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Jersey Reds: Neil Tunnah extends contract as forwards coach

Neil Tunnah succeeded Alex Rae as assistant to Jersey head coach Harvey Biljon Jersey Reds forwards coach Neil Tunnah has agreed a new one-year contract with the Championship club. The 39-year-old Scot has been part…

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William Dunlop: Late rider to be inducted into Irish Motorcycling Hall of Fame

William Dunlop died in a crash in practice at the Skerries 100 last July William Dunlop will be posthumously inducted into the Irish Motorcycling Hall of Fame at the sport’s annual awards ceremony on 18…


Isle of Man’s ‘magical’ fairy fortresses ‘will be maintained’, says government

Image copyright Mark Edwards Image caption The Isle of Man is synonymous with fairy tales The Isle of Man’s “fairy houses” will be maintained, the government said. The delicately designed mini fortresses and palaces, hidden…



Unexploded WW2 shells removed from Isle of Man garden

Image copyright Simon Morris Image caption The items, described as “old shells” by police are believed to from WW2 A specialist team from the Royal Navy have safely removed two World War Two explosives from…


Kai Botha achieves ‘Everest’ dream for Manx wildlife charity

Image copyright Kai Botha Image caption Mr Botha spent just 15 minutes at Everest base camp due to the freezing temperatures A South African now living on the Isle of Man said he has “fulfilled…


Tony Hawk: Skateboarding legend backs Castletown skate park

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Hawk said he would love to come and skate the Castletown skate park when it’s built Legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk has backed a project to build a skate park…



Injury-hit Nico Mawhinney returning to Ulster Superbike grid in 2019

Mawhinney will ride a Kawasaki previously raced by Lincolnshire road competitor Gary Johnson Castledawson rider Nico Mawhinney hopes to put his injury woes behind him when he returns to racing to compete in the Ulster…


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