Weekend sport in brief

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Richard Benest won the two-stage shoot with 299.44.

Colin Mallett placed second on 298.35 with Harris third on 297.39.

SHOOTING Jersey beat Guernsey The Jersey Rifle Club has won their Astor qualifier shoot after beating Guernsey by six points this weekend to make the final at Bisley.

Coached by Colin Mallett and Bruce Horwood, the JRC scored 624 ex 630, CYCLING Tanguy top Vélo Sport Jersey rider Richard Tanguy won the round-the-Island time trial yesterday finishing in one hour, 11 minutes and 25 seconds.

Second and first veteran was Caesarean’s Cycling Club’s Mike Harris who finished eight seconds behind.

CCC’s Gary de Gruchy, another veteran, was third overall in 1.13.54.

First junior and lady were Chris Seviour (CCC, 1.17.51) and ‘Jim’ Davis (VSJ, 1.22.05) respectively.

MOTORSPORT Walker gets the points Jersey racing driver James Walker finished in the points, in sixth place after starting 12th on the grid, in the latest round of the British F3 International Series over a street circuit in Pau, France yesterday.

GOLF Dave’s delight Dave Le Monnier won the Demi Golf Society’s June Medal at St Clement’s Golf Club yesterday.

Le Monnier took first place with a net score of 56, off 19 handicap, pushing Jeff Wright, off 17 handicap, into second spot on 58 points.

CROQUET Super Sowerby Richard Sowerby defeated Doreen Burrow 7-6 to win the Jersey Croquet Club’s golf croquet tournament played at Les Quennevais over the weekend.

SWIMMING Master strokes John Liron picked up two gold medals in the 55-59 age group at the Dinard Open Meeting on Saturday.

He won the 50m freestyle in a time of 27.86 sec and the 50m breaststroke in 37.01.

He was swimming for the Dinard club and is sponsored by Moore Stephens.

Also competing was Phil Labey of AIB Tigers who went in the 35-39 age group.

He took bronze in the 50m freestyle in 28.01 and also placed third in the 50m breaststroke in 36.00.

SOFTBALL Niners in a hurry Result of yesterday’s matches played at Les Quennevais were, Div I: Flyers 15, Storm 18; Serco Cubs 2, Barclays Niners 28.

Div II: Falcons 23, Crills Rough Diamonds 7; AIB Shamrocks 21, CPA Pirates 22.

SHOOTING Jon’s jolly Jon de la Haye was high gun and Class A winner with 44 ex-50 in Crabbé Clay Pigeon Club’s 50-bird sporting shoot yesterday held at Crabbé.

Mark Andrews and Paul Lister scored 43s in the same class.

Paul Cragg and Robert Wilson topped the B cards with 36 while Adrian Fox, who moves up to Class B, won Class C with 40.

GOLF Quénault king Jason Quénault won Les Mielles Golf Club’s June Medal on Saturday with a net score of 64 off seven handicap.

Kieran Corbett (9 handicap) scored 65 points and Philip Duffin (8) 66.

GOLF Forrest on fire Former Club captain Ali Forrest won St Clement Golf Club’s June Monthly Medal yesterday at St Clement after returning a net score of 56 points off 14 handicap.

Doug Eggie was runner-up on 58.

BOWLS Bowled over Jersey Bowling Club won both the Francis Le Claire and Roy Dupré Triples tournaments played over the weekend at Les Creux and Westmount greens.

Jean Lowery, Lyndsey Greechan, Yvonne Andrews and Gaylor Thomas were successful for the ladies and Thomas Greechan, Gusy McKinnon, John Lowery and Jamie MacDonald for the men.

SAILING Breezing to victory Darren Stower and crew Mike Winspear, aboard their Hobie 16 Suma, won races three and four of the Royal Channel Islands Yacht Club Summer Breeze series.

Gordon Burgis, crewed by cadet Simon Thèbault, was second equal with Grant Neale and Karen Larose.

The B fleet races were won by Steve Duquemin and Jill Scott.

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