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Vets fly high at Nationals

By Andy McGechan  It was champions galore at the 2020 edition of the annual New Zealand Veterans’ and Women’s Motocross Championships near Gore at the weekend. Former national motocross champions, current champions and rising stars…

Results: Club lacrosse off to strong start

Cambridge got off to a strong start at the weekend in the opening match of the Waikato Lacrosse Women’s Summer Club League at Tamahere Park. Their A Division team – the TVP (Tom Voyle Park)…

Yearbury hopes stay alive

By Andy McGechan A rare mistake on the track last weekend by Wainuiomata’s Jake Whitaker has left the door open for Cambridge rider Dylan Yearbury in the race to the national off-road title. Whitaker, 29,…

Junior cricket breaks record

Dozens of junior cricketers hit John Kerkhof Park last Saturday morning to smash out the first game of the 2020/2021 summer season, as the sport’s stellar local growth continues. Cambridge Junior Cricket Club chairman Steve…

Waikato dominates school lacrosse

In a rare double, Waikato teams won both the Girls and Boys New Zealand Lacrosse U15 National Championships at Tamahere Park. Waikato sides also took silver medals in both Labour Weekend tournaments, with Auckland teams…

Women end season with win over champions

The measure of improvement by Cambridge’s women’s footballers this season was demonstrated by a well-earned 4-2 victory over Division Two champions Thames. Though Cambridge went into last weekend’s game assured of runners-up spot, the challenge…

Another scalp for Covid

The season is over for Cambridge’s Reds after the cancellation of football’s Northern League. Continuing restrictions on crowd sizes in Auckland has hindered the competition and administrators have called an early end, with the Reds…

Hautapu calms the Fury

Hautapu Sports club is on a roll after its top netball team beat SPFC Fury to take out the New World Cambridge Netball Centre premier championships. The victory came just over a week after the…

Ricki’s still on the ball

The day Ricki Herbert’s parents first handed him a football is etched in his mind. The former All Whites coach was four, and with it came a message they would regularly reinforce. “Chase your dreams….

Cricketers build on their innings

Work on a $300,000 pavilion upgrade at Cambridge Cricket Club is finally set in stone – or so far concrete. The first sod was turned for the project – about 10 years in the making…

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