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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New Harbour Master for Yarmouth

Tim Adams - Yarmouth Harbour Master

Former Deputy Harbour Master, Tim Adams, who has been a key team member at Yarmouth for the past year will be taking command as Chief Executive from the 3rd November 2014.

Thursday, 23rd October, 2014 11:57am

By Sally Perry

Ryde Harriers: Runners recognised at annual awards ceremony

Ryde Harriers Annual Awards 2014 - Mile winners

Ryde Harriers celebrated another successful year of running, with their annual awards dinner at Yelf's Hotel over the weekend.

Tuesday, 21st October, 2014 7:50am

By Tom Blackwell

Rugby: Far from friendly match results in a draw

Rugby field:

As is always the case with this fixture, the game was far from friendly. It was dominated by strong forward play, tough tackling and hard to break defences throughout.

Tuesday, 21st October, 2014 7:34am

By Nolan Winter

Munt on the Money at Knighton

Jill Williams

Latest report from the Isle of Wight Car Club sees Ryan Munt victorious once again.

Tuesday, 14th October, 2014 8:04am

By Adam Weller

Busy weekend for Ryde Harriers including a marathon in Munich for two

Simon and Bryan Munich - Ryde Harriers

It was a very busy weekend for runners with a number of events taking place on and off the Island.

Tuesday, 14th October, 2014 7:53am

By Tom Blackwell with one comment

Two runners break three hour barrier at Isle of Wight Marathon

IW Marathon -:

Sunday’s IW Marathon, organised by Ryde Harriers, and run over a circular course from the Community Club, Cowes via Shalfleet to the West Wight and back, saw just two runners break the three hour barrier.

Tuesday, 14th October, 2014 7:21am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Ryde junior rowers head to Itchen for the Regatta

J16 Coxed Four at Itchen

With a number of members unavailable it was a slightly depleted Ryde Rowing Club Boys Junior Squad that competed at the Itchen Junior Regatta on Saturday (11th October) – but they gave a good account of themselves with every squad member racing at least twice over the 600m sprint course on the River Itchen.

Monday, 13th October, 2014 3:21pm

By Steve Bull

Rowing: Fantastic performances from Juniors at Itchen

SSRC J14 boys B race winners:

Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club's juniors rowed excellently at Itchen Junior Regatta, with the regatta not only providing debut races for some rowers, but also some winning performances!

Monday, 13th October, 2014 8:33am

By Alex Robertson

Memories of Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club: The Novices: Part Two

SSRC Novice Crew 1960s

It's the 1960s and the novices are at the final regatta of the season. Following on from Part One, when they were about to start the final race, read on to find out what happens.

Sunday, 12th October, 2014 12:20pm

By Brian Silsbury with 3 readers' comments

Ryde Harriers kick off their Winter Series

Ryde Harriers:

Find out how the runners in the Ryde Harriers team have been doing this week.

Friday, 10th October, 2014 3:57pm

By Tom Blackwell

Extreme 40s continue racing series in Nice

Light winds dominated the opening day of Act 7 of the Extreme Sailing Series in Nice, France.

Tuesday, 7th October, 2014 10:20am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Four marathons, four locations in four weekends for Child Bereavement UK

Nikki Cox

On 28th September, keen marathon runner Nikki Cox began her epic challenge of completing four marathons in four weekends in aid of Child Bereavement UK. This weekend she'll be taking on the Isle of Wight Marathon.

Tuesday, 7th October, 2014 9:50am

By Emma Riley