The skirmishings are almost over in the Columba Cream Scottish Ladies Curling Championship. I'm writing this as the eight teams are practising before the start of their penultimate match of the double round robin. The top four teams in the rankings battle with each other today. Wood plays Muirhead and Munro plays Hamilton this morning. In the afternoon Muirhead is up against Munro, Wood against Hamilton. Howard and Milne are not necessarily out of it yet, depending on the results of these games. Only the top three go forward to the playoffs.
Find all the results and linescores here.
The Bruadar Men's Championship is still very open after five rounds, with four round robin games to go. Note that Colin Hamilton and Lee McLeary sides have fallen off the board - actually just out of sight at the bottom of the rankings in the photo above. Follow the results and linescores here.
Elsewhere in the curling world you should keep an eye on our GB young curlers in Poland here, and our students in Harbin (here). I note Sarah Reid's team lost their opener to Bingyu Wang's Chinese side.
The trains to the loch - Back in 2012, Andrew Wood, who knew of my interest both in curling and railways, contacted me with the information that volunteers at the Keith and Dufftow...
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