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FA Cup joy for Newport and Cowes

Saturday, August 16, 2014

NEWPORT and Cowes Sports are officially on the road to Wembley after winning their extra-preliminary round matches in the FA Cup today (Saturday).

Good racing for small fleets

Friday, August 15, 2014

SAILING IT WAS a relatively quiet week on the water at Bembridge Sailing Club, with the Redwings at Cowes and no cadet or Oppy courses.

Self defence on the sand

Self defence on the sand

Friday, August 15, 2014

APPLEY Beach was the backdrop for a martial arts masterclass last weekend.

Cash boost for IWRFC

Friday, August 15, 2014

IW RUGBY Club are celebrating winning another grant to improve its facilities.

Great scores despite tricky conditions

Friday, August 15, 2014

GOLFDESPITE breezy conditions, some very good golf was played at Freshwater Bay Golf Club’s seniors’ open.

Mixed results for Wessex League sides

Saturday, August 9, 2014

THERE were mixed results for the Island's Sydenhams Wessex League sides today (Saturday), with a win, a loss and draw.

Island crew win Cowes Week Black Group for the second time

Friday, August 8, 2014

AFTER a week of fierce competition in class 2, Cowes skipper Adam Gosling and team on their 1991-built Corby 36 ‘Yes!’ have not only won their class, but have also won Black Group for the second year running.

IW trio tackle big race

IW trio tackle big race

Friday, August 8, 2014

SAILING THREE IW sailors are setting sail for one of the most famous races in the world this weekend — the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race.

Rain won’t stop Ryde

Friday, August 8, 2014

CRICKET RYDE prevailed in a reduced-overs match against St Cross Symondians III in Hampshire County Division 1 on Saturday.

Victories and podium places at Poole

Victories and podium places at Poole

Friday, August 8, 2014

ROWING POOLE was a happy hunting ground for the Island’s rowing clubs last weekend with another series of great results.

Mainland winner for IW parkrun

Friday, August 8, 2014

ATHLETICS SOUTHAMPTON runner David Blackman won this week’s parkrun at Appley.

Sailing's top pros, rising stars and Royalty compete at Cowes Week

Thursday, August 7, 2014

SOME of the hottest professional names in sailing and the sport’s rising stars, jostled for position alongside royalty, rugby and rock ‘n’ roll stars in the Artemis Challenge – the 50-mile race around the Isle of Wight today (Thursday).

Double success for Tokoloshe II

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

AFTER winning the Britannia Cup by 12 seconds on corrected time yesterday, Michael Bartholomew added the New York Yacht Club Challenge Cup to his burgeoning trophy cabinet today (Wednesday).

Tokoloshe II wins the Britannia Cup at Cowes Week

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

TODAY (Tuesday) at Cowes Week the big yachts in class 0 were racing for one of the regatta’s most prestigious trophies, the Britannia Cup.

Windshifts, gusts and lulls on day three of Cowes Week

Monday, August 4, 2014

THE seemingly unstoppable ‘Dauntless’ was finally reeled in at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week today (Monday).

'Yes!' on top form at Cowes Week

Sunday, August 3, 2014

ADAM Gosling, who won Black Group overall last year, was on form again today (Sunday), with a win in class 2.

Cowes Week opens with Island success

Saturday, August 2, 2014

THE opening day of Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week produced slightly cooler, yet invitingly-fresh sailing conditions which made for an exciting and challenging day on the water.

Newport lose Wessex League opener

Saturday, August 2, 2014

NEWPORT have lost their Sydenhams Wessex League Premier Division opener at Brockenhurst today (Saturday).

Brothers lead a medal rush

Brothers lead a medal rush

Friday, August 1, 2014

SPECIAL OLYMPICS BROTHERS Charlie and Chris Burgess led a medal rush for the IW Special Olympics team at the Southern Region Athletics Championships in Windsor.

Newport centurions rack up the runs against Ventnor III

Friday, August 1, 2014

CRICKET TWO outstanding centuries from Sam Richards and Kev Winchcombe steered Newport to a massive victory over Ventnor III in Division 1 of the Harwoods Renault IW Saturday League.

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