October 02, 2008

Swiss Cup Basel

GB squad members David Murdoch, Peter Smith, Ewan McDonald and Euan Byers are in Basel this weekend for the wct-e Swiss Cup along with Tom Brewster's team of Ron Brewster, Richard Woods and Colin Campbell, while David Edwards skips his team of Moray Combe, Gavin Fleming and Graham Sloan.

The three teams face quite a line up of teams from Europe and Canada. Brad Gushue, the 2006 Olympic Champion is there along with last weekend's winner in Oslo Thomas Ulsrud and Germany's Andy Kapp.

Murdoch, the defending champion, has his first game Friday 10 a.m. against Florian Meister from Switzerland. Then at 12.30p.m. Tom Brewster takes on Switzerland's Bjorn Zryd while David Edwards faces Michael Hochner also from Switzerland.

Results at the event website here.

L-R Graham Sloan, Gavin Fleming, Moray Combe and David Edwards. Basel is the first outing this season for this RCCC National Academy team. They are 'fit and raring to go' according to Edwards, after a couple of practice games. Photo by Brad Ashew.

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