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.
Ireland 5 Russia 7
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.
Ireland 2 Canada 5
Ireland lost out to a superb Canadian team in the world senior semi final and will now play for bronze tomorrow afternoon.
The Irish mixed double team lost their 1/8th final game at the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championships in Lethbridge, Canada 🇨🇦. They now go down the B side of the playoffs chasing some olympic qualification points.
They play Russia next at 4pm.
Final round robin game for the Irish duo at the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championships in Lethbridge, Canada 🇨🇦.
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.
Ireland’s Senior Mens team’s 7th and final round robin game at the 2017 World Senior Curling Championships in Lethbridge, Canada 🇨🇦. Bill Gray says
“Phew!! Qualified second in our group for the Quarter Finals despite a poor result against Australia. A slightly hollow feeling having lost but starting to buzz ready for tomorrow. Go Team Ireland!!”
Ireland’s teams took time out at the 2017 World Senior Curling Championships in Canada, to celebrate a double 100 cap for two or our Irish players.
Neil Fyfe and Marie O’Kane have both represented Ireland 100 times. Wow.