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HAYDEN TAKES THE WIN AT THE MOUNTBATTEN CIRCUIT

4 riders from the Wightlink-Wightmountain cycle team made their way to the Mountbatten Circuit in Portsmouth last Wednesday (21st June) for the seventh race in the series, with Ian Hayden and Kev Foster competing in the 3rd Category race. The race started with a couple of early attacks which Foster worked hard on the front to chase down and bring back. …

KELSEY DUGARD OUT AS WIGHTLINK WARRIORS SIGN SCOTT CAMPOS

The Wightlink Warriors have brought in experienced rider Scott Campos, subject to BSPA approval, to strengthen the 2017 team and as a replacement for Kelsey Dugard. Scott, who rode for the Kings Lynn Young Stars before they withdrew from the league, achieved an average of 6.35 and will provide welcome support for the heat leaders James Cockle, Ben Wilson and …

ROLLER HOCKEY TO BE REVIVED ON THE ISLE OF WIGHT

It’s been almost 10 years since a competitive roller hockey team has called the Isle of Wight its home but this is all set to change, as roller hockey is set to be revived locally. This week has marked the ‘Wight Sound Hearing Vectis Warriors’ being accepted to play in the British Roller Hockey’s southern division starting this September. The …

ISLAND FOOTBALL LEAGUE LINE UP CONFIRMED FOR 2017/2018

The list of clubs competing in the 2017/2018 Isle of Wight Saturday Football League has now been confirmed. With Division 3 abolished for the new season, there have been a number of changes with Newchurch; Seaview; St Helens Blue Stars and Wroxall all promoted to Division 2. Northwood St John’s and Sandown have both been promoted from Division 2 to Division …

RYDE GIVE A STRONG PERFORMANCE AT WOOLSTON

There was a strong performance across the board from the Wightlink-sponsored Ryde Rowing Club team that competed at Woolston Regatta on Saturday (24th June). The club’s Coastal Junior Ladies Four of Lisa Murphy, Catherine Murphy, Courtney Edmonds, Emily Pike – with Coach Mick Jenner coxing – maintained their excellent recent form to easily win their final for a fifth win this …

STRONG SET OF RESULTS FOR SHANKLIN SANDOWN RC AT WOOLSTON

A week on from Swanage Regatta and there was polarity in the weather but certainly not the results as Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club came away from a wet and windy Woolston with 3 wins and a second place in the aggregate standings.  The day began with the heats of the Men’s Novice Sculls. The club once again had 3 scullers …

ANTICIPATED BAD WEATHER FORCES SPEEDWAY POSTPONEMENT

Due to the anticipated poor weather tomorrow (Tuesday), the Wightlink Warriors’ National League speedway meeting against the Cradley Heathens at home has been postponed. The meeting was due to take place at the Andrew Younie Smallbrook Stadium at 19:00 tomorrow, however with significant rainfall forecast the decision has been taken to call the meeting off and save any expense. It’s …

THRILLING HOME WIN FOR THE WARRIORS

The Wightlink Warriors ended their barren run with a hard earned victory over Kent Kings in last night’s National League meeting at the Andrew Younie Smallbrook stadium, taking a maximum heat advantage in the final race to secure the victory and all 3 league points. It was an action packed night of drama right from heat 1 when the Warriors’ …

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