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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Are you taking part in Bart’s Bash?

Andrew Simpson

Sailors from around the world, including the Isle of Wight, are taking part in the event this Sunday in memory of the late Andrew 'Bart' Simpson.

Friday, 19th September, 2014 12:47pm

By Sally Perry

Jim Clews to ‘Cycle the Wight’ for British Heart Foundation

Jim Clews

Keen cyclist Jim Clews will be joining others to cycle around the Isle of Wight this coming weekend.

Thursday, 18th September, 2014 4:25pm

By Sally Perry

Everything to race for in finale track event

Ryde Harriers :

The finale event of the track season for Ryde Harriers is always the club mile championship.

Tuesday, 16th September, 2014 5:57pm

By Tom Blackwell

Extreme 40s in Istanbul

Extreme 40s Istanbul

For the opening day at the Extreme Sailing Series Act 6 in Istanbul, there was some extraordinary racing with every team pushing hard, including Island sailor Leigh McMillan.

Tuesday, 16th September, 2014 5:35pm

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Excellent performances from Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club

SSRC - Boys team - finale

Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club enjoyed an excellent end to the season, with two wins, two second places and some other excellent performances at the South Coast Championships in Swanage.

Tuesday, 16th September, 2014 10:41am

By Alex Robertson

Strong performances at South Coast Championships Regatta

RRC - Maddie Dunn, Steph Kissick, Micky Jenner, Nick Pike, Ben Ade and Sam Cocker - Coxswains - Matt Brading and Jodie Cocker - and Lou Maidment:

Ryde Rowing Club, sponsored by Wightlink Ferries, completed the 2014 Coastal Season on a high on Saturday (13th September) with two wins in the Open Events at the 2014 South Coast Rowing Championship Regatta held at Swanage in Dorset - although their was disappointment for their Men's Junior Senior Crew in their Championship event.

Tuesday, 16th September, 2014 7:43am

By Steve Bull

Islander Kara Rann in critical condition following motorcycle race crash

Kara Rann :

Our sincerest thoughts go out to Kara Rann and her family, friends and team members. Sending our very best wishes for a speedy recovery.

Monday, 15th September, 2014 8:50pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Phoenix steals the show

Ribbon Cutting at PSP Show

A tall ship took centre stage for the official opening of this year’s PSP Southampton Boat Show when it sailed into the Mayflower Park Marina.

Monday, 15th September, 2014 2:57pm

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Rugby: Close call for Ventnor II against Basingstoke Cavaliers

Rugby Balls

With the sun shining on the south coast of the Island, the season got off to a terrific start thanks to two teams playing the game exactly the way it should be played.

Monday, 15th September, 2014 1:50pm

By Nolan Winter

Cricket: Centuries for Kriel and Herridge in weekend wins

Cricket players:

Pierre Kriel hit eight fours and nine sixes in a fine innings of 106 as Ventnor successfully chased a target of 284 in Saturday’s friendly with Sarisbury Athletic at Steephill.

Friday, 12th September, 2014 4:06pm

By Graeme Burnett

Busy time for Ryde Harriers running teams

Ryde Harriers Overton Team

The Hampshire Road Race League began its season on Sunday with the annual opener of the Overton five mile race.

Friday, 12th September, 2014 4:02pm

By Tom Blackwell

Join the cycling celebrations in Newport tomorrow

Children cycling:

The annual Carbon Cycle Celebration returns to St James Square in Newport on Saturday. Pop along and see what's on offer.

Friday, 12th September, 2014 11:27am

By Tanja Rebel