October 09, 2016

Team Hardie retain the Dumfries Open

The final of the Dumfries Open was contested by Grant Hardie and Ross Whyte. Team Hardie's route to the final saw them facing Stuart Taylor and Bruce Mouat in the quarter and semi finals respectively. Ross Whyte and his team got past Team Pougher and Team Jamieson to successfully reach the final.

Dumfries Open Winners -
 Team Hardie with Kenny Murray, DIBCA Chairman presenting the prizes
 (Photo: Graham Sloan)

Runner Up - Team Whyte (Photo: Graham Sloan)

The final was a tightly contested game with both teams making great shots on fantastic ice. In the end, Grant had to draw the four foot for a score of 2 and an 8-7 win to retain the title. Team Hardie have now extended their lead at the top of the Goldline Scottish Curling Tour leaderboard. 

Ladies Winners - Team Aitken (Photo: Graham Sloan)

Gina Aitken and Angharad Ward contested the ladies final this afternoon with Team Aitken coming out on top to take the trophy.

Thanks go to Graham Sloan and all at Dumfries Ice Bowl for a great competition. The next competition of the GSCT is the Edinburgh International, 4th-6th November.

To see more photos from Dumfries visit our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/222253851142939/ and Dumfries Curling https://www.facebook.com/DumfriesCurling/

October 08, 2016

Dumfries Open Update

The round robin is complete in Dumfries and the following teams will be competing in the quarter finals on Sunday at 9am.

The quarter finals are:

Jamieson v Ward
Whyte v Coombs
Mouat v Aitken
Hardie v Taylor

Check out the Dumfries Curling Facebook page for more updates and photos from the weekend so far: https://www.facebook.com/DumfriesCurling/?fref=ts 

October 05, 2016

The Dumfries Open

The Goldline Scottish Curling Tour continues this weekend with The Dumfries Open getting underway on Friday at 10am. This year sees a slightly different format with three sections of six teams including mens, ladies and mixed teams in each. The top two teams from each section along with the two best LSD 3rd place teams will qualify for the quarter finals on Sunday morning. 

All teams will be competing to secure valuable points for the overall GSCT leaderboard. Grant Hardie, Bruce Mouat, Stuart Taylor and Andrew Woolston will be hoping to add to their points they won at The Braehead Open. Team Hardie are currently leading the way and will be looking to retain their Dumfries Open title. 

The points breakdown is as follows:

Winner - 15pts
Runner Up - 11pts
3rd/4th - 8pts
Quarter Finalists - 5pts

Along with the points available, the prizes include:  

Winner - £600 (per team)
Runner Up - £350
1/2 Finalists - £250 
1/4 Finalists - £150 

The draw can be found below and results will be available throughout the weekend on the results page of the SCT blog at http://scottishcurlingtour.blogspot.co.uk/p/results.html 

    Sunday 9th October

    1⁄4 Finals @ 9.00am
    Semi Final @ 12.30pm 
    Final @ 3pm