In their third game of the Ford World Women's Curling Championship in Vernon, British Columbia, Gail Munro's team came up against the team from China, unbeatean in two games.
In the second end all the Scottish stones were behind the eight foot, Gail rubbed a guard with her last stone, China got four shots. It was uphill for Scotland from there on and the Chinese weren't going to let them back into the game, they conceded on a score of 8/4 to China after nine ends.
On Monday they face USA and Germany, on a record of one win from three games, they need to win.
You can find all the linescores and statistics here.
Want to watch the action? Then check out the webstreaming coverage of the WWCC2008 that is available to viewers in Europe, Japan, the United States and Canada at:http://www.curltv.com/events/wcf/2008-womens-worlds-broadcast.php. This, of course, is in addition to the TV coverage available, some of which (Eurosport and NHK Japan) is listed here: http://www.worldcurling.org/content/view/345.
Photo of Scotland in action is by Hugh Stewart. Lyndsay Wilson has delivered the stone, Karen Addison and Anne Laird are the sweepers.
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