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.

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

Busy weekend for Wightlink-LCM Systems Cycle Race Team

James Ebdon:

Sunday 19th April saw a busy day’s racing for Wightlink-LCM Systems Cycle Race Team when the squad sent members to two different races over in southern England.

Tuesday, 21st April, 2015 7:29am

By Jack Elton-Walters

Cricket: Pre-season friendlies continue

Cricket match:

Ventnor continued their pre-season programme of friendlies with a match with Lymington at Steephill on Saturday.

Thursday, 16th April, 2015 3:10pm

By Graeme Burnett

Rugby: Final matches of the season for Ventnor

Rugby field:

Ventnor RFC played their last matches of the season last weekend.

Thursday, 16th April, 2015 3:08pm

By Nolan Winter

Cycle Race Team take on the Thruxton Motor Circuit

Sam Baker Winchester Crit:

On Sunday 12th April, seven members of the Wightlink-LCM Systems Cycle Race Team travelled to Andover to race at Thruxton Motor Circuit.

Thursday, 16th April, 2015 2:48pm

By Jack Elton-Walters

Vectis Isle Pioneers head to Totland for first round of 2015

Alfie Nodewell

The Vectis Isle Pioneers Motorcycle Club held the first round of the 2015 trials championship at Nodewell Farm, Totland.

Thursday, 16th April, 2015 8:21am

By Wayne Brodie