Ross Paterson and team win opening two matches at European Curling Championships

Team Paterson are representing Scotland at the European Championships. Left to right are Michael Goodfellow, Duncan Menzies, Kyle Waddell and skip Ross Paterson (pic: Scottish Curling)
Team Paterson are representing Scotland at the European Championships. Left to right are Michael Goodfellow, Duncan Menzies, Kyle Waddell and skip Ross Paterson (pic: Scottish Curling)

Kirkintilloch curler Ross Paterson got off to a winning start in his bid to lead his team to European Championship glory in Sweden.

Team Paterson - comprising Kyle Waddell, Duncan Menzies, Michael Goodfellow and skip Ross - won their opening two round-robin games in Helsingborg on Saturday.

They defeated Norway 10-4 in their opener and followed that up with a 7-5 win over Italy.

Next up for the Scots, on Sunday afternoon, is a match against Russia.