Local young curlers remain on top form

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Forfar Young Curlers regained the Scottish Junior Curling Challenge Trophy after coming out on top in the Scottish Junior Curling Club Championship.

Two mixed rinks of four players played a total of 10 games. Forfar Young Curlers dominated and won eight of their 10.

In second place were Dumfries with six wins, third were Stranraer also with six wins.

The winning team from Forfar Young Curlers were Layla Wyllie, Craig Joiner, Andrew Callander, Robert Fawns, Stuart Taylor, Lesley Young, Alistair Stewart and Ben Bremner.

Meanwhile, congratulations go to Robin Brydone skip, James Carswell third, Thomas Halder (FYC) second and Duncan McFadzean lead, on winning the Greenacres Under-21 Slam.

Team Brydone won all the games in their group against McConnell, Ewen, Tait and Hay.

In the semi-final, Team Brydone beat Team Flint 7-3.

In the final Team Brydone were victorious over Team McConnell 7-2.

George McConnell skip, Craig Joiner (FYC) third, with Bruce Keillor (FYC) second and Ben Bremner (FYC) lead qualified second in their group with two wins, one draw and one loss.

In the semi-final, Team McConnell overcame the Kinross Team skipped by Grant Barr 6-4.

In the final, Team McConnell lost 2-7 to Team Brydone.

Kerr Sands skip, with Adam Flint (FYC) third, Findlay Campbell second and Drew Thomson lead qualified second in their group with three wins, one draw and one loss.

In the semi-final, Team Flint were beaten 3-7 by Team Brydone.

Fraser Ewen skip, Craig Paterson (FYC) third, George Sinclair second and the lead came third in their group with five points, two wins, one draw, one loss - and just lost out on qualifying for the semi final by one end difference.

James Hay skip with Euan McDiarmid (FYC) third, Gregor Bousie second, Ross Cormack lead did not qualify for the knockout stages.

The winners of the Men’s Event was Team Robin Brydone.

The winners of the Women’s Event was Team Gina Aitken.

For more from around the curling rinks and clubs in Forfar and the local area turn to page 44.