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.

New club secretary for Newport Football Club

Newport football club - signage

Newport IW Football Club announce details of their new Club Secretary as John Simpkins steps down.

Wednesday, 1st July, 2015 8:03am

By Newport IW Football Club

Triple success for Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club

J16 Girls rowing

Congratulations are in order for Shanklin Sandown Rowers, who did excellently at the Swanage Regatta last weekend.

Wednesday, 1st July, 2015 7:44am

By James Thompson

Vectis Isle Pioneers motorcycle club test the Knighton Sandpit

Andy S Jackson Wayne Brodie

The Vectis Isle Pioneers mcc held its annual Dave Lee Memorial three stage time trial on Sunday 28th June at Knighton Sandpit, courtesy of Mr Roger Morgan.

Tuesday, 30th June, 2015 1:58pm

By Wayne Brodie

Cricket: Wilson’s blast gives Ventnor a lift

Cricket match:

An exceptional bowling performance from Adam Wilson routed Lymington for just 87 in Saturday’s Southern Electric Premier Division game at Newclose and ultimately led Ventnor to a welcome win after a run of six successive defeats.

Tuesday, 30th June, 2015 10:21am

By Graeme Burnett

Ryde Harriers take on ten mile club championships


The race saw 21 Ryde Harriers taking part.

Monday, 29th June, 2015 8:24am

By Dave Furmidge

Olympians and charity: All part of Round the Island Race (gallery)

RTIR 2015 - sjp start in Cowes

The weather was glorious for spectators as well as those competing in the 2-015 Round the Island Race on Saturday. Thanks to everyone who shared their shots with OnTheWight.

Monday, 29th June, 2015 8:16am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Ryde Rowers head to Swanage for Regatta

Ryde Rowing June 2015 - Swanage Regatta

Great effort by all the teams from Ryde Rowing Club in the Swanage Regatta at the weekend.

Monday, 29th June, 2015 8:15am

By Steve Bull

Round the Island Race: Find out who’s taking part and how to watch

Luscent Swells Green

Check out this preview (including spectator guide) from Peta of tomorrow's Round the Island Race, which starts in Cowes at 7am.

Friday, 26th June, 2015 4:30pm

By Peta Stuart-Hunt

More backing for Island Speedway


Another high-profile company gets onboard to support at Island Speedway.

Wednesday, 24th June, 2015 2:23pm

By Bryn Williams

Royal Yacht Squadron start line for longest running offshore powerboat race


If you love the thrill of fast boats, here's a date your diaries. Head to Cowes on 5th and 6th September.

Wednesday, 24th June, 2015 1:51pm

By Malc Attrill

A busy week of running for Ryde Harriers

Ryde Harriers D-day 2015

The first hot racing day of the year greeted runners lining up for the Needles XC half-marathon in Freshwater and the D-Day 10K in Portsmouth.

Tuesday, 23rd June, 2015 7:55am

By Tom Blackwell

Triple winning success for Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club

SSRC Woolston J16 crew Juliette Wrixon, Daisy Faithfull, Amber De Landro, Sophie Swallow (Stroke) and Hannah Cusworth (Cox)

Great work by rowers in the Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club at the Woolston Regatta.

Monday, 22nd June, 2015 5:52pm

By James Thompson