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RYDE ROWING CLUB CELEBRATE 2017 ACHIEVEMENTS

Wightlink-sponsored Ryde Rowing Club celebrated another successful season at a special awards presentation evening just before Christmas (Friday 22nd December 2017). The newly elected club captain, Graham Reeve, welcomed around 50 members and guests to the Appley clubhouse and thanked them for their support over the last year. A special thanks went out to the club’s main sponsors Wightlink and the main …

SQUASH STAR AMELIE AIMS TO START 2018 ON A HIGH

Rising Isle of Wight squash star Amelie Haworth wants to start 2018 on a high with success at the prestigious Dunlop British Junior Open in Birmingham next week. 12-year-old Haworth is seeded sixth in the girls’ under-13 event after finishing runner-up at the British junior nationals in October. The Dunlop British Junior Open features over 600 players from over 30 …

BROWN DEFEATED BY 16 TIMES WORLD CHAMPION

Keegan Brown bowed out of the PDC World Championships at Alexandra Palance in London last night (Thursday) after suffering a heavy 4-0 defeat to Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor in the Last 16. It was always going to be a tough match, but Brown struggled from the outset. With a series of low-scoring throws from the rising Island star, Taylor quickly …

KEEGAN THROUGH TO ROUND 3 OF WORLD DARTS CHAMPIONSHIP

UPDATED: The Isle of Wight’s very own Keegan Brown is through to Round 3 of the World Darts Championship, where he potentially faces stepping up to the oche against one of the world’s best darts players, Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor. Keegan, from Newport, took a 4-2 set victory over Zoran Lerchbacher at Alexandra Palace this afternoon (Saturday) in what was …

DANNO VERGE JOINS THE WIGHTLINK WARRIORS

The Wightlink Warriors have announced that Danno Verge is to join the speedway team for the 2018 season. The 21-year-old, who rode for Mildenhall in 2017, comes into the main body of the Island side on a 4.49 average. A delighted Danno said: “Firstly, I would like to thank Barry Bishop, Martin Widman and Jackie Vatcher for offering me a …

SUCCESSFUL YEAR FOR ISLAND’S TOP CYCLING TEAM

It has been a busy year for the Isle of Wight’s top cycling team, which welcomed Wight Mountain on board as a sponsor and accepted continued support from Wightlink. For 2017 the Wightlink Wight Mountain Cycle Race Team participated in a wide range of cycle disciplines including Road Race; Road Circuit; Time Trial; Track, Mountain Bike Cross Country; Mountain Bike …

HOPWOOD AND SEALEY RETURN TO THE WARRIORS

After a few seasons away, Ben Hopwood will return to the Wightlink Warriors in 2018 for his fifth season riding for the club. Ben, who last year rode at Kent in the National League and for Newcastle in the Championship, joins the Warriors with a 7.44 average. Talking of his new team place Ben has said: “I just want to …

KEEGAN PROGRESSES IN WORLD DARTS CHAMPIONSHIP

VIDEO: 25-year-old Keegan Brown from Newport has progressed through to Round 2 of the PDC World Darts Championship after knocking out the world number 11 last night (Sunday). Brown took a 3-2 victory over James Wade at Alexandra Palace – a result which has hit the headlines. Keegan, who works as a medical laboratory assistant at St Mary’s Hospital, will …

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