Tag Archives: Joanne Courtney (page 2)

Tag Archives: Joanne Courtney

Canada clinches berth in Page 1-2 playoff

March 22, 2017

BEIJING — The first box has been checked off for Team Canada at the 2017 CPT World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada.

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Canada turns back Scots to maintain perfect pace

March 21, 2017

BEIJING — Another nearly flawless performance from Rachel Homan’s Ottawa team has Team Canada on the verge of a playoff spot at the 2017 CPT World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada.

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Canada hangs on for win over South Korea

March 21, 2017

BEIJING — A sixth straight victory has preserved Canada’s position on top of the standings at the 2017 CPT World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada.

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Canada wins showdown with Switzerland

March 20, 2017

BEIJING — Team Canada’s Rachel Homan is at the top of the pack at the 2017 CPT World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada.

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Canada holds off stubborn U.S. to remain perfect

March 20, 2017

BEIJING — It was a grind, but it was also a win, and that was all that counted for Canada’s Rachel Homan and her Ottawa team on a smoggy Monday morning in Beijing.

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Canada wins thriller over Russia to remain unbeaten

March 19, 2017

BEIJING — Team Canada passed its first major test of the 2017 CPT World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada, with flying colours on Sunday afternoon.

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Canada completes opening day sweep at World Women’s

March 18, 2017

BEIJING — Playing at a world women’s curling championship is nothing new for three members of Team Canada.

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Canada wins opener with Ambassador in stands

March 18, 2017

BEIJING — With Canada’s Ambassador to China looking on, Team Canada put on a show to open the 2017 CPT World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada.

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World Women’s Championship opens Saturday in Beijing

March 15, 2017

Rachel Homan and her Ottawa team will be looking to complete their world championship medal collection with a gold, beginning later this week in Beijing.

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Ontario claims Scotties gold

February 27, 2017

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. – Ontario’s Rachel Homan is back on top of Canadian women’s curling, but it was far from easy.

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MQFT with Colin Hodgson

February 9, 2017

This week, John sits down with Colin Hodgson, lead for Reid Carruthers, co-owner of Dynasty Curling Apparel, and all-around good guy. It’s been quite the year for Team Carruthers, as they won two events – the Home Hardware Canada Cup and World Financial Group Continental Cup – a month apart from each other and sealed their berth in the 2017 Olympic Trials.

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Fundraising calendar returns with a glamorous look

October 11, 2016

The glamour is back in one of curling’s most unique fundraising initiatives. After a few years’ absence, the Women of Curling calendar is making its return for 2017, featuring some of the sport’s most familiar faces and showing their beauty away from the curling rink.

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MQFT with Joanne Courtney

January 26, 2016

This week, John sits down with Joanne Courtney, two-time Scotties Tournament of Hearts participant who has medalled in both of her appearances, pulling down a silver in 2014 with Val Sweeting, and then a bronze in 2015 with her current team, skipped by Rachel Homan. Courtney made waves when she left Sweeting for Homan’s team, but the move has appeared to pay off as Homan’s rink has been on fire this season, winning three of four Grand Slams (losing the other in the final), and grabbing the first berth in the 2017 Olympic Trials by virtue of their Canada Cup ...

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Team Homan captures Home Hardware Canada Cup women’s title

December 6, 2015

Rachel Homan is off to Las Vegas next month, But, even better, she and her team get to stay home in Ottawa in early December 2017. Homan avenged a loss to Edmonton/s Val Sweeting in the championship game of the 2014 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Meridian Manufacturing, by beating the Edmonton team 8-7 in an extra end in the 2015 final in Grande Prairie, Alta., on Sunday. The victory meant Homan’s team of third Emma Miskew, second Joanne Courtney, lead Lisa Weagle and coach Marcel Rocque picked up $24,000 for winning their sixth event of the season — ...

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Courtney adjusting to life with Team Homan

October 9, 2014

At age 25, Joanne Courtney has already handled most of the high pressure situations in competitive curling. She’s played in the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings, and countless other high-level events. But this season, she’s facing a new challenge: being the new girl.

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