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.

Ryde Harriers x country - men Nov 2015

A busy month for Ryde Harriers

November has seen a whole load of weather conditions to test the resolve of runners but there have been excellent attendances for the range of club night runs and race on the program for Ryde Harriers in November.

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Isle of Wight Football Mundial League football results

The Football Mundial Isle of Wight (Ryde) 6-a-Side League results for 24th November 2015.

Rugby field:

‘Frustrating day at the office’ for Ventnor RFC

Everything seemed to be against the ‘Frustrating day at the office’ for Ventnor RFC team making it to the away match on Saturday, but they made it in the end.

Andy Barton

Confidence lost through MS regained with Cowes Sailability

With the help of charity Cowes Sailability, wheelchair User, Andy Barton, gains his RYA Powerboat level II certificate of competence and regain lost confidence. Well done to all involved.

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FA Vase 3rd Round: Newport IW FC vs Tadley Calleva FC

One step closer to Wembley for Newport IW FC.

Tony Russell, Nick Symes, Nick Read, Will West and Calvin Wright.

The Matt Russell Memorial trial paid tribute to former rider

The trial paid tribute to 29 year old Matt Russell, a popular and a well-liked member of the Club, who tragically and suddenly lost his life at the age of just 29.

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Isle of Wight Football Mundial League football results for 17th November

The Football Mundial Isle of Wight (Ryde) 6-a-Side League results for 17th November 2015.

Shove 'ha penny competitors

World champions compete on the Isle of Wight (in a sport you may never have heard of!)

The series of friendly matches attracted past and present world champions to Ryde on the Isle of Wight, but can you guess what the sport is?

Jono Bate

Jono to represent the Isle of Wight in Mixed Martial Art spectacular

A martial arts fighter will be representing the Island in this weekend’s Mixed Martial Art (MMA) spectacular, Shock N Awe at the Mountbatten Centre, Portsmouth.

Northern Inter-counties athletics

Do you know a talented athlete? They could qualify for support

The application closing date for support for talented athletes is 31 December. If you know a talented athlete let them know about this council scheme.

Rugby field:

Rugby: Ventnor defeat Fleet by 64-0

Ventnor were keen to show last week was just a blip in their season of pushing for promotion, they managed to get a very convincing win at Watcombe.

Calvin Wright

Vectis Island Pioneers take on Knighton Sandpit

The ninth round of the 2015 Championship was held at Knighton Sand Pit, courtesy of Mr Roger Morgan.