Women vs Western Isles

Women Narrowly Defeated

The Isle of Man women’s chances of qualifying to the semis in this year’s Island Games hang by a thread after losing 2-0 to the Western Isles at...

The Western Isles took the lead within the first minutes, the IOM’s best chance before half-time was when Jade Burden was clean through after rounding the goalkeeper but a defender made a timely interception.

The Hebrides sides double their lead just before the hour mark and stifled the IOM throughout the 2nd half as the Scottish side ran out the clock in the closing stages.

The Manx have to beat Aland tomorrow (Wednesday)  in the remaining group match and having to be reliant on results elsewhere to make it in the final four.


IOM vs Western Isles: Kayleigh Greggor, Shannon Groves, Sarah O'Reilly, Kym Hickin (Captain), Melissa Bell (Emily Jones 46m), Sarah Wignall, Casey Halsall, Holly Sumner(Anna Dillon 68m), Eleanor Gawne, Jade Burden (Rebecca Corkish 68m).


Report and photo by Paul Hatton

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