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Manitoba's Drews Team Earns SIlver at Travelers Nationals

Friday Nov 27 2015

A three-ender on the third end proved to be the undoing of Manitoba's Tyler Drews and his Fort Rouge team in the Saturday final of the national Travelers Club Championship in Ottawa. Tied 1-1 at the time, the Manitobans scored singles on the fourth and fifth ends but down 4-3 was as close as they could get in the last half of the game and they lost 6-4 to Newfoundland-Labrador. The event was an Atlantic Canada sweep as Prince Edward Island won the womens with a 5-3 win over Ontario. Quebec (Men) and Alberta (Women) won the bronze medals.

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Manitoba's Drews Team to Play Saturday Final at Travelers Nationals: Tyler Drews and his Fort Rouge team defeated Nova Scotia 5-3 to advance to the Saturday final of the national Travelers Club Championship. The Manitobans will play Newfoundland-Labrador who defeated Quebec 6-3 in the other semi-final. Both finalist teams finished the round robin on top of their pools with 5-1 records. In the Women's division,  Prince Edward Island (6-2 over Northern Ontario) will play Ontario (7-3 over Alberta).

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Manitoba's Drews Foursome into Semi-Final at Travelers Nationals: Tyler Drews and his Fort Rouge team posted a 5 wins - 1oss round robin record to earn a bye to the semi-final of the national Travelers Club Championship. Team Manitoba plays Nova Scotia on Friday evening. The Manitobans lost their opening game to Yukon (8-6) but went on to win their next five to finish on top of their pool. Yukon finished 4-2. Newfoundland-Labrador topped the other pool, also at 5-1.

Nova Scotia defeated Northern Ontario 7-3 in their quarterfinal while Quebec defeated Yukon 11-2. Quebec had earlier survived a tiebreaker with a 6-4 win over Saskatchewan. Nova Scotia, Quebec and Saskatchewan all finished 4-2 in the round robin behind Newfoundland-Labrador. Behind Manitoba's 5-1, Yukon and Northern Ontario were both at 4-2.

In the Women's division, Manitoba's Marlene Lang team (St.Vital) opened with a 10-4 win over Alberta but then lost four in a row before defeating Northwest Territories (13-3) to finish with a 2 win - 4 loss record. The women's semi-finals feature Northern Ontario- Prince Edward Island and Alberta-Ontario.



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