Tag Archives: Shannon Birchard

Tag Archives: Shannon Birchard

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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Manitoba women clinch playoff spot at Canadian Juniors

February 6, 2013

FORT McMURRAY, Alta. — Shannon Birchard’s Manitoba champs show no signs of letting up at the 2013 M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships.

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Manitoba teams shine in early Juniors showdowns

February 4, 2013

FORT McMURRAY, Alta. — Manitoba teams swept to a pair of impressive wins in early showdowns Monday morning at the M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships.

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Manitoba women continue hot early pace at Canadian Juniors

February 3, 2013

FORT McMURRAY, Alta. — A year after winning a silver medal at the M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Curling Championships, Manitoba skip Shannon Birchard is taking nothing for granted.

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