Cambridge Football Club fielded two teams in the women’s preseason tournament on Sunday and showed its player strength by winning the event.
The tournament was open to clubs fielding teams in Waikato divisions one and two, Bay of Plenty division one, high school first XIs and community leagues.
Twelve teams competed from Papamoa, Metro Auckland, Taupō, Mt Maunganui, Te Awamutu, Rotorua, Whakatane, Thames and Tauranga.
The 30-minute games saw each team play up to 150 minutes of football.
Cambridge Red won the Hilary Cup, for the second year in a row, while the Mt Maunganui College First XI was second. Taupō won the plate and Rotorua Lakes the bowl.
March is New Zealand Football’s Girls and Women’s Month held in advance of the Women’s World Cup which kicks off in Auckland on July 20 with the Football Ferns taking on Norway.