2018 Team photos

Once again we are delighted to welcome event photographer – Tom Brydone. Very soon there will be a gallery of his work at https://www.facebook.com/brydoneimages.

Report from Thursday 4th

Opening session (16.15hr) A great start in the season opener at the Mercure City of Perth Master 2018. Within minutes of the last stone draw, the houses were full of yellow and red stones, forcing the teams to think twice before making up their minds: on the next draw, hard hit to clean up or to take a risk with …

Mercure City of Perth Masters set to welcome world-class curlers

Seven teams heading for the Winter Olympics will be competing at the Dewars Centre. The world-class curlers bound for the Winter Olympics are preparing to slide into action at the Fair City’s Dewars Centre. The prestigious Mercure City of Perth Masters has a long-held reputation of laying on one of the finest events in Europe. And the January spectacle is …

2018 Draw

4.15pm, Thursday 4th January 2018 Jan Hess (Switzerland) v. Niklas Edin (Sweden) Yusuke Morozumi (Japan) v. Tom Brewster (Scotland) Marc Pfister (Switzerland) v. Mats Wrana (Sweden) Cameron McNay (Scotland) v. Jiri Snitil (Czech Republic) Thomas Ulsrud (Norway) v. Yves Hess (Switzerland) Ewan MacDonald (Scotland) v. Japp Van Dorp (Nederlands) Felix Attinger (Switzerland) v. James Craik (Scotland) Bruce Mouat (Scotland) v. …

Report – Sunday 12 noon – Semi Finals

A delighted home crowd watch Team Brewster claw his way back into a close semi final against an on-form Team Baumann winning out 6-4. In the other, all Norwegian, semi – Past Perth Master Thomas Ulsrud could not hold out against a commanding performance from Team Walstad who won 7-2. Final 3pm – Brewster (Sco) v Walstad (Nor)

Report – Saturday 9am – Quarter Finals

Keen competition in well fought finals sees Teams Ulsrud and Walstad in an all Norwegian semi and Germany’s Team Baumann facing Team Brewster, Scotland’s last remaining team in the 2017 Perth Masters. Teams China and Morozumi started their quarter finals well – but fell away in the face of determined opposition. Teams MacDonald and Hardie also ended their title bid …

Report – Saturday 5pm

The session started 30 minutes late do to a technical issue. Team Brewster’s 5-1 victory over Team MacDonald takes them through to Sunday’s quarter finals – while MacDonald is straight back on the ice to meet Team China in this evening’s 8pm session to discover if there is a route back for them. Team Morozumi defeated L. Riu’s Team China …

Report – Saturday 2.45pm

Having dropped to the B Road – both Team Brewster and MacDonald recorded wins along with Team Morozumi (Jpn) who defeated Walstad (Nor) 7-2. Team Murdoch went down 4-6 to strong play by Team China and now face wining two further matches to stay in the competition and gain a place in the knock out finals. It was farewell to …