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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Top ten finish for Allsopp on Thruxton Circuit

Ian Hayden

Very good performances from all the race team members on Tuesday night at the Thruxton Circuit.

Thursday, 30th April, 2015 6:20pm

By Jack Elton-Walters

Cricket: Ventnor’s fine comeback sets up second round tie with Lymington

Cricket match:

Ventnor staged a terrific fightback to defeat New Milton by 12 runs in the first round of the Royal London Club Championship at Steephill on Sunday.

Wednesday, 29th April, 2015 8:43am

By Graeme Burnett

All set for the 2015 Randonee

Randonee cyclists leaving ferry

Best of luck to the 100s of cyclists taking part in Sunday's Randonee on the Isle of Wight. If you're driving, please try to be patient if you come across a block of cyclists on the road.

Wednesday, 29th April, 2015 8:19am

By Sally Perry

Ryde junior rowers compete in Inter-Regional Championship Regatta

J16 Coxed Four Racing at the Junior Inter-Regional Regatta April 2015

Junior rowers from Ryde were racing against some some of the top Junior crews in the country at the weekend, Well done to them for their great efforts.

Tuesday, 28th April, 2015 10:52am

By Steve Bull

Wightlink-LCM Systems team riders take part in Liss ten mile TT

Simon Ambrosini:

Impressive results for Martin Sanders and Simon Ambrosini who competed in the Hampshire RC Open ten mile time trial in Liss at the weekend.

Tuesday, 28th April, 2015 10:42am

By Jack Elton-Walters

Wight Two Day Trial attracts mainland riders

Will West -

The Isle of Wight mcc held its annual Wight Two Day Trial last weekend 18th & 19th April.

Monday, 27th April, 2015 8:34am

By Wayne Brodie

Entries confirmed for the RYS International Bicentenary Regatta

Royal Yacht Squadron

Entries for the Royal Yacht Squadron’s Solent summer celebration of 200 years, the RYS International Bicentenary Regatta, have reached sixty and still counting, as entries continue to arrive by the day.

Monday, 27th April, 2015 7:59am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Shanklin Sandown RC: Southampton Head of The River Race

Ladies novice

Some great performances from rowers of Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club at the Southampton Head of The River Race last weekend.

Friday, 24th April, 2015 1:24pm

By James Pickett

Primary school cyclists to compete on Pearl Izumi course

Pearl Izumi Racing

Eight primary schools will battle it out to claim to have the best cycling team when the Pearl Izumi Tour Series arrives on the Island on 14 May.

Wednesday, 22nd April, 2015 10:43am

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Results and fixtures for Ventnor Cricket Club

Cricket match:

Find out the latest from Ventnor Cricket Club

Wednesday, 22nd April, 2015 7:15am

By Graeme Burnett

Ryde rowers take on Head of the River Race

Joe Groves

A small team from Ryde Rowing Club competed in the Southampton Coastal Head of the River Race.

Tuesday, 21st April, 2015 8:45am

By Steve Bull

Peter Jolliffe wins the Alan Reed Trophy race

Ryde Harriers - Salisbury March 2015

Best of luck to all those from the Island taking part in Sunday's London Marathon - including OnTheWight contributor, Tom Blackwell.

Tuesday, 21st April, 2015 7:55am

By Tom Blackwell