Strathcona Cup

Canadian Tour of Scotland

​Visit to Kelso

Wednesday 31st January 2018



The Men's Canadian Curling team visited Kelso on Wednesday 31st January

as part of their Scottish Tour and Border male curlers played 2 games.

Participating curlers enjoyed:


A Morning Session

Meet and greet the tour with a

coffee and a dram of brandy

an 8 end game with a dram at 4 ends

 and a light lunch

Afternoon Session

Played an 8 end game with a dram at 4 ends

Evening dinner with entertainment

The results of the games were very even with 2 wins each on each session and 3 shots up for the Scots at each session making a win of 6 shots.

Each player also received

Souvenir Tour Brochure and a Tour Pin



The undernoted were selected to play

Selected teams for the Morning Game – Package 1 (which included lunch)

Jim Lawson              James Stark              John Stevenson                Colin Martin

Graeme Wilson           Stuart Craig                Graeme Baxter                    Paul Jess

James Dixon               Alistair Hodge              Philip Dixon                        Tim Price

Willie Johnston           Luigi Massari               George Whiteford                 Dave Prentice


Selected teams for the Afternoon Game – Package 2 (which included dinner)

Michael Sutherland  Jim Cullen                 Keith Prentice                   James Dixon (ac)

Andrew Reed              Bill Byers                    Bruce Porteous                    Gary Craig

John Hodge                Oliver Stark                 Roddy McLean                     Robert Walker

Colin Stirling              Tommy Hinnigan          Frank Forrest                       Bert Duncan

Thanks to those in italics, who stood in as reserves due to original players taking Ozzie Flue!!

If you would like to see the official score sheets click on the links below

Morning Game

Afternoon Game

Loads of info on the Canadian Strathcona Cup Site

Evening Dinner

Thanks to all who attended the dinner after an

enjoyable day with the Canadian Touring Team.


Smoked Trout and Chive Pate
Pickled vegetables, Granary Bread Crisps & Peashoot Garni
Garlic Scented Roasted Lamb
served with Rosemary Jus
Fondant Potatoes
Thyme Roast Root Vegetables
Chocolate Ganache and Walnut Tart
Drambuie Ice Cream & Honeycomb
Petit Four

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