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LOCAL FOOTBALL FIXTURES – SATURDAY 29TH APRIL

As the season draws to a close, just a handful of games are being held on the Isle of Wight this week. Harwoods IW Saturday League Saturday 29th April – Fixtures: Division 1: (14:30 kick-off) Ventnor FC v Brading Town Whitecroft & Barton Sports FC v West Wight Division 2: (14:30 kick-off) Carisbrooke Utd v Northwood St Johns Wednesday 3rd May – …

COWES LADIES FC GAIN SPONSORSHIP FROM ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL

Cowes Ladies FC has announced their first technical partnership with the Isle of Wight Festival, which represents the first commercial sponsorship deal in the club’s history. The sponsorship agreement sees the Isle of Wight Festival become the official training kit supplier beginning with the 2017/18 season. Thanks to this agreement, Cowes Ladies now have a full set of training kits, …

ROWERS SWAP THE SEA FOR THE STREETS IN SOUTHAMPTON

Rowers from Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club put down their oars and tied their shoe laces, as 6 club members took to the streets of Southampton for the ABP Southampton Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k race last weekend. After seeing the inspiring involvement and participation Southampton clubs had at last years event, the group decided it would be a fantastic opportunity …

CUP HOPES DENTED FOR THE WIGHTLINK WARRIORS

It was a night of disappointment for the Wightlink Warriors as they came up short against Plymouth Devils in the first leg of the National League Knock Out Cup last night (Thursday). Looking to build up a lead to take to Devon tonight, injury again hampered the home side – an unfortunate reoccurring issue for the Island’s speedway team. This …

JUNIOR OARSMEN EXPERIENCE NATIONAL COMPETITION IN NOTTINGHAM

2 of Shanklin and Sandown Rowing Club’s junior oarsmen gained their first taste of competition against the best crews in the country whilst representing Wessex at the multi-lane junior Inter-Regional championships at the National Watersports Centre in Nottingham last Saturday. Ethan Walters and Riley Horrix, aged only 12 and 13 respectively, gave their opponents a year’s advantage in the J14 age category, …

SPEEDWAY WARRIORS ‘UP FOR THE CUP’

Following last week’s fantastic speedway meeting against Weymouth, the Wightlink Warriors start out on their quest for Knock-Out Cup progression when they entertain the Plymouth Devils at The Andrew Younie Smallbrook stadium on Thursday (27 April). The teams will face each other 24 hours later in Devon with the aggregate winners progressing to meet Birmingham in the next round of the …

SEVENSTAR YACHT TRANSPORT TO SPONSOR COWES WEEK TRIPLE CROWN

Organisers of Cowes Week have announced that Sevenstar Yacht Transport  will take naming rights to the new Triple Crown at this year’s event.   The Sevenstar Triple Crown at Cowes Week is a new initiative for 2017. A regatta within a regatta, the series is open to large IRC rated racing boats up to 36m LOA. The series will take place …

DOWNSIDE ATHLETIC SUCCEED AT JUNIOR FOOTBALL FESTIVAL

Downside Athletic Under 9s are this weekend reflecting on their Bank Holiday success, winning their category in the Isle of Wight Junior Football Festival for the second year in a row. The Newport team won a total of 7 matches, drew 1 and only conceded 1 goal across the entire tournament. Match results: Downside Athletic Under 9s 0 – 0 Gurnard Gladiators …

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