The playdowns for the ICA men’s championships will be played at Dumfries Ice Bowl on Friday, March 6th; Saturday March 7th and Sunday March 8th.
There are two teams entered:
Peter Wilson, Andrew Gilmore, Alan Mitchell, Tony Tierney (Robin Gray unavailable for playdowns).
James Russell, John Furey, Johnjo Kenny, Arran Cameron, Eoin McCrossan (Craig Whyte unavailable for playdowns).
The championship will be a ‘best of five’ format – all games 10 ends – with the winners going forward to represent Ireland at the European C League in Champrey, Switzerland, 12th – 17th October.
Three teams have entered for the Irish Mixed Championships:
Johnjo Kenny, Marie O’Kane, Tony Tierney, Jen Ward
Neil Fyfe, Alison Fyfe, David Whyte, Ailsa Anderson
Bill Gray, Margarita Sweeney-Baird, Ross Barr, Jacqui Barr
The playdowns for this will take place at Dumfries Ice Bowl on Saturday, 28th March and Sunday, 29th March. Round-robin games will be followed by a semi-final and then a final. The winners will represent Ireland at the World Mixed Curling Championships in Berne, Switzerland, 12th – 19th September.