Curling This Week: From 10th March
The Maxwell Trophy takes place tomorrow, Tuesday 10th March, at Murrayfield Curling, Edinburgh. The Maxwell Trophy is a competition between curlers of Scottish Ice Rinks, each rink being represented by three teams. The competition is played in sections throughout the season, with the top teams qualifying for the knock out stages.
This year’s Semi-Finals will see Murrayfield take on Lockerbie and Ayr face Forfar. Games will begin at 10am and the winning ice rink will progress to the Final which will be played at 2:30pm.
To follow the event go to The Maxwell Trophy
The Morton Trophy will be held at Fife Ice Arena, Kirkcaldy on Tuesday 10th March. The Morton Trophy is a competition between female curlers of local ladies centres, each centre being represented by three teams.The competition is played in sections throughout the season, with the top teams qualifying for the knock out stages.
This year saw Perth, Kinross, Braehead and Ayr progress to the Semi-Finals where Ayr will play Brahead and Kinross will line up against Perth. The winning ice rinks will go on to face each other in the Final which is set to take place at 1:30pm.
For more information including a full draw and team list go to The Morton Trophy
The Scottish Schools Championship takes place from 13th to 15th March at Murrayfield Curling, Edinburgh. The Championship brings together the top curling teams from schools across Scotland; the four members of each team being from the same school. The teams competing at this event have secured their place having come through local qualifying events.
24 teams have made it through to this year’s finals who will be competing in four league sections with six teams in each. Section winners and runners-up will qualify for the knock-out stages.
Play gets underway at 11:00am on Friday 13th March. The final is scheduled for 3pm on Sunday 15th March.
For a draw, team lists and to follow live line scoring go to the Scottish Schools Championship
Photo: WCF / Richard Gray