The Canadian tour party, here to compete for the Strathcona Cup, arrived safely at Glasgow Airport this morning. It is one hundred years since the first group of Canadians visited Scotland to curl.
To follow the progress of the tour group, the results are on the Royal Club website here. For more about the Canadians and the Strathcona Cup see here.
Top: the Canadians. Below: the welcoming party of Scots. Both pics courtesy of Hugh Stewart.
The brass band played on the curling pond - Wednesday, February 21, 1855, dawned cold and fair. The ice on Corsebar Pond was good. The curlers of Paisley were soon engaged in a bonspiel, those from ...
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