Jersey's women take gold in 4 x 400m relay

Gemma Dawkins

Gemma Dawkins crossed the line first to win gold for Jersey

Jersey's women won the island's first gold on the athletics track at the Island Games as they edged out the Isle of Man in Friday's 4 x 400m final.

Hazel Le Cornu, Claire Wilson, Sophie Twinam and Gemma Dawkins completed the race in a new Games record of 3:53.79.

The Isle of Man quartet finished in 3:54.79, with hosts the Isle of Wight coming third in 4:02.93.

"Finding out that we got the Championship record is amazing - it's the best feeling ever," Le Cornu said.

"After the week we've had, we've had a few disappointments, so this has just totally made our week, and getting the gold for a third time in a row is even better."