Weekend sport in brief

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Guernsey boats also won the Sir James Knott Trophy, the non-IRC and Beneteau classes – Sherida and Jack Rabbit respectively – and three Guernsey YC boats won the KB team trophy, Quicksilver VI, Spanker and X-Cellerator with Jersey team Xtravaganza, Jammin and MicMac second.

Jersey’s The Dogs (Allen Browns and partners) was the first Melges across the line and the Young Skipper prize went to Jersey’s Ben Smith on Jackflash.

The Governors Cup competition yesterday was abandoned due to the continuing lack of wind.

SAILING A Fastnet finish Jersey sailor Phil Sharp and crew finished third in the Mini Fastnet race at the weekend.

BOXING Jersey’s young lions roar Island boxers won their Jersey Dinner Boxing Club challenge over A Belfast City Select by eight bouts to two at the L’Horizon Hotel on Saturday evening, with a display that delighted Jersey Leonis ABC coach Dave Thompson.

CYCLING Inter-insular fails to roll Guernsey’s initial failure to provide a course was compounded by their inability to travel when Jersey organised the inter-insular over the weekend.

The local riders made do with a race around La Hougue Bie circuit, won after a sprint finish by Ali Cann.

TRIATHLON Commonwealth pair are top Paul Clements and Scott Pitcher’s Melbourne Commonwealth experience in March meant they were in good form for the first Jersey Tri Club triathlon at St Ouen’s Bay yesterday, finishing first and second, just 28 seconds apart.

Chris Westcott was third, 30 second behind Pitcher.

The fastest Jersey triathlete in Melbourne, Tim Rogers, was unable to finish the race after he suffered a puncture.

Beccy Roberts won the women’s race with Sabrina Carter second.

SAILING Success for Daniel Races held at St Catherine’s Sailing Club saw Heather Speller take first place in both senior races, and Fleur Moisan managing the same feat in the juniors.

Newcomer Daniel Williams finished third in the second junior race, in his first competition at the club.

In the seniors Martin Speller was second in race one, and Joel Lucas third while in the second race David Carter was second and Leo Scholefield third.

Charles Perkins was second in junior race one and George Moisan third, moving up to second in race two.

GOLF Barry’s Open Winner of Les Ormes Golf Open was former Les Ormes player Barry Masefield, who now plays at Les Mielles.

He finished with a nett 62 off 16 handicap, ahead of Les Ormes members David Pennington, nett 64 off 18 h’cap and Dale Martin, nett 65 off 12 h’cap.

SHOOTING Trio share High Gun Ashley Le Sech, Bill Staite and Jon de la Haye scored 43 ex 51 to share the high gun with de la Haye winning Class A+ and the other two sharing class A in the Crabbé 51-bird all-rounder shoot yesterday.

Martyn Shales was top B class shooter with 36 ex 51 and Graeme Pallot the C class winner with 31 ex 51.

FENCING Harriet’s British success Fencer Harriet Christie, of St Michael’s School, returned with the top trophy for the U14 girls sabre event from the British Preparatory Schools Fencing Championships at the weekend.

She was second in the senior Master at Arms, and St Michael’s School finished third overall of the 27 schools.

GOLF Richie’s glory Richie Rothwell is the new St Clement’s GC champion, topping the table in the 36-hole scratch competition played yesterday, with a gross 126.

Peter Cragg was second with 129 and Chris McNabb third with 135.

The category two Le Mottée Trophy winner was Matt Cooper with a score of 140, with John Rebours second and Brian Singleton third on countback, both with 146.

The de la Haye Trophy, category three, was won by Eddie Goldie with gross 152, Alec Thompson scored 153 and Mitch Briand 156, with Paul Yates producing a hole-in-one on the fifth.

TRIATHLON GB Lucas off to Lausanne JERSEY triathlete Michael Lucas secured himself a place in the Great Britain team for the World championships in Lausanne later this summer by winning the 55-59-years category in Ellesmere, Shrophire, over a full-distance competition yesterday, in a time of 2 hours 12.56 min.

GOLF George’s bogey triumph The Demi Golf Society’s M Hanley Trophy, played under the bogey format, was won by George de Sousa, who finished all square, ahead of David Le Monnier and Toni Rowles, who were both one down.

SHOOTING Hotshot Horwood wins Bruce Horwood won the Jersey Rifle Association Island Championship at Les Landes yesterday, with a total 297.44.

Just four V-bulls separated the top three; second was Colin Mallett with 297.41 and third was Richard Benest with 297.40.

SAND RACING Jackson wins Cup Results of the JMC & LCC sand races at St Ouen on Saturday were as follows: Deans Challenge Cup, Elliott Jackson; Ching Trophy, Scott Sumner; Autos, Elliott Jackson; 65 cc Adam Harris; 85 cc Charley Mills; Adults up to 350 cc, Luke Le Moine; Adults over 350 cc, Dennis Le Breton; Std production 1, Tim Parker-Garner; SP2, Scott Sumner; Beach cars 1, Rob De St Paer; BC2, Steve Elliott; BC4, Dave Moyse.

TENNIS Caesareans drop Despite a valiant battle against Beckenham yesterday, the Caesarean tennis club team lost the match 5-1 in Division II of the Kia Men’s National Club league, with Jeremy Cross the only player to win his singles match.

The club team will drop to county league next season.

SHOOTING One point for championship Michael Quénault won the Insinger Trophy as top shot in the final of the Jersey Pistol Association Island championship ISSF Sport Pistol competition with a total 563 points to Dave Ward’s 562.

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