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Douglas Rugby Club to host new sports festival

Event to include fun matches and TT entertainment

A new three-day festival starts today to fill the gap of another missed TT.

The Manx 7s Festival of Sport will be held at Douglas Rugby Club until Sunday (June 13).

Events include competitve and social games of sevens, the Young Farmers tug of war and silly sports.

They'll also be a range of entertainment including a classic bike parade, pyrotechnic stunt show, bands and Manx food and drink stalls.

You can find out more HERE.

Event organiser Carl Murray says the festival is doubling up as a practice run for a big event planned for next summer:

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