Team Canada faces ‘strong field’ at curling worlds, says Gallant (CBC PEI)

P.E.I. curler Brett Gallant says the Canadian team will have to be sharp to compete in a balanced field at the World Curling Championship, starting this weekend in Edmonton.

Brett Gallant (right) consults with Newfoundland and Labrador skip Brad Gushue at the 2016 Brier. The team won the Brier at home in 2017. (CP)

Gallant is the second on the Brad Gushue rink that won the Brier earlier this month.Gallant said Sweden is having a particularly good year, but there will be no easy wins.

“It’s a really strong field. It’s quite a balanced field. We’re going to have to be sharp every game,” he said.

‘We’ve played a lot of these teams.’– Brett Gallant

“To represent Canada, It’s basically the strongest curling country there is going back, basically forever. Any chance you have a chance to represent Canada it means a whole lot.”

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