Results

November 2019

Pacific-Asia Curling Championships – Men’s and Women’s

November 2-9, 2019 – The Australian Men’s and Women’s teams competed in the Pacific-Asia Curling Championships in Shenzen, China.  The event website is https://worldcurling.org/events/pacc2019 

The Men’s Team of Sean Hall, Dean Hewitt, Tanner Davis, Jay Merchant and Matthew Millikin finished in 6th place with a 4 wins and 5 losses record, and failed to qualify for the World Championships.

The Women’s Team of Lauren Wagner, Jennifer Westhagen, Kristen Tsourlenes and Carlee Millikin finished in 6th place with a record of 2 wins and 5 losses.

 

October 2019

World Mixed Curling Championships

The World Mixed Curling Championships occurred from October 12 in Aberdeen, Scotland.  The event website is https://worldcurling.org/events/wmxcc2019

The Australian team of Hugh Millikin, Kim Forge, Steve Johns and Anne Powell finished in 26th place with a 3 wins and 4 losses record.

August 2019

National Men’s, Women’s and Senior Men’s Curling Championships

A few disciplines for the Australian National Championships took place in Naseby, New Zealand.  The champion teams are:

Women:  The team of Lauren Wagner, Anne Powell, Kristen Tsourlenes and Carlee Millikin won the final in a high scoring game 11-7.

Men:  The team of Sean Hall, Dean Hewitt, Tanner Davis, Jay Merchant won the final in a very close battle 8-7.

Senior Men:  The team of Hugh Millikin, Steve Johns, James Boyd and Hamish Lorraine-Smith won the final with a score of 7-4.

June 2019

National Mixed Doubles and Mixed Curling Championships

The champion teams are:

Mixed Doubles:  The team of Dean Hewitt and Tahli Gill won the Mixed Doubles tournament to qualify them for the World Championships in April, 2020 in Kelowna, Canada where Olympic points can be earned.

Mixed:  The team of Hugh Millikin, Kim Forge, Steve Johns and Anne Powell won the Mixed Curling tournament to qualify them for the World Championships in Scotland in October.

April 2019

World Mixed Doubles  Championships

The team of Dean Hewitt and Tahli Gill finished the World Championships with a very strong performance in 4th place.  This qualifies Australia directly to the World Mixed Curling Championships in 2020 where the top 16 countries from the previous year are granted a spot automatically.

January 2018

World Junior B Curling Championships – Men

The WJBCC occurred in Lohja, Finland in early January. The Australian team of Mitchell Thomas, Matt Millikin, Jordan Ensinger, Nicholas Hurford, Jonathan Imlah and coach Matt Panoussi finished 20th out of 23 countries.

China (Gold), Russia (Silver) and Germany (Bronze) all qualified for the World Junior Curling Championships later in the year at Aberdeen, Scotland – 3-10 March, 2018.

Full details on the event website www.worldcurling.org/wjcc2018/wjcc2018-Junior-B

World Junior B Curling Championships – Women

The WJBCC occured in Lohja, Finland – with the top 3 countries qualifying for the World Junior Curling Championships later in the year at Aberdeen, Scotland. The team of Tahli Gill, Samantha Jeffs, Ivy Militano, Kirby Gill, Jayna Gill and coach Lyn Gill finished 20th out of 22 countries.

China (Gold), Turkey (Silver) and Norway (Bronze) all qualified for the World Junior Curling Championships later in the year at Aberdeen, Scotland – 3-10 March, 2018

Full details on the event website www.worldcurling.org/wjcc2018/wjcc2018-Junior-B

November 2017

Pacific-Asia Curling Championships – Men

The Australian Mens team of Dean Hewitt, Ian Palangio, Jay Merchant, Hugh Millikin, Christopher Ordog and coach Archie Merchant finished the Round Robin section of the tournament with a record of 7-1 to qualify for the playoffs in 2nd place.

The winner of the 3 medals qualify for the World Curling Championships in April in Las Vegas, USA.

The semi-final versus China went to an extra end with China emerging victorious literally by an inch to qualify for the Gold Medal game and the World Championships.

The Aussies had a second chance to qualify for Worlds, and lined up against Japan in the Bronze medal game.  Japan was the only loss for Australia during the round robin.  Japan led the way the entire Bronze medal game delegating the Aussies to finish the tournament in 4th place out of 9 countries, without a ticket to the Worlds.

Full details on the event website: www.worldcurling.org/pacc2017

Pacific-Asia Curling Championships – Women

The Australian Womens team of Helen Williams, Kim Forge, Ashleigh Street, Michelle Fredericks Armstrong, Anne Powell and coach Bob Armstrong finished the Round Robin section of the tournament with a record of 0-10 in 6th place.  They did not qualify for the semi-finals.

Full details on the event website: www.worldcurling.org/pacc2017

Australian Mixed Doubles National Championships

Mother and Son duo Lynn and Dean Hewitt played extremely strong all tournament and bested the 15 other teams undefeated to qualify for the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championships in Oestersund, Sweden – March 2018.  This will be Dean and Lynn’s 2nd WMDCC.  www.worldcurling.org/wmdcc2018

Australian Seniors National Championships

Women:  There was one entry for the Senior women – the National team is Sandy Gagnon, Lyn Corby, Jenny Riordan and Ellen Weir.  They will be representing Australia at the World Seniors Women Curling Championships in Oestersund, Sweden in March 2018.  www.worldcurling.org/wscc2018

Men:  In a best 3 out of 5 series between 2 entries, the team of Hugh Millikin, John Theriault, Steve Johns, and Geoff Davis won the Championships, and the right to represent Australia at the 2018 World Senior Men Curling Championships in Oestersund, Sweden in March 2018.  www.worldcurling.org/wscc2018