Canada and Scotland win the gold medals
The Canadian men's team won the Senior gold after an even fight with the USA
beating them by 5-4. Bas Buckle never needed to play his final shot since Bill
Rhyme curled over when he tried to freeze on the tee with his last stone.
Until the last two ends it looked like Japan would win the Women's Seniors
but a three by Scotland in the seventh put them in the lead 6-5. A nice double
by Scottish skip Carolyn Morris forced Japanese skip Hatoni Nagaoka to draw to
the four-foot to force an extra end but she came heavy and Scotland won the
Catherine Edington (alt)., Trudie Milne (coach), Linda
Johnson, Pat Lockhart, Carolyn Morris
Japan (Silver), Sweden (Bronze)
Bas Buckle, Bob Freeman, Gerry Young, Harvey Holloway
Switzerland (Bronze), USA (Silver)
Jermu Pöllänen has been kind enough to allow me to post some photographs from
Greenacres to give you a feel for what's happening there. Click on any picture
below to see a larger version.