The Courier & Advertiser (Perth and Perthshire Edition)
Muirhead to face rival for quarter-final spot
Perthshire curler Eve Muirhead and her team face a rematch with another old rival following two narrow defeats at the Champions Cup in Calgary.
Opening Pool B victories over Olympic gold medallist Anna Hasselborg and world champion Silvana Tirinzoni put them on course for the knockout stages, but losses to
Canadians Jennifer Jones (5-7) and Tracy Fleury (6-7) left the Scots as one of four teams with an identical 2-2 record.
To secure their quarterfinal spot, they must now win a tie-breaker against Satsuki Fujisawa’s Japanese rink, which famously defeated them in a tense bronze medal play-off at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Korea.