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Head-Rapson: Dreadnoughts not good enough against Renegades

LUKE HEAD-RAPSON admitted Portsmouth Dreadnoughts were not good enough in their first defeat of the season at Berkshire Renegades.

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Alfie Clifton is taking part in his first triathlon to raise money for his school

Alfie’s a great sport as he takes on triathlon challenge

A SCHOOLBOY is gearing up to raise money for his school – by doing a mini triathlon.

Nathan Greaves. Picture: Ian Groves

Warriors shellshocked by Greaves exit

Wightlink Warriors have been rocked by the sudden exit of Nathan Greaves.

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THIS WEEK IN 1996: Teenage motorcyclist barely cheats death

A teenage motorcyclist told The News how he cheated death by grabbing at the wheels of a truck to stop himself being crushed beneath them.

Chris Widman

Last-gasp heartache for Warriors

For the second week running, the Warriors were beaten in a nail-biting last-race decider as they lost to Swindon Sprockets in a highly-entertaining National Trophy encounter at The Andrew Younie Smallbrook Stadium.

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Jack Stein gives the crowds some tips on cooking fish at last years Fishing Show at Southsea Marina

A show for those with a passion for fishing

WITH just days to go, further exhibitors have been added to the line-up at the Fishing Show at Southsea Marina.

Ben Wilson

Warriors cup hopes dented

There was disappointment for the Isle of Wight Warriors as they came up short against Plymouth Devils in the first leg of the National League Knockout Cup.

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Sam Coventry in action. Picture: CAMPIX

Coventry in flying form to bag vital title point

SAM COVENTRY was delighted with his improvement in the second round of the MCE British Superbike Championship.

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2016 sidecar champions Rickey Stevens and Ryan Charlwood

Stevens: We’re more confident after round one defeat

RICKY STEVENS has insisted he and partner Ryan Charlwood have been given a shot in the arm ahead of round two of the British Sidecar Championship.

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Benji Compton (front of shot) returns against his former side Wightlink Warriors against Plymouth Devils. Picture: Derek Leader

Bishop: Warriors must make every point count against Devils

BARRY BISHOP believes Wightlink Warriors must contain Plymouth Devils’ big guns when they meet in the National League Knockout Cup tonight.

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Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood competing at Brands Hatch. Picture: JCM Motorsports Photography

Stevens: We’ll aim to build on solid start at Brands Hatch

RICKY STEVENS is braced for a huge challenge after Portsmouth’s JG Speedfit Cool Kawasaki finished second in the opening round of the British Sidecar Championship.

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Quarterback Stu Rees. Picture: Chris Coope

Dreadnoughts kick off new season with a bang

PORTSMOUTH DREADNOUGHTS got their season off to a dream start with a win at rivals Bournemouth Bobcats.

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Sam Coventry

Coventry revving up for start of new season

SAM COVENTRY is ready to make his debut for new team G & S Racing when the British Superbike season begins tomorrow.

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Andrew Windsor on the 1984 Yamaha TZ 250 two-stroke

Local rider gears up for Member’s Meeting

A LOCAL motorbike rider will be entering this year’s prestigious Goodwood Member’s Meeting.


THIS WEEK IN 1982: Sting winkles were a problem for oysters

At least 200 fishermen involved in the Solent’s biggest thriving oyster industry faced the biggest threat to their livelihood in nearly 100 years.

Rik Mullins

Slick Rik returns to Warriors

Rik Mullins has completed his return to Wightlink Warriors.

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Mayor of Havant cancels charity triathlon

A TRIATHLON organised by the mayor of Havant has been cancelled.

Bournemouth Kawasaki Racing team owner Pete Extance, left, Ricky Stevens, centre, and Ryan Charlwood, right

Champions reunite as Stevens sets sights on more sidecar glory

Portsmouth’s Ricky Stevens will reunite with fellow champion Ryan Charlwood as part of Bournemouth Kawasaki Racing’s (BKR) team for the 2017 British F1 Sidecar season.

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Touching down with a new craze

We love football, rugby and cricket in this country. Golf, tennis, horse racing too.

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Members of the Diving Museum, Gosport, get a warm welcome from their Russian counterparts in Moscow

To Russia with love – and a great passion for diving

RUSSIANS with a passion for diving invited members of a British diving organisation to visit.

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