Football:Weekend round up

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Combination champions Trinity from second spot on goal difference had they not conceded the two goals from Danny de Abreu and Noel Roche.Former professional and Island player Chris Hamon led the way with a five-goal blast, with Duncan Prince snatching a hat-trick.

Singles from Muratti man Chris Andrews, Keven Crowell, Martin Paton and Ian Henderson heaped on the misery for pointless Academics who have now conceded 48 goals in just seven games.St Peter beat First Tower United 1-0 to move out of a relegation spot – and push their near neighbours into one.

Muratti striker Gary Freeman claimed the vital goal which had the teams swapping places in the table.

St Peter’s second win of the season puts them two points ahead of second bottom Tower who have now only won once in six league outings.In Division II St John beat St Brelade 2-1 at home to keep the pressure up on the top two, Grouville and St Ouen, who were both without a game.

Rob and Stuart Cameron scored for St John, who are now just one point behind second-placed St Ouen.

Ollie Nightingale notched St Brelade’s goal.A Jason Mundy strike gave St Clement’s a 1-0 victory away to St Lawrence and keeps alive their hopes of forcing their way into the promotion shake-down.New team Jersey Nomads recorded their first-ever Combination draw when their encounter with basement team Sporting Club Franais ended goal-less.

They now have seven points, as do both St Martin and Beeches following their 2-2 draw at St Martin.

Nick Mahon and Andy Robins scored for the home side, with Beeches’ scoring through a Gustavo Palec strike and a Martin James penalty.

Two St Martin players, S Carter and Whiffen, were sent off by referee Bob Nelson.In Division I Reserves, inactive leaders Trinity were joined on 12 points by Grouville and Jersey Scottish, who both enjoyed victories.Grouville knocked St John for six without reply at home, and helped push the northern parish side three places down the table, taking second spot for themselves.Grouville’s scorers were Darren Quintal with two, Gino Grassini, Ashley Vardon, Nick Walmsley and Tony Courval.Jersey Scottish had a less decisive win, 2-1 over St Brelade.

Neil Killeen and Ian Esnouf hit their goals, with Michael Hutton replying for St Brelade.St Paul’s move up to fourth spot, on goal difference, after thrashing Wanderers 7-1 at Clos des Pauvres, St Saviour.Jersey defender Stuart André scored for Saints, as did Matthew Purdie (two), Rob Giraffa (two), Jon Carter and Stephen Wilkinson.

Gary Wilmett replied for Wanderers, who remain anchored to the bottom with just three points.St Clement maintained a mid-table spot by beating struggling St Peter 2-0 at St Clement, Dave Nisbet and Danny Hawgood getting their goals.In Division II Reserves, leaders Magpies maintained their 100 per cent record with a 2-1 victory over Rozel Rovers at Le Couvent – a result that drops Rozel from second to third in the table.

Pablo Garcia and Matt Pamplin were on target for Magpies, with David Reid scoring Rovers’ consolation.Portuguese Club take over second spot following their 4-2 victory over Beeches, the Old Boys’ first defeat of the league season.Armando Fontes, Duarte Ferreira, Ricardo Varela and Manuel Brito scored for Portuguese Club, with Thaddeus Pearce and Chris Swanton replying for Beeches.Veteran striker Dave Harrison and U16 junior Sean Doran were on target for Sporting Academics in their 3-2 victory over St Lawrence, as was James McBride.

Jason Aspland and Tom Gibb replied for the Saints who remained rooted to the bottom with one point.Sporting Club Franais are just one place and two points better off than St Lawrence after going down 2-1 to St Martin.

SCF’s goal came from Chris Green, and St Martin’s from Stefan Baresic and Anton Daly.In Division C runaway leaders Jersey Wanderers had a free day, but despite nearest rivals Grouville winning 5-1 away to Sporting Academics, they remain five points clear.Jez Startup claimed two for Grouville, with Nelio Marote, Paul Leggett and John Fletcher grabbing singles.

Graham Griffin scored for Accies.St Brelade thumped St Peter 13-1 to move to within a point of second-placed Grouville, Marc Muncey hitting four goals, Russell Byrne and Carlton McKain three each, Ben Hamilton a double and Steve Langford a single.

James Anderson claimed St Peter’s small consolation.

It is thought, however, that St Brelade fielded an ineligible player in Stephen Langford, and that they could lose the points!Bottom club Beeches gained their first point of the season in the 3-3 draw with St Clement, goals from Mark Brignall, Tom Mosson and Cormac Timothy cancelling out efforts from Saints’ Michael Nicholson (two) and Joe Byrne.Rozel Rovers slipped down a place to fourth following a 3-0 away defeat at St Ouen, who scored through Shane Carré, Gil Campbell and Blair Davis.

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