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Sharman’s champions avoid Jersey

THEY avoided their arch-rivals Jersey, but Guernsey still face a tricky task to qualify from the group stage in their NatWest Island Games gold medal defence this summer.

Slick Guernsey wins unanimously

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IT WAS always a formality but the idea of Guernsey staging the 2021 NatWest Island Games did not raise a single murmur when the vote was taken in Visby in Gotland on Saturday.

Games gets £750k pledge of support

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MORE public funds will be needed to host the 2021 Island Games beyond the £750,000 pledged by the States yesterday, it has been warned, with security costs and capital projects still to come.

Sports chosen for Guernsey 2021 bid

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VOLLEYBALL is one of four sports set to miss out on being in the 2021 Island Games – although it could yet be spared depending on the outcome of the new La Mare de Carteret School build.

Four sports about to be disappointed

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GUERNSEY have cleared another hurdle with flying colours as they look to host the 2021 NatWest Island Games – but there are already more looming on the horizon.

2021 Island Games chief still a mystery

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THE continued delay in naming a chief to spearhead the Guernsey 2021 bid to host the NatWest Island Games is becoming ‘very concerning’, admits Jon Marley.

VIDEO - NatWest Island Games Jersey 2015 Day Six

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THE NatWest Island Games Jersey 2015 came to a thrilling climax for Team Guernsey today as they added several gold medals to their tally on the final day of competition. Peter Frankland captured the action.

VIDEO - NatWest Island Games Jersey 2015 day five

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THE penultimate day of action at the NatWest Island Games included the fast-and-furious Town Criterium cycling events, the semi-finals of football and tennis among others and the final night of swimming. Peter Frankland visited several sporting venues around the island once again.

Eight-year wait over

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YOU don’t need to have a gold medal hanging around your neck to have that golden feeling, just ask our island women footballers.

VIDEO - NatWest Island Games Jersey 2015 day four

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GUERNSEY enjoyed another good day in the sister isle with the highlights including a second gold medal for swimmer Courtney Butcher. Peter Frankland was at pool side having earlier captured the intensity of rapid fire pistol shooting.

Guernsey’s gold medal tally doubles

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THE sun shone on the Sarnians on the hottest June day on record in Jersey yesterday as Team Guernsey doubled their gold medal tally at the NatWest Island Games.

VIDEO - NatWest Island Games Jersey 2015 day three

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THE third day of action at the NatWest Island Games Jersey 2015 included the first round of the golf competition, the team final of the table tennis and the cycling road races - all on the hottest June day on record in Jersey. Peter Frankland was out-and-about with his camera once again.

Golden moments in pool, on court

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THREE more golds on day two keep Guernsey in fifth spot in the medals table, but the silver and bronzes flowed our way on day two in the sister isle.