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.

Here’s how you can support those pedalling the swans from Ryde to Southsea (and back)

two men pulling a pedalo out of water

Two teams will be attempting to pedal two pedalo swans from Ryde to Southsea, and back. We're sure they'd welcome cheers of support as they leave and return.

Thursday, 29th August, 2019 6:55pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Sign up now for new Dads versus Dads football events

men playing football

Dads V Dads is a casual non aggressive football match which aims to get men back into playing sport.

Thursday, 29th August, 2019 5:09pm

By Steven James

New Website for Isle of Wight Hockey Club, funded by DineWight

isle of wight hockey club and dine wight rep

The Isle of Wight Hockey Club sign new sponsorship deal with DineWight; the recently announced Isle of Wight dining app, owned by former club member describing the deal as a ‘dream come true’.

Thursday, 29th August, 2019 3:26pm

By Ellis Lynas

Silverline Bullet wins Cowes Torquay Cowes Race, again

the start line at Cowes

With an average speed of 92.87 mph and in the process taking the UKOPRA Offshore 1 World Championship Drew Langdon and Miles Jennings won the 2019 Cowes Torquay Cowes on Sunday.

Wednesday, 28th August, 2019 4:59pm

By John Moore

Isle of Wight athletes bring home the medals from 2019 Copenhagen Ironman

Grant, Laura, Josh, Mary, Richard and Joe

Amazing achievements by Isle of Wight athletes who took part in the 2019 Copenhagen Ironman Contest.

Tuesday, 27th August, 2019 8:49am

By Liz Dunlop

Wight Tri member takes on London Triathlon for the fifth time

Jack elton-waters cycling

Great effort from Wight Tri member, Jack Elton-Walters when he took part in the London Triathlon for the fifth time.

Thursday, 22nd August, 2019 8:59am

By Liz Dunlop

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 16 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