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.

Island Games: Great initial response to crowdfunding appeal

iow island games team

It will cost in the region of £1,000 per person to attend the Games, where competitors will have the opportunity to compete on the international stage.

Wednesday, 28th September, 2016 12:36pm

By Martin Goodall

Annual Small Ships race returns to Cowes

Small ships

The small ships are back and we have details of the best place to see them all on Saturday morning.

Wednesday, 28th September, 2016 8:32am

By Marcia Carter

Golf: Shanklin pair can’t help Hampshire halt hoodoo

Jordan Sundborg

Hampshire were runners up to Yorkshire in the English County Championships after losing to the Northern Champions on the last day.

Wednesday, 28th September, 2016 7:17am

By Andrew Griffin

An intense game resulted in draw and two points for Ventnor RFC

Rugby Balls

Drawing with "easily the best team in the league" and walking away with two points shows the strength and depth throughout the club said coach, Damien Marriott.

Monday, 26th September, 2016 12:07pm

By Nolan Winter

Fundraising end of season celebration


The Macmillan Coffee Morning turned into a coffee morning, afternoon and evening as rowers from Ryde Rowing Club celebrated their end of season success.

Monday, 26th September, 2016 9:43am

By Steve Bull

Riders battle it out for The Medina Cup at Shorwell Chalk Pit


With one rider returning after a few years away, and a young rider taking part for the last time in the 'small wheels' class before moving up (Happy Birthday Alfie!), members of the Isle of Wight Motorcycle Club gathered for the The Medina Cup.

Monday, 26th September, 2016 9:35am

By Wayne Brodie

Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust receives keys to specially adapted yacht

The Keys

Last week at the Southampton Boat Show, the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust received the keys to their new, specially adapted yacht. The yacht is now well on her way to Largs and should arrive in the next three days.

Thursday, 22nd September, 2016 1:58pm

By Emma jackson

Wightlink-LCM riders take two wins out of two at Mountbatten Centre


Two races, two wins and a third place for the team on a very successful day of racing.

Thursday, 22nd September, 2016 12:23pm

By Jack Elton-Walters

Practice racing in Extreme Sailing Series for Isle of Wight sailor, Tom Buggy

Vega Racing

Isle of Wight sailor, Tom Buggy, with his team Vega Racing, entered the Extreme Sailing Series for the first time in Madeira Islands as the wildcard team yesterday (Wednesday).

Thursday, 22nd September, 2016 6:58am

By Sally Perry

Electric mountain bikes: Don’t miss your chance to try one out for free

powerbiking on the Isle of Wight

Powerbike World in Lake are offering Islanders the chance to blast around the Isle of Wight's bridleways and trails on the latest and most amazing electric mountain bikes. Find out how you can take part - for free.

Wednesday, 21st September, 2016 12:34pm

By Feature Writer

Isle of Wight sailor, Tom Buggy, to take on Extreme Sailing Series


Isle of Wight sailor, Tom Buggy, will be racing in the sixth Act of the 2016 Extreme Sailing Series, taking place later this week in the Madeira Islands, Portugal.

Tuesday, 20th September, 2016 7:16am

By Sally Perry

Girls on Film win the One Ton Cup

Crew of Girls on Film,Receiving the One Ton Cup,

Following their success during AAM Cowes Week in the Fast 40+ Class Peter Morton and his Cowes based crew have won the One Ton Cup.

Tuesday, 20th September, 2016 6:59am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood