EEC C 2017 Mens Game 1

Ireland’s Mens team’s 1st round robin game at the 2017 European Curling Championships C-Division in Andorra 🇦🇩.

Irelands third, John Furey, says

We were outplayed by a Spanish team who were playing well. We blanked a number of ends basically because they managed to remove all chance of a multiple score every time it looked a possibility.

© WCF / Alina Androsova

© WCF / Alina Androsova

‘Podium Pants’ time

World Seniors Curling Championship 2017, Lethbridge, Canada

The Ireland men collected their bronze medals at the world seniors in Canada and also met curling legend Ernie Richardson. The Richardson team were inducted into the Curling Hall of Fame before the medal ceremony.

Mixed doubles B road quarter finals

Ireland 5 Russia 7

World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2017, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2017, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Neil and Alison Fyfe were knocked out of the repêchage for Olympic points here in Lethbridge yesterday after going down to a tough Russian team.

The team backed up be coach Eoin have done a great job for Ireland and continue to mix it with the best in the world.

MD lost game 7 but qualified

Final round robin game for the Irish duo at the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championships in Lethbridge, Canada 🇨🇦.

Coach Eoin McCrossan photo bombs the official team picture.

Although the game was lost to Norway, they did manage to get the last space in the qualifying teams. WCF says “The 16th team to qualify was then decided by looking at the draw shot challenge results of all the teams that finished in fourth place, across the groups. Ireland earned this 16th position with a draw shot challenge (DSC) result of 20.13cm, which was better than Japan, Australia, England and Slovenia.”

For the complicated route to the medals, check out the WCF Mixed Doubles news page here.

The team will now play Korea in the 1/8 final round on Friday at 9am.