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5000 users per month for refurbished Bowl

Sat, 31 Mar 2012

The Bowl shortly after its refurbishment
The Bowl shortly after its refurbishment

6 months after the Commonwealth Youth Games, around 5000 people per month are using the Bowl.

The facility, now part of the NSC, was refurbished for the games, but those who run the Bowl say it's still being well used.

A number of the Island's football clubs use the ground for training over the winter, whilst St Mary's now play their home fixtures there.

Ballakermeen High School, Douglas Rugby Club and the Sports Development Unit are also amongst the regular users.

Last weekend saw a crowd of over 2000 supporters for the FA Inter League Cup Semi-Final.

With the Isle of Man now in the final of that tournament, Community, Culture and Leisure Minister Tim Crookall is hoping for a sell-out crowd at the next game [play clip]



  • Tim Crookall MHK


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