Kelly Wood with Jackie Lockhart, Lorna Vevers and Lindsay Wood will represent Scotland at the European Championships in Fussen in December. Team Wood beat Edith Loudon, Mairi Milne, Katie Loudon and Judith Marshall 8-5 in their third game this afternoon. It made it a clean sweep over three games in their playdown at Perth.
In the men's qualifying competition David Murdoch hit to stay to beat Warwick Smith in an extra end of the fourth round of games. Murdoch has three wins, Smith and Brewster have two, Muirhead one. Two more rounds to go (tomorow, Sunday).
Top: L-R Lindsay Wood, Lorna Vevers, Jackie Lockhart and Kelly Wood. Photo by Bob Cowan.
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