In Brief: weekend sport

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The sportboat class was won by Allen Brown and partners in The Dog’s in 7 hr 59 min and Don Thompson and crew won the sport catamaran trophy in their Hobie 16 Vela Bianca in 8 hr 54 min.

IRC class: 1, Van Diemen (Rob Jenkins); 2, Paper Tiger (Geoffrey Fisher) and 3, Tsunami (Neil MacLachlan).

In the RCH class Filipene (Nick Bailhache) beat Valhalla (Julian Barber) with Loric (Karl Vallois) third.

GOLF: At La Moye GC’s Members’ Day competition on Saturday the team of Kevin Goodbody, Paul O’Toole, Geoff Ramskill and Peter Weaver finished top on 79 points.BOWLS: The Jersey Bowling Association singles knockout competition over the weekend was won by David Le Marquand who beat Rod de Gruchy 21-14.SHOOTING: Fresh from their successful foray at Bisley at the end of July, Mary Norman won the WT Marett Trophy after an excellent second stage score of 105.16 at Crabbé yesterday, with Bruce Horwood in second place just three V-bulls behind.

GOLF: Paul Hatcher had a hole in one on the fourth at Wheatlands GC on Saturday on his way to victory in the Eventus Vase competition.

He finished with 41 points off his 21 handicap with Alan Day second (38 pts, 25 h’cap) and Jason Leaney third (37 pts, h’cap 22).WHIPPET RACING: Apache, owned by Steve Lawson, won the Barbara Robbé Memorial Trophy over a 100 yards course for a remarkable fourth consecutive year.

His son, Jetstream, almost snatched it from him in the final race, but had to settle for second.

Third was Topaz, also Steve Lawson’s, with Mary Herold’s Mr Ed fourth.

The consolation winner was Sue and Richard Slous’ Comanche.

Veteran of the day was Margaret Coxshall’s Laddie.

All proceeds from the meet were donated to the Jersey Schizophrenia Fellowship in memory of the late Barbara Robbé.

GOLF: The winner of the Demi Golf Society’s Captain’s Cup competition played at St Clement on Saturday was Kenny Mitchell with 36 points off his 11 handicap; second was Gary Parsons with 36 pts, h’cap 12; Peter Osment was third with 35 pts, h’cap 15.SHOOTING:Winner of Class A and high gun at Crabbé Clay Pigeon Club’s 50 bird sporting competition yesterday was John de la Haye with 46 ex 50; B class winner was Alex Shakeshaft with 36 ex 50 and C class winner was James Angus with 34 ex 50.

BOWLS: In the St Brelade BC match against Grainville Ladies, St Brelade won by five rinks to one with a 142 to 96 shot difference.GOLF: Victoria Vawser won the Grouse Vase competition at Wheatlands on Saturday, finishing with the lowest gross of 83 with a nett 47 off her 36 handicap.

Second was Bette Trotter, gross 102, nett 57, h’cap 45; third was Pat Creighton, gross 87, nett 61, h’cap 26 and fourth Lynore Hutton, gross 113, nett 68, h’cap 45.BOWLS: Winners of the Sun Bowls Dubois Trophy match yesterday were Tim Knight, Jackie Knight, Eileen Baudains and Winston Turner with eight points and 24 shots.

They beat Ray Le Cornu, Edmund Rabet, Michelle Groom and Pauline Le Brocq who amassed eight and 20.TRIATHLON: Sunday’s triathlon at St Catherine’s was won by Paul Clements in the men’s individual and Melissa Messervy in the women’s individual.SOFTBALL: Results of the games played yesterday were: Itex Falcons 21, AIB Shamrocks 11; CPA 34, Mourant’s Devil’s Advocates 7; Ansbacher Flyers 42, MGs 11CYCLING: The CCC’s Sam Firby was the fastest cyclist around Jersey in the reverse round Island time trial held yesterday.

He finished in a time of 1 hour 08 minutes 06 seconds with club mate Steve Greig second in 1.10.39 and veteran Andy Munns of VSJ third in 1.13.15.GOLF: The Royal Jersey GC hosted the Silver Man Trophy (juniors) Tournament yesterday.

Scratch winner was Ed Peck from Alresford GC with a gross 70, beating Royal Jersey’s Alex Guelpa on countback.

St Clement’s George Farley was third with 71.

In the handicap competition Seb Brown from La Moye GC was top with a nett 63 off a nine handicap, second was Royal Jersey’s Harrison Moore (26) net 63 and third was Royal Jersey’s Sam Wade (19) net 64.

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