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Championship schedule: Nova Scotia men and women in Top 8 at Everest Canadian Curling Seniors

<p>The Nova Scotia women’s seniors team of Colleen Jones, Mary Sue Radford, Kim Kelly and Nancy Delahunt of the Mayflower Curling Club are off to a 1-1 start at the 2016 Everest Canadian seniors curling championships.</p>
<p>The Nova Scotia women’s seniors team of Colleen Jones, Mary Sue Radford, Kim Kelly and Nancy Delahunt of the Mayflower Curling Club are off to a 1-1 start at the 2016 Everest Canadian seniors curling championships.</p>

DIGBY – Both Nova Scotia Seniors curling teams are playing at 9 a.m. Thursday, March 31.

Alan O’Leary and Colleen Jones advanced to the championship round of eight teams at the Everest Canadian Seniors Curling championships underway in Digby since March 28.

Nova Scotia men's schedule

O’Leary and Andrew Dauphinee, Danny Christianson and Harold McCarthy of the Dartmouth Curling Club came out of pool B undefeated and are first seed in the championship pool.

They play Saskatchewan’s Brad Heidt who finished 3-3 in pool A at 9 a.m. March 31.

The Nova Scotia men play Alberta (4-2) next at 4 p.m.

Then April 1, they play Manitoba (4-2) at 10 a.m. and Ontario at 6 p.m.

 -- The Men’s Top 8 --

1. Nova Scotia (O’Leary)

2. Ontario (Cochrane)

3. British Columbia (Ursel)

4. Manitoba (Neufeld)

5. Newfoundland and Labrador (Thomas)

6. Alberta (Lukowich)

7. Prince Edward Island (MacDonald)

8. Saskatchewan (Heidt)

Nova Scotia women's schedule

Jones and Mary Sue Radford, Nancy Delahunt and Kim Kelly finished 5-1 in pool B and are seeded fourth in the championship pool.

Their first game is against Heidi Hanlon of New Brunswick (4-2) at 9 a.m. on March 31.

The Nova Scotia women play Quebec (3-3) at 4 p.m. on March 31 and then Saskatchewan (6-0) on April 1 at 10 a.m. and Alberta (5-1) at 6 p.m.

 -- Women’s Top 8 --

1. Saskatchewan (Anderson)

2. Alberta (King)

3. Newfoundland and Labrador (Cunningham)

4. Nova Scotia (Jones)

5. Ontario (Rizzo)

6. New Brunswick (Hanlon)

7. Quebec (Derick)

8. Prince Edward Island (Dolan)

The semis and finals are Saturday, April 2.

Saturday is also the Everest Ferbey seniors pro am curling game where four lucky senior curlers from across Canada enjoy the chance to play on teams with Randy Ferbey, Jennifer Jones, Brad Jacobs and ‘Iceman’ Al Hackner.

jriley@digbycourier.ca

Alan O’Leary and Colleen Jones advanced to the championship round of eight teams at the Everest Canadian Seniors Curling championships underway in Digby since March 28.

Nova Scotia men's schedule

O’Leary and Andrew Dauphinee, Danny Christianson and Harold McCarthy of the Dartmouth Curling Club came out of pool B undefeated and are first seed in the championship pool.

They play Saskatchewan’s Brad Heidt who finished 3-3 in pool A at 9 a.m. March 31.

The Nova Scotia men play Alberta (4-2) next at 4 p.m.

Then April 1, they play Manitoba (4-2) at 10 a.m. and Ontario at 6 p.m.

 -- The Men’s Top 8 --

1. Nova Scotia (O’Leary)

2. Ontario (Cochrane)

3. British Columbia (Ursel)

4. Manitoba (Neufeld)

5. Newfoundland and Labrador (Thomas)

6. Alberta (Lukowich)

7. Prince Edward Island (MacDonald)

8. Saskatchewan (Heidt)

Nova Scotia women's schedule

Jones and Mary Sue Radford, Nancy Delahunt and Kim Kelly finished 5-1 in pool B and are seeded fourth in the championship pool.

Their first game is against Heidi Hanlon of New Brunswick (4-2) at 9 a.m. on March 31.

The Nova Scotia women play Quebec (3-3) at 4 p.m. on March 31 and then Saskatchewan (6-0) on April 1 at 10 a.m. and Alberta (5-1) at 6 p.m.

 -- Women’s Top 8 --

1. Saskatchewan (Anderson)

2. Alberta (King)

3. Newfoundland and Labrador (Cunningham)

4. Nova Scotia (Jones)

5. Ontario (Rizzo)

6. New Brunswick (Hanlon)

7. Quebec (Derick)

8. Prince Edward Island (Dolan)

The semis and finals are Saturday, April 2.

Saturday is also the Everest Ferbey seniors pro am curling game where four lucky senior curlers from across Canada enjoy the chance to play on teams with Randy Ferbey, Jennifer Jones, Brad Jacobs and ‘Iceman’ Al Hackner.

jriley@digbycourier.ca

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