Sports Playdowns in Espanola SHARE ON: Rosalind Russell, staff Friday, Dec. 13th, 2019 The Northern Ontario Curling Assoication Senior Eastern Curling Playdowns are underway. Enjoy awesome play on the ice all weekend at the Espanola Curling Club. Photo supplied by ECC The Northern Ontario Curling Association Senior Eastern Curling Playdowns started yesterday afternoon and will run throughout the weekend at the Espanola Curling Club. The top 5 teams will move on today in the battle to represent North Ontario in Sturgeon Falls, January 15th to 19th. Gameplay starts at 9:30 this morning.