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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A bumper Easter of races for Ryde Harriers

Alan Reed Memorial Trophy - Ryde Harriers:

Runners on the Isle of Wight have been busy over the last week or so.

Wednesday, 23rd April, 2014 12:59pm

By Sally Perry

All welcome to Open Day at Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club

Shanklin and Sandown Rowing Club

If you've ever thought about taking up this sociable and exciting sport, or simply fancy taking in the stunning views across Shanklin Bay then head to the Open Day on 27th April.

Tuesday, 22nd April, 2014 12:42pm

By Sandy Ciccognani

First place for Ambrosini in the Ningwood Ten Mile Time Trial

Simon Ambrosini:

Seven riders of the Wightlink-LCM Systems Cycle Race Team travelled to Castle Combe race track in Wiltshire on Good Friday.

Tuesday, 22nd April, 2014 10:42am

By Jack Elton-Walters

Successful Easter rides for the …a3crg cycling team

Matt Harris

Despite the Easter weekend, Matt Harris and Arthur Venables of …a3crg were both off to the mainland in attempt to win the many Easter eggs up for grabs at the time trials over the weekend on the mainland.

Tuesday, 22nd April, 2014 8:38am

By Arthur Venables

£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