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Badminton: Isle of Man 1 secures second place in county division

Manx side secure three straight wins in final round of county fixtures

Three straight wins last weekend (25-26 March) for the Isle of Man's badminton squad has seen them secure second place in their division in UK competition.

The Isle of Man 1 squad travelled to Darlington to take part in their final county matches of the season in Division 2 North.

In their opening contest, the Manx side took a commanding 9-2 victory over Durham before a more tightly-contested affair against Yorkshire with the Isle of Man eventually emerging victorious 9-4.

They then rounded off the latest fixtures with another win, this time with a comprehensive 11-0 victory over Lothian 2 confirm themselves as league runners-up.

Elsewhere, Isle of Man 2's final round of their campaign in Division 4 Central is expected to take place on Saturday, 6 May, with the Island outfit also occupying second place in that competition currently.

They're set to face Norfolk 2 and Northamptonshire 2 in their final games.

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