Long journey from Grand Forks, North Dakota, but the Scottish team was in good form as they got back into Edinburgh today. World silver medals prominently displayed, David Murdoch, Graeme Connal, Peter Smith, Euan Byers and fifth Peter Loudon were nevertheless disappointed that it was not gold round their necks. Mark of true champions that second best is not good enough! I'm impressed.
Still, first in Europe, Scottish Champions, and now second in the world, is quite a season's accomplishment. Very well done to the team. Scottish curling is proud of you!
L-R: Peter Loudon, David Murdoch, Graeme Connal, Peter Smith and Euan Byers. Photo by Bob.
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