Statement from the World Curling Federation
In the Men’s Round-Robin Session 3 on Sunday 17 November, England were awarded a win over Norway, who contravened the Rules of Curling rule C3(g) relating to the use of a brush by a substitute, resulting in Norway forfeiting the game.
Rule C3 (g)
“If an alternate player comes into a game, that player must use the brush head of the player being replaced. Penalty: If a new brush head is brought into the game, the team will forfeit the game.”