One year today and the games will be starting in Guernsey for the 2021 Natwest island Games. Not only will this be Ynys Môn’s largest ever athletics team, it promises to be one of the most talented teams since the games began in 1985. Previous IG medallists including Iolo Llyr Hughes, Gethin Hughes, Ffion Rees … More Former Medallists back for Athletics Team
As part of the legacy of last summer’s highly successful Huws Gray Ynys Môn 2019 Inter-Island Games tournament, the tournament organisers raised funds towards attempting to establish an FAW-accredited Academy on the island in order to provide further development opportunities for young footballers on the Island. This was in response to the fact that Ynys … More Ynys Môn Football Development Statement
Essential mental health training now free for the nation’s coaches UK Coaching have announced – in collaboration with its awarding organisation 1st4sport, and partners Mind, the mental health charity, and Sport England – that the nation’s coaches can access the Mental Health for Sport and Physical Activity online course for free. The news comes at the … More Free Access to Mental Health Awareness Training for Sports Coaches
Ynys Mon Football are delighted to confirm that UEFA Pro License coach and Island Games regular Iwan Williams has agreed to become Manager of the Men’s side, after gold-medal-winning player and manager Campbell Harrison stepped down following this summer’s Inter Games Tournament.
Ynys Mon’s bid to host the 2025 NatWest International Island Games – a competition often dubbed the Mini Olympics – are set to reach another milestone next week as the island’s facilities are undergo a final formal inspection with the island’s bid to host the Games at an advanced stage.
Exciting plans to secure a long-term legacy for young footballers across Ynys Mon are a step closer to becoming reality as proposals for an Ynys Mon Football Academy have reached an advanced stage.
On the penultimate day of action at the 2019 NatWest International Island Games in Gibraltar, the medal count sky-rocketed for Ynys Mon as they won two golds and a silver on their most medal-laden day of competition at this summer’s Games to date. Finishing second and first in Races Eight and Nine, Dominic Breen-Turner continued … More Ynys Mon at Gibraltar 2019 – Day Five Roundup
As we enter the final day of the 2019 NatWest International Island Games in Gibraltar, is it a very opportune time to reflect on what has been a very successful week of international sporting action on the Rock. We caught up with Ynys Mon’s first gold-medal-winning athlete of this summer’s Games, Dominic Breen-Turner, to reflect … More Dominic Breen-Turner reflects on 2019 NatWest International Island Games.
Day Four breezed by in no time, and with it Dominic Breen-Turner moved into pole position in the Laser Standard Rig Sailing Event ahead of the final day of the event tomorrow. Finishing second and first in Races Six and Seven earlier today, Breen-Turner flew to the top of the event’s overall standings with 14 … More Ynys Mon at Gibraltar 2019 – Day Four Roundup
Competing in what is often dubbed as the Mini Olympics, with plenty of new faces in the Ynys Mon squad for the 2019 NatWest International Island Games in Gibraltar these young sportspeople seem to be loving their experience out on the Rock. Ynys Mon’s medal-winning athletes Patrick Harris and Ffion Roberts reflected on their week … More Ynys Mon youngsters hail “best experience” out in Gibraltar