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2 Girls and a Game - Curling Podcast

Our show about Curling reflects our insights and observations about our favourite game, the athletes and their stories during the biggest competitions.
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Now displaying: March, 2020

Our show about Curling reflects our insights and observations about our favourite game, the athletes and their stories during the biggest competitions. 

Mar 30, 2020

In the 24th Episode (Season 5) Mary beings with a "Did you Notice" segment which focuses on what has been happening since the social distancing and Pandemic concerns began.  Lori and Mary discuss all the latest new team formations that have been announced.  The girls chat about what everyone is doing to pass the time and still get a curling fix including watching old curling games online and Mary observes the many changes.  Lori and Mary run through a team building exercise: Start, Stop and Continue to see if they should continue with the podcast.  Lori challenges Mary to a musical game with songs that have a theme based on what's happening in the world right now.  Wishing everyone good health and safety.  Thank you to HardLine, CurlingZone and JetIce for sponsoring this episode, please enjoy!

Mar 21, 2020

In the 23rd Episode (Season 5) Lori and Mary catch up on COVID-19, self isolation, the impacts it is causing and how the curlers are dealing with it.  With all the teams storming and forming during the last week, the girls break down the biggest changes in the curling world: Wilkes moving to Homan, Weagle moving to Jones as a 5th player, Morris in and Flasch out on Team Koe, Forrest stepping back from Gunnlaughson and Carey still a free agent.  Hoping this episode finds all the listeners safe and healthy.  It is sponsored by JetIce, HardLine and CurlingZone, please enjoy!

Mar 16, 2020

In the 22nd Episode (Season 5) Mary and Lori are joined by journalists Gregory Strong and Ted Wyman who both cover curling here in Canada.  The four do a round table conversation about all of latest curling topics: impact of COVID-19, late cancellation of the Women's World Championship, Team Homan taking Lisa Weagle out of the lineup moving forward, Brier and Scotties format and favourite moments, 8 vs 10 ends, how curling scandals stack up to the other sports they cover and the state of the game here in Canada.  Thank you to HardLine, CurlingZone and JetIce for sponsoring this episode, please enjoy!

Mar 9, 2020

In the 21st Episode (Season 5) Lori and Mary make a road trip to Kingston to watch the final 4 days at the Brier.  The girls discuss the final game where Team Gushue (NFLD) won their 3rd Brier title, Team Bottcher's (Alberta) 3rd silver medal performance, Team Dunstone's (Sask) great run, how only 1 team was eliminated after the round robin and all the tiebreakers.  They also discuss the great job Kingston did hosting the Brier, the famous Patch, morning classes and so many great stories from their time there.  The girls also do a "Behind the Glass" interview with TSN legend Vic Rauter.  Thank you to HardLine, CurlingZone and JetIce for sponsoring their episode, please enjoy! 

Mar 3, 2020

In the 20th episode (Season 5) Lori and Mary discuss the opening weekend at the Brier in Kingston.  Some of the topics include: the wildcard game and result, the girls make their picks on who will win the Brier, are the pools more equally distributed than at the Scotties, TSN featuring more than only the elite teams and some wild finishes in the games.  The girls have some fun with "have you noticed" and a new calendar pick.  On a somber note, Lori and Mary discuss the plane crash and the 20th anniversary of Sandra Schmirler's passing.  Thank you to JetIce, HardLine and CurlingZone for sponsoring this episode, please enjoy!

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