GUERNSEY RAIDERS’ males denied Jersey Reds a hat-trick of inter-insular wins at St Peter with a 60-26 demolition of their Siam Cup rivals.
Following comfy victories for Jersey’s veterans and girls earlier within the day – the latter a primary in ten makes an attempt – the Sarnians’ Nationwide 2 squad scored ten tries to assert the 2021 title, ending a 15-year wait for fulfillment on Caesarean soil.
Anthony Armstrong bagged three for the guests, who had led 19-0 earlier than Jersey fought again to 26-19 at half-time.
Guernsey had been hardly ever troubled after the break, although, and might be favourites to defend their crown when the edges meet once more on 21 Could, for the 2022 version.
Likewise, Jersey Women will fancy themselves for back-to-back wins inside seven days after securing their first Siam Cup title with a 40-0 win.
Jade Knight and Laura Turpin each scored twice for the hosts, after Katie de la Cloche’s opener.
Over 3,100 supporters packed into Stade Santander, with many passing by way of the gates for the ten.30am Nash Cup kick-off.
Former England worldwide Matt Banahan was on present for Reds Wanderers, who secured a 81-5 win in a shortened recreation lasting 62 minutes.