THE new rugby season kicks off for Isle of Wight teams tomorrow (Saturday), with all playing at home. 

Sandown and Shanklin — The Hurricanes — hope to get their season off to a whirlwind start in the new London and South East Division Hampshire Premier against Portsmouth seconds at The Fairway.

In Hampshire 1, the division below the Hurricanes, the Isle of Wight RFC come up against Andover II at Wootton Recreation Ground, while Ventnor host Alton at Watcombe Bottom.

All matches start at 3pm.


London & SE Division, Hampshire Premier: Sandown & Shanklin v Portsmouth II.

London & SE Division, Hampshire Division 1: Isle of Wight v Andover II; Ventnor v Alton.