Day two review

  • Australia men take a clear lead in their group Photo © WCF / Richard Gray

In Sunday’s (22 April) second day of round-robin play at the World Senior Curling Championships 2018 in Oestersund, Sweden, United States women recorded their second win, beating Sweden by 5-3, while Canada’s women had a 9-1 win over Russia. These two teams now sit together, unbeaten on two wins, at the top of the women’s Group A.

In the women’s Group B, Scotland beat Latvia by 7-5 while Switzerland beat England by 10-2, and these two teams share the lead in that group, also unbeaten on two wins.

In Men’s Group A, Australia beat Scotland by 7-5 for a third win that puts them into a clear lead in the group, while, in men’s Group B, Germany beat Turkey by 10-2 to share top spot with Switzerland, both on two wins.

In men’s Group C, Norway had a 13-1 win over Croatia to go into a clear lead on two wins, while in Group D, Denmark lead on three wins and no losses, following their 8-1 win over Wales.

For athlete quotes from day two of the World Senior Curling Championships 2018 visit http://www.worldcurling.org/wscc2018/day-two-quotes

Results

WOMEN

Session four: Italy 6-7 Ireland; Sweden 3-5 United States; Australia 4-5 Japan; Russia 1-9 Canada

Session five: Latvia 5-7 Scotland; Finland 9-4 Italy; Japan W-L Poland; Lithuania 5-6 Australia

Session six: New Zealand 5-7 Ireland; Switzerland 10-2 England

MEN

Session five: Ireland 4-3 Latvia

Session six: Hong Kong 3-9 Israel; Italy 7-3 Slovenia; Wales 2-7 New Zealand; Netherlands 1-20 Sweden; Belgium 4-7 France; Switzerland 5-4 Canada

Session seven: Poland 8-12 Japan; Scotland 5-7 Australia

Session eight: Finland 6-4 Russia; Germany 10-2 Turkey; Norway 13-1 Croatia; Denmark 8-1 Wales

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