Local Sport

Waterskiing brothers fly high

Cricket has Brendon and Nathan McCullum, rugby has the Barretts and now Cambridge has the Runciman brothers. Siblings Joel, Luke and Joshua Runciman might one day be in the same league of sporting stardom after…

Waipā’s synthetic track booked

Racing will go synthetic for the first time in New Zealand on May 19 – in Waipā. A new synthetic track in Cambridge has been booked for 12 race meetings in the 2021-22 season. The…

Fire hawks turn up the heat

League is back on the rise in Waipā. The Te Awamutu Sports Firehawks will play in the reserve grade of the new season’s Waikato competition under coach Victor Heke, and the club has also established…

Golden moment at the Maadi cup

Double sculls combination Jenna Markgraaf and Brylee Deacon  provided the highlight for Waipā schools at the 2021 Maadi Cup competition on Lake Karapiro. The U17 Double Sculls from Cambridge High collected the sole Waipā gold…

Maadi here we come

By Blair Voorend Maadi Cup is back at Lake Karapiro and Waipā schools are sending some of their biggest teams yet after Covid led to the cancellation of the 2020 event in Twizel. St Peter’s…

Game on: school sport switches to clubs

Cambridge clubs are welcoming a major shake-up of the primary school sports scene. In a move driven by the Cambridge Principals’ Association, year 1-8 rugby, netball and hockey teams will be organised by clubs, rather…

Chiefs battle it out at Hautapu

The Chiefs, Crusaders and Blues rallied at the end of a Covid impacted week together to complete their pre-season preparations in Cambridge on Sunday. The three franchises played in a ‘Game of Three Halves” at…

Paracyclists make their mark

Para cycling men and women have pulled out some great results in recent events, and one is hoping to have set a national record. They took part in one or both of two events held…

Learning: via the pony express

And with a blur of little furry legs they were off: “Ronnie the pony and Jackson Adams on the inside…” went the commentator, “…with Khali and Quinn up there in the early stages and they’re…

Lacrosse double for Middle

Cambridge Middle School have secured a rare lacrosse double by winning both the Girls A and Boys’ Divisions of the Waikato Lacrosse Intermediate School League for 2020. In the Girls A Division, CMS Power won…

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