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.

Vectis Isle Pioneers return to home of first trial on ten year anniversary

Wayne Brodie

The Vectis Isle Pioneers Motorcycle Club returned to Nodewell Farm, Totland - where the Club's first ever trial was held in April 2006.

Thursday, 28th April, 2016 7:17am

By Wayne Brodie

Mankini-clad cyclist returns to the Isle of Wight for 60mile fundraising challenge

dom marle mankini cyclist

Dom and Alan will be taking part in the Isle of Wight Randonee in just their Mankinis on Sunday. All for a great cause. If you can spare some pounds, follow the links below to make a donation.

Tuesday, 26th April, 2016 12:32pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Young rowers compete in Isle of Wight Rowing Forum’s Junior Regatta

IWRF Junior Regatta 2016

Well done to all the young people who took part in the fifth Isle of Wight Rowing Forum’s Junior Regatta on Sunday (24th April).

Monday, 25th April, 2016 4:18pm

By Steve Bull with one comment

Bumper entries for the Isle of Wight MCC Two Day Trial

Ross Haydon 2016 Two Day

The 2016 Wight Two Day Trial attracted a great number of riders this year with many travelling across from the mainland to take part.

Monday, 25th April, 2016 2:31pm

By Wayne Brodie

Island Roads step forward to help Isle of Wight youth football team

Ventnor youth FC

Island Roads have pitched in to help sort Rew Valley Youth FC's new ground at Watcombe Bottom.

Wednesday, 20th April, 2016 2:09pm

By Gavin Foster with 2 readers' comments

Warriors aiming to de-throne the Kings of Kent

Wightlink Islanders

It's our first home 2016 National Trophy action on Thursday of this week at Smallbrook and the Wightlink Warriors face a tough looking test so far as they bid for victory.

Wednesday, 20th April, 2016 6:49am

By Bryn Williams

Powerlifting women’s sights are set on UK and Euro championships

powerlifting chicks

These regular, everyday women from the Isle of Wight, who share a love of lifting and smashing their goals, need a little help with travel and equipment costs to take part in the Championships.

Tuesday, 19th April, 2016 4:16pm

By Sally Perry

Island Speedway: ‘A brilliant opening night for our reborn club’

Isle of Wight Speedway by Ian Groves

A great start to the Speedway season was held at Smallbrook Stadium last week, which saw the first racing for three years.

Monday, 11th April, 2016 11:12am

By Bryn Williams with one comment

Motorcycle Club riders compete for the Downend Cup

Becky Cook

Last weekend saw riders compete for the Downend Cup at Newbarn Farm. Find out how they did.

Friday, 8th April, 2016 9:39am

By Wayne Brodie

Isle of Wight speedway returns to the Island tonight

Isle of Wight Speedway by Ian Groves

Isle of Wight Speedway returns to Smallbrook Stadium tonight for the first time since 2013. Help the Wightlink Warriors celebrate this opening race from 7pm.

Thursday, 7th April, 2016 7:17am

By Bryn Williams with one comment

Golf: Rain dampens Juniors’ big day

James Freeman Hampshire U14 winner

Connor Richards from Shanklin took part in the Hampshire golf championships recently. Read on to find out how he got on.

Tuesday, 5th April, 2016 3:05pm

By Andrew Griffin

March a busy month for runners in Ryde Harriers

Runners in Eastleigh

Runners for the Ryde Harriers took part in a large number of events in March. Check out the results in Tom's report.

Tuesday, 5th April, 2016 1:31pm

By Tom Blackwell