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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Two wicket win for Ventnor in British Gas Southern Premier League

Cricket ball:

Neil Westhorpe was the Ventnor hero, hitting a crucial unbeaten 56, including a match winning six over the midwicket boundary with just three balls remaining.

Wednesday, 24th May, 2017 10:54am

By Graeme Burnett

Vectis Isle Pioneers Motorcycle Club take on the Haslett sand

VIP Haslett May 2017 Phil Chase

Haslett Farm, Shorwell, played host to the Vectis Isle Pioneers Motorcycle Club’s second round of the 2017 trials Championship.

Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017 3:36pm

By Wayne Brodie

Ryde Rowers compete in the Itchen Imperial Regatta

Ryde two Ladies Coastal Fours lining up along side host Club Itchen for the final of their event 640

Despite reduced entry due to exam time tables, Ryde Rowing Club crews produced a series of good performances at Itchen Imperial Rowing Club's Annual Regatta last weekend.

Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017 3:21pm

By Steve Bull

Red Funnel pledges ongoing support for Etchells Youth Academy

Etchells:

Red Funnel’s support will enable 15 Etchells racing events to take place in Cowes this year with two x four person and one x three person crews taking part in racing.

Monday, 22nd May, 2017 3:49pm

By Amy Grinstead with 2 readers' comments

Five length win for 12 year old Ethan at the Itchen Imperial Regatta

Ethan Walters - J16 Single Scullers winner cropped

All Shanklin crews raced fantastically well at the Itchen Imperial Regatta last weekend, having been drawn against some serious opposition throughout the day.

Monday, 22nd May, 2017 9:34am

By Alex Robertson

Isle of Wight cyclists head to Goodwood

Ian Hayden

Three riders from the Wightlink-Wight Mountain Cycle Race Team made their way to the Goodwood race circuit this week for the fourth race in the series.

Friday, 19th May, 2017 9:00am

By Jack Elton-Walters

Speedway: Washed out Warriors

Ben Wilson

The speedway meeting was called to a halt after five races last night after the light rain increased in intensity.

Friday, 19th May, 2017 8:51am

By Rob Dyer

Outstanding Premier League performance by teenage cricketer, Zeph Wells

cricketer

In only his second Premier League appearance, Zeph Wells, recorded the third best bowling figures ever in Division 1, putting him into the top ten all time performances throughout the Premier League

Wednesday, 17th May, 2017 7:41am

By Graeme Burnett

Five more races for Isle of Wight cycle race team

Stockbridge RR Bill Temple

Another busy couple of weeks for the riders of the Wightlink-Wight Mountain Cycle Race Team.

Wednesday, 17th May, 2017 6:25am

By Jack Elton-Walters

Eventful races in the Ryde Regatta

Ladies Junior Fours winners Ryde A team

A whopping one hundred and fourteen crews and scullers took part in the Ryde Regatta at the weekend.

Tuesday, 16th May, 2017 5:29pm

By Steve Bull

Pat Death Summer Series kicks off on the Isle of Wight

Will West Summer Series 2017

Last weekend saw the first round of the Pat Death Summer Series take place at Shorwell Chalk Pit.

Tuesday, 16th May, 2017 10:35am

By Wayne Brodie

West Wight Fencers take on the Royal Navy

Fencing at Navy match in Portsmouth

Two teams of Isle of Wight Fencers took on the Royal Navy at their dockyards recently and returned to the Island with their heads held high.

Friday, 12th May, 2017 1:39pm

By Nick Stuart