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Merrien’s men bring back gold

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JERSEY are already heading over the horizon at the top of the medals table and on the Reds’ ‘Super Sunday’ thousands of Caesareans turned out in force to shout them home.

VIDEO - NatWest Island Games Jersey 2015 Day One

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THE first day of sporting action at Jersey 2015 brought with it the first medals for Team Guernsey, with the men's half-marathon team claiming gold in the opening event of the programme. Peter Frankland was on hand to record some of the highlights of day one.

VIDEO - Opening ceremony of XVI NatWest Island Games

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THE XVI NatWest Island Games were officially declared open on Saturday night in Howard Davis Park in Jersey where 3,000 competitors from 24 members islands will take part in a week of competition in 14 different sports. Peter Frankland captured the action.

Schoolgirl defends her national title

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HEATHER DESPRES, who will be making her Games bow in Jersey, has made a successful defence of her British Schools’ Cycling Association National Hill Climb title in Petersfield.

Travers shows his class at Pembroke

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JAMES TRAVERS clocked a fast time of 2hr 49sec. over the Olympic distance to win the first race of the Guernsey Triathlon Club’s summer series.

Experienced Perkins' dual role at Les Landes

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THE vastly experienced Richard Perkins will combine managerial and coaching duties with shooting for medals in the Island Games full-bore competition at the Crabbe and Les Landes ranges.

Mason into the 1500m running

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ED MASON took advantage of Michael Batiste’s early-season rustiness to push himself into belated contention for a 1,500m spot at the NatWest Island Games in three weeks’ time.

Top-four finish would suit Marley

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GUERNSEY will be sending their biggest team to an away Island Games later this month, but Jon Marley believes that topping the medals table is unlikely.

Strongest tennis squad yet

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GUERNSEY will be boosted by the inclusion of debutant Ella Taylor in a powerful 10-player Island Games tennis squad who will compete in Jersey next month.