BADMINTON – Jersey at Spanish Open: Elizabeth Cann reached the semi-finals of the Spanish Open in Madrid and Solenn Pasturel made it to the quarter-finals.
Cann beat France’s Elisa Chanteur in the first round 21-13, 21-12 and Russia’s Tatianan Bibik 21-12, 21-17 in the second.
In the quarter-finals, Cann beat third seed Simone Prutsch of Austria 21-16, 21-17 but lost to top seed Judith Meulendijks of Holland 22-20, 21-13.
Meanwhile, Pasturel played well to beat the fifth seed Maja Tvdy in a three-setter in the second round but lost out in the quarters.
MOTORSPORT – Walker flying in Monaco: James Walker finished 14th out of 30 entrants in round five of the 2007 World Series by Renault in Monaco.
In the support event to the F1 Grand Prix, Walker made the cut for the race as one of the top 26 and from his starting position on the tenth row of the grid held a good race pace to roar over the line in the top 15.
DISABILITY SPORT – Brady’s solo effort: James Brady retained his B Division doubles title and made it to the semi-finals of the B Division singles in the National Indoor Wheelchair Tennis Championships in Gloucester.
He lost in the semi-final to England’s Dan Robbins in a nail-biting third-set tie-break, but then partnered Robbins to beat Wales’s Brynley Sowden and Lyn Thomas of Wales 6-4, 6-3 in the doubles final.
MOTORSPORT – Currie on form: Rob Currie returned from another successful weekend in the BMCRC Forza Xtreme Rookie Class as he secured a win and three second places on his Jersey Telecom R1 motorcycle at the Pembrey circuit in south Wales.
SURFING – Chapman wins open: Ben Chapman won the Earth, Wind and Water Surfabout Open at the weekend.
Sam George was second, ahead of Josh Letherbarrow and Christian Boletta.
In the ladies’ event Shelly McFarling was unstoppable, ahead of Arlene Maltman and Charlotte Bayliss.
Other results: Senior Men: 1, Nigel Wray.
Juniors: 1, Bradley Ferguson.
Grandmasters 45 years: 1, David Ferguson.
Grandmasters 50: Paddy O’Sullivan.
Legends 60 years: 1, Chris Fairbairn.
CYCLING – Cann leads the way: Following a ten-lap race at Les Quennevais on Saturday and a road race on Sunday, Ali Cann took the win as yesterday’s third stage of Vélo Sport Jersey’s May Stage race was cancelled because of adverse conditions.
Results: Div I: 1, Ali Cann (CCC); 2, Ian Lelai (CCC), 3, Jim Garrett (VSJ).
Div II: 1, Chris Serviour (CCC); 2; Mike Mitchinson (VSJ); 3, Jim Davis (VSJ).
Div III: Noel Hayden (CCC); 2, Paul Lipscombe (VSJ); 3, Harvey Brookfield (VSJ).
CLAY TARGET – Tie for High Gun: There was a tie for Lecq Clay Target Club’s 50-bird sporting competition on Sunday, with Jon de la Haye and Richard Le Brun both scoring 45.
Other results were: Class A: 2, Ashley Le Sech and Bill Staite 44.
Class B: 1, Brian Bourne 42; 2, Martin Shales 41; 3, Albert Able 40.
Class C: 1 Dean Lawrence 42.
Junior: 1, Tony Ward 35; 2, James Angus 34.
GAELIC FOOTBALL – Paris semis for Jersey: Jersey reached the semi-finals of the Paris Gaelic Football tournament at the weekend but lost out to Paris B on penalties.
In the group stages they beat Paris B by three points with a scoreline of one goal and five points to five points.
Against Paris A they lost by nine points to five.
In their third match they won with two goals and eight points to five points.
GOLF – Osment tops at Demi: The Demi Golf Society’s European Cup winner over the weekend was 13-handicapper Peter Osment with 38 points.
Three players had 34 points – Toni Rowels, also a 13-handicapper, Ray Pearce (11 hp) and George de Sousa (16).
Ian Dodds and Chris Robin won the Channel Hotels Invitation Open Better-Ball Stableford at St Clement’s Golf Club yesterday.
With 47 points they secured the victory from John Hughes and Rab Palmer, with 46 pts.
PETANQUE – PBS Club Triples: Louie Bowen, Peter Guégan and Steve Foster won the PBS Club Triples, the second major competition of the year for the Jersey Pétanque Club, by beating Rita Le Brocq and Joan and Denis Le Mercier 13-5 in the final.
Sixteen teams competed.
Mick Cotillard, Roy Langlois and Chris Le Maistre (won three, +20) won the Carrefour PC Many Hands Agency Triples on Saturday, with Rob Birch, Neil Selby and Jacob Romeril (won three, +17) second and Niall Fennessy, Tony Lagadu and Carole Le Maistre (won two, +12) third.
Eight teams competed.
SHOOTING – Bourne on top form: Brian Bourne was High Gun with 47 ex 50 in Crabbé Clay Pigeon Club’s 50-bird Sporting on Sunday.
Other results: A Class: D Reed, 42.
B Class: Adrian Fox, 34.
C Class: L King, 38.
BOWLS – Luff Trophy : Skip Ken Le Marquand and Joe Hamon, Michael Godel and Iris De Gruchy won St Brelade Bowl Club’s monthly competition by one point.
They took the Luff Trophy from skip Terry Atkins, Les Sutcliffe, Denis Megaw and Rosemary Godel.
Les Creux beat St Saviour 4-2 in the Stan and Janet Morel League at Les Creux.
Les Creux’s A team won 21-15 and the B team won 24-22, but the C team lost 18-14.
Also in this league Sun Bowls Club beat St Brelade 4-2 – the A team won 17-10, the B team won 16-12 and the C team lost 18-12.
In the Myrtle Le Marquand League the two teams drew 2-2 as the Sun Club won the A team contest 14-12 while the B team lost 22-17.