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First veteran home was Andy Munns of Velo Sport Jersey; first junior was Richard Tanguy (VSJ) and first lady was Ruth Bonney (VSJ).

CLAY PIGEON: Winner of Class A and High Gun at the Crabbé Clay Pigeon Club’s 50 bird sporting shoot yesterday was Island Games silver and bronze medallist Mark Andrews with 46 ex 50.

B class winner Paul Lister scored 35 ex 50 and Kay Cragg topped Class C with 30 ex 50.

John de la Haye, Richard Le Brun and Guy Thorne Booth finished one, two and three in the Jersey Clay Target Shooting Association English skeet selection shoot with respective scores of 98, 96 and 92.SURFING: Event 2 of the Jersey Surfboard Club Junior Surf Series 2003 took place at the weekend in small 1-2ft clean surf at the Watersplash, St.

Ouen’s Bay.

The results are: Under 18: 1, Fabian Baker, 2, Josh Letherbarrow, 3, Ben Elms.

Under 15: 1, Jacob Warr, 2, Liam McFarling, 3, James Vautier, 4, Joseph Baker.

Under 12: 1, Nathan Elms, 2, Jake Elms, 3, Jack Seymour, 4, Christian Faulkner.

Under 9: 1, Bradley Ferguson, 2, Mathew Chapman, 3, Freddie Seymour.

Under 18 longboard: 1, Ben Elms, 2, James Painter, 3, Scott Letherbarrow.TRIATHLON: Two of Jersey’s top triathletes competed in the British National Age Group Championships in Wales at the weekend.

Paul Clements finished 10th overall and 2nd in his age group and Beccy Roberts finished 5th in her age group.

Report follows.GOLF: Colin Campbell topped the scoresheet in the Royal Jersey Golf Club’s Captain’s Prize match.

He finished with 43 points off a handicap of 16.

In second place was Bruce Ridley with 42 points off his 11 handicpa and David Thelland wir third with 42 points off a handicap of 21.GOLF: La Moye Golf Club was the venue for the Liverpool Cup Medal competition on Saturday.

The winner was Ross McEwan with a gross 77, nett 66 off a handicap of 11.

With a gross 80, nett 67 and handicap of 13 was second-placed Stephen Tanner while third after countback was Chris Stead with a gross 73, nett 68 off his five handicap.GOLF: The Broadlands Mixed Open Greensome Strokeplay match was played at Les Mielles on Saturday.

The best gross score of 74 was shot by Nick Plain and Sue Evans with a half combined handicap of 13.

Best nett score of 60 came from Richard Fryer and Philippa Bailhache (gross 75, h’cap 15).

ATHLETICS: Sophie Twinam broke the U15 girls high jump record at FB Fields yesterday in the Jersey Spartan AC club championships with a jump of 1.52m, a new club record.GOLF: The result of the first round of the Demi Golf Society’s Club Championship is : 1, Loftur Loftsson with a gross 66, nett 55 off 11 h’cap; 2, Roger de Sousa, gross 67, nett 56, h’cap 11; 3, George de Sousa, gross 71, nett 56, h’cap 15.PETANQUE: The Men’s and Ladies doubles championships took place at Les Quennevais yesterday.

Winners of the Ladies final were Rosemarie Le Masurier and Joan Le Herissier who beat Jo de St George and Joan Le Mercier 13-9 while men’s doubles winners were Ian and Mick Rondel who beat Gordon de Gruchy and Dennis Le Mercier 13-6.ATHLETICS: The Ansbacher Channel Islands athletics team, competing in the UK at the weekend, finished in fourth place in their draw at the British Athletics League Cup semi-finals which took place at Eton, home of the Thames Valley Harriers.

They competed against six League clubs in their section of th draw, with top clubs Belgrave Harriers, Thames Valley Harriers and Harrow ahead of them – but beating three other top teams to guarantee the CI team a place in the final of the Plate competition which they won last year.GAELIC FOOTBALL: The Jersey Irish GAA had their first win in the last three matches when they beat St Kiernans in Ruislip yesterday in the London Championship by 3 goals 7 points (16 pts) to 1 goal 5 pts (8 pts).

Jersey scoreres were Keith Carthy with two goals and Jimmy McCormack with one.

Report follows.

GOLF: The St Clement GC July Medal competition was won by Kenny Marshall with a nett 58 off 11 h’cap.

Alan Gibson was second, nett 59, h’cap 13 and Chris Dwyer third after countback with a nett 59, h’cap 17.PETANQUE: In the triples competition held at the Carrefour Pétanque Club on Saturday the trio of Sid Simkin, Dave Spurling and Alain Aoutin finished in first place, with Frank Morel junior and senior and Jean Daghorn second and Rob Birch, Eunice Jéhan and Brian Daghorn third.SAILING: In the Framing and Art Bay Races/Hobie Fleet 386 held yesterday the overall winners were Gordon Burgis and Ken Snell (H16) with Mick Doleman and Damian James second (Hobie Tiger) and Simon and Matthew Swain third (H16).

In the Cadets’ Dragoons class Luke Carney and Rory Rice were first with Emily Harris and Rory de Carteret second and Greg Savant with Jodie Carney and Laura Voak third.

Report follows.

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