Curling News

World Mixed Doubles Curling Championships

April 19, 2018
Ireland will be represented at the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championships in Östersund, Sweden, April 21-28, by Eoin McCrossan and Jen Ward. The team are hoping to boost Ireland’s ranking up from 23 into the top 12 to gain Olympic qualification as part of the Irish Curling Association’s strategy to have representation in the Olympic […]

European C Division Curling Championships

April 18, 2018
As part of the Irish Curling Association’s four-year campaign to qualify for the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022, Ireland’s men’s team won bronze yesterday at the European C Division Championships in Denmark, missing out on promotion to the B Division by just one shot. The team – John Wilson, Andrew Gilmore, Craig Whyte, John Furey […]

Irish Curlers 5th in World Seniors

April 27, 2015
Ireland's Men Senior curlers have finished their campaign at the Senior World Championships in Sochi, Russia, going out in the Quarter Finals to the eventual winners, USA. The route to the quarter finals was a long one as they had to play a tiebreaker against the Czech Republic and having beaten them, play a qualification […]

Curling World Championships

April 21, 2015
Ireland's Men's senior curling team are progressing steadily at the World Senior Curling Championships in Sochi, Russia, this week. So far the team, Bill Gray skipping with Neil Fyfe, David Whyte and David Hume, have played 4 games, winning three and losing narrowly to Japan in the 7 game round robin qualification phase of the […]

Introduction to Curling

January 1, 2010
Curling is a competition between two teams with four players each, consisting of the lead, the second, the third and the skip (team captain). The game is played on ice, and the two teams take turns pushing a 19.1kg stone towards a series of concentric circles. The object is to place the stone as close as possible to the centre called the ‘tee’. The team with the highest total score wins. For contact details of Irish Curling Association please click on Full story.

Ireland defeat Slovakia

December 9, 2009
Ireland defeated a strong Slovakia Team this afternoon in Aberdeen by 8-3. In tight game Ireland lead at the interval 4-1, but Slovakia pulled back to 4-3 at the seventh end. However in the eighth end Ireland made a superb three to lead 7-3 and forced a steal of one in the ninth end to win 8-3.

Ireland beat Latvia but are defeated by Wales

December 8, 2009
Ireland continue to produce consistent performances at the European Curling Championships in Aberdeen. Yesterday ( December 7th) Ireland beat Latvia 9-8 but lost narrowly to Wales 7-8.

Ireland start their European Curling Championship with win over Austria

December 7, 2009
Ireland's curling team started their European Cup campaign at the weekend with victories over Austria (7-5), Croatia (14-4), but lost narrowly to Hungary (5-7).

Irish Curling to compete in the 2009 European Championship

December 2, 2009
The Irish Curling Team are in their final preparations for the 2009 European Cup in Aberdeen, 4-12th December.

Ireland relegated to B Division

December 11, 2008
Ireland played Scotland in their final group game this evening in the European Championship A Division. Scotland won comfortably 13-2 and look in good shape to contest the final.

Irish lose out against Germany and Norway

December 10, 2008
Ireland's curlers will have a difficult task staying in the elite European A division after losing two further matches in Sweden, going down 10-3 to Germany and 9-4 to Norway. Germany and Norway are topping the A division group at present.

Ireland defeated 11-5 by Denmark

December 10, 2008
Ireland led 3-0 after the first three ends but threw away the early advantage in the fourth , sixth, and final end when they gifted 10 shots to Denmark, eventually losing 11-5.

Irish Curlers record their first win

December 8, 2008
Ireland's curling team opened the 2008 European Championships with a 6-5 win over France. However this was followed by defeats to Switzerland (5-10), Spain (4-7) and by Sweden (4-10).

Ireland defeated 6-3 by Czech Republic

December 8, 2008
Ireland went down 6-3 to the Czech Republic in their 5th game in the 2008 European Championships in Sweden. Spain, Ireland and the Czech Republic lie in the bottom 3 positions in the group, each having recording one victory so far. There are 10 teams in the Euro Finals, and they each play 9 matches. Ireland need to finish in the Top 7 to have a chance of getting to the World Championships.

Irish Curling Team invited to prestigious event

November 20, 2008
Over the past few months Ireland's Curling team have been preparing at Greenacres Curling Centre, near Glasgow, in preparation for the European Championships to be held in Sweden in December 2008.

Irish finalising preparations for European Cup

November 20, 2008
Ireland's Curling Team have competed in a number of warm up tournaments over the past few months in preparation for the European Championships in Sweden starting 3rd December 2008.

Irish Curling back in Euro A division

December 7, 2007
The Irish Curling team, supported by the Olympic Council of Ireland, have qualified for the European "A" Division this morning 7th December 2007.

Ireland win Gold at European Championship

December 7, 2007
Ireland's curlers Peter Wilson, Robin Gray, Neil Fyffe, and Tony Tierney have just won Gold at the European "B" Curling Championships in Fussen,Germany.

Irish Curling Team's winning start at the European Cup in Fussen

December 5, 2007
Ireland's curling team have made a great start to their bid to regain their place in the elite A division of European Curling.
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