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Nomads win Manx ‘El Clasico’

First Shield success for Town

Southern Nomads kept their Shimmin Wilson Manx Shield hopes alive when they beat Douglas Celts 29-22 on Saturday.

Nomads led 22-15 at the break but Douglas levelled in the second half before Nomads snatched it with the last play of the game.

Brendan Coleman, Rob Keelan, Leon Landels and Ally Kelly all went in for Nomads with Mark Young converting three and adding a penalty.

Daryn Thompson, George Blackwell, Carl Conroy and Andrew Colley all scored tries for Douglas.

Castletown recorded their first Shield win this season, beating Ramsey B 40-14.

Lewis Dawson was the star for Town with four tries with other scores from Aaron Ridings and Liam Sweeney.

Harry Dawson kicked five conversions.

For Ramsey B the danger man was Chris Clague. He ran in two tries with Tom Moffatt converting both.

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