The Irish Mixed Championships will take place this weekend at Dumfries Ice Bowl. Three team are entered with the winners heading to Berne in Switzerland for the first ever world mixed championships 12-19th September:
Team A: Bill Gray, Margarita Sweeney-Baird, Ross Barr, Jacqui Barr
Team B: Johnjo Kenny, Marie O’Kane, Tony Tierney, Jen Ward
Team C: Neil Fyfe, Alison Fyfe, David Whyte, Ailsa Anderson
Draw – Saturday
Game 1 – AvB
Game 2 – BvC
Game 3 – AvC
Game 4 – semi -final: lowest ranked two playoff to go to final
Game 5 – final: winner of semi v highest ranked after 3 games.
We were delighted that Jacqui Barr joined the ICA ranks recently. Jacqui will be playing with dad Ross at the weekend.
Jacqui is 28 years old and qualifes for international duty as dad was born in Ireland. She has been curling for about two and a half years after starting curling with the Saturday Sweep club at Braehead before moving on to join the Braehead Virtual Curling Club. Recently Jacqui become a member of Bearsden Curling Club. She is a chartered accountant and works as a senior financial analyst for Supply Technologies in Glasgow.
Jacqui recently got engaged to her boyfriend Campbell Davidson who proposed during a skiing holiday in Avoriaz, France. Aaawwww……