A case of 'Oops!' Ladies Branch President Patricia Thomson has been told to withdraw her rink from the House of Bruar Scottish Senior Championships after it transpired she has been playing with an ineligible team member this week at Hamilton. Patricia was called in to skip Norma Gourlay's team when the skip was unable to play because of illness. But a player in the team had already competed for Ireland this season, at the European Championships in Fussen. Not allowed!
This has meant that we already know two of the qualifiers for tonight's quarterfinals in the women's event: Marion Murdoch and Jeanette Johnston.
All the results are here.
Jeanette and Marion and battling against each other this morning, but both teams are through to the quarterfinals tonight.
Ali Fraser (Make that Ali TAYLOR, sorry Ali) had an early start this morning, jumping over the fence in the local park to get some daffodils to brighten up the rink! Here she is making sure that they have enough to drink. It's the little touches that all go to make an event a success.
So who is wearing the red trousers? Only one correct answer so far. Clue? His/her little brother is also competing in the event!
Pics by Bob. More later.
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