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First Tower seek demotion

Sam Dustow has been confirmed as the new  manager at First Tower Picture: JON GUEGAN

SAM DUSTOW has been promoted from his role as reserve team coach to become First Tower United’s first team manager, but the club's rise into the Premiership has brought problems.

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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Banners backs Reds

Matt Banahan warming up at St Peter on Saturday. Picture: David Ferguson

BATH’S Matt Banahan has backed Jersey to cement their highest ever finish in the English rugby pyramid this season.

Banahan's Bath beat Jersey

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AVIVA Premiership giants Bath beat Jersey 34-10 at St Peter on Saturday in a pre-season friendly fixture.

Cricket

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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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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

Promotion winning sisters quit Jets

Jenna Meredith will not feature for Team Jets this season Picture: David Ferguson

INFLUENTIAL mid-courter Calli Bushell and her sister Jenna Meredith will not feature in the upcoming Premier League 3 netball campaign following their decision to call time on their Team Jets careers.

Guthrie and Co miss medals

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THERE will be no Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games medal for Jersey's Serena Guthrie and her England netball compatriots, after they lost 52-48 to Jamaica this morning.

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