Weekend sport in brief

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The Jersey Rifle Association also retained the Lieut-Governor’s Cup at Guernsey’s Fort Le Marchant Range, beating their Sarnian counterparts by a clear ten points.

ATHLETICS Two wins for CI The Channel Islands ladies and youth athletics squads both finished in second place in their respective competitions at the weekend, the ladies in their Southern Counties match held at Eton, and the youth side in Aldershot.

Meanwhile there was a win for Guernsey at Foote’s Lane, against Jersey in the Secondary Schools inter-insular competition.

TRIATHLON Tom’s time tops The men’s winner of yesterday’s Ogier Novice Triathlon was Tom Perchard in a time of 55 min 32 sec.

Jason Hosty was second in the event at Long Beach, Gorey.

Craig Meredith was third, with the ladies’ race won by Catherine Clark in 1.12.27.

Hazel Pushman was second, with Rachel Piniger third.

SAILING Double double Charles Perkins and Heather Speller won both sailing races, at junior and senior level respectively, at St Catherine’s yesterday.

Perkins was followed in by Lawrence Carter and Fleur Moisan.

Ian Simpson and Lydia Carter trailed Speller in the the north-westerly Force 2 winds.

POOL Jersey fail to pot Upton Island side Hot Cookies failed to wrest Upton honours from Guernsey, with Mafia winning a tense inter-insular 13-11.

ROWING Eventful race There were some impressive finish times in last night’s Jersey Rowing Club St Aubin to Gorey handicap race, with the women’s novice four aboard Blue Barracuda finishing in 1 hour 27 min 25 sec.

The mixed pairs boat of Jennet/Le Huray was next fastest in 1.28.34 while Mick Mayo’s four (Jersey Post) finished in 1.29.25.

Kinnell finished in 1.30.10.

There was a close battle between the two men’s pairs boats with Searson/Le Gros (1.30.33) pipping Stead/Wells by just two seconds.

Chris Lanyon and crew finished in 1.32.15; the Moore Stephens ladies’ time was 1.38.57 and Karen Rankine’s novice fours hit a rock and although no-one was hurt, the boat was slightly damaged and the crew did not finish.

WATER POLO Jersey in Derbyshire Jersey men’s and women’s water polo teams competed in Derbyshire at the weekend in a meet that included 38 teams from all over Britain.

The men won their match against Bristol University 8-5, and narrowly lost 7-5 to Manchester University, 7-6 to Castleford and 8-7 to Fleetwood.

The ladies’ team mixed with a South Derbyshire side for their matches.

BOWLS Colin Thorne comp Played over the weekend at Les Creux, the Colin Thorne 2-wood mixed pairs competition was won by Kenny McNeil and Jean Jones, who beat Sue Noel and Alan Woodworth 11-9.

GOLF King of the hustle Paul King won the Demi Golf Society Stableford hustle on Saturday at St Clement’s GC with 42 points off a 13 handicap.

Roger de Sousa was second with 41 pts, 11 handicap; Kenny Mitchell was third with 39 pts off handicap 8.

SHOOTING Jon top scores Jon de la Haye scored a remarkable 98 ex 100 for the title of High Gun at the weekend, in the second Jersey Target Shooting Association selection shoot, at Lecq Clay Target Club.

Class A was won by Richard Le Brun with 87; Ashley Le Sech was second with 83, and after a shoot-off with Ernie Le Brun, Mark Andrews was third with 80 points.

Class B was won by Albert Able (73 pts) followed by Simon Wedgbury (72) and Wayne Shales 70.

Class C was won by Mark Davey (76 pts), followed by Graham Pallot (75) and Freddie Barette 67.

Kay Cragg won the ladies section and her son won the juniors.

GOLF Len’s Millennium Len Norman won the Wheatlands GC Millennium Trophy competition on Saturday with 39 points off a 23 handicap.

Arthur Boyne was second after countback, on 39 pts, with a handicap of 28.

In third was Kenny Jaffray, 38 pts 15 handicap.

GOLF Invitation Day Winners of the Royal Jersey GC Invitation Day competition after a countback were Paul Langdon and Mike Simpson, with 87 Stableford points.

Adam Pearce and Nigel Bassil were second, and Steve Bowen, the Island championship runner-up, and partner Nick Butt were third, with 84 points.

SAILING MicMac sails ahead Results, on corrected times, of Saturday’s St Helier YC Lloyds TSB Coastal Series race were as follows: 1, MicMac (D Sharp); 2, Voodoo Doll (S Benest); 3, X2C (B Milner); 4, Canders (J Rogers); 5, The Dogs (A Brown); 6, Cordon Bleu (D Langlois); 7, Jack Rabbit (Jelley/Seguss).

CYCLING Firby in charge The inaugural Jersey Cycling Association five-mile time trial championship event from La Saline quarry on Saturday was won by Sam Firby with Chris Spence second and James Amy third.

First woman was Mary Crow; first veteran was Andy Munns and Chris Seviour was first junior.

MOTORSPORT Du Feu’s Five Nations The Jersey Classic and Modern Trials Club’s Graham du Feu won the British round of the Five Nations trial at Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, at the weekend, riding his Ariel 500.

SHOOTING Wilson is High Gun A class shooter and high gun in yesterday’s Crabbé Clay Pigeon Club’s 50-bird sporting was Robert Wilson with a score of 44 ex 50.

John McInally’s 33 put him top of class B while in class C Chris Pett top-scored with 36.

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