The Isle of Man hosts the fifth Inter-Island Hockey tournament this weekend.
Other nations competing are Bermuda, Guernsey and Jersey in both the men's and women's competitions with Orkney also sending a ladies squad.
The opening two matches are at the National Sports Centre this evening with the Manx playing Bermuda - the men's fixture is at 6.45pm and the women push-back at 8.05pm.
The Isle of Man ladies are the defending Champions.
Manx Radio Hockey correspondent James Russell says the tournament is the sports equivalent of the Island Games:-Clip 1