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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Fourth round of Motorcycle Club trials held in Shorwell

iowcc Simon Newnham

Another good day of riding for the Shorwell Chalk Pit 1st March, this time at Shorwell Chalk Pit.

Thursday, 5th March, 2015 4:37pm

By Wayne Brodie

Rugby: Players remember former player Martin Poynter

Martin Poynter

A minute's silence was held during the match at the weekend for Martin Poynter, who tragically died aged 40 last week.

Tuesday, 3rd March, 2015 8:26am

By Nolan Winter

Spring Cup at Haslett Farm for Motorcycle Club

Wayne Brodie

A great day of riding for all classes in the Isle of Wight Motorcycle Club at Haslett Farm.

Wednesday, 25th February, 2015 7:55am

By Wayne Brodie

Ryde Harriers host all-Island running club meet

Ryde harriers night time race

Ryde Harriers had the honour of hosting the most recent of the All-Island running club meet ups with 56 runners from a host of clubs across the Island meeting at Ryde Rowing club to show the unity and friendliness of athletics.

Tuesday, 24th February, 2015 11:40am

By Tom Blackwell

Ryde Harriers: Island athletes head for Bournemouth

Hampshire cross-country league king park

The 2014/15 Hampshire cross-country league season came to a close with the fifth and final fixture held at Kings Park in Bournemouth on the second weekend in February.

Thursday, 19th February, 2015 5:53pm

By Tom Blackwell

RYA Youth Champion Award for inspirational Natasha

Natasha Lambert

Congratulations to Isle of Wight inspiration, Natasha Lambert, for being selected for this well-deserved award.

Monday, 16th February, 2015 4:54pm

By Marina Johnson

Rugby: Ventnor RFC team stocks stock at friendly match

Ventnor Rugby Club

With Stoneham cancelling a friendly, Ventnor Rugby Football Club chairman Warren Riches decided it was a good reason for a club match.

Monday, 16th February, 2015 9:45am

By Nolan Winter

Isle of Wight football round-up


Reports from East Cowes Vics, Premier Division Newport and Newport (IW) Youth under 12s.

Monday, 16th February, 2015 7:55am

By Graham Snow

Ryde Rowing Club: Itchen eights and fours HORR

Ryde Boys J16 Coxed Four Ben Toms, Dom Douglas, Joel Smith, Jacob Redstone and Austin Smith

It was a rather lack luster performance from Ryde’s Boys J16 Coxed Four of Dom Douglas, Ben Toms, Joel Smith, Jacob Redstone and Cox Austin Smith at the Itchen Eights & Fours Head of the River Race on Sunday (8th February) in their first race of 2015 season.

Tuesday, 10th February, 2015 7:38am

By Steve Bull

Ryde Harriers: Julie King swept the points

Ryde Harriers -

Ryde Harriers continued their Winter series of club events with a 10km nominated run from their base at Ryde Rowing Club.

Tuesday, 10th February, 2015 7:29am

By Tom Blackwell

Rugby: The Mighty Lions out-roared in Petersfield

Rugby Balls

The Mighty Lions were unfortunately out-roared on an interesting pitch up in Petersfield.

Monday, 9th February, 2015 4:07pm

By Nolan Winter

Ice Hockey: Hawks defeated by the Swindon Rec Wildcats

Solent Hawks - the team:

Solent Hawks, one of the Island's recreational Ice hockey teams faced off against Swindon Rec Wildcats on Saturday night.

Monday, 9th February, 2015 11:22am

By The Solent Hawks