March 05, 2012

World Junior Championships

Scottish Curling Tour winners Kyle Smith, Thomas Muirhead, Kyle Waddell and Kerr Drummond are this week competing in the World Junior Championships in Sweden.

Today they came up against the Canadians who were one of the tournament favourites and Kyle and his team came out on top 8-4.

This puts the boys on 3 wins and 1 loss and very much in the hunt for the latter stages at the weekend.

Ranking: 4/0 Sweden; 3/1 Canada, Norway, Scotland, USA; 2/2 Switzerland; 1/3 China, Italy; 0/4 Czech Republic, Finland.

Kyle Smith and Canadian skip Brendan Bottcher

Photos © Leslie Ingram-Brown