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.

A speedway celebration to the life of Bryn Williams

bryn williams

A free celebration to the life of Bryn Williams, a man who gave so much to the Island Speedway teams over the years will take place in April at Smallbrook.

Friday, 24th February, 2017 10:20am

By Barry Bishop

HAHA Training are back with the Wightlink Warriors in 2017

Island Speedway

HAHA Training, the award winning barbering and hairdressing apprenticeship and training company are back with the Wightlink Warriors in 2017.

Friday, 24th February, 2017 8:07am

By Barry Bishop

Riders take on 12th Round of 2016/17 Championship

Harrison Crickmore

There was some superb riding during the Vectis Isle Pioneers Motorcycle Club at Haslett Farm, Shorwell last weekend.

Tuesday, 21st February, 2017 7:46am

By Wayne Brodie

Riders take on Shorwell Chalk Pit for the Spring Cup

Simon Newnham

Wayne brings us the latest report from Isle of Wight Motorcycle Club - The Spring Cup at Shorwell Chalk Pit.

Tuesday, 14th February, 2017 2:46pm

By Wayne Brodie

Swimmers dived into the 18th Isle of Wight Masters International Swim Meet

Jo Cooper and Bob Cooper

Swimmers travelled from the mainland to take part in the 18th Isle of Wight Masters International Swim Meet over the weekend. Well done to all who took part, especially the winners.

Monday, 13th February, 2017 10:49am

By Bob Cooper

Rob provides a new voice for the Wightlink Warriors

Rob Dyer speedway

The massive void left by the unexpected passing of Bryn Williams will be filled by this accomplished speedway fan.

Monday, 6th February, 2017 4:25pm

By Barry Bishop

New sponsors for cycle race team in 2017

wightlink-wight-mountain cyclists

This Isle of Wight cycle team have a new sponsor for 2017 and are now known as the Wightlink Wight Mountain Cycle Race Team.

Monday, 6th February, 2017 8:51am

By Jack Elton-Walters

Two new schemes will connect youngsters to Speedway

Island Speedway

The Bring My Classmates scheme has been launched by the Wightlink Warriors as well as community support for families and charities.

Saturday, 4th February, 2017 10:02am

By Barry Bishop

Islander to cycle 10,000 miles for Prostate Cancer UK in 2017

ian-gregory-prudential-ride-standing-by-bike-cropped

Ian Gregory is planning to cycle 10,000 miles this year to raise funds and awareness for Prostate Cancer UK, despite having a chronic pain disorder, eight damaged discs in his spine, Arthritis and Tempro-mandibular dysfunction disorder.

Friday, 3rd February, 2017 9:38am

By Sally Perry

Wightlink Warriors reveal their 2017 race jacket design

Wightlink Warriors jackets

The new race jackets were unveiled with Premium Team Partner Steve Luxton, aka Cobra’s Garage Mahal in Jupiter, Florida.

Monday, 30th January, 2017 2:49pm

By Barry Bishop

Ryde Rowers pay tribute to their sponsors and supporters

Ryde Rowing Club Captain Pete Allsopp presenting the cheque to Felicity Radak of the IW Youth Trust

Sponsors, supporters and helpers of Ryde Rowing Club were entertained at an informal gathering at their Clubhouse last week to thank them for their support during the last year.

Monday, 30th January, 2017 7:37am

By Steve Bull

Farewell to 133 year old Isle of Wight cycling club

Historic bicycle

It's a huge shame to hear of the demise of this cycling club, which first formed in March 1883.

Monday, 30th January, 2017 7:12am

By Alan Bennett with 3 readers' comments