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Langley rink beats Sparkes to take Ralph Haney Trophy

Bob Goodin of the Haney Masters league delivers a rock in the weekend bonspiel. - Tim Fitzgerald
Bob Goodin of the Haney Masters league delivers a rock in the weekend bonspiel.
— image credit: Tim Fitzgerald

Craig Nixon’s rink from Langley grabbed a narrow 6-5 extra-end victory over favourite Bernie Sparkes in the Haney Master Bonspiel, held on the weekend at Golden Ears Winter Club.

Nixon drew down to the button on his last rock to edge Sparkes in the final game of the three-day bonspiel.

The event featuring 24 teams from thoughout the Lower Mainland. Sparkes, a three-time Brier champion, had a chance to win the game in the eighth end, but his takeout shot rolled out and gave Nixon the chance he needed to secure the championship.

Nixon ended up with a 5-0 record in the Master’s bonspiel and secured the 55th annual Ralph Haney Trophy.

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