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.

Ventnor Cricket Club: All welcome to Open Day


Head to Ventnor Cricket Club at Steephill this Sunday for its annual Open Day from 10am.

Thursday, 28th July, 2016 8:38am

By Graeme Burnett

Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup: Some fantastic sailing taking place

Sunrise at Needles - Paul Wyeth

If you've missed the earlier races (catch up in the report), there's always the Round the Island Race taking place on Friday. Look out for the boats as they pass.

Thursday, 28th July, 2016 8:13am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

A busy and successful week for Wightlink-LCM Systems Cycle Race Team

Wightlink-LCM Systems Cycle Race Team july 2016

On Wednesday last week, six Wightlink-LCM Systems Cycle Race Team members competed at the sixth round of the Mountbatten Circuits in Portsmouth.

Wednesday, 27th July, 2016 7:13am

By Jack Elton-Walters

League points up for grabs at tonight’s speedway

Isle of Wight Speedway by Ian Groves

The Wight Warriors are determined to come out on top, claim the three league points at stake and in doing so prevent Kent, who are still smarting from defeats inflicted upon them at home to Birmingham last Monday and at Eastbourne on Saturday.

Tuesday, 26th July, 2016 3:33pm

By Bryn Williams

Ryde Harriers support Isle of Wight Youth Trust Fun Run for third year

running shoes

All money raised from the Fun Run will go to the Isle of Wight Youth Trust, who provide free, professional and confidential counselling for children and young people on the Isle of Wight. Enter now!

Tuesday, 26th July, 2016 11:55am

By Sally Perry

Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club pick up wins at Woolston

ssrc woolston Ladies Novice Fours

With two wins, three seconds and three thirds, the club earned itself third place in the club aggregate standings, an immense achievement for our small entry.

Monday, 25th July, 2016 1:25pm

By Alex Robertson

Ryde Rowers take on the Woolston Regatta

RRC Junior Pair at Woolston

Best performance of the season so far for the Club’s Coastal Junior Sculler – Dale Buckett – who took his first win at this status following his promotion from Novice earlier in the season

Monday, 25th July, 2016 1:08pm

By Steve Bull

John Cattle shortlisted for Positive Role Model Award

john cattle

It's no surprise to hear that Isle of Wight skater, film-maker and all-round good egg, John Cattle, has been shortlisted as a nominee as a 'Positive Role Model' in the National Diversity Awards 2016.

Friday, 22nd July, 2016 2:14pm

By Sally Perry

Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup: A week of exciting races off the Isle of Wight

Dolphin Brewins

Eight teams, of three boats per team, will race against each other in a series of races including a long offshore race and a Round the Isle of Wight Race next week. Keep your eyes peeled for the yachts taking part.

Friday, 22nd July, 2016 7:52am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge: HD Photo Gallery

Panerai racing

Christian has been out on the water capturing some fantastic shots of the Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge this week. Check out this HD photo gallery.

Thursday, 21st July, 2016 4:54pm

By Sally Perry

Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club take on Southsea Regatta

SSRC Alex Robertson

Good performances from members of the Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club at last weekend's Southsea Regatta.

Wednesday, 20th July, 2016 12:54pm

By Alex Robertson

The Lashings All Stars return to Ventnor

Lashings match

Don't miss the world class Lashings when they return to Ventnor next month. Book your table in the hospitality marquee and you can have a Lashings player sit with you.

Wednesday, 20th July, 2016 7:36am

By Graeme Burnett