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More medals for track cyclists

New Zealand’s Elite team of track cyclists bagged two victories and a silver medal on the final day of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Chile last Monday. The men’s team pursuit, made up…

Third place for Nick Ross at Taupo BNT V8s

Cambridge driver Nick Ross has come away from round two of the BNT V8s at Taupo third overall. Qualifying fourth, across the weekend’s three races Ross took his Total Lubricants Nissan Altima to fourth place…

Dream hockey sabbatical

Leamington School’s Kate Kernaghan is taking a six-month break from teaching next year to play for top English hockey club East Grinstead, near London. The 25-year-old striker has played elite-level hockey for the past nine…

Return to NZ racetrack pays off

Twenty Cambridge-trained horses attended the twilight meeting at the Ellerslie racecourse on Saturday 2nd December, which consisted of one winner, two seconds and one third. The Stephen Marsh-trained Kings Cross picked up where he left…

Cambridge horses out on top at Avondale meeting

The Cambridge Jockey Club had 17 horses on the card for the Avondale Jockey Club meeting on Thursday 30th November. The day consisted of two wins, one second and two thirds for the Cambridge-based trainers….

Five podium finishes for track cyclists at World Cup

New Zealand’s largely Cambridge-based Elite track cycling team gave strong performances throughout the three-day UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Canada, coming away with five medals and plenty of close finishes. The final day on…

Sevens tournament coming to Cambridge

Cambridge’s Memorial Park on Taylor Street will play host to the annual Northern Regional Rugby Sevens tournament on Saturday 9th December. The Waikato Rugby Union is organising the event, which will feature six provincial unions…

Softballers make regional teams

Cambridge has produced not one but three young softball players to make regional representative teams this season, hailing from the Tom Voyle Sports Club. Alyssa Fenemor and brothers Tyrone and Jordan West were each selected…

Alison Shanks’ exercise motivator

Legendary Kiwi cyclist and local resident Alison Shanks is helping to bring a new element of motivation to everyday exercise, launching Running and Cycling Heroes in New Zealand. The web-based rewards platform uses a GPS…

Cassidy preparing to qualify for 2018 Ladies European Tour

Cambridge golfer Chantelle Cassidy, who plays out of the Riverside Golf Club, will be travelling to Morocco next month in an attempt to qualify for the 2018 Ladies European Tour. Ranked as New Zealand’s No1…

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