Local Sport

Champs again – St Peters takes title 

St Peters has retained the Waikato Secondary Schools Golf Team Championship title A dozen St Peter’s golfers competed in the annual intercollegiate teams championship at the Hamilton Golf Club. The team format involved four players…

Another title for Belfield 

Waipā 21-year-old Leah Belfield has collected her second United States sprint title in as many months. She added the NCAA Division 2 outdoor title to the indoor title she won in March, and in the…

Learning from the best   

Training with the Gallagher Chiefs on Friday afternoon was a dream come true for Cambridge Middle School student Riley McBeth. Riley started playing rugby when he was four and has never missed a Saturday game…

Wooing halls of fame

The Home of Cycling Trust has revealed plans for Cambridge’s Velodrome to be the venue for three sporting halls of fame. One, the Māori sports halls of fame already has the support of Māori king…

How hockey suited Nick

“You can’t be serious,” says Nick Goodwin as The News suggests the whole town needs to know about the lengths he went to for his hockey team on Friday night. Being a kind and generous…

Unity’s golden trip to Hokitika

Waipa para cyclist Unity Collins has become a national champion after winning gold at the Age Group Road Racing National Championships in Hokitika. The gutsy 27-year-old, who rides with the Morrinsville Wheelers Cycling Club, took…

Honours go to Central

Friendly competition was rife when Cambridge’s two lawn bowling clubs competed for the honour of winning the Elite Building Compliance Trophy last week. It was Cambridge’s turn to host and defend its two previous consecutive…

Deputy head’s life cycle 

Cambridge High School’s deputy principal John McDonnell will don his international cycling commissaire alter-ego yet again this July as he heads to Birmingham to officiate in the 2022 Commonwealth Games. The Games, which open on…

They’re oldies but goodies… 

The Cambridge Antiques cricket team has finished its season with bodies and minds intact and players’ stories already starting to become the stuff of legends. Two losses from 12 matches made for a great season…

Dirt bike series returns 

The more things change, the more things stay the same and that’s got to be a good thing as far at New Zealand’s dirt biking community is concerned. The popular Dirt Guide Cross-country Series has…

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