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Guernsey Ladies come out on top in Inter-Island clash

Guernsey Ladies ran away with a four try victory over rivals Jersey at St Peter today. The final score 7-22.

It was a tough, physical game played in some very difficult conditions.

Jersey clawed a try back with the final play of the game but the Sarnians were the better side on the afternoon, forcing the home team to defend their line for most of the game.

Guernsey will be disappointed they just missed out on a bonus point victory but will be pleased a win keeps them in the running for a potential play-off spot in the Women's NC South East South division 1.

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Tough win for Jersey RFC against bottom side Moseley

Jersey came away with tough 22-18 win against bottom of the championship Moseley as they returned to St Peter for the first time in five weeks.

Moseley gave the Islanders no room to breath and even forced Jersey to go into half-time a point behind.

The reds rallied in the second scoring two quick tries through James Freeman and Uili Kolo'ofai. Moseley refused to surrender however and scored a try of their own, not letting the home side get too far away.

In the end it was Jersey who controlled the game, pushing for a bonus point try but not quite managing to get across the line.

Head Coach Harvey Biljon says his players will be disappointed they did not secure a bonus point but that they did well to get the win in the first place:

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Biljon: My squad showed a good attitude

Jersey Rugby Club's Head Coach says his squad got a lot out of yesterday's friendly against Welsh side Scarlets.

The Reds went down 27-40 at St Peter.

Dut despite the defeat, Harvey Biljon is pleased with his players' attitude.

He says there are lesson to take away from the encounter, but overall it was a good day's work.

Reds face Scarlets in pre-season friendly

Jersey Rugby Club face Scarlets for today's pre-season friendly.

It's the first time the Reds have faced a Guinness Pro 12 side.

Four players make their first appearances of the new season: fly-half Aaron Penberthy, Fautua Otto, and props Ben Featherstone and Sam Lockwood.

Kick off's 4pm at St Peter.

Harvey Biljon's side then face Blackheath next weekend.

Jersey RFC set for Scarlets test

Jersey RFC are likely to face their stiffest pre-season test when they take on the Scarlets tomorrow at St Peter.

The match against the Welsh professional side, who compete in the Pro 12, is the second of three fixtures ahead of the new Championship campaign which gets underway in three weeks.

Harvey Biljon is aiming to give game time to all 36 members of his squad, with the pre-season schedule culminating in a home match against National One side, Blackheath, next Saturday.

Jersey RFC team to play the Scarlets:

Backs: 15 Rich Lane, 14 Tom Howe, 13 Fautua Otto, 12 Lewis Robling, 11 Mark McCrea, 10 Aaron Penberthy, 9 Jack Moates

Forwards: 1 Sam Lockwood, 2 Nick Selway, 3 Ben Featherstone, 4 Pierce Phillips, 5 Nick Campbell, 6 Alex Rae (capt), 7 James Freeman, 8 Nick Haining

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