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2017 IWCB AGM @ Porchfield CC, 7pm

The Isle of Wight Cricket Board AGM is set for 18th December 2017 at Porchfield CC, 7pm. Nomination for the Director/Official positions need to be sent to Graham Cooper by the 27th November, they need to be proposed and seconded.


In Division 2 of the Indoor Cricket League, it is Prison Officers and Ryde School who are setting the early pace as both recorded a second consecutive win last Sunday.

49 not out from Prison Officer’s Mark Allen and 21 from Steve Sprake helped their side post 141-4 against Health Associates. The Associates’ Dave Pratt (28 not out) and Rohan (31) pushed hard but were eventually held to 117-4 giving the Officers victory by 24 runs.

Dan Cox bowled the remarkable f...

Disability Coaching Offer

The Isle of Wight Cricket Board is offering softball coaching for individuals aged up to 19 who have a physical disability or a learning difficulties. If you are interested in attending and giving it ago please come along we would love to see you all equipment supplied, no experience required. All sessions led by a qualified ECB coach. Next session is the 16th Dec at the Futsal Centre in Newport from 11am-12.30pm or contact Stuart Chatfield on 01983 530551 or for ...

Southern Viper's 2018 Kia Super League Fixture

The Kia Super League fixture see each team playing their opponents home and away for the first time. Giving you more opportunities to catch the Southern Vipers in actions. Three of the games have been confirmed to be covered by Sky, two being played as double headers along side the Men's T20.

2018 Vipers Fixtures


The Division 1 season got underway last Sunday and it is EPP who have the first points on the board following a 51 run win over Brading. The other scheduled Division 1 fixture saw Ventnor take the points as last year’s league winners Newport were unable to raise a side. In the EPP victory, good knocks from Ben Attrill (31), Zach Wells (38 not out) and Jamie Woodward (29 not out) set up a challenging total of 175-4. This proved too many for Brading who fell short on 140-5 despite Mark Ha...

IW Sports Foundation Awards Nominations

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

Nominations for the Sports Awards are now open. Please nominate those oustanding sportsmem and women and the long serving volunteers who support them and make sport possible on the Isle of Wight.

Nomination Form and Award Categories are below

All nominees will receive a certificate acknowledging their nominatio...


The first league matches got underway at Ryde Academy’s sports hall last Sunday. 3 games took place in Division 2 and saw early wins for Ryde School, Godshill and Prison Officers.

Dan Cox hit an unbeaten 73 in Ryde School’s total of 170-4 against Cowes. Despite a valiant effort from Josh Rice (43), the bowling of Cox (3-23) and Ben Attrill (2-10) restricted Cowes to 78 all out.

Godshill, who were asked to bat first against Northwood 2nds, posted 145-5 helped by...

Ryde take the Cup

Ryde’s Stuart Robertson led from the front last Sunday as his team triumphed against the Cricket Board’s EPP side to lift the Indoor Cup. The all-rounder smashed an unbeaten 47 in Ryde’s total of 143-5 (Craig Williams 25) and then, after a solid start by EPP in reply, turned the game in Ryde’s favour by holding a good return catch off his own bowling to remove the dangerous John Buckman for 31 and then running out Dan Cox for 29. Assisted by 2 wickets from skipper Simo...

2018 Natwest CricketForce - Sign Up Is Open

The nationwide initiative NatWest CricketForce is back. The programme is designed to bring clubs and local communities closer together, and ensure grounds and facilities are ready for the new season. NatWest CricketForce 2018 will take place on 23rd to 25th March with a focus upon supporting the improvement of changing and toilets facilities for women and girls, improving access for disabled people, creating more family friendly function rooms. Other projects undertaken range from simple ...

The nationwide initiative NatWest CricketForce is back. The programme is designed to bring clubs and local communities closer together, and ensure grounds and facilities are ready for the new season. NatWest CricketForce 2018 will take place on 23rd to 25th March with a focus upon supporting the improvement of changing and toilets facilities for women and girls, improving access for disabled people, creating more family friendly function rooms. Other projects undertaken range from simple ...

Indoor Cup Review – Sun 19 Nov 2017

Ryde have made it through to the final of the Indoor Cup. By defeating Godshill in the quarter finals and then seeing off Northwood in their semi-final last Sunday, Ryde have earned the right to play in next Sunday’s final against the winners of the second semi-final between the Cricket Board’s EPP and Health Associates. Both the remaining semi-final and final will be played at Ryde Academy’s Sports Centre on Sunday. Last week’s quarter finals saw wins for Health Associates, EPP, Ryde and Nort...

Indoor Cup Round 1 Review

Sun 12 Nov 2017 The IW Cricket League’s Indoor Cup competition got underway at Ryde Academy’s new sports hall last Sunday. Four matches were played with the winners making it through to this week’s quarter finals. Ryde hit the biggest score of the evening in their match against Ryde School. Their score of 190-3 included a top score of 34 from Simon Wratten. This score was never troubled as Ryde’s Liam Ringer then took four wickets with Ryde School being bowled out for 82. The best game of ...

League Presentation Evening

The 2017 league presentation took place at the IW College restaurant last Thursday evening. Where players, club officials and sponsors were treated to a two course dinner and a night of celebrating both individual and team success on the pitch and rewarding the volunteers that make the clubs tick. County Press Awards • Batting: Lee Brown (St Helens CC) • Bowling: Zeph Wells (Ventnor CC) Leslies Motor Group League Division 1 • Winners: Newport CC (Harwoods Cup & Morey’s Stumps) • Runn...

Competition Time

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Free Coaching/Club Development Seminar

2017/18 Winter County Training Program.

This winter's county training program starts on Tuesday the 7th November at Ryde School. This year will see the following training groups taking place: Balanced Ability Group 1 - This is the entry point for players aged 10 to 13. This is open to all players.
Balance Ability Group 2 - This is the next step in the player development pathway for players aged 10 to 13.
Development of Excellence (DofE) - This is for established clubs players aged between 10 -13 who have shown potenti...

2017 ACO AGM - 18th October @ Arreton CC, 7pm

This year ACO AGM will be taking place at Arreton CC on the 18th Oct.

All ACO members are welcome to attend as well anyone interested in taking a scorers or umpires course this winter.

We look forward to seeing you all there and if yo have any questions please contact Roy Cooper on

2017 National Coaching Conference

Cricket Unleashed has given the game in England and Wales a new direction and coaching is at the heart of igniting growth, inspiring participation and enhancing performance. On Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th October join us at the home of England’s 24 national teams and FA Education in the Staffordshire countryside to discuss coaching’s contribution to More Play, Great Teams and Inspired Fans. The iconic venue will provide the backdrop to an excellent opportunity to broaden your...

Northwood Lifts Island Webservices Senior Cup

Northwood were crowned winners of the Island Webservices Senior Cup for the third time in four seasons on Saturday after they overcame Leslies Motors Division 1 winners, Newport, in one of the best finals for many years. The Woodies have now beaten Newport in three of the last four Senior Cup finals, and ended Newport’s incredible run of nine consecutive league and cup titles both indoors and outdoors. On a beautiful day at The Wood, Newport captain Harry Dye won the toss and had no ...

Ventnor Retains County Press Cup

The Isle of Wight County Press U11 Cup Final day took place in glorious sunshine at Newclose County Cricket Ground . The semi final draw paired Porchfield & Island Bakeries against Ryde and Newport verses Ventnor in the other game. Making their first appreance at the finals day, Porchfield & Island Bakeries battled hard for runs against the Ryde's attack, as Joe Shaw, Alfie Snow and Alex Hughes all bowled tight spells to keep the score in check. The only batter to make an really ...

Shanklin take the Plate

Newclose CCG host the U11 Plate Final last Sunday. The morning saw the two semi final played, where Bembridge beat Ryde Cavaliers in a close game that went down to the last over. The other saw East Cowes being over powered by a strong Shanklin side who won by 7 wickets and move into the final to meet Bembridge, whilst East Cowes and Ryde Cavaliers battle it out in the 3rd/4th Play off. East Cowes won the toss and decided to bat first in the 3rd/4th play off and openner Flux batted beatifull...

Porchfield Fun Day

Porchfield CC have their fun day on 9th September from 2-5pm.

The fund day will see a dog show, ferret racing, bounce castles, antique and collectable stalls and cricket related games.

The bar will be open and the cake stall will be doing a roaring trade, so if you can get down there and support, they will be glad to see you.

Cricket Playing Survey

Cricket Playing Survey 2017 - Your Say The Playing Survey offers you the chance to have your say and influence the future of the cricket you play. This year's survey will only take around 10 minutes of your time. You can give feedback on your satisfaction with the game, the effectiveness of any changes you’ve experienced, and your thoughts on how your cricket should continue to change. You will also have the chance to enter into a draw to win one of: £300 cash (payable...

Southern Vipers at Newclose

Professional Women's T20 cricket is coming to the Island on Tuesday 8th August @ Newclose CCG.

See some of the recent women's cricket world cup winning England squad, Danni Wyatt, Tash Farrant, Natalie Sciver, Tammy Beaumont, Laura Marsh and Alex Hartley as well as some of the best overseas stars in action.

Starts 12noon.

Car park charge £5 per car.

Women and Girls Cricket Activator Vacancy

Women and Girls Cricket Activator (fixed term contract until July 2018). Closing date - 10th July 2017 Hampshire Cricket Board (HCB) is responsible for developing recreational cricket within the county. We work closely with Hampshire Cricket, Southern Vipers, the ECB and other partners to coordinate a diverse range of activities designed to provide cricketing opportunities for all. We are currently recruiting a full time Women and Girls Cricket Activator (fixed term contract until J...

Ryde Win Under 15 Cup

The IW Under 15 Cup Final saw local rivals Ryde and Ryde Cavaliers meet for the third season in a row, with both sides having previously won one each. With Newclose bathed in glorious sunshine, the two captains tossed-up and having won, Cavaliers's Charlie Bligh chose to bat first. It was Bligh himself who opened up, along with Dexter Collins, and the pair set about Ryde's opening bowlers of Harry Stead and James Ware. The score raced quickly to 34, but with the last ball of the fou...


Now that the 2017 cricket season is well underway I would like to invite you to come along to an All Island Cricket Get-Together to discuss some of the big issues that face your club. The Cricket Board is aware that the number of people both playing and volunteering in cricket is less than it was a few years ago and really wants to hear from your club or association what the main concerns are. The Get-Together is not being put together to discuss the Island League structure or format as any i...

2017 OSCA Nominations

It is that time of year to nominate those deserving volunteers that makes your club what it is and with out them would not be as great. Anyone can nominate a deserving volunteer for one of the seven categories • Heartbeat of the Club • Get the Game On • Leagues • Lifetime Achiever • NatWest CricketForce • Officiating – Umpires and Scorers • Young Volunteer The NatWest OSCAs aim to reward the contribution that volunteers make to the ga...

2017 CricketFest 2017

It’s going to be bigger. It’s going to be better. It’s replacing Club Open Days, it’s called CricketFest 2017 and it’s running over four weekends in June and July! CricketFest offers the perfect opportunity for your club to roll out the welcome mat to members, guests, friends, family, people new to cricket – absolutely everyone – and celebrate all that is great about our game. Last year, clubs saw a surge in community involvement as more local res...

All Star Centre Details

There are 8 All Star Centres to choose from on the Island, so if one doesn't suit sign up to another. All Star Cricket Centres Details: - Ryde Cavaliers CC: Starts 23rd May, 6-7pm Ryde CC: Starts 9th June, 4.30-5.30pm Ventnor CC: Starts 31st May, 4.30-5.30pm Freshwater CC: Starts 9th June, 5.30-6.30pm Arreton CC: Starts 28th May, 10-11am Northwood CC: Starts 27th May, 10-10.45am Shanklin CC: Starts 23rd May, 6-7pm Newclose CC: Starts 19th May, 5-6pm Sign you Star up today at ...
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