Curling: Scotland bounce back from first defeat with a win over Czechs

Scotland's Jennifer Dodds and Bruce Mouat bounced back from a shock defeat to Russia as they posted a hard-fought victory over the Czech Republic at the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship in Aberdeen last night.

Scotland's Jen Dodds and Bruce Mouat at the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championships in Aberdeen. Picture: WCF/Celine Stucki

Clearly stung by their 7-6 loss to the Russians, Dodds and Mouat made a flying start against the Czechs. A four at the second end saw the Scots lead 5-0, but they then had to play the full eight ends before eventually prevailing 7-5.

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The result keeps them joint-top of Group A going in to today's double-header with Germany and title contenders Canada.