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.

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£50,000 grant bonus for tennis club

Tennis Rackets :

Cheers all round at Ventnor Tennis Club as news of grant success arrives and plans can progress to upgrade the 1920s clubhouse.

Thursday, 17th April, 2014 9:25am

By Sally Perry

Find out how to take part in the End 2 End (and back again) challenge

End to End

End 2 End (and back again) is a 92km off road cycling challenge, in aid of the Earl Mountbatten Hospice, that covers the breadth of the Isle of Wight between Culver Down and Alum Bay.

Wednesday, 16th April, 2014 12:36pm

By Jax Jones

Rugby: Last game for Danny as captain of Ventnor 1st XV

Danny Newbury :

Ventnor's last game of the season was also Danny Newbery's last game as captain, and so Ventnor wanted a big win!

Tuesday, 15th April, 2014 6:01pm

By Nolan Winter

Expect a competitive fleet on the RORC Easter Challenge start line

Jim Saltonstall After race ferret debrief

The Royal Ocean Racing Club's Easter Regatta should prove a winner with experts on hand to teach and train those taking part.

Monday, 14th April, 2014 11:11am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

More awards for Bonchurch athlete Nick Percy

More awards for Bonchurch athlete Nick Percy

Congratulations to Nick Percy from Bonchurch, whose development over the last few years should be an inspiration to us all.

Thursday, 10th April, 2014 8:56am

By Deborah Percy

Cycling: Ian Hayden gets ever nearer to his third category licence

Ian Hayden

On Saturday 5th April, Wightlink-LCM Systems Cycle Race Team rider Ian Hayden went to Hillingdon to continue his early season racing.

Tuesday, 8th April, 2014 4:11pm

By Jack Elton-Walters

Ventnor RFC thrash Locksheath Pumas 32-0

Rugby Balls

Ventnor’s final home game of the season had the glittering title of being a revenge game as they looked to settle a score with a team that they lost to on the away fixture.

Monday, 7th April, 2014 5:42pm

By Nolan Winter

Round The Island racers restored to glory

Caronade racing in 2012

So many beautiful boats, including classics and lovingly restored personal projects, compete annually in the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race.

Monday, 7th April, 2014 10:57am

By Peta Stuart-Hunt

Ryde Harriers run overseas in Brighton and Paris

Simon Newman

Spring marathon season is upon us and Ryde Harriers had a selection of runners taking part in both Brighton and Paris versions of the distance over the weekend.

Monday, 7th April, 2014 10:18am

By Tom Blackwell

Rugby: Bright future signalled for Ventnor

Rugby field:

Ventnor's penultimate home game was the biggest game of the year for them against a nye-on unbeaten Petersfield.

Thursday, 3rd April, 2014 8:12am

By Nolan Winter

Ryde Harriers: Nearly the end of winter season


Ryde Harriers are in the tail end of their winter series now with runners starting to dream of lighter nights and different courses.

Wednesday, 2nd April, 2014 12:12pm

By Tom Blackwell

Island riders take part in Tour of Lod Valley time trials

Matt Harris:

The chain falling off struck both riders as they took on the Lod Valley time trial yesterday morning.

Monday, 31st March, 2014 11:16am

By Arthur Venables