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Softball success leads to European tour

Tyrone West will represent the country at the Joudrs International Boys Cup in Prague in May, an under 18 softball tournament which will attract more countries than the ISC World Series. As his first time…

Softballers to represent NZ

The Kevin Herlihy Softball Tournament at Tom Voyle Park on Sunday doubled as a fundraising event for two Cambridge softballers hoping to make the trip of a lifetime this year. The Tom Voyle Sports Club…

Swimmers race in open water

St Peter’s Swimmers have been treading into deeper waters lately, competing in the New Zealand Open Water Champs and the NZ Secondary Schools Open Water Champs. The local club sent a team of students to…

Flying finishes at barefoot water ski champs

Skimming across the surface of the lake at up to 70km/h is one thing, catapulting off a ramp and flying through the air is quite another. That’s what 18 barefoot skiers from around the region…

New names go on football sevens trophy

Fresh names will be etched on the men’s Cambridge Sevens football trophy after two teams with no previous wins at the tournament played out an exciting final in Cambridge last weekend. Colombia+2, entering for the…

Canoe Racing titles hard-earned

It was “a long time coming” for Ashton Reiser at the Canoe Sprint Nationals & Oceania Championships at Karapiro over the weekend, winning the Men’s K1 200m final. “It’s bloody awesome, I can’t believe it,”…

Successful run for athletes at Porritt Classic

Tori Peeters pulled off an excellent demonstration of Kiwi sporting excellence at the Porritt Classic last Saturday, beating her nearest rival by 11cm in the javelin throw. The Cambridge local, originally from Gore, is generally…

World-record win for Fisher-Black

Finn Fisher-Black shaved time off the world record in the individual pursuit not once but twice last Saturday during the Elite & U19 Track National Championships. After clocking 3:08.815 in the qualifying round of the…

Career highlights for King

February has proven to be quite a successful month for Cambridge squash player Joelle King. New world rankings released on February 1 announced that the Commonwealth Games gold, silver and bronze medallist had move up…

Local players on top in polo tournament

Cambridge’s very own John Paul Clarkin charged to victory in the Keyte Watson Memorial Polo Tournament in Leamington last weekend, riding with the Breakaway Realty team as the top players of the tournament. Clarkin, one…

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