BuildBase FA Vase 2nd round – Port Fan’s Travel details

The draw for the 2nd Round of the BuildBase FA Vase takes place tomorrow (Monday) 24th October 2016. The Port enter at this stage having received a bye through all previous rounds having reached the last 32 of the competition in 2015/16.

Most supporters will be looking to draw a team from outside the Sydenhams League but Wessex teams have been doing well this year and 8 other local sides are still in the draw. The draw is still regional at this round with Newport expected to be put into Zone 5 containing the following teams;

The draw will be published around lunchtime on Monday (usually 1 o’clock -ish)

2nd round ties will be played on Saturday 12th November 2016. The winning side receive £750, the losing side £250.

********Breaking News********

Newport IW FC have been drawn away from home against Buckland Athletic FC in the second round of the Buildbase FA Vase.

The game will be played on Saturday 12th November 2016, 3pm kick off.

The club will be taking a coach to Newton Abbot for supporters to the FA Vase game so if you are wishing to book a place on the coach and travel with us please contact by phone on 01983 525027 or email

Suporters Travel details for Sat 12th Nov:

Meet at Wightlink Yarmouth terminal at 8:30am.

Catch the 8:45am ferry as foot passengers to Lymington.

Board the club(s) travel coaches supplied by Destination Coaches at 9:30am.

Expected arrival time at Buckland Athletic FC (Newton Abbott) approx 12:30 to 1pm.

Buckland Athletic FC vs Newport IW FC will kick off at 3pm.

Leave Buckland Athletic FC at approx 5:30pm with an expected arrival time in Lymington for 8:30 to 8:45pm.

Return to the Isle of Wight via the Wightlink Lymington ferry at 9:05pm as foot passengers.

Expected arrival time back on the Island will be 9:40pm.

The cost of return travel which includes the ferry and coach will be £25 per person.

Confirmation of all spectators travelling to Buckland Athletic FC for the Buildbase FA Vase 2nd round need to be recieved by the club no later than Saturday 5th November 2016.