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2019 Isle of Wight Sports Achievement Awards

Nominations for the 2019 Isle of Wight Sports Achievement Awards are Now Open!

The 46th Isle of Wight Sports Achievement Awards will take place on Thursday 2nd April 2020 at the Medina Theatre and will be hosted by Lord Grade of Yarmouth and Lucy Morgan from Isle of Wight Radio. This event recognises outstanding achievement or service, amongst sportsmen and women of all ages and celebrates our Isle of Wight success stories.
We encourage you to please nom...


With Div 1 leaders Ryde 1 not playing, it was the chance for some of the chasing sides to make their mark in the Leslies Motors Indoor Cricket League last Sunday.

Previously unbeaten Northwood 1 failed to grab the opportunity though, going down by 43 runs to the Cricket Board’s EPP youngsters. Batting first, EPP scored 155-3 helped by Ali Wheble (35) continuing his fine form with the bat and not out contributions from Dan Cox 27 and Will Mew 29. In reply Northwood 1 could only...


The Isle of Wight Association of Officials (IW ACO) are looking to run three courses in the New Year after the successful introduction courses that were run in October.

The following course are being run

Club Scorer - How to record a Cricket Match.

The course for anyone wanting scoring on a regular basis and is the only one to comprehensively teach you how to score. This course is suitable for complete beginners and existing scorers who want to...

AGM Notice

The Isle of Wight Cricket Board AGM will be on the 9th December at Newclose CCG, at 7pm.

Nominations for director positions need to be sent to by the 30th Nov with two affiliated club propsers.

Attached are the documents for the AGM (Chairs Report To Follow)

ECB Foundation I Coach Course

Coaching is an enormously rewarding, challenging and crucial role in cricket. 

ECB Foundation I Coach is a new coach development programme and qualification that has been created to help more people take their first steps into coaching cricket.

A blend of e-learning and face-to-face modules led by ECB Coach Developers will explore what coaching looks like, the impact you can have as an ECB Foundation I Coach, the skills you can help players to develop and how you can ...

Isle of Wight Cricket - Winter Training

The Isle of Wight Cricket Board offers lots of opportunities for children to get  some winter training. If you are are looking for opportunities then below is what is on offer.

If you wish to find out more about getting involved please contact Stuart Chatfield (


There was an exciting end to the Div 1 game between Shanklin &Godshill 1 and Northwood 1 in the Leslies Motors Indoor Cricket League last Sunday. Needing 4 to win off the last ball, Northwood could only scramble 3 runs to tie a game they were set to win. Earlier, the Egerton-Read brothers Seb (52 not out) and Steve (28) helped Shanklin &Godshill 1 make a competitive 146-5, but 32 from Callum Witham, 31 from Jon Butt and an undefeated 36 from Liam Roberts meant Northwood 1 hit the same...


There was a full evening of cricket in the Leslies Motors Indoor League last Sunday with wins in Div 1 for both Brading and Ryde 1, and Cowes, Ryde 2 and Shanklin &Godshill 2 also claiming the points in Div 2.

Ryde 1 continued their dominant form in the top division with a resounding victory against Island Bakeries. 30 from Dave Pratt and 39 not out from Simon Wratten helped push Ryde 1 to 141-4 (Sam Richards 2-32) and a comfortable win was secured as tight bowling from Ash Gold...


There are 3 new sides competing in the Leslies Motors Indoor Cricket League this winter. Both Ryde and Northwood have entered a secondteam, and with Ventnor also returning to the competition, it means indoor cricket is in good health as 15 teams do battle across 2 divisions.

The first round of games began last Sunday and in Div 1 saw wins for EPP, Ryde 1 and Northwood 1. Last year’s runner up EPP scored 131-5 (Dan Cox 33 not out) and overcameBrading by 31 runs (Dave Cox 27 not...


Cowes, Northwood 1, EPP and Ryde 1 all confirmed their places in next Sunday’s finale to the Leslies Motors Indoor Cricket Cup with comfortable quarter final victories last week.

Cowes began the evening by beating Bradingby 6 wickets. Despite 26 from Mark Hartnell, Brading were skittled out for 78 and Cowes made easy work of getting to their target without losing a wicket thanks to openers Josh Rice (25) and Jack Summers (27).

Callum Witham was the star for Northwood...


The Leslies Motors Indoor Cup got underway last Sunday at Cowes Enterprise College with 3 preliminary round games that included matches for both the current Div 1 league and cup winners (Ryde) and Div 2 winners and cup runners up (Island Bakeries).

Ryde made a strong start to retaining the cup by securing a 70 run win over Shanklin &Godshill 1. Not out scores for Dave Pratt 46, Mark Oatley44 and Simon Wratten 30 helped Ryde total 196-3 (Peter Wright 2-38). Shanklin & Godshil...


The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has today (8th October) launched its action plan to transform women’s and girls’ cricketwith the fundamental goal of making cricket a gender-balanced sport. Transforming women’s and girls’ cricket is one of six priorities within ECB’s ‘Inspiring Generations’ strategy for 2020-2024. An unprecedented £20m of funding will be invested over the next two years, with an ambition of investing £50m over the...

Performance Training Schedule

The Isle of Wight performance training will commence on the week begining the 4th November at Ryde School. Players and parents will be contacted to inform them of which group they have been selected for.

The first block of training will be running up until the 20th December. Dates to be published later.

Payments and player information will be taken via the online system. We would encourage you to so this in advance of the first session as non payment will lead to players n...

Newclose Awards

Newclose awarded its annual batting and bowling awards at it 10 year celebration evening on the 13th September. The event started with a game against Milton Bryan CC from Bedfordshire, which was a tight affair but with a victory for Newclose.

Oli Soames and Joe Weatherley from Hampshire CCC were guests of honour for the celebrations and the evening celebration were led by trustee Hugh Griffith. The awards are given to the best bowling and batting performance at Newclose by an Isle o...

An Introduction to Scoring & Umpiring

The Isle of Wight Association of Officials (IW ACO) are running scorers and umpires introductory courses on Saturday 12th October. Each session will last around 2-3 hours & will provide basic knowledge for those wishing to score or umpire in the future – it also provides a good base for the Level 1 courses planned in January or February

Venue – Arreton Cricket Club, PO30 3AN

9.30am – An Introduction to Scoring...

Safeguarding and Protecting Children Course

The Isle of Wight Council are running a Safeguarding and Protecting Children Course on the 9th October at Ryde Accademy, 6pm (3hrs). If any one at your club needs to atttend the course please complete the application form below and send back to the following email sports.

The Course: -

Every child deserves to enjoy playing sport and engaging in physical activity.

This interactive workshop will help coaches recognise poor practice and the red...

Umpire Courses

The Isle of Wight Association of Officials (IW ACO) will be offering two course this winter for anyone interested in learning more about Umpiring. Details of the courses are below, but if you are interested in attending either the Introductory or stage 1 course please email Janice Routledge on to express you interest.

Umpire Introductory

This short 2-4 hour standalone course will give any cricket enthusiast curious about becoming an umpire a ...

Final a Step to Far

The Isle of Wight Disability Cricket Team made the long journey to Collingham & District Cricket Club in Lincolnshire to take on Yorkshire in the semi-final of the England & Wales Cricket Boards Super 9 competition after qualifying by winning all 6 of their league fixtures.

The Isle of Wight won the toss and decided to have a bowl on a damp day. Openers Kayton Evans (0-33) and bowler of the day Pete Brown (3-20) started well but could not find an early break through, that wa...

ALL STARS book your next BIG MOMENT NOW!

Following the incredible success of last year’s ALL STARS DAY, Hampshire Cricket are delighted to offer ALL STARS the opportunity to attend our T20 All Stars Day FREE OF CHARGE. This action packed event takes place on SUNDAY 21ST JULY at the Ageas Bowl, home of Hampshire Cricket, near Southampton. Just wear your All Stars t-shirt to the game and you will be given free entry for an afternoon of action packed T20 cricket, free kids activities and the opportunity to take part in the Al...

Nominate Those Volunteers

2019 NatWest OSCAs.

The 2019 NatWest OSCAs will be held at Lord’s Cricket Ground on Monday 14th October. All nominations will be due by Wednesday 31st July.

The NatWest OSCAs aim to reward the contribution that volunteers make to the game. We welcome nominations for volunteers from the traditional cricketing environments (Clubs, Leagues, and Boards) but in addition to this, we would like to recognise volunteers from emerging environments such as Higher and Further Ed...

World Cup Family Days

BBQs were fired up, Mums and Dads dusted down their whites and guests were welcomed to clubs as a number of Island clubs hosted a Cricket World Cup Family Day. Below is a number of pictures from Arreton and East Cowes events who host junior, women's games, quizs and funs games.

U15s Lose to Oxfordshire

The IOWCB U15s welcomed Oxfordshire to Ryde School in an 50 over match on Sunday.
Oxford batted first with wickets following at regular intervals Freddie Gurney picking up 3 wickets, however the run rate from Oxford was quite relentless only a tight spell from Cam Beal in the middle backed up by Will Mew at the end, held Oxford back, with the Island getting Oxford all out for 322 finished by a direct hit run out from Devon Pollard.
In reply a quick start from Cory Sanderson (18)...

Hants v Notts Day 3

22 May 2019

Hampshire take control of the match on the third day leaving Notts nearly 400 short with 8 wickets left.

Pictures by Liam

League Captains Letter

Dear Captain,

At the last League Committee meeting on the 19th March, considerable debate was had as to how we could make it easier for people to participate in league and cup cricket.

The main thrust of the discussion centred around the finishing time for matches, as it was felt the time at which matches were ending last season was restricting participation, because, for example, players had to get to work in the evening or wanted to enjoy time out with their families. more details



The ICCCricket World Cup Schools Programme has launched it...

Graham Sprack Memorial Match

Graham Sprack Memorial Cricket Match. will take place on the 28th April at Northwood CC, 2pm start.
IOW Disable XI v Havenstreet Old Boys
Raising Money for The Wight Brainy Bunch
If you can get along and support a worthy charity and remember a great Island cricketer, then you will be made more than welcome.


In 2019, the ECB Small Grant Scheme will support the ECB national programme ‘Get the Game On’. All projects will assist Clubs to improve their long-term sustainability by increasing the number of games played during the season.

Club Eligibility, The scheme is open to all Affiliated Cricket Clubs, subject to County Cricket Board (CCB) support. All Clubs will need to have the following:
• Partnership Funding (minimum of 10% contribution from the club)


Your club can enjoy exclusive discounts on Samsung TVs and Sky Soundbox as well as savings on Sky WiFi and a dedicated ICC Cricket World Cup marketing kit, all designed to help you provide the ultimate cricket viewing experience at your club. 

Plus, show the biggest games and the biggest stars from across the world of sport, with action from The Ashes, Vitality Blast, the Premier League run-in, EFL play-offs, the UEFA Nations League, Formula 1, Darts and more... 



HAMPSHIRE versus NOTTINGHAMSHIRE ECB ‘Specsavers’ County Championship - four day match Monday 20th to Thursday 23rd May 2019.

The Newclose Marquee is the perfect place to enjoy this historic match. Perched atop the ground’s boundary banking all Newclose Marquee packages include a reserved outdoor viewing area and exclusive use of the marquee bar and indoor seating throughout the day. All marquee packages must be pre-booked and paid in advance.

The Newclos...

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