Ventnor RFC News Archives

A Review of the Ventnor RFC 1XV 2019-20 Season

A Review of the Ventnor RFC 1XV 2019-20 Season

A Review of the Ventnor RFC 1XV 2019-20 Season James Morton chats to Ventnor RFC 1XV skipper Lewis ‘Jewy’ Jones about the strange season just passed, comparing our views from on the touchline and on the pitch. JM. How do you think it went? Progress surely? Jewy. Absolutely. We had a tough start to the …

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Hazy Memories by Len Down

Hazy Memories by Len Down

Hazy Memories by Len Down No games being played because of the Covid 19 pandemic so we haven’t got much to put in the Ventnor RFC Magazine. Do you fancy doing an article about your times as a player” said James Morton? I did point out that this was going back nearly 50 years. I …

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Merit win gives Ventnor a boost against Lymington Mariners RFC

Merit win gives Ventnor a boost against Lymington Mariners RFC

Merit win gives Ventnor a boost against Lymington Mariners RFC Lymington Mariners RFC 2XV 7-32 Ventnor RFC 2XV 26 November 2011 VENTNOR’S second team gave the club a much-needed boost by dominating this re-arranged Merit Three clash. The Island side were far too strong for a Lymington side who should have had more of a …

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Wasps Legends thrill at Ventnor RFC

Wasps Legends thrill at Ventnor RFC

Wasps Legends thrill at Ventnor RFC Watcombe Bottom 14 May 2011 More than 1500 people poured into Watcombe Bottom to witness the Wasps Legends play the Ventnor Rugby Club veterans in a charity match that raised a total of £8000 to be divided equally between St Catherines School and the Richard Engelgardt Trust. In a …

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Wasps Legends at Ventnor Rugby Club 14th May 2011

Wasps Legends at Ventnor Rugby Club 14th May 2011

Wasps Legends at Ventnor Rugby Club 14th May 2011 By James Morton It all began in September 2010 with an email from Steve Camm in Guernsey.  For those unlucky enough not to know him, Steve represented Ventnor with great distinction (both on and off the pitch) in the 80s before he moved to the Channel …

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Portsmouth RFC XV 22 Ventnor RFC Veterans 21 Match Report

Portsmouth RFC XV 22 Ventnor RFC Veterans 21 Match Report

Portsmouth RFC XV 22 Ventnor RFC Veterans 21 Match Report 26 March 2011 Ventnor sent a team of veterans to play a Portsmouth XV ahead of their match against the Wasps Legends. The game ended in a narrow defeat but the veterans had some outstanding performers, not least second-row Nathan Ricketts, who scored a solo …

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Ventnor ensure top-flight status for 2011-12 season

Ventnor ensure top-flight status for 2011-12 season

Ventnor ensure top-flight status for 2011-12 season Ventnor RFC 1XV 64 Fareham Heathens RFC 8 match report 26th March 2011 AN EMPHATIC win against Fareham guaranteed Ventnor Hampshire Division 1 rugby next season [2011-2012]. Both teams enjoyed possession in a cagey first 20 minutes, before Shaun Williams broke through to score. Ten minutes later scrum-half …

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Ventnor in Hampshire Division 1 rugby next season with home win Ventnor RFC 1XV 64-8 Fareham Heathens RFC Sat 26 March 2011

Ventnor in Hampshire Division 1 rugby next season with home win Ventnor RFC 1XV 64-8 Fareham Heathens RFC Sat 26 March 2011

Ventnor in Hampshire Division 1 rugby next season with home win Ventnor RFC 1XV 64-8 Fareham Heathens RFC Sat 26 March 2011 An emphatic win against Fareham Heathens RFC guaranteed Ventnor Hampshire Division 1 rugby next season for Ventnor RFC 1XV. Both teams enjoyed possession in a cagey first 20 minutes, before Shaun Williams broke …

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Kingsclere RFC 3-41 Ventnor RFC 1XV 9 October 2008 Match Report

Kingsclere RFC 3-41 Ventnor RFC 1XV 9 October 2008 Match Report

Kingsclere RFC 3-41 Ventnor RFC 1XV 9 October 2008 Match Report Ventnor RFC 1XV travelled away this weekend to north Hampshire in a fantastic day out for the club, as the side wreaked havoc on Kingsclere RFC. The team began the game well against this forward-orientated team with lots of experience. Ventnor opted to receive the …

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Stoneham Park RFC 1XV 3-55 Ventnor RFC 1XV match report

Stoneham Park RFC 1XV 3-55 Ventnor RFC 1XV match report

Stoneham Park RFC 1XV 3-55 Ventnor RFC 1XV match report Hampshire League Division 3, Saturday 27th September 2003 Ventnor maintained their 100 percent record in Hampshire League Division 3 with a convincing win against Stoneham Park RFC. Dave Martin opened the scoring going from short range after good work from Bob Englegardt and the former …

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Tottonians RFC 1XV 17-7 Ventnor RFC 1XV 30 January 1993 Match Report

Tottonians RFC 1XV 17-7 Ventnor RFC 1XV 30 January 1993 Match Report

Tottonians RFC 1XV 17-7 Ventnor RFC 1XV 30 January 1993 Match Report Ventnor produced a stirring performance to only go down narrowly against their Division I opponents. The islanders had the equal of Tottonians in the first half with the forwards winning good ball from ruck and maul situations. Ventnor deservedly look the lead after 15 …

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Ventnor RFC 1XV 17-13 Southampton University Hospitals RFC match report

Ventnor RFC 1XV 17-13 Southampton University Hospitals RFC match report

Ventnor RFC 1XV 17-13 Southampton University Hospitals RFC match report Sat 5 December 1992 Ventnor gained a second successive home win with a good performance against the students of Southampton University Hospital RFC. The islanders took the lead inside 15 minutes with Andy Dixon scoring in the corner. Southampton University Hospital RFC responded quickly to …

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Ventnor RFC 2XV 38-17 Southampton University Hospitals RFC 2XV match report

Ventnor RFC 2XV 38-17 Southampton University Hospitals RFC 2XV match report

Ventnor RFC 2XV 38-17 Southampton University Hospitals RFC 2XV match report Saturday 5 December 1992 Steve Champion scored the opening try in a game that Ventnor dominated. Ventnor RFC 2XV started well with excellent forward play, allowing the backs plenty of running space, which resulted in some excellent tries. Two from winger Jude Scovell and …

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