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Islands set for semi-final showdown

Badminton racquet. Photo: PA

Jersey and Guernsey’s top badminton players are on course to go head-to-head in the semi-finals of the team event at next month’s NatWest Island Games.

The hosts are top seeds for the competition, whilst the Sarnians who have won gold at the last two Games are seeded fourth.

Jersey have been drawn in Group A alongside Greenland and the Falkland Islands.

Meanwhile Guernsey, who are without both Elena Johnson and Paul Le Tocq will face Gotland, Ynes Mon and the Isle of Wight in Group D.

The final will be played on Monday 29th June.

Badminton Team Event:

  • Group A: Jersey, Greenland, Falkland Islands
  • Group B: Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Orkney
  • Group C: Isle of Man, Bermuda, Shetland
  • Group D: Guernsey, Gotland, Ynys Mon, Isle of Wight

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