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SUNDBORG CROWNED HAMPSHIRE AMATEUR CHAMPION

Shanklin & Sandown Golf Club’s Jordan Sundborg has broke a record that has stood for 78 years by becoming the first player from the Isle of Wight to be crowned Hampshire Amateur Champion. Sundborg, who began a golf scholarship at Stirling University in September and has been playing top international college tournaments in California, Dubai and Connecticut, announced his arrival …

WARRIORS SUFFER DEFEAT TO BIRMINGHAM BRUMMIES

There was drama for the Wightlink Warriors before a wheel had even been turned last night (Tuesday), when the Island side were dealt a dramatic blow when returning reserve Tyler Govier withheld his services due to a contractual issue. Down to 6 riders against the defending league champions, who were still smarting from a defeat the previous evening, the task of …

FRIENDS OF THE FOUNDATION LUNCH TO SUPPORT ANDREW SIMPSON FOUNDATION

The Andrew Simpson Foundation (ASF) is busy finalising its plans as this year’s official charity for Cowes Week. The Foundation, set up in memory of Olympic medallist Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson, provides opportunities for thousands of disadvantaged young people to develop life skills through the challenge of sailing. Over the last few months the Foundation team has been liaising with businesses, clubs and …

WARRIORS EAGER FOR ACTION ON TUESDAY

After the disappointment of last week’s cancelled fixture, the Isle of Wight’s Wightlink Warriors are eager to get back into action tomorrow (Tuesday 13th June) when the 2016 League and Trophy Champions, Birmingham Brummies, stop off at the Andrew Younie Smallbrook Stadium. For the Warriors it will be the first opportunity to track their first choice 1-7 with newcomers Connor Coles …

SHANKLIN COMPETE AT UNIQUE CHRISTCHURCH REGATTA

Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club headed to the 2-lane Dorset-based Christchurch Regatta at the weekend with high hopes for its 2 entries.  The regatta is unique on the Hants and Dorset circuit, as it works in a head to head knockout format on the bending course set up on the River Stour. The first boat heading on to the water for …

LENDY ANNOUNCED AS NEW TITLE SPONSOR OF COWES WEEK

Leading peer to peer lending platform, Lendy, has been announced as the new Title Sponsor of Cowes Week for the next 3 years, beginning with this year’s regatta which starts on 29th July 2017. Cowes Week, now bearing the official title Lendy Cowes Week, is one of the world’s best-known sailing regattas with a rich heritage dating back to 1826. …

RYDE’S LADIES COASTAL JUNIOR FOUR BACK ON FORM AT CHRISTCHURCH

4 crews from the Wightlink sponsored Ryde Rowing Club competed at Christchurch Rowing Club’s Annual Regatta on Saturday (3rd June), with the 2-boat racing format of this Regatta presenting a different challenge from the usual open coastal events. Following the slightly disappointing results at Itchen Regatta 2 weeks ago and the cancellation of Lymington Regatta last week, there was a welcome return …

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