Thursday, July 11th, 2019 6:16am

By Rob Pritchard @rpritchard9

The Isle of Man has been announced as the preferred host for the 2027 Island games.

The International Island Games Association (IIGA) made the announcement at its AGM on Tuesday in Gibraltar, where this years event is being held.

The tournament takes place every two years and sees 24 Island nations from around the world compete in 14 different sports.

It’s been held on the Isle of Man twice before, including the inaugural occasion back in 1985.

Source: three.fm