Isle of Wight sports

Residents on the Isle of Wight love their sport, it’s another one of those things that bring communities together. We published regular updates for cricket, sailing, speedway and football from local clubs.

If you have sports news to share, get in touch and we’ll share it with our wide readership.

Ventnor Under 15s clinch Cricket League title

cricket on a hill

Excellent work from the Ventnor Under 15s team at Ventnor Cricket Club (none of whom are even 15) for clinching the Andy Butler Sports Ground Specialist League championship title.

Wednesday, 2nd September, 2015 8:15am

By Graeme Burnett

Deane Smith returns to Wightlink-LCM Systems Cycle Race Team


After 12 years away, Deane returns to the Wightlink-LCM Systems Cycle Race Team and will be racing in the team's colours this season.

Tuesday, 1st September, 2015 8:34am

By Jack Elton-Walters

The Wight Warriors are set to do battle at Smallbrook. Are you?

Wight Warriors speedway logo

Behind the scenes at Isle of Wight Speedway, Barry Bishop and Martin Widman have worked hard to attract tremendous support to enable speedway to return to the Island next year.

Tuesday, 1st September, 2015 7:59am

By Bryn Williams

Isle of Wight Hockey Club launch new Website

Isle of Wight Hockey Club website

The new Website should make it easier for anyone wanting more information about the Hockey Club to find it quickly and easily.

Tuesday, 25th August, 2015 2:03pm

By Isle of Wight Hockey Club

Ventnor Cricket Club: Latest win confirms premier division status

ventnor cricket club

Ventnor Cricket Club clinched a fifth win in their last seven Southern Electric Premier Division game at the weekend.

Tuesday, 25th August, 2015 1:49pm

By Graeme Burnett with one comment

Island sailor heads to Hamburg and St. Petersburg for Extreme Sailing Series

The Wave Muscat

Island sailor Leigh McMillan and his crew on The Wave, Muscat are on top of the series leaderboard after the last two Acts of this year’s Extreme Racing Series.

Tuesday, 25th August, 2015 9:29am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Recovery underway after difficult season for Ryde Rowing club

Andy Hicks

Despite the difficult season so far, improvements are being made and the Ladies Novice Four Crew shined during the Southampton Coalporters Regatta.

Tuesday, 25th August, 2015 9:08am

By Steve Bull

Ryde Harriers take on track and multi-terrain

Ryde Harriers 800m

The Ryde Harriers summer series continues until late September, but their series of track races are almost finished.

Tuesday, 25th August, 2015 8:51am

By Tom Blackwell

Gifted and talented young female footballers seek travel sponsor

Lions Freya Henry and Mia Ross

These two extremely talented young female footballers - who have just been offered player contracts - are looking for someone to sponsor their travel. Can you help?

Friday, 21st August, 2015 7:29am

By Yvette Henry with 3 readers' comments

Cowes Week round-up featuring Charity and Art

Cowes week cheque - suzanne whitewood

Cowes Week is always a great opportunity to fundraise for charities and this year also provided ample opportunity for some great art to be seen by the thousands of visitors.

Wednesday, 19th August, 2015 5:19pm

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Hyphose Limited become latest speedway sponsor

Wightlink Islanders

The list of sponsors for Island Speedway just continues to go on an on.

Wednesday, 19th August, 2015 8:17am

By Sally Perry

Speedway: RMR products to supply team race jackets

Isle of Wight Speedway by Ian Groves

The support for Island Speedway is going from strength to strength. Well done to all involved.

Tuesday, 18th August, 2015 5:46pm

By Bryn Williams