Jersey 2015: Island Games sport schedules unveiled

2013 Island Games opening ceremony
The 2013 Island Games opening ceremony in Bermuda

The schedule for the 2015 Island Gamesexternal-link in Jersey has been announced with 100 days to go until the opening ceremony.

Jersey's football teams will play all their group games at the newly-refurbished Springfield, with the men also playing their knockout games there if they make the semi-finals.

Cycling's time trial will be on Sunday 28 June, with the road race on 30 June and the criterium a day later.

The half-marathon will be the first Athletics event at 0830 on the Sunday.

The Games opening ceremony is at Howard Davis Park on Saturday 27 June with the closing ceremony on Friday 3 July at the same venue.

Selected 2015 Island Games events
Sunday 28 June: 0830 Athletics: Half marathon 0900 Cycling: Women's time trial 1115 Cycling: Men's time trial 1300 Men's Football: Jersey v Alderney 1600 Triathlon (men and women) 1700 Women's Football: Jersey v Greenland
Monday 29 June: 1100 Cycling: Women's mountain bike cross-country 1330 Tennis: Men's and women's team finals 1415 Cycling: Men's mountain bike cross-country 1800 Men's football: Jersey v Western Isles 1830 Athletics: Men's 400m final 1850 Athletics: Women's 100m final 1900 Badminton team medal matches
Tuesday 30 June: 0930 Cycling: Men's road race 1300 Men's football: Guernsey v Gibraltar 1500 Table tennis: Team final 1730 Cycling: Women's road race 1800 Men's football: Jersey v Isle of Man 2000 Athletics: Women's 400m final
Wednesday 1 July: 1300 Women's football Guernsey v Ynys Mon 1730 Cycling: Women's mountain bike criterium 1800 Women's Football Jersey v Hitra 1900 Cycling: Men's mountain bike criterium
Thursday 2 July: 1300 Cycling: Women's town criterium 1300 Women's football: Semi-finals 1400 Men's football: Semi-final 1 1800 Men's football: Semi-final 2 1830 Cycling: Men's town criterium 1850 Athletics: Men's 400m final 1930 Athletics: Men's 100m final 1950 Athletics: Women's 200m final
Friday 3 July: 0900 Tennis: Singles and doubles finals 0900 Badminton: Singles and doubles finals 1030 Women's football: Final 1100 Athletics: Relay finals 1400 Men's football: Final 1400 Table Tennis: Singles and doubles finals

"After the London Olympics and Commonwealth Games we're third in the line, if you like," games director Steve Bailey told BBC Radio Jersey.

"It's a big event and we want to see people out supporting, not only Jersey athletes but all the visiting athletes that come over, and making all the visitors and the supporters coming into the island very welcome."

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