Photos: Memories from the 2005, 1999 Brier in Edmonton

 

A collection of captured men's curling moments from the previous two Brier championships that have come to Edmonton in 2005 and 1999.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">The Brier Tankard sits on display during the semifinal match between Nova Scotia skip Shawn Adams and Randy Dutiaume of Manitoba at Rexall Place on Saturday March 12, 2005. Adams beat Dutiaume to move onto the final draw against Alberta's Randy Ferbey for the Brier Tankard on Sunday.</div>
 

The Brier Tankard sits on display during the semifinal match between Nova Scotia skip Shawn Adams and Randy Dutiaume of Manitoba at Rexall Place on Saturday March 12, 2005. Adams beat Dutiaume to move onto the final draw against Alberta's Randy Ferbey for the Brier Tankard on Sunday.

Photograph by: Jason Scott, Edmonton Journal

 
<div id="page1">The Brier Tankard sits on display during the semifinal match between Nova Scotia skip Shawn Adams and Randy Dutiaume of Manitoba at Rexall Place on Saturday March 12, 2005. Adams beat Dutiaume to move onto the final draw against Alberta's Randy Ferbey for the Brier Tankard on Sunday.</div>
Brier curlers test their skills during the hot shots competition on Friday. They start with 48 curlers, and today the final eight will compete the winner at the 1999 LABATT Brier in Edmonton.
Blue nose Nova Scotia fans enjoy the second draw of the Canadian Mens curling championships.
Nova Scotia skip Shawn Adams defeated Randy Dutiaume of Manitoba in the semi-final game at Rexall Place on Saturday March 12, 2005. Adams plays Alberta's Randy Ferbey on Sunday.
Ahoy, mateys! Die-hard bluenoser Carole MacLean would love all the fans to cast their anchors behind Nova Scotia's Shawn Adams. However, Adams had a rough go against Manitoba in the morning draw on Wednesday, losing 10-8 at the 2005 Edmonton Brier day five at Rexall Place on March 9, 2005.
Quebec Skip Guy Hemmings, left, encourages his sweepers while Sakatchewan skip Gerald Shymko watches over his shoulder during the 1999 Brier semifinal in Edmonton.
Randy Ferbey points to Alberta lead Marcel Rocque as they fool around for the camera during the Canadian Brier taking place at Rexall Place onMarch 8, 2005.
Three-time winner Matt Baldwin throws the ceremonial first rock during the opening cerimonies of the 1999 LABATT Brier in Edmonton Edmonton.
The "Rock Heads," from left to right, Ian Heron, Vince Proseilo and Derek Krahn rock on during the final of the 1999 LABATT Brier in Edmonton.
Skip Jeff Stoughton raises the tankard in celebration after his Manitoba rink captured the 1999 Brier in Edmonton.
New Brunswick's Russ Howard shouts during a play against Nova Scotia at the 1999 Brier in Edmonton.
The normally sedate Manitoba skip Jeff Stoughton took an imaginery swig from the Tankard Sunday at the 1999 LABATT Brier in Edmonton.
Orest Peech, in front of Ken Howard, went 0-11, but still said the Brier was the best experience of his life at the 1999 LABATT Brier in Edmonton.
Body Language says it all. Quebec skip Guy Hemmings reacts after missing a big shot in the sixth end of the 1999 LABATT Brier in Edmonton.
Alberta skip Randy Ferbey and his team defeated Manitoba during this quarter-final game at the Brier on Friday, March 11, 2005.
Guy Hemmings' fans Clayton Starko, left, and Stephen Sendziak know how to have a good time at the 1999 Brier.
Junior curlers from Fort Assiniboine liven up the Brier atmosphere at the Skyreach Centre with a little face paint during the 1999 LABATT Brier in Edmonton.
The Brier tankard is held by team Alberta's Marcel Rocque, Scott Pfeifer, Dave Nedohin and Randy Ferbey after defeating Nova Scotia 5-4 in the 2005 men's curling championshps at Rexall Place.
A young curling fan from St. Albert takes in Brier action at 1999 LABATT Brier in Edmonton.
A colourful Brier fan enjoys the 2005 men's curling championships at Rexall Place.
Quebec's skip Jean-Michel Menard stand in front of his cheering fans during his match versus Nova Scotia in the page playoffs at the 2005 Edmonton Brier at Rexall Place.
Curlers in action in the morning draw at the Edmonton Brier at Rexall Place on March 7 2005.
Skip Randy Ferbey seems to not like something on the ice during the match between Alberta versus Saskatchewan at the 2005 Edmonton Brier at Rexall Place. Alberta won 9-8 in 11 ends.
The Brier faithful watch the final brier game between Alberta's team Ferbey and Nova Scotia team Adams.
The Alberta team (left to right) coach Brian Moore, Dan Holowaychuk, Marcel Rocque, Scott Pfeifer, David Nedohin and Randy Ferbey celebrate Alberta's 5-4 win at the 2005 Brier final between Alberta and Nova Scotia.
Quebec skip Jean-Michel Menard throws his arms in the air, not too happy with his shot in the 9th end of the Nova Scotia (dark blue) versus Quebec (white) in the page playoffs at the 2005 Edmonton Brier at Rexall Place.
Curling, It's a Canadian game that attracts a 'special' breed of folks. A crowd of 10,000 is n hand to cheer curlers at the 2005 Brier opening cerimonies on Saturday March 5.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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