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15-year-old Charlotte Pollard scored 43.998 in the all-around qualifiers

‘Proud’ performance from junior Pollard

JERSEY’S first Commonwealth Games gymnast Charlotte Pollard put on a near faultless performance at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow yesterday to finish a superb 33rd out of 63 in the Women’s all-around qualification stage.

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Holders won't defend Jeremie Cup

St Paul's won't be entering the Jeremie Cup this season Picture: Max Coomer

CHANNEL Islands champions St Paul’s have turned their back on Guernsey’s Jeremie Cup competition this season – just a few months after winning the silverware for the second time in five years.

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Reds strengthen

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JERSEY RFC introduced their new squad players to the Island’s media yesterday, including new capture Michael Noone from Leicester Tigers, but arguably one of their most significant signings of the summer could be general manager James Strong.

Spirited Banks beaten by defending champs

The Trophy Hunters' James Allan tackles St Jacques' Ben Le Noury at St Brelade's Beach

WITH the rocks that have plagued the beach following winter storms at the beginning of the year finally covered by TTS earlier this month, The Trophy Hunters retained their Jersey Beach Rugby title on the golden sands of St Brelade’s Bay on Saturday afternoon.

Bath still the premier focus for Banahan

Matt Banahan with a pint of Jersey Flyer brewed in his honour by Liberation Brewery. Picture: JON GUEGAN

AS the curtain falls on the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, rugby enthusiasts across the globe are waiting with bated breath for the IRB Rugby World Cup 2015, which is set to take place in England next autumn.

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Kearns and Taylor-made JEP Cup win for Walkovers

The victorious Walkovers team

BOWLER Tom Kearns’ four-wicket haul and a 75-run opening partnership between Ian Crocker and Sam Taylor were instrumental in InfrasoftTech Walkovers winning the JEP Brighter Cricket KO Cup final last night.

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Duquemin through to discus final

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ZANE DUQUEMIN has booked a place in his second Commonwealth Games final of the week, after progressing through qualification at Hampden Park in Glasgow today.

Duquemin ninth in shot final

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JERSEY throwing star Zane Duquemin finished in a highly commendable ninth place in the Commonwealth Games men’s shot putt final last night.

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Bike trio give their all

Rhys Hidrio finished 19th in the mountain bike cross-country yesterday

MOUNTAIN BIKE trio Rhys Hidrio, Richard Tanguy and James Patterson finished 19th, 22nd and 23rd respectively in Glasgow yesterday as Jersey’s cyclists finally began their Commonwealth quests at Cathkin Braes.

Mansell seeking a Town triple

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ISLAND cyclist Greg Mansell is hoping to make it three wins in a row next month at the 2014 Jersey Evening Post Town Criterium, and he is on the hunt for another ‘sleeve-trick’ to secure such success.

Horton helps Stewart to individual honours

Team Jersey's Richard Tanguy (left) and Mike Serafin

TOM STEWART won his second successive individual Pearl Izumi Tour Series title in the tenth and final round at Gorey on Friday night as he and Guernsey’s Tobyn Horton helped Madison Genesis secure team victory.

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England thrash Trinidad & Tobago

Jersey girl Serena Guthrie in action for England at the SECC in Glasgow. Picture: David Ferguson

JERSEY'S Serena Guthrie and her England teammates thrashed Trinidad and Tobago at the SECC in Glasgow this morning - and are now well positioned to progress to the semi-finals.

Guthrie and Co bounce back

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ENGLAND’S netballers bounced back from a heart-breaking last minute defeat to world champions Australia on Saturday to beat South Africa 41-35 at the SECC in Glasgow yesterday.

England - and Guthrie - suffer defeat

Jersey's Serena Guthrie (left) representing England in their match against Australia on Saturday morning. Picture: David Ferguson

ENGLAND'S netballers, with Jersey's Serena Guthrie in their ranks, were beaten 49-48 in a dramatic match against world champions Australia at the SECC in Glasgow this morning.

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