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.

Speedway: Can the Warriors calm the Colts?

Joe Jacobs and James Cockle

The Wightlink Warriors will be taking on the Belle Vue Colts from Manchester at Smallbrook Stadium tonight (Thursday).

Thursday, 26th May, 2016 7:53am

By Bryn Williams

Cricket: Weather wrecks the cricket programme

rain on grass

No play last weekend due to rain, but see details of upcoming fixtures.

Wednesday, 25th May, 2016 10:07am

By Graeme Burnett

Isle of Wight Jess Andrews qualifies for Rio Olympics

Jess Andrews

Former Sandown Bay pupil, Jess Andrews, ran the race of her life over the weekend and qualified to represent Great Britain in the Rio Olympics this summer. Go Jess!

Monday, 23rd May, 2016 12:24pm

By Sally Perry

Community skate club almost in lead for Jewson comp

john cattle's skate club

John Cattle's Skate Club are very close to being in the lead and could end up winning vital help from Jewsons to renovate their permanent base. Do it for the kids. Vote today!

Monday, 23rd May, 2016 12:07pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight hosts two Rowing Regattas

Ryde Rowing Club ladies novice by Graham REeading

Congratulations to all the rowers who took part in the two Rowing Regattas last weekend on the Isle of Wight. Steve Bull gives us a round-up.

Monday, 23rd May, 2016 11:48am

By Steve Bull

Cycle team head to Goodwood

Matt Allsopp

Wightlink-LCM Systems Cycle Race Team competed at Goodwood last week. Jack shares the latest report.

Monday, 23rd May, 2016 11:09am

By Jack Elton-Walters

Stunning last gasp trophy win for injury-hit Warriors

Isle of Wight Speedway by Ian Groves

Bryn shares this latest report from Wightlink Warriors match against Mildenhall.

Friday, 20th May, 2016 11:42am

By Bryn Williams

Ladies Day returns to Cowes Week for the 11th time

ladies day at cowes week

One third of the 8,000 competitors taking part in the regatta will be women. Ladies Day returns on 9th August for its 11th year.

Thursday, 19th May, 2016 1:55pm

By Kate Johnson with 2 readers' comments

Cricket: Ventnor defeated at St Cross

cricket on a hill

Ventnor were defeated by five wickets by St Cross Symondians on Saturday.

Wednesday, 18th May, 2016 5:49pm

By Graeme Burnett

Speedway: Lineup confirmed for Thursday’s races

stu clelland island speedway

Find out who's in and who's out.

Wednesday, 18th May, 2016 10:49am

By Bryn Williams

Skate Club needs your vote in the Jewson Building Better Communities comp

skateclub windows

Your vote could help John Cattle's Isle of Wight-based Skate Club win a prize of between £500 or £150,000 in building materials. It's quick and simple for Facebook users, so don't delay.

Tuesday, 17th May, 2016 2:16pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight cyclists take on a3crg evening 10 mile time trials

Martin Sanders

Find out how the Wightlink-LCM Systems Cycle Race Team got on last week.

Tuesday, 17th May, 2016 12:40pm

By Jack Elton-Walters