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Hampshire Vitality Blast Early Bird Offer



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...


Any Child registered for an Island All Stars Centre by the 29th March will be entered into a prize draw to win one of 15 pairs of tickets to the India v Afghanistan fixture on Saturday 22nd June.  Each winner will also act as one of the Anthem mascots at the start of the game.

To register your child to an Island All Stars Centre please visit and put in you postcode into the centre finder to find your local All Stars Cricket Centre.


Ten of the world’s top international sides come to England and Wales this summer to battle it out for the biggest prize in world cricket, the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup.

Some of the matches are being hosted right here in Hampshire – and the World Cup organisers would like to offer a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for a lucky individual to deliver the Cricket World Cup Trophy to the field of play on one matchday, ahead of the national anthems.

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Hampshire v Nottinghamshire Ticket Info

Hampshire v Nottinghamshire
Specsavers County Championship
Newclose County Ground, IOW
Monday 20th May – Thursday 23rd May
11:00 – 18:00

Join us in making history as the Isle of Wight hosts its first County Championship fixture in almost 60 years. The four day game will be the first ever to be hosted at Newclose County Ground, situated just outside Newport. The ground is easily accessible using the bus network on the isla...

World Cup Isle of Wight Video


Ryde batsman Liam Ringer was the hero on the final day of the Leslies Motors Indoor Cricket League as he struck an incredible 60 in his side’s 30 run win against Brading at Rew Valley Sports Centre. His batting heroics made sure Ryde secured both the victory they needed and enough bonus points to leapfrog long time leaders EPP and retain the Div 1 title by just 4 points.

Ryde’s total of 133 all out appeared well within Brading’s reach as Tommy Barton (31) and Mark ...

World Cup Club Fund Open

Isle of Wight Cricket Board Encourages Local Clubs to apply to be a Cricket World Cup Club and ‘become part of something bigger’

This opportunity is open to all clubs, all centres, all communities – and it’s easy to get involved

The Isle of Wight Cricket Board has today announced a call to action for all local clubs and cricket organisations to apply to become a Cricket World Cup Club and ‘be part of something bigger’. T...

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



After a dramatic evening in Division 1 of the Leslies Motors Indoor Cricket League, it is Ryde who are nowfavourites to lift the title. Having won both the two games they played last Sunday at Cowes Enterprise College,including a crushing triumphover previously unbeaten EPP, Ryde are now only 14 points behind the long time leadersand a win in their final game in 2 weeks’ time against Bradingshould see them retain their crown.

Playing in their final game of the campaign, EPP on...

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Ryde Clinch Nail Bitter

U12 & u14 Indoor League Review - Week 2

Week 2 of the  U12 & U14 Junior Indoor Leagues saw two young U12 sides from Newport and Bembridge go head to head in the opening game. Newport set a total of 97 with Luke Smallwood (26no) and Max Poynter (25no) top scoring. Bembridge who were missing players struggled to get close to the target and lost by 4 wkts.

The second game of the evening saw Ventnor and Ryde take each other on in the U12 league. Ventnor set Ryde 116 to win, with Sam Mills and Thomas Southcott putting...

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Just 14 points separate the top 3 teams in Division 2 of the Leslies Motors Indoor Cricket League following Sunday’s round of games at Cowes Enterprise College.

Cowes are proving to be the Division 2 in-form team with another close victory, this time against previous leaders Ryde School. Cowes’ Justin Pinder (27 not out) helped his side to 116-4 which proved just too much for the Scholars who fell just 3 runs short with 113-5 in reply (Will Mew 30, Stuart Gurney 31 not o...

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Junior Cricket started last week as the U12 and 14s indoor leagues started at Rew Valley Sports Centre.

The first game of the evening pitched Newport and Ryde Rattlers U12s against each other. Newport batted first which saw Sam Mills (26) and Patrick Banks (25) both retire and give Newport a good foundation to develop a challenging total. But Ryde’s bowlers tightened their lines and restricted scoring leaving Newport to finish on 85 after their 12 overs. The Rattlers made ligh...

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Leslie Motors Indoor League Review

Indoor cricket resumed last Sunday at Cowes Enterprise College as the Leslies Motors League returned from its Christmas break.

EPP confirmed their place at the top of Division 1 with a comprehensive win over Shanklin & Godshill1. Batting first, the Westhill side scored 100-3 (Steve Egerton-Read 30 not out, Ben White 25 not out) but it was never enough to prevent EPP continuing their unbeaten run as they cruised to a 5 wicket win thanks to not out scores from Ben Attrill (27) and...

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Not every club have the equipment and tools to help complete vital work over the season and through the winer. So Jewson are offering 65% off the hire price of equipment such as strimmer’s ,hedge cutter’s, digger’s and roller’s and more for Island Cricket Clubs.
Just call them up on Tel: 01983 217553 or pop in to the branch at Medina Avenue, Newport, PO30 1HQ 

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2019 Performance Training (Jan to Feb)

2019 Performance Training (Jan to Feb)

The performace training starts back after the Christmas break the week begining the 7th Jan at Ryde School. Payment links for the training are below. Please take careful note of the dates as there are some dates in January that we are not able to use the Sports Hall at the school.

When using the link to pay please click on register even if you have registered before.

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Leslies Motors Indoor League Nears Half Way Stage

Leslies Motors Indoor League Nears Half Way Stage

No games were able to take place last week in the Leslies Motors Indoor League but all the teams go into the Xmas break with plenty to play for in the new year.

Matches start again at Cowes Enterprise College’s Winder Centre on Sunday 13 January.

Latest Leslies Motor League standings:

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NEW ECB Recommended Junior Formats for U9s U11s

The recommended formats help children to enjoy a great experience of cricket for their age and ability, they help clubs thrive by growing and maintaining their junior sections and give children (and parents) confidence that they are playing the appropriate formats which will help them develop their skills and game play experience.  

The recommendations apply to all cricket, boys and girls under 9 to under 11.  Thanks for all the great work you’ve already done to...


It was top v bottom in Div 1 of the Leslies Motors Indoor League last Sunday as winless Prison Officers took on unbeaten leaders EPP. Despite battling performances from Martyn Richards (41) and Chris Earley (27), the Officers final score of 123 all out fell agonisingly short when chasing EPP’s 130-4 (Dan Cox 26 not out, Zeph Wells 31). EPP have now opened up a 26 point lead at the top as the season moves towards its half way stage.  Shanklin &Godshill 1 secured their third win ...


The Isle of Wight Cricket Board would like to give notice to its affiliated clubs and associations of its AGM on the 10th December at Newclose CCG, 7.30 start.

All documents for the evening will be available on the website early next week. Any individuals wishing to stand as a protential Board Director needs to have a member propose them and another to second their nommination by the 25th November. Please send to


1st Class Cricket Back On The Isle of Wight


The Isle of Wight will host Hampshire’s County Championship match against Nottinghamshire at Newclose next summer.
They will play a four-day game there during the week commencing Monday 20 May – the first time a First Class game is played on the Isle of Wight since May 1962, when Hampshire narrowly failed to beat Tom Graveney’s Worcestershire at the then JS White’s Ground, now used for club cricket by Cowes.
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2018 Isle of Wight Sports Foundation Sports Achievement Awards.

Isle of Wight Sports Foundation are looking for nomination for the 2018 Sports Foundation Achievement Awards. The Awards will take place on THURSDAY 4 APRIL, 2019 at the MEDINA THEATRE and all nominations must be received by 25 JANUARY, 2019.

These awards recognise outstanding achievement or service, amongst sportsmen and women of all ages, and celebrates our Isle of Wight success stories. All nominees will rec...


The Cricket Board’s EmergingPlayers (EPP) gained revenge for their recent narrow cup semi-final defeat at the hands of Ryde by beating their rivals with a 3 wicket win in last Sunday’s top of the table Leslies Motors Indoor League Div 1 clash at Cowes Enterprise College.

EPP bowled out title holders Ryde for just 86 with only Mark Oatley’s 31 putting up any resistance. EPP’s Freddie Gurney took 2-23 before his team mate Ben Attrill hit an unbeaten 25 to see E...


Three teams remain undefeated at the top of Div 1 of the Leslies Motors Indoor League following the 2nd week of matches at Cowes Enterprise College last week.

Ryde, Brading and EPP have each won both their opening games and it was Brading who showed they are serious contenders this year by hitting the highest score of the evening as they beat Prison Officers by 100 runs. Brading’s score of 171-2 was dominated by not out scores from Alan Johns (26), Mark Hartnell (45) and Chris...

Cox Bags Top Award

The 2018 Junior Cricket presentation took place last Wednesday at Ryde School. The evening was a celebration of the club competition winners and the county players and sides successes over the 2018 season. Cricket Board chair Phil Mew welcomed over 90 parents and players to the evening and Andy Woodward (IW IOW201819Head Coach) was MC for the evening.

The winner of the Senior Player of the Year who was awarded the Bill & Val Palmer Cup went to Dan Cox who not only scored his fir...

Leslies Indoor League Under Way

5 matches took place in the first week of the Leslies Motors Indoor League at Cowes Enterprise College last Sunday.

In Div 1 it was EPP who got the first points on the board with a convincing win over Shanklin &Godshill 1. Batting first, Shanklin &Godshill 1 scored 124-1 (Steve Egerton-Read 25 not out) but Henry Edwards (26) and Ross Whyte (28) both hit not out scores to seeEPP home. Good undefeated knocks from Brading’s experienced batting trio of Alan Johns (26), Chr...