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.

Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club pick up wins at Woolston

ssrc woolston Ladies Novice Fours

With two wins, three seconds and three thirds, the club earned itself third place in the club aggregate standings, an immense achievement for our small entry.

Monday, 25th July, 2016 1:25pm

By Alex Robertson

Ryde Rowers take on the Woolston Regatta

RRC Junior Pair at Woolston

Best performance of the season so far for the Club’s Coastal Junior Sculler – Dale Buckett – who took his first win at this status following his promotion from Novice earlier in the season

Monday, 25th July, 2016 1:08pm

By Steve Bull

John Cattle shortlisted for Positive Role Model Award

john cattle

It's no surprise to hear that Isle of Wight skater, film-maker and all-round good egg, John Cattle, has been shortlisted as a nominee as a 'Positive Role Model' in the National Diversity Awards 2016.

Friday, 22nd July, 2016 2:14pm

By Sally Perry

Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup: A week of exciting races off the Isle of Wight

Dolphin Brewins

Eight teams, of three boats per team, will race against each other in a series of races including a long offshore race and a Round the Isle of Wight Race next week. Keep your eyes peeled for the yachts taking part.

Friday, 22nd July, 2016 7:52am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge: HD Photo Gallery

Panerai racing

Christian has been out on the water capturing some fantastic shots of the Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge this week. Check out this HD photo gallery.

Thursday, 21st July, 2016 4:54pm

By Sally Perry

Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club take on Southsea Regatta

SSRC Alex Robertson

Good performances from members of the Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club at last weekend's Southsea Regatta.

Wednesday, 20th July, 2016 12:54pm

By Alex Robertson

The Lashings All Stars return to Ventnor

Lashings match

Don't miss the world class Lashings when they return to Ventnor next month. Book your table in the hospitality marquee and you can have a Lashings player sit with you.

Wednesday, 20th July, 2016 7:36am

By Graeme Burnett

Cyclists take on the Goodwood Team Time Trial and Mountbatten Circuits

wightlink lcm systems race team at goodwood

Four Wightlink-LCM Systems Cycle Race Team riders took on the Goodwood Team Time Trial and Mountbatten Circuits.

Tuesday, 19th July, 2016 10:00am

By Jack Elton-Walters

Female crew performs the best at Southsea Regatta

RRC Ladies Junior Four - A crew Southsea Regatta

After a short hop across the Solent, the Ladies Coastal Junior Four from Ryde Rowing performed the best at the Southsea Regatta last weekend.

Tuesday, 19th July, 2016 9:50am

By Steve Bull

Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Regatta 2016: Roundup and photo gallery

Pippa at Charles Stanley Classics Week

Competitors came from Switzerland, Germany, France and Austria, as well as around the UK to compete in the Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Regatta last week.

Monday, 18th July, 2016 7:43am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Cricket: Positive play despite defeat


The first team were deafeted, the second team secured an important four wicket win, the under 19s lost but there was a win in the T20 League.

Friday, 15th July, 2016 9:05am

By Graeme Burnett

John Cattle’s Skate Club wins £5k of building materials

John Cattle Skate Park

They didn't win the top prize, but impressed the judges so much, John Cattle's Skate Club were awarded £5,000 to spend on building materials.

Thursday, 14th July, 2016 6:59pm

By Rebecca Parker