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They may meet again in the Canadian women’s curling championship playoffs, but the intense on-ice battles between Rachel Homan and Jennifer Jones are coming to an end.

Homan beat Jones 7-5 at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts on Tuesday night in an entertaining tussle of tough, tight shots befitting a pair of skips with nine national titles between them.

It became a heavily marketed matchup when Curling Canada declared last spring that Homan and Jones had pre-qualified for this year’s Hearts based on their Canadian rankings.

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Six-time champ Jones has said this season will be her last in team curling, although she’ll continue in mixed doubles with her husband Brent Laing.

Homan had to beat Jones in the 2013 final to win her first of her three Hearts crowns.

“You know that it’s going to be a good game and a battle right to the end, right down to the last inch there,” Homan said. “It’s going to be weird to not have …

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