Football:Wanderers beat Division II leaders

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David Kenyon hit a hat-trick and David Richmond a single for the victors at the Hockey Club with Portuguese, whose magnificent 13-match winning run was ended, replying through Calaca and substitute Joao Mendosa.

Both teams had a player sent off, Wanderers’ José De Freitas and Portuguese Club’s Artur Calaca for alleged violent conduct against each other in an otherwise sporting game.

Third and fourth-placed Jersey Nomads and St Martin/SCF were both beaten, Nomads 7-3 at Les Quennevais by Sporting Academics and St Martin/SCF 4-2 at home by St Lawrence.

Ben Gallichan bagged a hat-trick, Jamie Savory and Phil Helleur both scored twice for the Accies, who move up to joint-fourth, with Jed O’Donoghue, Ben Doherty and Lucas Traynor registered for Nomads.

Matty Arnold and junior Ricky Figueira were on target in St Brelade’s 2-2 home draw against St Clement, for whom Beau Waugh and Matt Scriven were on target.

Bob Bonney scored his second hat-trick of the season as Beeches Old Boys defeated St John 4-1 at the FB Fields.

Gerry Le Clercq also scored for Beeches.

Grouville replaced Rozel Rovers at the top Division I Reserves after the parish side defeated Jersey Scottish 1-0 at Les Quennevais thanks to a penalty by Nelio Maroté.

Rozel were beaten 4-2 at Le Couvent by champions St Peter after two goals apiece by Gary Freeman and junior David Vitalini.

Dougie Ross bagged a hat-trick for Rozel.

Kevin Garton, Steve Hallogan and Steve Crew scored St Lawrence Reserves goals in a 3-2 Lady Bingham Trophy first-round success at home to Beeches Old Boys.

Rob Mason notched Jersey Nomads’ consolation in a 3-1 defeat by Portuguese Club at Les Quennevais while Rob Mason and a St Ouen defender netted for Magpies in a 7-2 defeat by St Ouen at the Airport.

Third-placed Grouville, who are still unbeaten, won 6-0 in Division C at Le Boulivot against St Martin/SCF.

On target were Jason Byrne (two), Richard Russell, Alex Buesnel, Sam Dustow and Stewart Daynes.

St Peter shared six goals at home to bottom-placed St Lawrence with the visitors registering through Christian Guy (two) and Dan West.

Scott Young hit a hat-trick and juniors Luke Campbell and Stewart Brown singles as Jersey Wanderers C won 5-1 against Sporting Academics in the G4 Securicor Locksmiths Trophy.

Ged Horgan replied at the Hockey Club.

ONE Coca-Cola Combination Division II club is guaranteed a place in the semi-finals of this season’s Le Riches Cup football competition after the draw was made yesterday.

Jersey Wanderers and ‘giant-killers’ St Martin/SCF – who recently eliminated Jersey Scottish – have been paired for a quarter-final meeting at the Jersey Hockey Club on Saturday 3 February.

The other ties to be played on the same day are: St Peter v St Paul’s; St Clement v Trinity and Portuguese Club v Grouville.

The Dog Club Trophy quarter-final draw, for Reserves teams, is: Grouville v Sporting Academics; Beeches Old Boys v Rozel Rovers; St Martin/SCF v St Peter and Portuguese Club v St Ouen.

Ties will also be played on Saturday 3 February.

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