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.

Isle of Wight Motorcycle Club trials pay tribute to former member Nigel Crouch

NMC trial Pagham Farm 2019 ALFIE HAYDON by Viki Taylor

The NMC Memorial trials were a fitting way to remember the former committee member of more than 40 years.

Wednesday, 21st August, 2019 6:14pm

By Wayne Brodie

Speedway Warriors run Colts out of town

Speedway riders

The co-promoter, Barry Bishop said he was "delighted with the way our boys went about their business and a twelve point win really exceeded my expectations".

Wednesday, 21st August, 2019 11:12am

By Rob Dyer

Rugby: Ventnor XV defeat Harwich and Doverport XV

ventnor rugby teams

Ventnor hosted touring side Harwich and Doverport to kick start preparations for the new 2019/20 season starting in September.

Tuesday, 20th August, 2019 5:32pm

By Ed Blake

The Sandown Sprint plans to bring car road racing to Isle of Wight

Sandown Sprint organisers are one step closer to bringing official car racing to the streets of Sandown.

Tuesday, 20th August, 2019 5:12pm

By Simon Perry with 9 readers' comments

Isle of Wight cyclist, Matt Allsopp, wins Fat Creations Series at Goodwood

wightlink wight mountain cycle race team member on the podium

The pressure was on to defend Allsopp’s place at the top, but he gathered enough points to win the series comfortably.

Tuesday, 20th August, 2019 12:24pm

By Russell Thomson

Skaters from across the Isle of Wight to come together for KMC Memorial Skate Jam

memorial skate jam poster cropped

Wight Trash say, "This skate Jam will not only be a way of remembering Kieran, but also a reminder to look out for each other, and that if anyone is struggling we're all here, and we'll listen."

Monday, 19th August, 2019 6:09pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight Triathlete to represent Team GB at Malmo 2020

Jan Fletcher

Isle of Wight Talented Athlete sponsored athlete and Wight Tri member, Jan Fletcher, completed a super race at the English National Championships.

Monday, 19th August, 2019 3:21pm

By Liz Dunlop

Ryde Rowing Club’s Men’s Senior Fours to represent Association at Southcoast Championship

RRC Winning Men's Senior Four

A special well done to the Men’s Senior Four, a crew of Ollie Bottrell, Matt Allsopp, Mark Chatwin and Mike Ewing, coxed by Owen Barnaby.

Monday, 19th August, 2019 1:23pm

By Steve Bull

Despite some challenging weather Cowes, enjoyed another successful regatta

Cowes week winners

Suzanne and Alan share this annual roundup of activities and events held during Cowes Week.

Monday, 19th August, 2019 10:00am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Iconic powerboat race returns to the Isle of Wight for 59th year

powerboat racing - Fugitive on the water by Cowes

The birthplace of international powerboat racing will be welcoming the fleet of powerboats for the iconic Cowes - Torquay - Cowes powerboat race over the bank holiday weekend.

Friday, 16th August, 2019 3:44pm

By John Moore

Lawlor’s late burst wins Wight Coast Holidays US-style speedway challenge

Riders at American Speedway

The six man final race was undoubtedly one of the best races ever at the Smallbrook track.

Friday, 16th August, 2019 11:23am

By Rob Dyer

Popular US-style speedway meeting returns to the Isle of Wight

Speedway

This style of meeting gives scope for close racing, plenty of passing, surprise results and lots of skill as the riders manoeuvre past their rivals.

Tuesday, 13th August, 2019 4:42pm

By Rob Dyer