Football:Crick double puts Scots clear

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The Scots, who had David Brodie sent off in the closing minutes following the alleged use of foul and abusive language, returned 3-1 winners from Le Couvent where Andy McCabe was on target for hosts Rozel Rovers and Mark Brown getting the other for Scottish.The Scots’ win lifts them three points clear at the top of the table from a game played more.John Rutter bagged a hat-trick for Charity Cup winners First Tower in a 5-0 home win against Division II St Martin.

Chris Conning and Scott Walsh also netted for the winners at La Hague Manor in a preliminary round Le Riches Cup match.St Brelade, St John and St Ouen joined Grouville on six points at the top of Division II after second wins of the season.St Brelade kept their second second clean sheet of the campaign as they ran out 4-0 winners against relegated St Clement, who drop into bottom place.

Chris Maguire (two), Liam Sutton and Danny Richardson scored for St Brelade.St John went one better by scoring five without reply at home to Jersey Nomads, the latter who had Stephen Carr and Chris Gallagher sent off within 60 seconds of each other following the alleged use of foul and abusive language.Nomads were already trailing 4-0 at the time with the hosts netting through Derek Johnston (three) and Neil Norris with the other goal being an own goal.Scott Quarrel hit a hat-trick in St Ouen’s 6-2 home success against Sporting Club.

Jamie Stangroom, Matt Smith and Lionel Gomes were also on the mark for the Saints with Matt Polglase and Gary Bates replying.The Reserve teams of First Tower and Jersey Wanderers delivered a dozen goals in a preliminary round Dog Club Trophy game at La Hague Manor where Tower won 9-3.

Ross Goodchild (three), junior Peter Vincenti (two), junior David Syvret, Anthony Greig, John Patterson and Steve Martin (penalty) netted for the hosts and Tony Salaun, Scott Young and Martin Staines for the visitors.Grouville moved to the top of Division I Reserves after Darren Quintal’s brace secured a 2-0 win at divisional champions Trinity.Jersey Scottish scored in their own goal to give St Clement a 1-0 victory at St Clement while St Paul’s and St Peter both won 6-0, against St John and St Brelade respectively.Stephen Jones (two), Damian Salgado (two), Richard Cousins and Vincent Travis scored for St Paul’s while St Peter’s hero was former junior Muratti striker Ben Burton who notched five of their goals.

Paul Dicker hit the other.There were 36 goals scored in the five C Division matches, a dozen at St Clement where visitors St Ouen won 8-4.

David Pichler scored all the home team’s goals while St Ouen, who never trailed, were on the mark through Phil Faulkner (three), Gil Cambell, Mark Roberts, Lee Parker and Dave Evans together with an own goal.Champions Jersey Wanderers, St John and Grouville remain joint top after they beat St Peter, Beeches Old Boys and St Brelade respectively.Keith Le Cornu grabbed St Peter’s home consolation in a 6-1 defeat by Wanderers, the latter who hit the net through Matt Banahan (two), Jon Chapman, Carlos Teles, Paul Sims and Jamie Smith.Paul Lamy, Trevor Makin and Paul Hughes netted St John’s goals in a 3-0 win over Beeches at the Airport.A hat-trick by James Denton and a double from Nelio Maroté secured Grouville maximum points at Le Boulivot.

St Brelade replied twice through Zane Bailey in a 5-2 defeat.Rozel Rovers won by the same score at Le Couvent against Sporting Academics.

Kenny MacLean and Allan Black hit a pair each and Scott Potter a single for the Rovers with the Accies on target through Dave Harrison and Billy Gordon.Jeremie Cup, 1st rd: Vale Recreation (Guernsey) 3, Trinity 1.WJ Collins Memorial Trophy, 1st rd: Grouville 2, Rovers (Gsy) 2 (after extra time, 2-2 at 90 mins, Rovers won 5-4 on penalties); Jersey Wanderers 1, St Martin (Gsy) 0 (after extra-time, 0-0 at 90 mins).Flybe Le Riches Cup, preliminary rd: First Tower 5, St Martin 0.Combination Div I: Rozel Rovers 1, Jsy Scottish 3.Div II: St Brelade 4, St Clement 0; St Ouen 6, Sporting Club 2; St John 5, Jsy Nomads 0.Dog Club Trophy, preliminary rd: First Tower Res 9, Jsy Wanderers Res 3.Div I Res: St Clement 1, Jsy Scottish 0; St Paul’s 6, St John 0; St Peter 6, St Brelade 0; Trinity 0, Grouville 2.C Division: Beeches OB 0, St John 3; Grouville 5, St Brelade 2; Rozel Rovers 5, Sporting Academics 2; St Clement 4, St Ouen 8; St Peter 1, Jsy Wanderers 6.Ladies Zenith Trust Cup, Group A: Jsy Wanderers 6, St Brelade 0; St Clement 3, St John 3.Group B: First Tower 18, Grouville 0; Rozel Rovers 0, St Peter 3.Lloyds TSB Junior League, under-16, Div I: Sporting Academics 2, Jsy Wanderers 3; St Peter 0, St Paul’s 10.Div II: St Brelade 7, St Clement 3; St Ouen 4, St Martin 8.U12 Red Group: Jsy Wanderers A 6, St Paul’s A 1; Rozel Rovers 2, First Tower 1.White Group: St Brelade 5, St Clement 0; St Ouen 5, St Peter B 2.Friendly: JFA U18s 0, St Paul’s XI 2.

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