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Craig Culkin has appealed for financial support for Jersey FC on Facebook

Culkin tests the water

FORMER Jersey football manager Craig Culkin tested the water on the possible formation of a Jersey FC last night and within 30 minutes received overwhelming financial support.

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Culkin tests the water

Craig Culkin has appealed for financial support for Jersey FC on Facebook

FORMER Jersey football manager Craig Culkin tested the water on the possible formation of a Jersey FC last night and within 30 minutes received overwhelming financial support.

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Rae returns to captain Reds

Captain Alex Rae returns to Jersey RFC's starting XV this weekend

SKIPPER Alex Rae returns to lead Jersey for Sunday’s clash at Nottingham Rugby’s Meadow Lane, as his side go in search of their first Greene King IPA Championship win of the season.

Jersey suffer Doncaster defeat

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FOR the second week in succession, Jersey RFC let a lead slip as they were beaten 23-17 by Doncaster Knights at St Peter on Saturday.

Reds ready for Knights’ challenge

Rugby. Jersey v Ayr friendly. Picture: JON GUEGAN

HEAD COACH Harvey Biljon hopes consistency will be the key to success as he makes just three changes to his starting XV for the visit of recently promoted Doncaster Knights tomorrow.

Cricket

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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.

Jersey to host ICC tournament

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INTERNATIONAL cricket is set to return to the Island next year as Jersey has been confirmed as the host nation for Pepsi ICC European Division I in May.

Athletics

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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.

Top eight finish for Duquemin

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REUNITED with his own discus but having to contend with lashing rain at Hampden Park, Jersey thrower Zane Duquemin produced what he described as one of the best performances of his career to clinch eighth place in the Commonwealth Games 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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Super Jets sink Sussex

Sophie Holmes was awarded player-of-the-match in Team Jets' Premier League 3  defeat of Sussex Thunder Picture: MATT BUNN

TEAM JETS began their debut season in Premier League 3 with a narrow – but richly deserved – victory yesterday, beating Sussex Thunder 42-39 in Brighton.

Andrews: Jets must adapt to thrive

Team Jets netball team. Picture: JON GUEGAN

BEING able to adjust to new opposition and a new level of umpiring will be key for Team Jets tomorrow as they look to open their national league campaign with a win away to fellow 2013/14 Premier League 3 playoff winners Sussex Thunder.

New court and new support for Jets

Team Jets have three new sponsors ahead of their debut season in England Netball's Premier League. Picture: Tony Pike

TEAM JETS will be supported by three new sponsors for the 2014/15 Premier League Division 3 season and are likely to play their nine home games on a new surface.

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