Sport

ISLE OF WIGHT ROWING FORUM SUMMER TIME TRIALS GATHER MOMENTUM

The second rowing time trial, organised by the IOW Forum, is now gathering momentum. Racing over the full 2000m course, gave another 29 crews a unique race experience as Ryde, Shanklin, and Newport rowing clubs battled it out on the river Medina on Sunday (6th June). The fastest time in division 1 was recorded by […]
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RYDE SAINTS END 2021 SEASON ON A HIGH

Ryde Saints ended their season at Smallbrook by beating 4th-placed West Wight and recording 4 wins in succession in the second half of May. It should be noted that West Wight did not take their final game of the season entirely seriously and made their team selection by drawing numbers out of the hat before […]
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TOP-OF-THE-TABLE ISLAND LEAGUE CLASH ABANDONED OVER INJURY

What appeared to be a serious injury to a Niton player during Saturday’s match between Oakfield and Niton – the leading contenders in Island League 2 – led to the abandonment of the fixture after 25 minutes. The game started with a minute’s silence to mourn the death of His Royal Highness, the Duke of […]
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KEEGAN’S DART RAFFLE RAISES £20,000 FOR NHS HEROES

A raffle offering exclusive money-can’t-buy darts memorabilia has raised a staggering £20,000 in aid of the NHS. The raffle was the brainchild of 27-year-old Keegan Brown, a Medical Laboratory Assistant at St Mary’s Hospital in Newport, who has made quite an impression on the world darts stage over the past few years. As previously reported […]
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LOCKDOWN DOESN’T STOP CHARLIE AS HE GAINS SUCCESS IN E-DRESSAGE

14-year-old Charlie Adkins, from Newport, has taken lockdown as an opportunity to compete nationally by taking part in online dressage competitions. The online competition works by filming a set course and uploading the video to the internet to be judged. Both Charlie and his mum, Sophie, admit that the rather different approach took a bit […]
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