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IN another busy weekend of sport the Jersey netballers travelled to Guernsey for the annual inter-insular matches and won five of the eight matches, but like the hockey teams last week, they lost the top match with the Senior A scoring 41 goals to Guernsey's 47.

Guernsey's bowlers travelled the other way, to play the CI knockout and inter-insular matches at Grainville.

Jersey's men won the inter-insular matches by nine shots, while Lindsey Greechan continued her good form by winning the U35 singles and being involved in the victories in the open and mixed pairs and open fours in the CI knockout matches.In tennis, British No 4 Alex Bogdanovich and fellow Caesarean men's national club league team members easily defeatedChandos, 6-0, in the first round of their campaign for the title.Meanwhile, at Donington Park James Walker had a good start in his Formula 3 season, finishing in 13th and 12th places in his two races, and there were three gold medals for Jersey's special athletes in the Special Olympics Regional competition in Middlesex.Junior cross-country runners raced around Beauport common in the third of the Alexander Forbes series, while the senior runners competed in the JSAC Fitness First Spring 10k at St Ouen, Jo McGarry finishing first in the women's race and fourth overall, with veteran Nick Gorrod first man home.On the hockey front, the Jersey Ladies 1st XI won the Minor Cup after beating Crusaders 1sts 1-0, while Crusaders Colts won the development league title after they beat E&Y Quackers 2nds 8-2.

In the Men's Division I match between the top two clubs, JHC Gobis and Evolution OV Convicts, there was a surprise in store when Convicts won 6-3, which leaves Gobis having to get at least a draw in their last match against club rivals Thornbacks to save the championship title being decided on goal difference, as happened last year.In Caen, Jersey's U18 footballers were beaten 2-1 by the professional club's U16s, while at home Jersey Scottish moved to within a point of the flybe.

Division I title when they put 15 goals past Sporting Academics without reply.

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