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Rowers victorious at biggest ever Christmas regatta

St Peter’s School dominated six divisions in what was the biggest ever Karapiro Christmas Regatta. Running December 13 – 16, the event saw 2390 rowers take part, 140 up from last year’s numbers, and the…

Sprinters earn starts in Track World Cup

Five young track cyclists training out of Cambridge now have their chance to compete at the highest level in the upcoming UCI Track World Cup at the Avantidrome. Cycling New Zealand opened up the opportunity…

Dirt bike teammates tackle road-racing scene

Cambridge’s Seton Head and his Bay of Plenty teammate Brad Groombridge both love the power of their Suzuki dirt bikes, but they each discovered there was a whole new level of bravery required when they…

Ross Salvages podium finish in BNT V8s

Nick Ross has finished round two of the BNT V8s Championship at Pukekohe in third place overall. He went into the December 8 – 9 race weekend as the Championship leader with a narrow-points lead…

Junior rowers secure school’s tenth victory

St Peter’s School’s junior rowers have claimed the Muudi Cup for the tenth year in a row. The annual regatta is held between St Peter’s, Hauraki Plains College and Takapuna Grammar on the very muddy…

Tough battles at Sevens

Four Cambridge teams competed in the National Condor Sevens recently, where their “pride and determination” as described by one coach earned the Cambridge High School U15 Girls team a final 14th place out of 24…

Champagne welcome for new boats

Two new rowing boats for Cambridge High School Rowing have been “Christened” under their new names, a double boat named Cook, acknowledging the contributions of Cambridge High School rowing, Dean Cook, and a single boat…

Sailing honour for Cambridge old boy

Sailor Brad Collins, once of Cambridge High School, has been honoured at the annual Volvo Yachting Excellence Awards. Judges for Yachting New Zealand’s awards event, held in Auckland last month, could not separate two successful…

Paddlers push for national selection

Nearly a thousand paddlers raced across Lake Karapiro over the weekend of December 8 and 9, competing in the 2018 Te Puku O Te Ika Regional Sprint Championships – the Waikato waka ama sprint championships….

Lacrosse team wins again

Our local lacrosse lads have beat the Hamilton Devils once again. The Leamington Rugby Sports Club’s men’s lacrosse team went up against the Hamiltonian team last week for the second time this season, securing the…

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