Tag Archives: Shannon Birchard

Tag Archives: Shannon Birchard

Canada’s Jones and Koe win Curling World Cup Grand Final

May 12, 2019

Canada’s Jennifer Jones and Kevin Koe ended their seasons on high notes by topping the competition in the women’s and men’s events at the Curling World Cup Grand Final in Beijing. Both teams ensured their victories thanks to some timely steals throughout the day. The Canadian team of Laura Walker and Kirk Muyres finished second overall in the mixed doubles competition.

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Koe, Jones and Walker/Muyres advance to finals at Curling World Cup

May 11, 2019

Canada will have the chance to win all three competitions – men’s, women’s and mixed doubles – at the Curling World Cup Grand Final in Beijing. Kevin Koe, Jennifer Jones and Laura Walker/Kirk Muyres will play in their respective finals after finishing the round robin on Saturday.

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Canadian teams honed in on finals at Curling World Cup

May 10, 2019

Canada’s output was strong at the Curling World Cup Grand Final on Friday. The five teams wearing the Maple Leaf combined for seven wins out of a possible eight wins and left some teams in favourable position to qualify for Sunday’s final.

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Koe finding his groove at Curling World Cup Grand Final

May 9, 2019

Canada’s men’s, women’s and mixed doubles teams produced five out a possible nine wins on Thursday at the Curling World Cup Grand Final in Beijing, including a two-win day for Kevin Koe.

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Jones dismantles Japan on opening day of World Cup Grand Final

May 8, 2019

Team Jennifer Jones made its debut at the Curling World Cup in Beijing on Wednesday and, naturally, the team fit right in with a convincing opening-day victory. It was one of the highlights during a day where Canada picked up two out a possible five wins.

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Five Canadian teams hit the ice for World Cup Grand Final in Beijing

May 7, 2019

There will be five Canadian entries chasing late-season success when the inaugural Curling World Cup campaign comes to a close this week in Beijing.

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MQFT with Shannon Birchard

December 4, 2018

This week, John sits down with Shannon Birchard, the Scotties and World Champion and two-time Canadian Junior finalist from Winnipeg, Man. Shannon is currently playing on the “all skips” foursome of Kerri Einarson, Val Sweeting, Briane Meilleur, and herself, and they’ve had a ton of success on the World Curling Tour thus far. They’ll be competing in the Canada Cup in early December in Estevan, Sask.

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Curlers honoured at 2018 Canadian Sport Awards

September 20, 2018

Canadian curling stars were big winners at the 2018 Canadian Sport Awards on Thursday night in Ottawa.

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History in the making in North Bay

April 10, 2018

A reflection by Katherine Henderson, CEO, Curling Canada A few weeks ago, on a Sunday afternoon, I found my seat to watch two gold medal teams face off at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship in North Bay, Ont. Jennifer Jones and Anna Hasselborg, both intact gold medal Olympic teams, going head to head in front of record numbers of fans; history was being made.

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Manitoba sub super in Scotties debut

January 28, 2018

PENTICTON, B.C. – Shannon Birchard was 10 years old sitting in her Winnipeg home when she watched Jennifer Jones make an incredible walk-off, in-off shot to score four for her first Scotties Tournament of Hearts title in 2005.

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Scotland, Birchard win women’s tiebreakers at Home Hardware Road to the Roar

November 11, 2017

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. — Nadine Scotland and Shannon Birchard won playoff tiebreakers in the wee hours of Saturday morning at Credit Union Place to stay alive at the 2017 Home Hardware Road to the Roar Pre-Trials.

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Pre-Trials teams in fine form with weekend triumphs

September 26, 2017

The Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings is the most anticipated event of this curling season. All the qualified teams have planned their seasons with the hope that they peak at just the right time, and earn the right to represent Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics. It was the yet-to-qualify teams who were putting on a show this past weekend on the World Curling Tour.

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Junior Athlete Q&A: Shannon Birchard

November 4, 2013

If the name Shannon Birchard sounds familiar, there’s a very good reason for that! Birchard is most well-known for skipping Team Manitoba to a second place-finish at last year’s M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Championships in Fort McMurray, Alta., losing a close final to B.C’s Corryn Brown.

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Inside Junior Curling: Chatting with the Canadian Junior Champions

February 15, 2013

It’s been less than a week since Corryn Brown and Matt Dunstone won the women’s and men’s titles at the M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Curling Championships, and the two young skips are still in awe… and a little bit of shock. You can’t miss the emotion in their voices when they are asked how it feels to be the newest junior champs.

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B.C. captures Canadian Junior Women’s gold

February 10, 2013

Corryn Brown has ended a quarter-century of frustration for British Columbia at the M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships.

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