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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

Michael Noone

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.

Athletics

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Silver double for Spartans duo

Jersey’s Jack Leerson put in a superb performance to take English Schools silver in the javelin on Saturday. Picture: DAVID GRIFFITHS

TRACK and Field prospects Stanley Livingston and Jack Leerson affirmed their potential for future success over the weekend with silver medals in their respective events at the English Schools Championships in Birmingham.

Duquemins considering Loughborough switch

Zane Duquemin

BRITISH discus champion Zane Duquemin has revealed that he is eyeing a move away from Jersey this summer to join forces with some of the country’s best athletes at British Athletics’ base in Loughborough.

Shadine has sights set on place in discus final

Shadine Duquemin. Picture: David Ferguson

DESPITE missing out on top spot at last weekend’s England Athletics Championships in Bedford by the narrowest of margins, Island discus thrower Shadine Duquemin remains confident that this summer will still be one to remember.

Cycling

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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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Guthrie called up for Glasgow

Serena Guthrie, pictured competing for England against Australia

ISLAND star Serena Guthrie has once again fulfilled the highest of ambitions on the netball court after being selected to represent England at the Commonwealth Games.

Pitman takes top honour at JNA’s 70th anniversary

Lynsey Pitman in action for Team Jets. Picture: Pinnacle

CONVENT A and Team Jets shooter Lynsey Pitman was crowned the Jersey Netball Association Player of the Year for the second time at the Royal Yacht Hotel on Friday night as those involved in the sport celebrated the Association’s 70th anniversary.

Jets in debt

Team Jets Linda Andrews

TEAM JETS head coach Linda Andrews has revealed the club is in debt and faces a financial struggle as it prepares for a new season in England Netball’s Premier League.

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