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Ryde have been the dominant force in indoor cricket on the island over the past 3 years but last Sunday at Rew Valley Sports Centrethey produced arguably their best performance so far as they defeated reigning Southern Premier League championsBashley (Rydal) from Dorset in the county play off for the ECB IndoorNational Club Championship.

Playing against a Bashley side who beat Ryde at the same stage of the competition last year,skipper Stuart Robertson chose to bat first but saw his...

Ventnor and Ryde Stay Unbeaten

The U12 Indoor league is moving into the later stages with Ventnor Gold and Ryde battling it out at the top. Ventnor Gold made it 6 out of 6 wins as they beat Shanklin by 5 wickets. Oliver Cheeseman led the bowling attack for Ventnor with 2-9 as they restricted Shanklin to 69 run from their 12 overs. Nathaniel Wells (23) top scored for Ventnor as they knocked off the target in 8 overs.

Arreton could not stop Ryde getting win number 5 under their belts as they set the higest score in...

Isle of Wight Cricket Trainiing (Feb-Apr)

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 from Feb until Apr (Easter Holidays).

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


Ryde 2’s made it a club double as they just held off Cowes to win Div 2 of the Leslies Motors Indoor Cricket League last Sunday. Following Ryde 1’s success by taking the Div 1 crown last week, it was the turn of their second string to take the glory as they defeated Northwood 2 in the final over and take enough points to just pipCowes who are now runners up for the second season in a row.

Cowes had earlier put their stamp on the evening by hammering Ventnor by 71 runs. C...

Three wins a peice for Ryde & Ventnor

Week 3 was kicked off with a win for Ventnor Blue over Cowes, Joseph Hill topped scored with 28no which was enough to see Ventnor home by 3 wickets.

Newport got their first victory of the season with a 5 wicket win over Shanklin & Godshill, Max Poynter leading Newport home in 7.4 over with his 26no.

Ryde made it three out of three with victory over East Cowes. Xavier Meadows hit 31 and was well supported by Jacob Palin (23) to help set East Cowes a target of 122 from t...


With just one more game to play for all the teams in Div 1 of the Leslies Motors Indoor Cricket League, EPP look favourites to finish as runners up to champions Ryde 1 following a comfortable 66 run win over bottom side Island Bakeries last Sunday.

EPP’s batsmen took an early grip on the game with Ross Whyte (32), Zeph Wells (29) and Dan Cox (29) all hitting not out scores in their total of 170-3. Matt Webb and Kieran Annisboth hit 25 not out to giveBakeries a good start but t...

2020 NatWest CricketForce

Following another successful season in 2019, NatWest CricketForce is back for 2020 on 27th-29th March. Registration for this season is now OPEN.

For more information on this year's programme, including the advice we're giving to clubs on how to go about planning their event, please click below.


Ryde 1 have repeated last year’s feat by adding the Leslies Motors Division 1 league title to their earlier cup triumph as they maintain their domination of indoor cricket.

With two games still to play, Ryde 1, who have lost just one game over the past 2 seasons, have an unassailable lead following a comfortable 73 run win over bottom side Island Bakeries last Sunday. Ryde’s Dave Pratt (25), Mark Oatley (41) and Josh Proctor (27) were all not out as they helped their sid...

Community Coaching

The Isle of Wight Cricket Board run a community coaching session for 5-8yr olds at Ryde School on Friday evenings from 5-6pm (Term Time Only).

The sessions are £4 each. We like to collect the money before the sessions via our online system. Please complete the on line form and you will be able to pay at the end using you debit card/credit card.

Just select the date your child is going to attend and pay. You have up until two hours befoer the start of the session to p...


There were nail biting finishes at the top of both Division 1 and Division 2 of the Leslies Motors Indoor Cricket League last Sunday. Ryde 1 confirmed their place as favourites for the top title following a dramatic tie against nearest challengers EPP. Thanks to big hitting at the end of their innings from Liam Ringer, 25 not out and Stuart Robertson, 27 not out, Ryde were able to score 135-2. EPP fought all the way as Zeph Wells with 49 not out and 25 from Dan Cox meanttheir EPP side needed ...


The U12 indoor cricket league started at Rew Valley on the 10th Jan with two new teams Arreton and Cowes taking each other on in the first fixture. Cowes batted first and scored 126 - 4. Arreton looked on target to trouble the Cowes target but quick wickets fell and they ended up 30 runs short as they were bowled out for 96.

Ventnor Gold beat East Cowes by 6 wickets in the second game of the night. East Cowes set a good target of 100 - 3 but Ventnor’s strong batting line up ma...


The Leslies Motors Indoor Cricket League really hots up on Sunday (26 Jan) when the top sides in both divisions go head to head in games that will go a long way to deciding who will come out on top at the end of the season.

In Div 1 current leaders Ryde 1 take on nearest challengers EPP whilst Div 2 sees the two unbeaten sides Ryde 2 and Cowes battle it out to see who will threaten Ryde School’s narrow lead at the top.

Last Sunday saw wins for Shanklin &Godshill ...


Ryde 1 made it 6 wins from 6 games as they overcame Brading by 25 runs to stay at the top of Div1 of the Leslies Motors Indoor Cricket League at Cowes Enterprise College last Sunday.

Opting to bat first Ryde 1 posted a competitive 142-3 with not out scores from Dave Pratt 33, Mark Oatley 28 and Josh Proctor 26 providing the runs. Mark Hartnell (40) and Rob Holdcroft (35 not out) fought hard in Brading’s reply but Tom Roscoe took 3-26 to make sure their total of 117-5 was not q...


We are excited to announce that registration is now open for Dynamos Cricket - the follow-on programme to All Stars Cricket and the perfect introduction for any 8 to 11 year olds new to cricket! Read on below to learn more about Dynamos Cricket and to register your club to run sessions from May onwards. 


The Leslies Motors Indoor Cricket League reached its half-way stage last Sunday with Ryde 1 (Div 1) and Cowes (Div 2)leading the way as the league now takes a break until it re-starts on 12 January in the new year.

In Div 1 Ryde 1 were without a game which allowed EPP (139-6) to pick up 17 points and confirm their place as the nearest challengers following a 49 run win over Shanklin &Godshill 1 (90-5). Northwood 1 moved up to third place by beating Brading. Alan Johns (35 not ou...

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...


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...

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 from Feb until Apr (Easter Holidays).

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

  • Tuesdays @ Ryde School. Mar 10th, 17th, 24th


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...