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Isle of Man Darts Organisation Results from Qualifier 3

POSTED Wed last week

Twenty five men and twelve women met in a clash of tungsten last Saturday at the Rosemount in Douglas. Minibuses full of dedicated darters were dispatched from the North, West and South to compete at the IOMDO's third national ranking event of the season and what a night it was! First round defeats for Robbie Nelson and Ian Fields knocked them out of the top spots and into 5th and 3rd place respectively. The top half of the draw looked savage but after a close match with Sam Naughton, Kevin "Blue" Lane cut though the pack like a knife through hot butter with 16 and 17 dart legs and 180s aplenty. Meanwhile in the bottom half of the draw Glenn Moorley was rumoured to have not dropped a leg as he bullied his way to the semi-final. Glenn's...

Academy to test athletic ability of future Manx sports stars

POSTED Wed 08-11-2017

The athletic ability of the Island’s young sporting stars will be tested during a two-day Isle of Man Sport Aid Academy bootcamp, taking place on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th November.The theme of the weekend is ‘physical preparation’, and is the next important topic for the Sport Aid Academy, a partnership between Isle of Man Sport and sponsors SMP Partners and Newfield. Day one will involve a series of physical tests designed for athletes to assess their overall fitness. The sessions will be run by strength and conditioning coaches from the Isle of Man Sports Institute and assisted by sports students from University College of Mann.Chris Quine, Isle of Man Sport Aid Academy Performance Co-ordinator, said: ‘Our next event is certain to be...

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