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.

Cricket: First defeated, second triumphs, third rained off


Another defeat for the first team, but the second team had their third consecutive win at the weekend.

Friday, 26th August, 2016 8:58am

By Graeme Burnett

Riders trained to help promote ‘Isle of Active’ campaign

cycle leaders

The ambition is for the new cycling team to help spread the word and encourage more people to become more active.

Thursday, 25th August, 2016 11:46am

By IW Council Press Office

Inspired by the Olympics? Your opportunity to start a new sport

iow hockey men and women

On the back of the ladies gold medal success at the Rio Olympics, the Isle of Wight hockey club are opening their doors to all, pop along, have a try and the first few sessions will be absolutely free of charge.

Tuesday, 23rd August, 2016 4:23pm

By Sally Perry

Fourth and final round of Pat Death Summer Series

Will West

Well done to those who took part in the fourth and final round of Pat Death Summer Series last weekend. The next Club trial (the GES Cup) takes place on Sunday 4th September.

Tuesday, 23rd August, 2016 3:43pm

By Wayne Brodie

Rowers for Shanklin Sandown take on BTC Regatta

Mens Junior Four, 2nd in the final

Following the final Regatta of the Hants and Dorset ARA season, Shanklin look forward to the season finale at the South Coast Rowing Championships at Herne Bay, in two weeks time.

Tuesday, 23rd August, 2016 8:10am

By Alex Robertson

High winds affect the last Hants & Dorset ARA Regatta

Ryde's Junior Ladies Four at BTC Regatta

Well done to the Ryde Rowing Club's Ladies Junior crew who performed well at the last regatta of the Hants & Dorset ARA Regatta last weekend.

Monday, 22nd August, 2016 12:56pm

By Steve Bull

Cowes-based crew win the Fast 40+ Class Race

Girls On Film - Paul Wyeth Cowes Week

Peter Morton's Cowes based crew on Girls on Film won the inaugural FAST40+ Class at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week.

Wednesday, 17th August, 2016 6:42pm

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

All Star cast at Sunday’s T20 entertainment

Lashings match

Great fun for all on Sunday as the Lashing All-Stars brought their team of international cricketers and unique brand of T20 entertainment back to Steephill.

Wednesday, 17th August, 2016 6:28pm

By Graeme Burnett

Overall championship hopes for rowing club

Single Sculler; Harry Miselbach

Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club had a successful regatta on the River Itchen on Saturday, despite losing the overall lead in their remaining championship event.

Tuesday, 16th August, 2016 1:06pm

By Alex Robertson

Strong set of results for Ryde Rowing Club

Ladies Coastal Junior Pair. Lisa & Catherine Murphy

No wins but a strong set of results for Ryde Rowing Club at the Itchen Regatta over the weekend.

Monday, 15th August, 2016 9:48am

By Sally Perry

Service to celebrate life of cricket champion, John Hilsum

John Hilsum

Those who knew John Hilsum are invited to a service to celebrate his life next month.

Friday, 12th August, 2016 12:13pm

By Sally Perry

Cowes Week 2016 round-up: Day Six (HD photos)

Day Six of Cowes Week by Christian Beasley

Rupert Holmes shares the report from Day Six of the Cowes Week sailing regatta along with HD photos from Christian Beasley. Wonderful to look at even if you're not into sailing.

Friday, 12th August, 2016 11:58am

By Rupert Holmes