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Homan beats Einarson at the National for 9th curling Grand Slam title

Ottawa's Rachel Homan defeated Kerri Einarson of Gimli, Man., 4-1 in the women's final of the Grand Slam of Curling National event in Conception Bay South, N.L. on Sunday.

Ross Paterson wins all-Scottish men's final

Team Homan celebrates after capturing its ninth Grand Slam title. (Jeffrey Au/World Curling Federation)

Rachel Homan has captured her second career National title.

The Ottawa skip edged Winnipeg's Kerri Einarson 4-1 in the final Sunday at the fourth stop on the Grand Slam of Curling circuit.

The 29-year-old skip tied veteran Jennifer Jones of Winnipeg for most career championships in the women's series.

Homan opened the scoring with a single in the second end, before tacking on a score in two straight frames to go up 3-0. She added another in the sixth and never trailed.

Watch highlights from Homan's dominant win:

Homan captured her second career National title, defeating Kerri Einarson 4-1in the final. She also ties Jennifer Jones with her ninth Grand Slam title. 0:31

Einarson, who won the National in 2016-17, broke the shutout with a single in the seventh end.

Homan, third Emma Miskew, second Joanne Courtney and lead Lisa Weagle earned $30,000 from the $250,000 total purse and padded their lead in the Cup standings with an additional 12 points.

Watch Paterson top Scottish compatriot Mouat in final:

Scotland's Ross Paterson edged compatriot Bruce Mouat 4-3 in an extra end to win the National for his first career Grand Slam of Curling title. 1:42

Earlier Sunday, Scotland's Ross Paterson connected on his final rock to defeat compatriot Bruce Mouat 4-3 in an extra end and secured his first Grand Slam of Curling men's title.

Paterson's rink — featuring third Kyle Waddell, second Duncan Menzies and lead Michael Goodfellow — collected $30,000 from the $250,000 total purse for their win.

Watch the full National final:

Grand Slam of Curling National men's final between Scotland's Ross Paterson and Bruce Mouat from Conception Bay South, N.L. on CBC. 2:17:08

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