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Winning ways for Fagg on Manx National

POSTED Wed 10-05-2017

Last weekend’s Manx National Rally produced a surprise victory for Isle of Man resident co-driver Rob Fagg, continuing his strong start to the season. Competing alongside Welshman Hugh Hunter in the Dom Buckley RSC prepared RS Hunter Tarmac backed Ford Fiesta R5, the pair took victory by just under a minute over 2016 runners up Simon Bowen and Richard Robinson in their Subaru Impreza WRC S12 after event long leader and three times winner Jason Pritchard (Ford Focus WRC05) hit problems on the penultimate stage. It was a rally of firsts for Hugh and MC Locksmiths / Burger Man Catering / Organic Construction Solutions backed Fagg, as prior to the event they had not undertaken a recce or indeed competed on tarmac together. With this in mind...

Big crowds at Old Mutual International Junior Rugby Festival

POSTED Wed 10-05-2017

The second annual Old Mutual International Junior Rugby Festival – hosted by Douglas RUFC – proved to be a huge success attracting hundreds of spectators. Teams drawn from rugby union clubs and schools across the Island, and one team from Manchester, took part in the tournament which was supported by entertainment and sideshows for all the family. The tournament featured age group matches from under 7s up to under 16s with games being played on both days of the festival on April 29th and 30th. To celebrate its role as title sponsor, Old Mutual International handed out various prizes and provided branded giveaways. The company’s Managing Director, Peter Kenny, said: “As the main sponsor of Douglas RUFC we were delighted to support the...

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