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FURTHER SPONSORSHIP CONFIRMED FOR THE WIGHTLINK WARRIORS

The Wightlink Warriors sponsorship drive continues apace with the welcome return of Gareth Ward to the sponsorship network. Gareth, who also happens to be one of the club’s paramedics, lives a fair distance away in Devizes. He has been part of the Warriors set up since the club returned to the shale 2 years ago. Speaking about his sponsorship, Gareth has said: …

POTENTIAL NEW HOME OF NEWPORT FOOTBALL CLUB REVEALED

UPDATED: Newport Football Club looks set to relocate to land on the outskirts of Newport near Whippingham, it has been revealed tonight (Monday). The club has been given notice to quit the existing ground at St George’s Park to make way for a new retail development on the site. In April of this year the club was given a 12 …

SHARP IMPRESSES ON DEBUT TEAMSPY OUTING

It was a winning start for TeamSpy athlete Matt Sharp on Saturday (11th November) as he made his debut with the team. Matt was never out of the top 3 in a field of 300 during the 10k RD2 fixture of the Hants XC League meeting at Queen Elizabeth Country Park. That was an achievement in itself, as Matt has …

SPEEDWAY WARRIORS IN THE FINAL 4 FOR COMMUNITY CLUB OF THE YEAR

The Wightlink Warriors speedway team have been voted one of speedway’s top 4 community clubs of the year. The announcement was made at last night’s (Sunday) annual Gala Dinner staged in Leicester and hosted by the World Speedway Riders Association (WRSA). Being recognised as a top club is the climax of 2-and-a-half years of perspiration and determination by co-promoters Barry …

SHANKLIN SANDOWN ROWING CLUB NEED YOUR VOTES FOR NEW OARS

Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club is seeking support from the Aviva Community Fund to purchase some new rowing blades for the club’s expanding membership. In recent months the Esplanade-based club has experienced an increasing number of rowers of all ages and as a result new oars are required to enable members to continue to do well against mainland clubs in regattas. …

WIGHTLINK WARRIORS WELCOME STEVE WILLIAMS AS SPONSOR

There has been more great sponsorship news for the Island’s Wightlink Warriors speedway team this week as Steve Williams, a lifelong speedway fan from Ellesmere Port, becomes the first new sponsor to be announced for the 2018 season. On Monday the Island side welcome back John Carpenter Speedway and Grasstrack Spares as a sponsor for the upcoming season. Talking about his …

WARRIORS WELCOME BACK ANOTHER RETURNING SPONSOR FOR 2018

Just hours after the Wightlink Warriors promoting duo of Barry Bishop and Martin Widman had left the very successful speedway reception at The Houses of Parliament on Wednesday, it was confirmed that John Carpenter Speedway and Grasstrack Spares will return for a third year of sponsorship with the Warriors in 2018. The company that supplies the sport with a range …

DAVID GOWER NAMED NEW CHAIRMAN OF COWES CLASSICS WEEK

Recently elected Commodore of the Royal London Yacht Club, David Gower, has succeeded Sir Richard Ottaway as Chairman of Cowes Classic Week. Entries in Cowes Classics Week, which is looking forward to its 11th year in 2018, have grown to almost 200 since 2008. The regatta offers a different racing and social experience to other Cowes regattas and has rapidly become …

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