Monday, 3 October 2016

Curl Aberdeen Website

All news and results previously found on this page can now be found in the members section of the Curl Aberdeen website

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Prize Giving

The Curl Aberdeen AGM and Prize Giving took place on Thursday 28th April 2016. World Senior Ladies Champion, Jackie Lockhart presented the prizes. Congratulations to all the winners.

Super League Division A  - L-R: Andrew Ferguson, Andy Ramsay, Craig Lockhart, Mark Buchan, Angus Robertson (Skip) and Jackie Lockhart

Super League Division B - L-R: Kenneth Macgregor, Nicol Craik, Michael Gibb, Ryan Craik (Skip), Jackie Lockhart, Not Pictured - Bill Gibb

Super League Division C - L-R: Brian Yeats, Ruaridh McDonald, Maggie Wilson (Skip), Iain Macadie, David Bone, Jackie Lockhart

Super League Division D - L-R: Peter Scott, Marlo Luedi, Chris Forbes, David Suttie, Peter Luedi (Skip), Jackie Lockhart, Not Pictured - Allison Walker
Directors Cup High Road - L-R: Hugh Craigie, Tamara Thomson, Murray McGregor (Skip), Jackie Lockhart. Not Pictured - Roger Laird
Directors Cup Low Road - Duncan Allan, William Allan (Skip), Jackie Lockhart. Not Pictured - Graeme Penny, Sarah Greig
Andrew Mitchell Points - Kenneth Macgregor
Ladies Points - Rebecca Morrison

Junior Points - Rebecca Morrison

Thursday League Winter - L-R: Phil Townsend, Ian Gerrie, Ken Irons, Bruce Cochrane (Skip), Jackie Lockhart. Not Pictured - Cathy Kyle, Rob Hughes
Thursday League Spring - L-R: Mike Craig, Hazel Keenan, Dave Wood, Richard Jachnik (Skip), Jackie Lockhart. Not Pictured - Maureen Melvin

Afternoon League Winter - L-R: Graham Donaldson, Alan Johnston (Skip), Carolyn Johnston, Jackie Lockhart. Not Pictured -  Graham McLennan, Marysia Malone

Afternoon League Spring - L-R: Ian Grigor, Rosemary Morrison, Bill Morrison (Skip), Jackie Lockhart. Not Pictured - Irene Duncan, Malcolm Watson

Most Improved Junior - Rebecca Morrison

Junior League - Jennifer Castle Anderson. Not Pictured - Scott Lockhart, Katy Young, Josh Fleming

Friday, 15 April 2016

World Seniors

World Senior Championships

Curl Aberdeen member Jackie Lockhart takes her Scottish Senior Champions to Kalstad, Sweden to compete for the World Title. Competition info can be found via this link. Good Luck to Jackie and her girls on their quest for the World Title!

Team Scotland in action at the Accord Aberdeen City Open

Closing Bonspiel

Thank you to all that competed in our closing Bonspiel, we had 8 teams playing for first prize. The format was 3 x 3end games with breaks in between for a buffet and drinks. The winners on the night by shots up were the team Skipped by Brian Yeats. Runners-up were David Craik and his team. Prizes were presented by our Chairman, George Rogerson. 

Winners - (L-R) Malcolm Watson, Glynis Knowles, Fiona Morrison, Brian Yeats (Skip)
 and George Rogerson

Runners- up - (L-R) George Rogerson, David Craik (Skip), Marie Fisher,
Dennis Stewart, Ross Cook 

Scottish Mixed Championships

Cameron Bryce defended his title at Curl Aberdeen, and will head off to Kazan, Russia to represent Scotland. Curl Aberdeen members Greame Penny, Maggie Wilson and Simon Gibb all competed over the weekend for the title. 


Reminder AGM 28th April at 7pm. If you have won any of the club Trophies or Super Leagues could you please make sure you are in attendance, with Curl Aberdeen Prize Giving following the AGM.  

Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Worlds Men Curling Championships

WMCC 2016

Tom is currently representing Scotland at the World's in Switzerland. The results and Event information can be found on the website here. You can follow the team via their facebook page here.
After 5 games the boys sit 2W's 3L's.

Tom Brewster - photo WCF by Richard Gray

Trades Bonspiel

8 teams competed in the Fourmile trades bonspiel at the weekend. 2 teams tied at the top of the table after the final round of games, with Crosby Chisholm's Granite Chips winning the Bonspiel on shots, having tied on Points and Ends with Bill Ritchie's Agriculturists. 

Winners - Granite Chips 

Runners-up - Agriculturists 

Closing Bonspiel

The closing bonspiel (7th April) entries are now closed and the draw will be out shortly to all those that have entered.

Scottish Curling Mixed Championships

The last weekend of the season sees Curl Aberdeen host the Scottish Curling Mixed Championships, with a host of names including World Junior Champion Bruce Mouat. Last years Winners Cameron Bryce and Scottish Junior Ladies Champion Sophie Jackson. Members competing at this weekend are Graeme Penny, Maggie Wilson & Simon Gibb.


Reminder AGM is on 28th April.

Monday, 28 March 2016

Aberdeen International Curling Championship

Congratulations to Team Murdoch who are the inaugural Aberdeen International Curling Champions. They played a great final against Team Brewster winning 5-1. Team Murdoch were presented with the Bruce Ferguson Memorial Trophy by Bruce's wife, Kate Ferguson.

L-R: David Murdoch, Greg Drummond, Kate Ferguson, Scott Andrews and Michael Goodfellow

L-R: Hammy McMillan, Ross Paterson, Glen Muirhead, Tom Brewster, Kate Ferguson

Monday, 7 March 2016

Rink Championship Success

Rink Championships

Congratulations to Aberdeen Petroleum for winning the National Rink Championships in Forfar on Sunday. They faced a Dunfermline Men's team from Kinross Curling Rink in the final, Petroleum won 8-5, running the opposition out of stones in the last end. Curl Aberdeen had two teams enter the Rink Championships this year with AWW also competing at the weekend.

Aberdeen Petroleum Rink Championship Winners - Ian Grigor, David Edwards(Skip),
Marion Fraser (Ladies Branch President) Rhiann Macleod, Craig McNaughton 
Full review can be found on RCCC website here.

Wednesday, 2 March 2016

Well done Jackie!

Scottish Senior Championships

Congratulations to Jackie Lockhart on winning the Go Coco Scottish Senior Championships in Hamilton. They played Team Prentice in the final and won 6-3. More can be found on on the RCCC website here. Other members competing in the event were Kay Gibb, Marion Malcolm and Kate Henderson, they all played together in team Gibb, reaching the Semi finals losing out to Team Prentice.  A good showing by all Curl Aberdeen Members down in Hamilton last week!

Team Lockhart - Isobel Hannen, Christine Cannon, Jackie Lockhart (Skip) & Margaret Richardson

Henderson Bishop

The Henderson Bishop is currently under way down in Lockerbie Ice rink, Aberdeen are represented by Fiona Reiss (Skip), Hazel Keenan, Jan Johnson and Irene Duncan. Scores can be found via the RCCC website here.

Scottish Wheelchair Championships

Scottish Wheelchair Championships started today, with no team list being available I can't be certain how many of our members are playing this, though Good luck to the two I know are playing Ross Hatten and Richard Craig! sorry if I have missed anyone out. The live score lines can be found here.

Fourmile Trades Bonpsiel 

The Trades Bonspiel has been postponed until the 3rd of April due to a lack of entries. To sign up please email

Format is 3 x 6 end games, first game starting at 10am and the last game going on at 3pm. Cost being £20 per person. 

Monday, 22 February 2016

Scottish Championships and other news

Congratulations to Curl Aberdeen manager, Tom Brewster, and his team and who are Go Coco Scottish Curling Men's Champions 2016. A full report on the final can be found here. Highlights of the Women's Final are on BBC 2 at 11.45pm on Monday 22nd February 2016, highlights of the Men's final are on BBC 2 at 11.45pm on Tuesday 23rd February 2016. Following this the full games will be available on BBC iPlayer.

L-R: Tom Brewster (skip), Glen Muirhead (3rd), Ross Paterson (2nd), Hammy McMillan (lead), Mike Harris (coach)

Curl Aberdeen was well represented in both the Men's and Women's competitions.

Beth Dandie, Team Young - 4th equal

David Edwards, Petroleum CC, Team MacDonald - 7th place

Derrick Sloan, Team Macleod - 9th place

Fraser Kingan, Meldrum and Daviot CC, Team Bryce - 3rd place

Maggie Wilson, Meldrum and Daviot CC, Team Young - 4th equal

Rebecca Morrison, Meldrum and Daviot CC, Team Murray - 4th equal

Scott Macleod, Meldrum and Daviot CC, Team Macleod - 9th Place

Tom Brewster, Laurencekirk CC, Team Brewster - 1st place

Photos courtesy of Brydone Images and RCCC.

Lanarkshire Ice Rink Mixed Senior Invitation

Congratulations to Curl Aberdeen members Kate and Greig Henderson who, along with Alastair and Brenda McIntyre, won the Lanarkshire Ice Rink Mixed Senior Invitation.

L-R: Kate Henderson, Greig Henderson (skip), Alastair McIntyre, Brenda McIntyre

Photo Courtesy of Lanarkshire Ice Rink.

Monday, 8 February 2016

Accord ESL Aberdeen City Open, Club Bonspiel & Members Success

Accord ESL Aberdeen City Open

We held our first of two Scottish Curling Tour events at the weekend. 20 teams from around the UK participated in this social weekend of curling. 

Team Ewan MacDonald (member David Edwards team) became champions of the Accord ESL Aberdeen City Open 2016 by beating Team MacDougall, a that represented England at the European Championships, 7-1 in the final. 

For a lot of these teams who played, it was their first time playing the City Open, all having positive feedback about our event and facility, and expected to play again.

Photos of the competition can be found on our facebook page. Updates about the event can be found here.

Accord ESL Aberdeen City Open 2016 Winners Team MacDonald
L-R - George Rogerson (Curl Aberdeen Chairman), Calum Greenwood, Ruairidh Greenwood, David Edwards, Ewan MacDonald, George Adam (Lord Provost)  

Curl Aberdeen Club Bonpsiel 

We hope all clubs participating are remember about the final installment of these weekend competitions. It is still up for grabs about who can win! previous results are on the notice board.

Forfar Ladies Open

Congratulations to West End Motor Group Forfar Ladies Open winners Kay Gibb, Jane Wilson, Marion Malcolm and Carolyn Johnston, all members of Curl Aberdeen. 

L-R Jane Wilson, Kay Gibb, Marion Malcolm and Carolyn Johnston

Go Coco Scottish Curling Championships

The Scottish starts on Sunday down in Perth, we have a number of members competing, in the Men's we have Tom Brewster, David Edwards, Scott Macleod, Derrick Sloan, Fraser Kingan and the Ladies Rebecca Morrison and Beth Dandie. Results can be found on the RCCC website here

Fourmile Trades Bonspiel

We are still looking for teams to enter our Trade Bonspiel which is kindly sponsored by the Fourmile restaurant at Kingswells. Sign Up sheet is on the notice board.

Thursday, 21 January 2016

Scottish Juniors

Scottish Juniors

As it says in the members booklet we have the Scottish Juniors Championships running from the 26th -31st January. The games actually start on Wednesday 27th. the draw can be found here. Team lists here, and the digital programme can be found here. We have a few club members and staff members competing in the competition this year with Rebecca Morrison (Team Murray), Beth Dandie (Team Young), Thomas Halder (Team Barr), Fraser Kingan (Team Bryce), James Hay (Team Hay).

We invite members to come in, watch and support the players. This competition will determine who represents Scotland at the World Juniors in Turkey in March, the same event Curl Aberdeen will be hosting in 2018!

Four Nations

We had five members playing in this event, Ailsa Anderson (Banchory) & David Hibberd (Meldrum & Daviot) competed for Ireland, Marion Malcolm (Rubislaw) and Ian Kerr (Aberdeen) for Scotland and Graham Stanley (Aberdeen) for England. The report can be found on the RCCC website here.

Ailsa Anderson of Team Ireland - photo by Jayne Stirling

More photos from the event can be found on Jayne Stirling Photography facebook page.

Four Mile Trades Bonspiel

The sign up sheet for the Four Mile Trades Bonspiel is up on the notice board next to the entrance to the lounge. 

Hamburg Masters

Team Brewster are away this weekend playing in the Hamburg Masters, to follow their progress please click here.

Tom Brewster at the Perth Masters - photo by Brydone Images

Thursday, 14 January 2016

January Update

Senior Mens Qualifiers 

We have a number of members competing down in Ayr for a place in the finals. Greig Henderson (Team Ferguson), Craig Hamilton (Team Hamilton), David Kelly & Willie Jamieson (both Team Jamieson). We hope all their teams do well and qualify for the finals. Here's to a sober weekend of curling boys!.............. follow scores and updates on the RCCC website here. Below are a few photo's from last years finals.

David Kelly

Willie Jamieson

Greig Henderson on the right

Glynhill Ladies

This is a well established competition on the Ladies circuit, played at Braehead. Rebecca Morrison (Team Murray) is competing in it this year. Team Murray have pulled out current European Champions Team Sidorova in their section. More about this competition can be found here

Team Sidorova

Junior Challenge

Curl Aberdeen had 8 Juniors travel down to play in the Division 2 of the Junior Challenge at Murrayfield. Sadly Curl Aberdeen Juniors were relegated from this division, though it was a great experience for these young players and I'm sure they will bounce back. 

Perth Masters

We had a couple of members playing down in Perth (Tom Brewster and David Edwards) at this competition, also our own Jackie Lockhart was commentating for the games which were broadcast on BBC Alba. Watch all the games again via the link to BBC I-Player here.

Chay Telfer - who will be playing the Accord Aberdeen City Open in February & Aberdeen International in March
Photo Credit Tom Brydone : facebook page

Thursday League

Thursday League began last week and it was great to see 12 teams out on the Ice (13 in total) competing to win the Spring League.

Congratulations to Bruce Cochrane and his team for winning the Winter league on the last day of curling before Christmas. 

Scottish Pairs

Scott Macleod and Stuart McLachlan go away to represent Curl Aberdeen at the Scottish Pairs Finals in Stranraer in March. After winning the final of the Pairs against Pauline Alexander and Jennifer Main.

Stuart & Scott

More Curling on this weekend

The Continental Cup is being played this weekend in Las Vegas. More can be found about this event here

Wednesday, 6 January 2016

Mercure Perth Masters on BBC Alba

The Mercure Perth Masters starts on Thursday 7th January and runs through to Sunday 10th January 2016. BBC Alba are putting it on their channel with live coverage each day. The link below gives details about days and times to that coverage.
Please try to tune in if you can. If they can get good viewing figures, it can only enhance trying to get further coverage via the BBC for other tournaments, wheelchair, men and women.
Curl Aberdeen is represented in the competition by Tom Brewster and David Edwards. Tom meets Rantamaki, while David plays Kiiskinen, both from Finland in their first game on Thursday at 4.15pm. Keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter pages for updates on their progress. We will try to let you know if any of Tom’s & David's games are going to be covered on BBC Alba. 

Monday, 21 December 2015

Winner of the Points is........

Andrew Mitchell Points

We had a disappointing entry to this years competition with 17. But that didn't take away from the quality of shot making on display. Kenneth Macgregor (Meldrum & Daviot) won this years Points, while Rebecca Morrison (Meldrum & Daviot) won the Ladies and Junior Points. The Team Points were won by Meldrum & Daviot with 4 of their club members scoring a combined highest of any other 4 from the same club.  

Dumfries Challenger Series

This is a CCT event, in the competition were a few of our members, Scott Macleod & Tom Brewster skip their own teams in it, while Fraser Kingan is playing Second in Team Bryce. Team Macleod entered the competition Friday and exited the same day, losing both games on the Friday. Team Brewster and Team Bryce made the Semi's, playing each other. Brwester went on to win and play the final, taking Team Mouat to the last stone, but losing by one in the end. 
Line Scores can be found here.

Lockerbie Under 21 

Team Murray (Rebecca Morrison) and Team Young (Beth Dandie) played this weekend in Lockerbie U21 Asham Slam. They played each other in the Final. Team Murray game out on top. Both these teams will be challenging for the Scottish Junior Ladies title later next month here at Curl Aberdeen.

Team Murray - Picture taken from their Facebook Page

Forfar Under 17

Tamzin Smith and Scott Lockhart both take teams to Forfar over the festive period, they will compete against fellow under 17 teams in this slam. Good Luck and Good Curling!

Accord Aberdeen City Open

Are you free on 5th - 7th February 2016? Come and play in the Accord E.S.L Aberdeen City Open. This fun and social event is open to curlers of all ages and ability. Entry includes a two course dinner and our famous race night! Visit for an entry form and more details.

City Open's Race Night on the Saturday

Scottish Championship Announcement

This is taken from the website
The Royal Caledonian Curling Club (RCCC) has today announced the introduction of ticketed entry for the men’s and women’s finals of the Scottish Curling Championships at Dewars Centre, Perth in 2016 with tickets going on sale this week.
This marks a significant step forward for the annual flagship event which showcases Scotland’s curling stars and future champions in competition for the national titles and the right to represent Scotland at the World Curling Championships. Ticketing will be introduced for the men’s and women’s finals only (on 20th February) with all sessions from 13th to 19th February including the semi-finals remaining free spectator entry.
With curling a major sporting focus in Scotland ahead of the Le Gruy√®re European Curling Championships at Braehead in 2016 (which will also be ticketed), this initiative will ensure curling fans can secure their seats at the Scottish Championship finals and look forward to experiencing curling at its best in Perth’s world-class facility.
Ticketing is just one of several new developments in the Championships this season which also sees the semi-finals move to Friday night and the finals to Saturday (previously Sunday) offering spectators excellent prime time curling and social opportunities. Members of the public can also Try Curling at special on ice taster sessions led by qualified RCCC coaches between scheduled sessions at the semi finals and finals.
SC CHAMP VECTOR RGBTickets will go on sale to RCCC members on Friday 18thDecember 2015 with a member discount code and booking link featured in the December issue of the RCCC’s member ezine Your Curler.
Tickets will go on sale to the public on Monday 21stDecember with links available via this website and the governing body’s Facebook and Twitter pages.
Tickets will be sold separately for each final so you’ll need one ticket for each session should you wish to attend both. A pre-booked hot buffet lunch option will also be available to purchase in advance.
All seating will be located rink side in the ice hall for the finals and tickets are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. Tickets will only be available to purchase online and all orders will receive a free digital programme before the event.