Adam Casey

For the Canadian curler, see Adam Casey (curler)
Adam Casey
Adam Casey
Casey playing for Sydney FC in 2008
Personal information
Full name Adam Casey
Date of birth 1 May 1986 (age 32)
Place of birth Sydney, Australia
Height 177 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Winger / Striker
Youth career
Townsville Warriors
2002 ACTAS
2003 AIS
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004 O'Connor Knights 12 (8)
2004–2005 Belconnen 3 (1)
2005–2006 Wollongong Wolves 20 (10)
2006–2007 New Zealand Knights 8 (0)
2007–2010 Sydney FC 13 (3)
2010–2011 North Queensland Fury 9 (0)
2011–2012 Dandaloo FC
2012 Dandenong Thunder 0 (0)
2012 APIA Leichhardt 10 (6)
2013–2014 Rockdale City 4 (0)
2014 Tuggeranong United 8 (0)
National team
2003 Australia U-17 16 (9)
2007 Australia U-23 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 September 2014
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:30, 15 November 2010 (UTC)

Adam Casey (born 1 May 1986 in Sydney, Australia) is an Australian footballer who plays for Tuggeranong United in the National Premier Leagues.

Club career

Born in Sydney, Adam grew up in Canberra and Townsville joining the ACT Academy of Sport program before progressing in 2003 to a place in the Australian Institute of Sport program.[1] On completion of his AIS scholarship, he joined ACT Premier League club O'Connor Knights for the 2004 winter season and as the NSL had wound up removing any national level opportunities, he played at Belconnen Blue Devils for the NSWPL 2004/05 season. The following summer, with Belconnen outed from the competition, Casey moved to Wollongong Wolves for a brief spell before being signed to New Zealand Knights in April 2006.

Adam came on as a second-half substitute in the Knights opening game of 2006-07. In total, he made eight appearances for the club throughout the season although was unable to find the net, a not uncommon problem for Knights players with only eleven goals scored across the team in a disappointing season.

Sydney FC

On 30 January 2007, Casey signed a two-year deal with Sydney FC.[2][3] He played in four matches in Sydney's AFC Champions League 2007 campaign and also made his mark on the scoresheet in a friendly against Marconi Stallions.[4] He signed on another two-year deal under John Kosmina after Branko Culina being let go by the club. Vitezlav Lavicka took the role and he followed up playing six matches during the A-League season and scoring once. Casey agreed to be released 1 year early off his contract and was signed by North Queensland Fury.[5]

North Queensland Fury

Casey made his debut for the Townsville club in their Round 1, 3-3 draw with Perth Glory.[6]

Dandaloo FC

With the demise, and eventual folding of North Queensland Fury due to financial reasons, Casey ended up signing for Illawarra Premier League club Dandaloo FC, joining former A-League players Alvin Ceccoli and Noel Spencer.[7]

Dandenong Thunder SC

Adam signed with Dandenong Thunder from the Victorian Premier League in 2012.

Adam signed with the Rockdale City Suns for the 2013 NSWPL season, joining his former Sydney FC coach Branco Culina at the club.

International career

While at the AIS, he was establishing a place in the Australian U17 squad, scoring six goals in the Joey's 2003 FIFA U-17 World Championship qualification campaign.

Casey was included in the Olyroos squad for a tournament in Vietnam in 2006. He was recalled into the side in May 2007 for 2008 Summer Olympics qualification matches, making an appearance against Jordan.[8]

Honours

With Sydney FC:

References

  1. ^ Whyte, Julia (25 July 2007). "Move to Sydney gives Casey chance to play at home". The Canberra Times. Archived from the original on 3 August 2007. Retrieved 2008-03-20.
  2. ^ "Adam Casey Signs for Sydney". sydneyfc.com. 30 January 2007. Archived from the original on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 2007-02-02.
  3. ^ Taylor, John (31 January 2007). "New deals for Corica and Bolton". Fox Sports. Retrieved 2007-02-02.
  4. ^ Ormond, Aidan (4 April 2007). "Sydney slaughter Stallions". Australian FourFourTwo. Retrieved 2007-06-30.
  5. ^ "Hyundai A-League 2010/11 List of Transfers". A-League. 17 August 2010. Archived from the original on 7 November 2010. Retrieved 19 October 2010.
  6. ^ "Fury pinch a point". A-League. 7 August 2010. Archived from the original on 11 November 2010. Retrieved 19 October 2010.
  7. ^ "Adam Casey signs for Dandaloo". Illawarra Mercury. 23 March 2011. Retrieved 27 March 2011.
  8. ^ "AFC Match Summary - Jordan v Australia, 6 June 2007". Asian Football Confederation. 6 June 2007.

External links

2013 Canadian Open of Curling

The 2013 Canadian Open of Curling was held from November 13 to 17 at Medicine Hat Arena in Medicine Hat, Alberta as part of the 2013–14 World Curling Tour. The event was the second men's Grand Slam event of the season. The event was held in a round robin format, and the purse for the event was CAD$100,000.

2013 The National

The 2013 National was held from January 23 to 27 at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre in Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia. It was the third men's Grand Slam event of the 2012–13 curling season. The purse for the event was CAD$100,000. In the final, Jeff Stoughton defeated a struggling Mike McEwen with a score of 8–2 in six ends.

2014 AMJ Campbell Shorty Jenkins Classic

The 2014 AMJ Campbell Shorty Jenkins Classic was held from September 18 to 21 at the Brockville Country Club in Brockville, Ontario as part of the 2014–15 World Curling Tour. Both the men's and women's events were held in a round robin format. The purse for the men's event was CAD$45,400, while the purse for the women's event was CAD$18,000.On the men's side, the defending Olympic champion Brad Jacobs rink from Sault Ste. Marie defeated the newly formed Adam Casey rink from Charlottetown, to win their second straight "Shorty" title. On the women's side, the Sherry Middaugh rink from Coldwater, Ontario also won their second Shorty title, defeating Scotland's Eve Muirhead to win the event.

2014 Canadian Open of Curling

The 2014 Canadian Open of Curling was held from December 9 to 14 at the Gallagher Centre in Yorkton, Saskatchewan. The Canadian Open was the third men's Grand Slam and the fourth women's Grand Slam of the 2014–15 curling season.

2014 The National (March)

The 2014 Syncrude National was held from March 12 to 16 at the MacDonald Island Park in Fort McMurray, Alberta as part of the 2013–14 World Curling Tour. The event was the third men's Grand Slam event of the season. The event was held in a round robin format, and the purse for the event was CAD$100,000.

2014 The National (November)

The 2014 The National in November was held from November 19 to 23 at the Essar Centre in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario as part of the 2014–15 World Curling Tour. The National was the second men's Grand Slam event of the season.

2014–15 curling season

The 2014–15 curling season begins in August 2014 and will end in May 2015.

Note: In events with two genders, the men's tournament winners will be listed before the women's tournament winners.

2015 GSOC Tour Challenge

The 2015 GSOC Tour Challenge was held from September 8 to 13 at the Paradise Double Ice Complex in Paradise, Newfoundland and Labrador. It was the first Grand Slam event of the 2015–16 curling season for both the men's and women's World Curling Tour.

2015 Meridian Canadian Open

The 2015 Meridian Canadian Open was held from December 8 to 13 at the Gallagher Centre in Yorkton, Saskatchewan. The Canadian Open was the fourth Grand Slam of the 2015–16 curling season.

On the women's side, the Rachel Homan rink from Ottawa continued their dominance, winning their third straight Slam, defeating the Olympic champion Jennifer Jones rink of Winnipeg in the final, 8-7.

On the men's side, the John Epping rink of Toronto won their first career slam as a team (Epping's third), defeating 2006 Olympic champion Brad Gushue of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador 7-4.

2015 PEI Tankard

The 2015 PEI Tankard, the provincial men's curling championship of Prince Edward Island, was held from February 6 to 10 at the Western Community Curling Club in Alberton, Prince Edward Island. The winning Adam Casey team represented Prince Edward Island at the 2015 Tim Hortons Brier in Calgary.

2016 PEI Tankard

The 2016 PEI Tankard, the provincial men's curling championship of Prince Edward Island, was held from January 29 to February 2 at the Charlottetown Curling Complex in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. The winning Adam Casey team represented Prince Edward Island at the 2016 Tim Hortons Brier in Ottawa.

As the Casey rink won all three events (A, B & C), no playoff was required.

2017 SaskTel Tankard

The 2017 SaskTel Tankard, the provincial men's curling championship for Saskatchewan, was held from February 1 to 5 at the Tisdale RecPlex in Tisdale, Saskatchewan. The winning Adam Casey team represented Saskatchewan at the 2017 Tim Hortons Brier in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.

2018 SaskTel Tankard

The 2018 SaskTel Tankard, the provincial men's curling championship for Saskatchewan, was held from January 31-February 4 at the Affinty Place in Estevan, Saskatchewan The winning Steve Laycock team will represent Saskatchewan at the 2018 Tim Hortons Brier in Regina, Saskatchewan.

Adam Casey (curler)

Adam Adrian Casey (born August 28, 1989) is a Canadian curler originally from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

Brad Gushue

Bradley Raymond "Brad" Gushue, ONL (born June 16, 1980) is a Canadian curler from Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador. Gushue, along with teammates Russ Howard, Mark Nichols, Jamie Korab and Mike Adam, represented Canada in curling at the 2006 Winter Olympics, where they won the gold medal by defeating Finland 10–4. He is also the 2017 and 2018 Tim Hortons Brier champion with teammates Mark Nichols, Brett Gallant, and Geoff Walker. Their win in 2017 was Newfoundland and Labrador's first Brier title in 41 years. Gushue and his rink also won 2017 Ford World Men's Curling Championship. At the 2018 Tim Hortons Brier Gushue set a new record for Brier game wins as a skip, breaking a three-way tie with previous record-holders Russ Howard and Kevin Martin.

Catlin Schneider

Catlin Schneider (born October 17, 1991) is a Canadian curler. He currently plays second on Team Matt Dunstone.

Born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Schneider was a two-sport athlete at university, playing both football and curling for the University of Regina. In football, Schneider was a wide receiver. In curling, he skipped the University of Regina curling team at the 2014 CIS/CCA Curling Championships on home ice. There, he led his team of Mathew Ring, Rory McCusker and Brendan Ryan to a 2-5 record, missing the playoffs.

After university, Schneider joined the Brent Gedak team in 2014, throwing third stones on the team. The team played in the 2015 SaskTel Tankard, the Saskatchewan men's provincial championship, but failed to qualify for the playoffs. The next season, Schneider joined the Shaun Meachem team, continuing at third. The team won two tour events that season, the Medicine Hat Charity Classic and the HDF Insurance Shoot-Out and played in one Grand Slam event, the 2016 Humpty's Champions Cup, where the lost all of their games. The team played in the 2016 SaskTel Tankard, making it all the way to final, where they lost to Team Steve Laycock. The next year, the team added Adam Casey from Prince Edward Island to throw last rocks, and eventually took over skipping duties for the rink. The team won the 2017 SaskTel Tankard, qualifying the team to represent the province at the 2017 Tim Hortons Brier. There, the team finished the round robin with a 5-6 record, missing the playoffs. After the Brier, Schneider joined the Morris team to sub in for Rick Sawatsky, who was injured. He played in two slams on Team Morris, losing in a tiebreaker at the 2017 Players' Championship and losing in the quarterfinals of the 2017 Humpty's Champions Cup. Schneider continued to play for the team the next season, playing in the 2017 GSOC Tour Challenge, going 0-4 and at the 2017 Masters of Curling, again going 0-4. The team found more success at the 2017 Canadian Olympic Pre-trials, winning the A event, qualifying the team the right to play at the 2017 Canadian Olympic Curling Trials.

In mixed doubles play, Schneider has played in two Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championships with partner Nancy Martin. They lost in the round of 12 in 2016 and missed the playoffs in 2017.

David Mathers (curler)

David (Dave) "Splash" Mathers (born May 12, 1991) is a Canadian curler from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He currently plays second for the Glenn Howard rink.

Born in Ottawa, Mathers grew up in the Waterloo Region.As a student at Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate and Vocational School, Mathers won the 2007 Ontario Schoolboy Championship, playing second for Andrew Flemming. The following year, he won a Bantam championship playing second for Mike Flemming. Mathers would then move back to Ottawa to attend Algonquin College.

As a junior curler, Mathers played second for the Mathew Camm rink at the 2011 Canadian Junior Curling Championships, representing Ontario. The team lost to Saskatchewan's Braeden Moskowy in the final. That season, they also played in the 2010 Canada Cup of Curling (going 0-5) and the 2011 Players' Championship, Mathers' first Grand Slam event, where they won just one game.

Following his junior career, Mathers was picked up to play lead for the John Epping rink. This team would find immediate success on the World Curling Tour, winning the 2011 AMJ Campbell Shorty Jenkins Classic which was their first event of the season. The team played in the Grand Slams that season, losing in the final of the 2011 World Cup of Curling, failing to qualify at the 2011 BDO Canadian Open and winning the 2012 Players' Championship. Despite their success, the team failed to qualify for the provincial championship that season.

The next season, the team began the season by winning two straight WCT events (the 2012 AMJ Campbell Shorty Jenkins Classic and the 2012 Point Optical Curling Classic). The team entered all four Slams that season, failing to qualify for the playoffs in three of the four events. Their best result was the quarter finals at the 2013 Players' Championship. The team also played at the 2012 Canada Cup of Curling, winning just three games. The team did make it to the provincial championships that season. At the 2013 provincial championship, they lost in the semi-final.

Their relative success over the previous two seasons gave the Epping rink a direct berth to the 2013 Canadian Olympic Curling Trials, just edging out the defending Brier champion Brad Jacobs rink on the CRTS ranking. However, the rink won just one game at the Trials, finishing last. The team did not win any WCT events in the 2013-14 curling season. The team played in two Slams, failing to qualify at the 2013 Masters of Curling and losing in the quarter finals of the 2013 Canadian Open of Curling. The team played at the 2014 provincial championship, but failed to make the playoffs. At the end of the season, the Epping rink dissolved and Mathers joined the Mark Kean team, playing second.

Mathers finally won a provincial championship with Kean in 2015. The team would beat Epping in the final of the 2015 Ontario Tankard. They would represent Ontario at the 2015 Tim Hortons Brier, finishing with a 5-6 record.

Mathers moved to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island for one season, playing for the Adam Casey rink. The team won the 2016 PEI Tankard, and represented Prince Edward Island at the 2016 Tim Hortons Brier, finishing with a 2-9 record. Mathers then moved to Ottawa, joining Team Glenn Howard. The team won the 2017 Ontario Tankard, and represented Ontario at the 2017 Tim Hortons Brier, finishing with a 4-7 record.

PEI Tankard

The PEI Tankard is the Prince Edward Island provincial championship for men's curling. The winner represents Team Prince Edward Island at the Tim Hortons Brier.

Prince Edward Island has had a team in the Brier since 1936.

Shaun Meachem

Shaun Myles Meachem (born October 9, 1979 in Edmonton) is a Canadian curler from Cabri, Saskatchewan.Meachem grew up in Mayerthorpe, Alberta. He played on a number of teams in Alberta before moving to Saskatchewan in 2009. While in Alberta, Meachem won two World Curling Tour events: the Rainbow Cashspiel in 2004, playing lead for Rob Armitage and again in 2005 playing second for Chris Schille.

After moving to Saskatchewan, Meachem begame curling competitively again in 2012, playing third for Max Kirkpatrick. Meachem played in his first Saskatchewan men's provincial at the 2013 SaskTel Tankard, but the Kirkpatrick rink would not make the playoffs. The next season, they again failed to make the playoffs at the 2014 SaskTel Tankard.

Meachem won the 2014 Saskatchewan Mixed Curling Championship with teammates Kelly Wood, Carl deConinck Smith and Kelsey Dutton. They represented the province at the 2014 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship, losing to Ontario's Cory Heggestad in the semifinal.

In 2014 Meachem joined the Drew Heidt rink, throwing fourth stones for the team. They would win one WCT event that season, winning the BV Inn Curling Classic.

At the 2015 SaskTel Tankard the team would miss the playoffs.

In 2015 Meachem formed his own team as skip, with teammates Catlin Schneider, Brady Scharback and Aaron Shutra. The team would win two WCT events in their first season together, the HDF Insurance Shoot-Out and the Medicine Hat Charity Classic. The team went all the way to the finals of the 2016 SaskTel Tankard, where they lost to Steve Laycock. The team qualified for Meachem's first Grand Slam of Curling event, the season-ending 2016 Humpty's Champions Cup.

In 2017, Meachem, along with teammates Adam Casey, Catlin Schneider, and Dustin Kidby defeated Steve Laycock to win the 2017 SaskTel Tankard. Meachem represented Saskatchewan at the 2017 Tim Hortons Brier, where they finished with a 5-6 record.

In 2018, Meachem formed a new team, playing third with teammates Dustin Kalthoff, Bryaden Stewart, and Jared Latos. The team curls out of the Nutana Curling Club in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

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