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Judo clubs are first to meet new standard

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two judo clubs are the first sports organisations in the Island to qualify for Jersey Clubmark, a new scheme that promotes high quality and helps clubs improve what they do. The accreditation has been introduced as part of the ‘Fit for the Future’ sports strategy and will help sports clubs develop and work together. Jersey […]

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Amazing stories of achievement from Collas Crill Island Walk

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Amazing stories of achievement are being shared after the Collas Crill Island Walk in Jersey on Saturday 21 June. Carl Dacres was paralysed in a sporting accident in 2009. He learned to walk again, completed the London Marathon in 2011 and then decided to walk around Jersey in the Collas Crill Island Walk. He did […]

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Over a million calories burned in Cycle Challenge Jersey

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cycle Challenge Jersey encouraged nearly 100 people to cycle for the first time in more than a year and in all participants clocked up an impressive 77,230 km and saved 15.6 tonnes of CO2, burning off more than 1.2 million calories, which is equivalent to cycling around the world nearly two times and burning off […]

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Collas Crill Island Walk 2014 breaks records!

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Collas Crill Island Walk broke new records in its 24 year history this weekend. The highest ever number of walkers completed the full walk around the coastline of Jersey – nearly 75%, an increase of 10% on previous years. The youngest walker to complete the 48.1 mile challenge was 8 years old, while the […]

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Get Behind Run4Men 2014!

Get Behind Run4Men 2014!

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Run4Men will return for it’s fourth year in Jersey on 13th July 2014. The sporting challenge will bring together male participants to raise funds for research into new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer. Run4Men was created in order to provide an event for men who wanted to take part in a similar event […]

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Local law firm backs Jersey’s top triathlete

Local law firm backs Jersey’s top triathlete

| June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jersey law firm Davies & Ingram Advocates is sponsoring Dan Halksworth as he competes worldwide to become a major force in the long distance triathlon. The initial one-year deal from this month will cover a very important 12-months for the double UK Ironman Champion as he competes in the Commonwealth Games for Jersey and the […]

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Jersey’s mini triathlon returns for second year

Jersey’s mini triathlon returns for second year

| June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Follow last year’s success, Jersey’s youngsters are again being invited to take part in a mini triathlon which is being held at Les Quennevais on Saturday 5 July. Last year’s event raised £4,000 for Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research and attracted 200 youngsters, the largest triathlon event in Jersey to date. The event is again being […]

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ABN AMRO Bank Jersey supports growth of Gaelic football in Jersey through sponsorship of junior Jersey Irish GAA team

| June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The junior Jersey Irish GAA and Guernsey Gaels teams came together for the opening leg of the inaugural Gaelic football Muratti on Saturday 31st May. ABN AMRO Bank Jersey is the official kit sponsor for the junior Jersey team, also known as the ‘Youngstars’. The mini tournament, which saw the two sides fielding teams at […]

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Jersey rises to the Challenge… again

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cycle Challenge Jersey 2014, which aims to increase cycling participation, has once again got off to a pedalling start with over 35 organisations already registered across Jersey, including major employers as well as various States departments. The States-run Challenge is for all employees, whether they already cycle or haven’t been on a bike for years. […]

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Young cricketers step up to the crease

Young cricketers step up to the crease

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Ana Leaf Foundation sponsored Jersey Cricket in Schools programme, now in its 18th year, kicks off this term benefiting some 2,000 boys and girls in the island’s Primary and Secondary schools. The scheme, run by Jersey Cricket Board has proved to be the ideal vehicle for grass roots cricket development and is the envy […]

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