The weekend in brief

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The competition was won by current world champion Steve Mulliner who beat fellow Englishman Robert Fulford in the final.

HOBIE SAILING – The RCIYC’s Standard Bank Offshore Channel Islands Hobie Cat Championships took place in balmy yet challenging conditions.

Ten boats raced in the Open Class while all six of the Dragoons turned out giving rise to strong representation from the cadets.

CI Open Champion: Mick Dolman (Roar Edge); CI Hobie 16 Champion: Don Thompson (Vela Bianca); CI Cadet Dragoon Champion: Rebecca Rice (First Up).GOLF – Jamie Le Marquand won Royal Jersey GC’s RNLI Medal on Saturday with a net 63 off his 18 handicap.

He beat Gary Le Marquand into second (64 off 13) with Steve Bowen in third (65 off 5).

Gavin O’Neill won the scratch prize with a gross 67.HOCKEY – Jersey Men’s HA, Div I: Victoria College 1st XI 2, Thornbacks 3; Evolution OV Convicts 12, Victims 1.

Div II: Hautlieu HC 3, OV Vets 3; Crusaders 2, JHC Lions 3; JWHA Ladies 3, Victoria College 2nd XI 3.

Jersey Women’s HA, Div I: RWB 1, Vets 6.SHOOTING – Les Rio took top honours in the Modern and Military Arms Association’s bolt action rifle competition for the David Wood Shield.

Rio scored 66 in the deliberate series and 72 in the rapid fire to give him a total of 138, just one point ahead of last year’s winner Ken Huish.GOLF – John Billington won La Moye GC’s Tuesday Evening League final with 39 Stableford points off his 16 handicap.

He won on countback from Andy Cunningham (14) and Bob Wickings (3) with Mark Peters (17) in fourth on 38 points.MOTOCROSS – Jersey lost the junior inter-insular at Sorel Point on Sunday.

Guernsey won in four of the five classes, but Jersey were missing some of their top riders who were competing in France.

At Edern, in Brittany, Ryan Gregory (14 today) won the Brittany Championships in the Minimes Class and Daniel Moon was second and Chris Le Marquand finished sixth.

The senior inter-insular at Sorel did not go ahead, as Guernsey would not accept the team named by Jersey as it included a 125 cc rider and Guernsey wanted a 250 cc rider.

Usually the Inter-Insular class is up to 250 cc, so now, because of Guernsey’s refusal to ride, this event may not take place until next year.TENNIS – There were mixed fortunes for Jersey’s veterans in the annual inter-insular.

The Over-45s lost 16-8 in Guernsey but the Over-55s triumphed on home soil, 19-5.CRICKET – JICC turned in a poor display at Grainville on Saturday and lost by 106 runs to Welsh visitors Bridgend Town CC.BADMINTON – Mariana Agathangelou (15) won a bronze medal in the doubles in her first Under-19 tournament in Wimbledon.

Agathangelou and partner Vicki Ingram battled with top U19 England players.GOLF – Gavin O’Neill returned an eight-under-par total of 132 to win the 36-hole Royal Jersey GC’s JW Messervy Trophy yesterday.

O’Neill turned the tables on Paul Le Chevalier, who beat him in the NatWest Strokeplay recently, to win by one shot.

Christy McLaughlin was a further seven shots back in third place while senior Geoff Ramskill placed a creditable fifth.CROSS COUNTRY – The first of the Graeme Le Maistre cross-country series of this season took place at Grosnez on Saturday, senior men and veteran men running a longer course than the other age categories.

Winners: Greg Kirwish (senior men), 36 min 53 sec; Jerry Keen (veteran men), 37.41; Peter Le Couilliard (senior veteran men), 23.04; Jo McGarry (senior women), 24.33; Sylvia Thompson (veteran women), 27.10; Sue Le Ruez (senior veteran women), 25.42.TRIALS – Results of the Jersey Classic and Modern Trials Club trial at Egypt yesterday – A route: Lee Rogan; B Route: Graham du Feu; C Route: Andrew Labey; Junior A: Adam Le Cheminant; Junior B: Daniel Jeanne; Twin Shock: Ian Marett; Pre 65: Archie du Feu.BOWLS – Alan Michel, Cliff Petit, June Le Cras and Mary Roscouet beat David Le Boutillier, Brian Cabot, Margaret Steigenberger and Pat Slous 8-3 to win St Brelade BC’s Harrington Trophy.GOLF – Husband and wife Peter and Sue Langdon took the honours in the Western Golf Range Golf Society’s Open Day on Saturday.

Peter returned 44 Stableford points from his 15 handicap to win the men’s competition while Sue scored 44 off 14 to top the ladies.

Mike Gorvel won nearest the pin on both the eighth and 18th holes, Helena Sumner won the prize on the sixth hole and Elizabeth Herron was closest on the 16th.BOWLS – Winners of the Jersey BC’s club championships – Men’s: Allan Quémard; Men’s handicap: Dave Le Marquand; Ladies: Sue Dingle; Ladies handicap: Lindsey Greechan; Junior: Jamie MacDonald; Mixed pairs: Alan Shaw, Gaynor Thomas; Married pairs: C and C Renouf; Ladies choice: Jean Lowery, M Coutouly; Mixed handicap pairs: Cyril Renouf, S Bewhay; Mixed handicap triples: Frank Le Marquand, R Horman, O Le Marquand.GOLF – Jersey Western won a triangular match against the golf clubs of Royal Guernsey and L’Ancresse.

Mark Vowden led the way with 44 points off his 14 handicap.

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