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Another notch in belt for powerlifters

Two Cambridge powerlifters have returned from the New Zealand Powerlifting Championships with valuable experience under their belt. Having won their divisions at the regional round, Doug McWatters and Josh Manuel competed in the Open and…

Reds end season with a thriller

Cambridge have finished their 2019 Northern League football season in a respectable fifth place after a frantic finish to their last game. The Reds almost caused an upset when leading Metro FC for much of…

Club tops regional netball awards

Tom Voyle Park Sports Club has been awarded Club of the Year for the Waikato – Bay of Plenty region. Club president Wayne West said he was proud to see the behind-the-scenes dedication and passion…

McIntosh makes Olympic cut

Cambridge equestrian rider Samantha McIntosh has secured a place at next year’s Olympic Games after a stellar run at the FEI Group G Olympic Qualifier in the Netherlands. Riding aboard the very dependable Check In…

Hautapu win battle with record crowd

Hautapu reigned victorious in the Battle of the Bridge rugby game on Saturday before a record-crowd of over 3000 people. But Leamington can lay claim a win on the day with its team of female…

Powerlifters eye titles at nationals

Two Cambridge powerlifters will compete at the New Zealand Powerlifting Championships this weekend. Doug McWatters and Josh Manuel won the Open and Masters 1 regional titles respectively at the main buildup to the event, the…

Bowls experience of a lifetime

He travelled for 30 hours and played the next day, but reckoned the biggest challenge was finding something he recognised when it was time for dinner. Bowler Bruce Sayer was recapping on his time in…

Battle begins tomorrow

Cambridge’s 2019 champions of rugby and netball will be determined tomorrow with the Battle of the Bridge sports tournament. Played between the Hautapu and Leamington clubs, the event sees rugby and netball players over 30…

Reds need some home comfort

Cambridge continue their quest tomorrow for a top three placing in football’s Northern League second division. The Reds – currently in fifth place – host Auckland’s Onehunga Mangere at John Kerkhof Park (3pm kick off)…

Medal haul for swimmers

A team of 24 young swimmers from the St Peter’s Swimming Club have returned from the South Australian Swim Champs with a haul of 36 medals – including 11 gold, 13 silver and 12 bronze….

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