Congratulations to Glen Muirhead, Greg Drummond, Scott Macleod and Scott Andrews, and all the support team, who have secured a place for Scotland's junior men at the World Junior Championships in Vancouver. The Muirhead team completed an unbeaten run of games with a 5-1 defeat of France at the European Junior Challenge in Taarnby. All the results, line scores and photos are here. Well done guys, great show!
Scotland's women are already through to the World Junior Championships, and indeed it is the current world champion skip Eve Muirhead, Glen's sister, who features on the home page of the event website, above.
Added later. France now plays Russia, the winner also qualifying for the Worlds. In the junior women's event, the French girls are through, and the Czech Republic will play Italy for the second place at Vancouver.
Final add. Russia beat France, and the Czech girls beat Italy.
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