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.

Match successes for Isle of Wight hockey players

kids playing hockey

Lewis shares the latest match reports from Isle of Wight Hockey Club

Monday, 14th October, 2019 2:56pm

By Lewis Wells

Ryde Harriers shine in Isle of Wight’s 63rd Marathon

ryde harriers marathon runners

The Marathon showcased the Isle of Wight’s talented running community with attendees from Ryde Harriers, Isle of Wight Road Runners and Vegan Runs.

Wednesday, 9th October, 2019 8:45am

By Stephanie Hankin

Ninth round of 2019 Winter Series Trials Championship

ALFIE GASKIN riding his trial bike on Bembridge down

The Isle of Wight Motorcycle Club held the ninth round of the 2019 Winter Series Trials Championship on Sunday 6th October at Bembridge Down.

Wednesday, 9th October, 2019 8:31am

By Wayne Brodie

First place for young Islanders in rowing regatta

Ryde's winning J16 Girls Double - Freya Drage and Niamh Edwards

Fantastic performance from Freya Drage and Niamh Edwards who won first place at the Itchen Imperial Rowing Club’s Junior Sprint Regatta

Monday, 7th October, 2019 9:14am

By Steve Bull

Top five position for Isle of Wight cyclist

James Veal racing at Portmore

Despite developing cramp in both legs with 20kms to go, James Veal managed a provisional sixth place in the Portmore Classic road race.

Monday, 7th October, 2019 8:14am

By Russell Thomson

Charity fundraising cycling app on track to hit 50,000km – mystery prize on offer

looking over handlebars of bike down the cycle path

The PedalAid user who hits the magic 50,000 kilometre target will win a mystery prize. Will it be you?

Friday, 4th October, 2019 1:30pm

By IW Council Press Office

Cycle challenge raises more than £6,000 for Mountbatten

cyclists riding towards Freshwater Bat

Challenging weather did not deter more than 250 people from taking part in the ride from Culver to the Needles Old Battery and back.

Tuesday, 1st October, 2019 10:58am

By Matt White with one comment

Isle of Wight council show their support for the skateboarding community

Skate Safe leaflet cover

The number of children, young people (and not so young!) who are taking up skateboarding on the Island is growing.

Tuesday, 24th September, 2019 8:35am

By IW Council Press Office

Ryde rowers win biggest race of the season: Bideford Bowl 2019

Ryde rowing team with trophy

They've worked hard all season. Read how Ryde Rowing Club senior men's crew of Owen Barnaby, Oliver Bottrell, Matthew Allsopp, Mark Chatwin and Mike Ewing took on the biggest race of the season.

Monday, 23rd September, 2019 8:55am

By Matthew Allsopp

Don’t miss deadline for Dash in the Dark for Air Ambulance

dash in the dark

Midnight on Wednesday 18th September is the last chance for supporters to sign up online for the first ever Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) night-time 5km fun run; Dash in the Dark.

Tuesday, 17th September, 2019 10:29am

By Andrew Shelley

Cowes Enterprise College team up with Chelsea FC Foundation to announce new Football Academy

Football players and coach

Great news for budding young footballers on the Isle of Wight as Cowes Enterprise College announces partnership with Chelsea FC Foundation ahead of new football college academy.

Tuesday, 17th September, 2019 6:51am

By Yasmin

A performance of promise by Ventnor RFC

rugby ball

The resilience and power shown at the weekend against Romsey suggest great potential for this Ventnor side in the coming months.

Monday, 16th September, 2019 9:16am

By James Morton