A battle looms

Battle of the Bridge Trophy.

Cambridge clubs Hautapu and Leamington will put aside traditional sporting rivalries to stage their annual Battle of the Bridge community day on September 16.

This year’s event will take place at Memorial Park where members and supporters of both clubs will gather for three games of rugby, family-friendly entertainment and a chance to renew friendships.

Organisers are providing activities to ensure children have a great time. Inflatable castles will be in place from 11.30am.

The day will start with U-13 rugby sides from Hautapu Sports and the Silverdale club, providing a chance to see some emerging young players. Two teams of over-45s will play for the Bull Shirt Trophy in the curtain raise to the 2.45pm over-30s clash for the Battle of the Bridge Trophy.

The trophy is named in honour of the late Deon Mita, a Hautapu player who died in 2012, and Dave Finlay.

Entry on the day is free, but visitors will be invited to donate a gold coin at the gate to help raise funds for The Waterboy charity.



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