The Toorie Band

THE recent success at senior level of all those crack junior curlers from 30 – or more – years ago has brought some entertaining photographs to light.

The rattle of loft ladders has been heard all over South West Scotland this spring and torches have been shone deep into the ‘glory holes’  of remote whitewashed farmhouses as dusty photo albums have been retrieved.
This one has to be my absolute favourite, starring the incoming ICA President on the far right.
Ah, the 70s – when top curlers wore woolly jumpers, crimplene trousers and curling shoes with heels. The decade that style forgot.
Was there ever a better example…….
Neale and Andrew McQuistin, John Sharp and PJ Wilson head off to Canada for the world junior championships in 1975.

Neale and Andrew McQuistin, John Sharp and PJ Wilson head off to Canada for the world junior championships in 1975.

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