CONCEPTION BAY SOUTH, N.L. – Rachel Homan has captured her second profession Nationwide title.

The Ottawa skip edged Winnipeg’s Kerri Einarson 4-1 within the remaining Sunday on the fourth cease on the Grand Slam of Curling circuit.

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Homan, the 2015-16 champion, picked up her ninth Grand Slam of Curling title and has back-to-back victories on the circuit after capping an undefeated run on the Tour Problem with a championship final month.

The 29-year-old skip tied veteran Jennifer Jones of Winnipeg for many profession championships within the girls’s collection.

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“It feels actually good. We’ve labored actually arduous this 12 months,” mentioned Homan. “I’m actually proud with my group, with how they performed all week and thru the playoffs. We had a extremely robust run so we’re excited.”

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Homan opened the scoring with a single within the second finish, earlier than tacking on a rating in two straight frames to go up 3-0. She added one other within the sixth and by no means trailed.

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Einarson, who received the Nationwide in 2016-17, broke the shutout with a single within the seventh finish.

Homan, third Emma Miskew, second Joanne Courtney and lead Lisa Weagle earned $30,000 from the $250,000 complete purse and padded their lead within the Cup standings with an extra 12 factors.


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Earlier Sunday, Scotland’s Ross Paterson related on his remaining rock to defeat compatriot Bruce Mouat 4-Three in an additional finish and secured his first Grand Slam of Curling males’s title.

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“It feels unreal. It’s one thing that all of us dream of. You need to be enjoying in Grand Slams,” mentioned Paterson. “We’ve had a breakthrough 12 months and to be on the winner’s board is unimaginable.”

Paterson’s rink – that includes third Kyle Waddell, second Duncan Menzies and lead Michael Goodfellow – collected $30,000 from the $250,000 complete purse for his or her win.

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