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 RFC to host O2 Touch Rugby

o2 touch rugby

The league season may have ended in mid-April, but Ventnor RFC has not stopped, indeed it could be argued that they have been busier since the season ended!

Tuesday, 26th May, 2015 11:39am

By Nolan Winter

Ventnor defeated at Sarisbury in high scoring encounter

Cricket ball:

Find out about all the action from last weekend and the fixture for next with this report from Ventnor Cricket Club.

Tuesday, 26th May, 2015 11:03am

By Graeme Burnett

Isle of Wight Car Club: Success for Morgan in the sandpit

Dan Morgan

The Isle of Wight Car Club arrived on gravel for the first time in 2015 last weekend at Knighton Sandpit.

Wednesday, 20th May, 2015 9:17am

By Adam Weller

70-strong fleet confirmed for Royal Yacht Squadron’s Bicentenary International Regatta

Yacht sailing:

Celebrations to commemorate the Royal Yacht Squadron’s Bicentenary International Regatta in Cowes are now getting nearer.

Tuesday, 19th May, 2015 9:45am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood with one comment

Cricket: Champions inflict a second defeat

Cricket match:

A late innings onslaught proved decisive as reigning champions South Wilts ran out winners by 88 runs in Saturday’s ECB Southern Electric Premier Division clash with Ventnor at Newclose.

Tuesday, 19th May, 2015 8:28am

By Graeme Burnett

Ryde hosting the Pearl Izumi Tour Series meant a great day for Island cycling

The teams line up for the business race.

It wasn't just the teams taking part in the entire tour series for the Pearl Izumi races last week. There were many others taking part during the day, including the Wightlink-LCM Systems Cycle Race Team.

Monday, 18th May, 2015 7:48am

By Jack Elton-Walters

Another busy week for Ryde Harriers

Ryde Harriers runners

The latest Hampshire Road Race League fixture took place over the weekend of 9-10th May with a handful of Islanders heading to Alton to take on the challenging 10 mile race.

Saturday, 16th May, 2015 10:27am

By Tom Blackwell

Ryde stage of Pearl Izumi Tour a huge success (photos and video)

Round One of the Pearl Izumi Tour Series, Ryde, Isle of Wight

It may have been wet and grey yesterday, but by the evening thousands had turned out to line the streets of Ryde and encounter a spectacular sporting event.

Friday, 15th May, 2015 5:07pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Vectis Isle Pioneers Motorcycle Club returns to Haslett Farm

Luke Snow Haslett 2015 vipmcc.

Another great day of trials for the Vectis Isle Pioneers Motorcycle Club.

Thursday, 14th May, 2015 12:04pm

By Wayne Brodie

Cricket: Willis leads Ventnor to a fine win

Cricket match

Sean Willis led Ventnor to their first win of the season in the Southern Electric Premier Division at St Cross Symondians on Saturday.

Thursday, 14th May, 2015 11:23am

By Graeme Burnett

Wightlink-LCM Systems cycle race team take on Thruxton and Hillingdon

Ian Hayden Wightlink LCM Systems CRT

Great effort from the Wightlink-LCM Systems cycle race team at Hillingdon and Thruxton.

Tuesday, 12th May, 2015 7:39am

By Kaley Hall

Ryde Harriers close their Winter Season

Ryde harriers club cup 2015

22 runners took part in the final race of the Winter Series for Ryde Harriers running club.

Monday, 11th May, 2015 9:08am

By Tom Blackwell