Rugby

Huge victory to finish

Thursday, April 17, 2014

RUGBY
Southsea Nomads II 12 - IW II 73
AN EMPHATIC victory at Portsmouth University concluded IW II’s on a resoundingly positive note.

IW give themselves survival chance

Friday, April 11, 2014

IW 30 - Overton 12
IW HAVE given themselves a real chance of survival in Hampshire One, after a bonus point win at home to Overton on Saturday.

Promotion dream is over for Ventnor

Promotion dream is over for Ventnor

Friday, April 4, 2014

RUGBY Ventnor 7, Petersfield 14
VENTNOR showed strength and spirit against Petersfield at Watcombe Bottom on Saturday but could not get the result they needed to keep their promotion hopes alive.

Side go down fighting

Friday, March 28, 2014

RUGBY Fawley 34, Ventnor 14
WITH the bare 15 players, Ventnor fought hard and were unlucky to come away empty handed at Fawley.

Heavy defeat and impressive win for IW

Heavy defeat and impressive win for IW

Friday, March 7, 2014

RUGBYFordingbridge 75, IW 13
THE gulf between the IW and second-placed Fordingbridge were proven on Saturday as the hosts ran riot in the second half to claim at big Hampshire One victory.

Makeshift side shatter Stoneham

Makeshift side shatter Stoneham

Friday, February 28, 2014


Stoneham 0, Ventnor 78
VENTNOR, having been forced to travel with a makeshift squad, were still able to run out convincing winners against bottom of the table Stoneham.

Leaders whitewash Sandown

Friday, February 21, 2014

RUGBYFarnham 24, Sandown and Shanklin 0
LONDON South West 3 leaders Farnham proved too strong for a determined Sandown and Shanklin side, hampered by early injuries, last weekend.

Hurricanes fly

Friday, February 14, 2014

RUGBY Sandown and Shanklin 20, Old Midwhigiftians 3
DESPITE very testing conditions, rugby fans were treated to an entertaining London South West 3 battle between Sandown and Shanklin and London side Old Midwhitgiftians at the Fairway on Saturday.

Ventnor close to league upset

Friday, February 7, 2014

RUGBY Ventnor 11, Fareham Heathens 12
AFTER a long break thanks to Christmas and the bad weather, Ventnor finally played their first game of 2014 against the Hampshire Two leaders Fareham Heathens — and almost caused an upset.

Seconds continue form

Seconds continue form

Friday, January 31, 2014

PICTURE GALLERY
RUGBY IW II 17, Romsey II 14
IW II’s unbeaten home record remained intact on Saturday in a closely contested Merit 3 clash at Wootton Rec.

Hosts unstoppable on artificial pitch

Friday, January 24, 2014

RUGBY US Portsmouth 46, IW 0
THE IW were heavily defeated on the artificial pitch at HMS Temeraire.

Lead changes hands seven times

Friday, January 17, 2014

RUGBY Millbrook II 34, Ryde 38
IN A topsy-turvy game which saw the lead change hands on seven separate occasions, Ryde just about managed to come out on top over a spirited Millbrook side in Merit Two.

Rustiness shows as Ventnor II defeated

Friday, January 10, 2014

RUGBY Petersfield II 49, Ventnor II 12
ON A surprisingly good pitch in terrible conditions, Ventnor II took on a powerful Petersfield II team and learned a lesson in the importance of playing regularly.

Friendly contest

Friday, January 3, 2014

RUGBY JUST two points separated Sandown and Shanklin rugby players past and present at the club’s annual friendly.

Bonus point could prove crucial for IW

Friday, December 20, 2013

RUGBY Solent University 55, IW 29
IW SECURED a potentially significant bonus point in their final Hampshire One game of 2013 against second-placed Solent University.

Hurricanes can’t quite contain mainlanders

Friday, December 13, 2013

RUGBY Sandown and Shanklin 8, Ellingham and Ringwood 16
DESPITE a great team effort, Sandown and Shanklin were unable contain visitors Ellingham on Saturday, a side who have scored the highest average points per game in London South West 3 this year.

Ventnor too strong

Friday, December 6, 2013

RUGBY Ventnor 32, Fawley 25
VENTNOR kept their home record intact with a hard fought battle against a physical Fawley side on Saturday.

Ryde stun Cavaliers

Friday, November 29, 2013

RUGBY Ryde 36, Basingstoke Cavaliers 26
AFTER two disappointing defeats Ryde returned to winning ways against a strong Basingstoke side.

IW lose out in friendly

Friday, November 22, 2013

RUGBY Southampton II 21, IW II 15
IN A hastily arranged friendly due to the inability of the IW’s original opposition — Alresford — to fulfil a league fixture, IW II came out second best at Test Park.

Going gets tough for IW

Going gets tough for IW

Friday, November 15, 2013

RUGBY IW 9, Fordingbridge 19
HIGH-flying Fordingbridge took the spoils against the IW in Hampshire One on Saturday, in heavy conditions at Wootton Rec.

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