Jersey Premiership: St Brelade beat Grouville in season opener

Jersey FA corner flag

The new Jersey Premiership season kicked off on Saturday with St Brelade sealing victory over Grouville.

Goals from Bradley Rimeur, Kyle Hampshire and Adam Lester helped St Brelade to a 3-0 win away from home.

Both sides struggled to challenge for honours last season and finished in mid-table.

Grouville boss Bob Kearsey expects the title race to again be between three teams - Jersey Wanderers, St Paul's and Jersey Scottish.

"Realistically we'll look to make sure we beat the teams around us," Kearsey told BBC Radio Jersey.

"We've lost a few key members of the squad and we're hoping to get through August and get a few new faces.

"We're a bit thin on the ground and we're just taking it game by game. It's a cliché but it's true."

Defending champions Scottish are not in league action until 10 September.