Gazette reporter competes in Euro curling competition

THE Irish team at the European Mixed Curling Championships in Erzurum, Turkey, which included Gazette reporter Louise Kerr, were unlucky not to get a play-off for place in the quarter finals.

Having finished the round robin on a four win three loss record, the same as Switzerland, the team of Robin Gray, Louise, Johnjo Kenny and Hazel Gormley-Leahy were disappointed to learn that the Swiss had got the nod from the umpires as they had beaten Ireland in the round-robin.

RESULTS:

V Slovenia won 8-3,

V France won 9-4,

V Scotland lost 8-4,

V Italy won 8-2,

V Switzerland lost 8-3,

V Sweden lost 5-4,

V Russia won 5-3.