Local Sport

Telford team make top 20 at Misano

Local superbike rider Dillon Telford has raised in the ranks of the Italian 1000 Superbike Championship, recently finishing with his best placing so far in the championship, during the latest round at the Misano World…

Drawn games add tension to title chases

A day of drawn games created tension for all three Cambridge football teams chasing regional football trophies this season. But with rival teams also feeling the pressure and dropping points, Cambridge teams remain on track…

Hard-fought game leaves Battle of Bridge players in tie for trophy

Battle of the Bridge was once again a resounding success for 2017, with well over a thousand people donning their rain jackets and turning out to the Leamington rugby grounds to show their support. Organisers…

Local players named in Mitre 10 Cup Squad

    Six Hautapu players were named last week as part of the Waikato squad set to compete in the 2017 Mitre 10 Cup season. Forward Mitch Jacobson and back Tawera Kerr-Barlow return for their…

St Peter’s win U14 Waikato rugby championship

St Peter’s School’s U14 A rugby team recently became the winners of the Steve Gordon Shield for 2017, beating Hamilton Boys’ High School (HBHS) U14 B team 12 points to 10 in the Waikato Secondary…

King wins gold twice at World Doubles Squash Champs

Cambridge’s squash superstar Joelle King was the star of the show at the WSF World Doubles Squash Championships over the weekend, winning a gold medal in both the women’s final and the mixed final –…

Luke Jacobson becomes a Chief

  Cambridge local and Hautapu rugby player Luke Jacobson has been signed onto the Chiefs rugby team. The 20-year-old loose forward has committed to the team until 2020. “It has always been a dream of…

Captain’s hat-trick inspires big football win

A hat-trick from skipper Patrick Woodlock inspired Cambridge to an emphatic 8-1 win against Melville United to retain leadership of football’s Loaded WaiBOP Premiership. Cambridge’s ninth win in a row ensured the Reds stayed two…

Nielsen sets record for one-hour ride

All eyes were on the Avantidrome track on Friday evening as a crowd of 350 supporters cheered on Jaime Nielsen in the one-hour cycle challenge. The Rio Olympic cyclist and Cambridge local was attempting to…

At 95, Reg still has more in his sights

Reg Rye made history at the World Masters Games. Aside from being the oldest New Zealand WMG competitor, he became the first person in the world, and the only one in his age group, to…

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