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ENTRIES FLOODING IN FOR INAUGURAL COWES WEEK TRIPLE CROWN

Momentum is building in the lead-up to the inaugural Triple Crown at Cowes Week – the new mini-series for Big Boats holding its first edition in 2017.  Cowes Week Ltd  has this week announced the confirmed participation of the Volvo Ocean Race fleet and the super-maxi CQS, setting the scene for what promises to be some stunning and highly competitive …

LOCAL FOOTBALL FIXTURES – SATURDAY 15TH APRIL

Newport IW FC take on Portland United in the Sydenhems Wessex League Premier Division today (Saturday), whilst Cowes Sports FC play away to Alresford Town. In Division 1, East Cowes Vics are away to Andover New Street. Harwoods IW Saturday League Saturday 15th April – Fixtures: Division 1: (14:30 kick-off) Binstead & COB v Oakfield Brighstone v Ryde Saints Division 2: (14:30 …

ISLAND KIDS TO BE INTRODUCED TO CRICKET THIS SUMMER

Kids from across the Isle of Wight will have the opportunity to try cricket for the first time, thanks to 8 local cricket clubs becoming All Stars Cricket Centres – the first nationwide entry-level participation programme for the game. The programme will be delivered across the Island through Newclose CC, Northwood CC, Shanklin CC, Arreton CC, Freshwater CC, Ventnor CC, …

DETERMINED COCKLE IN TROPHY BID

The Wightlink Warriors start their 2017 speedway season at The Andrew Younie Smallbrook Stadium on Thursday when the club stage The Vince Mapley Memorial Trophy – an individual event featuring all of the Warriors plus some former favourites and others who helped the team with guest appearances in 2016. Warriors’ captain James Cockle is the current holder of the trophy and …

SEALEY SEALED FOR WARRIORS IN 2017

Jamie Sealey has become the seventh rider to sign for the Wightlink Warriors following successful trials at the Andrew Younie Smallbrook Stadium on Saturday. 27-year-old Jamie, from Newbury, is the cousin of Lance Sealey the popular Reading and Swindon rider of the 90’s and returns to the sport following 9 years of inactivity. His first involvement was at training tracks …

LOCAL FOOTBALL FIXTURES – SATURDAY 8TH APRIL

Cowes Sports FC take on Andover Town in the Sydenhams Wessex League Premier Division at home today (Saturday). The Yachtsmen are now under the leadership of Ian Potts after Richie Woodburn left the club earlier this week. Also in the Premier Division, Newport IW FC play away to Lymington in the New Forest. In the Wessex League Division 1, East Cowes …

RILEY AND ETHAN EARN WESSEX PLACE

Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club’s Riley Horrix and Ethan Walters have earnt themselves a place in the J14 double skull race at the Junior Inter Regional Regatta in Nottingham. Each year coaches pick the best crews from the region to represent Wessex at the national event, which comprises of J14/15/16 races in everything from the single scull to an Oct Scull. Despite …

FREE ADMISSION TO WARRIORS’ PRACTICE DAY ON SATURDAY

As off track preparations continue apace, this Saturday will see the Warriors riders come together for the first full scale team practice of 2017  – and members of the public are being invited along for free. All 6 of the riders currently named in the Island side for 2017 will be appearing at the Press and Practice Day and there …

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