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France option up for discussion for Jersey FC

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FORMER Island football team manager Craig Culkin has suggested that taking the French route and not the English route could be the best option should a Jersey Football Club be formed.

Solid start to Reilly’s reign

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JERSEY footballers showed their hunger and desire to wear the red shirt of the Island last night as they brushed aside the Army’s 26 Engineer Regiment by seven goals to nil at Les Quennevais.

Rugby

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Tough night for Reds in Dublin

JERSEY RFC lost top spot in Pool 5 of the British and Irish Cup tonight, going down to new leaders - and cup holders - Leinster A, in Dublin.

Rotation is Biljon’s game

Jersey Rugby Club training. Harvey Biljon. Picture: JON GUEGAN

JERSEY’S head coach doesn’t expect the brand new fourth-generation pitch at Donnybrook to effect his team’s performance tonight as they try to take control of British & Irish Cup pool 5.

Jersey triumph in B&I Cup clash

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A MARK MCCREA try with the final play of the match confirmed a bonus-point win for Jersey in their opening British & Irish Cup fixture of the season at St Peter today.

Cricket

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Farmers duo scoop Island cricket's top awards

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IT was an occasion to remember for everyone involved with Farmers-Caesareans Cricket Club yesterday evening at The Royal Hotel in David Place, as two of their young members collected the top awards at the JCB's annual NatWest Presentation Dinner.

ICC Europe crown for Meloy

Lee Meloy has won the 2014 ICC Europe Coach of the Year award Picture: ROB CURRIE

JERSEY cricket development officer Lee Meloy outshone competition from across the continent to win ICC Europe’s Coach of the Year award for 2014.

Athletics

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Record falls in Marathon

Aleksey Troshkin smashed the course record by almost six minutes Picture: Tony Pike

RUSSIAN Aleksey Troshkin smashed the course record by almost six minutes as he stormed to victory in the 2014 Standard Chartered Jersey Marathon.

High hopes for Hawky in Hawaii

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IT MAY still be a month away, but focus and preparation for the 2014 World Ironman Championships in Kona, Hawaii, become all the more important for Island triathlete Dan Halksworth today as he flies out to the Pacific islands to begin warm-weather training.

Shadine hungry for Gold Coast chance

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JERSEY’S Shadine Duquemin says she’s more determined than ever to work hard on her throwing after missing out on Friday’s Commonwealth women’s discus final.

Cycling

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French ace denies Mansell a treble

The early stages of the men's elite pro criterium with eventual winner Mederic Mancel  second from right

The absence of team-mates cost two-time Jersey Evening Post Town Criterium winner Greg Mansell dearly on Sunday as he failed to make it three in a row on the streets of St Helier.

Spence (45) puts in another solid show

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JERSEY’S Chris Spence finished an admirable 31st from 56 starters in Thursday’s 38.4 kilometre road race in Glasgow, as teammate Richard Tanguy was forced to withdraw prior to the event with injury.

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.

Netball

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Jets so close at Les Ormes

Team Jets lost by just one goal in front of a home crowd on Saturday

THE Island’s first taste of National League netball was a truly memorable one at Les Ormes on Saturday, despite Team Jets going down to a one-goal defeat to unbeaten Cumberland.

Jets’ new surface held up

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TEAM JETS will be forced to play their first Premier League 3 home match on a temporarily ‘marked out’ court at Les Ormes this weekend following delays to the delivery of a new Education, Sport & Culture funded Gerflor roll-out facility.

Motorsport

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