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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Wightlink Wight Mountain Cycle Race Team reports

Riders from the Wightlink Wight Mountain Cycle Race Team have taken part in several races over the last week. Russell shares these reports.

Wednesday, 20th June, 2018 7:57am

By Russell Thomson

Riders take on second round of 2018 Pat Death Summer Series

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Riders in the Isle of Wight Motorcycle Club took part in the second round of the 2018 Pat Death Summer Series on Sunday 17th June at Limerstone Farm.

Tuesday, 19th June, 2018 11:51am

By Wayne Brodie

Triumphs at IRC European Championship and Commodore’s Cup

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Changing conditions out on the water made for challenging championships last week as the IRC European Championship and Commodore's Cup returned to Cowes.

Tuesday, 19th June, 2018 9:42am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Success for Ryde Rowing Club’s Novice Four

: Ryde’s winning Novice Four with Cox of the Day Daniel Sanderson and Ben Sanderson.

Brilliant performance from Josh Lee, Tom Starkey, Tye Cameron and Austin Smith with Cox, Daniel Sanderson, at the Woolston Regatta, hosted by Southampton Rowing Club last weekend.

Monday, 18th June, 2018 1:59pm

By Steve Bull

Trophies galore for Newport under 15’s Football Club

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Well done to all involved with Newport Under 15's Football Club who celebrated their eight trophies in an end of the season awards ceremony.

Monday, 18th June, 2018 9:43am

By Graham Snow

Project promoting lasting and beneficial effects of cycling lauded


A scheme on the Isle of Wight receives praise from other local authorities, after encouraging visitors to cycle while holidaying on the Island and continue when they get back home.

Tuesday, 12th June, 2018 8:28am

By IW Council Press Office with 3 readers' comments

Management ‘stunned’ at top rider’s transfer

Ben Hopwood

The news that Wightlink Warriors' top rider will be leaving the club came 'out of the blue' according to the co-promoter.

Monday, 11th June, 2018 2:20pm

By Rob Dyer

Isle of Wight sailor takes on Extreme Sailing Series

ESS Muscat Tom Buggy

Tom Buggy will be putting his impressive experience into practice as he competes in Barcelona against a host of international crews.

Monday, 11th June, 2018 11:04am

By Patrick Condy

Another weekend, another regatta for Ryde Rowing Club

Rydes winning J16 Four

There were some great performances from Ryde Rowing Club crews at the Itchen Imperial Rowing Club's Annual Regatta on Saturday.

Monday, 11th June, 2018 10:26am

By Steve Bull

Speedway: Eagles fly high as Warriors struggle

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Apart from Ben Morley, who posted four wins in his 14 points haul plus the fastest time by a home rider this year, no other Island rider could take the chequered flag.

Friday, 8th June, 2018 7:30am

By Rob Dyer

Double regatta weekend action for Ryde Rowing Club

Rydes J14 Quad

Well done to all the crews from the Ryde Rowing Club who took part in not one but two Regattas at the weekend, including hosting one in Ryde.

Thursday, 7th June, 2018 4:36pm

By Steve Bull

IRC European Championship returns to Cowes with Commodores’ Cup


Later this week sees the start of IRC European Championship, which for the first time incorporates the Commodores’ Cup - the only team event in the world left for Corinthian sailors.

Wednesday, 6th June, 2018 8:02am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood