A battle of the islands will take place today (Saturday) in Sandown, as Guernsey arrive to take on Isle of Wight team, The Hurricanes.

At 2pm, in the Counties 2 Hampshire division, Sandown and Shanklin First XV will face off against Guernsey II, the St Jacques Vikings.

The teams visiting The Fairway sit first and second in the league, with Sandown and Shanklin keen to knock Guernsey off the top.

The Hurries are back in action after a week off and after a five-win streak.

The visitors are undefeated and arrive fresh from their a comprehensive win over the United Services, Portsmouth last weekend.

In Counties 4 Hampshire, The Hurries' Second XV are also in action at The Fairway, against Winchester IIIs.

Kick-off is at 2pm.