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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’ …

NEWPORT IW FC TO WELCOME POMPEY BACK TO ST GEORGE’S

Newport IW FC will host newly promoted League 1 club Portsmouth FC at St George’s Park for a 10 year anniversary pre-season friendly on Tuesday 18th July. Newport IW FC’s first team will be given the honour to play Portsmouth FC XI in what will be a spectacular game for the club and provide many Portsmouth FC fans on the Isle …

2 GREAT RACES TO START AT COWES

August 2017 and August 2018 will see 2 of the World’s great sailing races start off Cowes. Both will bring large crews and teams of supporters to the Island which can only be good for business here. Around 400 boats will be on the Cowes start line on Sunday 6th August 2017 for the Rolex Fastnet Race – the largest …

WARRIORS AIM TO HALT KENT CRUSADE

The Wightlink Warriors speedway team stage their next home meeting tomorrow (Thursday) when the Kent Kings visit in a National League fixture.  After the frustrations of the last home meeting against Birmingham, the not unexpected defeat at Belle Vue and the recently wasted trip to Mildenhall which saw the match called off due to an electricity failure, the Warriors will …

MIXED RESULTS FOR RYDE ROWING CLUB AT SWANAGE REGATTA

Wightlink-sponsored Ryde Rowing Club competed at Swanage Regatta on Saturday (13th June) which, with no coastal rowing club in the town, is a Hants & Dorset Amateur Rowing Association organised event with Ryde’s Steve Bull acting as Regatta Secretary and Safety Adviser. As well as helping to organise the event, Ryde Rowing Club had some success on the water with …

STRONG PERFORMANCE BY ALLSOPP AT PORTSMOUTH

On Wednesday 7th June, Matt Allsopp, Stuart Waite, Adam Holleyman and Ian Hayden popped over the Solent on the Fastcat and raced the regular Wednesday evening outdoor track event at the Mountbatten Centre in Portsmouth. Hayden raced in the 35 minute 3rd Category race. The strong wind dictated that most of the attacks would be on the back straight of …

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