Local Sport

Hautapu victorious over Melville

Hautapu’s premier and development teams took on Melville on Saturday. This weekend they play home games against Morrinsville. Hautapu As squeak in Playing away at Collins Rd, Melville, this week in front of a very…

Leamington rugby hat-trick

Leamington’s premier and development teams were triumphant over Putaruru on Saturday. Senior A A great win against Putaruru, winning 35 -12. Try scorers were Jarred Allen Baker (two) Malakai Uasi, Regan Erueti and Dylan Mullaney….

Goal eases pressure on Reds

While Uruguay were putting Portugal out of football’s World Cup in Russia, Cambridge’s fortunes in the Northern League were being boosted by their own Uruguayan hero on Saturday. South American-born Marcelo Sosa, playing his first…

World cup racing at its finest

New Zealand’s elite rowers wrapped up competition at the Rowing World Cup II in Linz-Ottensheim, Austria over last weekend with three gold-medal finishes and one silver. Facing up against the best of the best from…

Cambridge galloper doing well overseas

Cambridge-trained The Bostonian added a second Australian stakes race to his resume when he took out the Group Three Sunshine Coast Guineas (1600m) at the Sunshine Coast last Saturday. The Tony Pike-trained son of Jimmy…

Mighty 11 boys back from Aus

Cambridge’s Mighty 11 BMXers Joel Runciman and Josh Cavanagh have returned from their whirlwind trip to Australia with some fantastic racing experience under their belt. Though they didn’t bring home the trophy, they did manage…

New cycling event coming

The New Zealand Cycle Classic’s recently announced move to Waipa has sparked a new week-long community cycling event, with naming rights announced last Wednesday. The Three Peaks Ride: New Zealand’s Cycling Festival will run alongside…

Good luck, Marie

After 12 years of involvement in sport at Cambridge Primary School, and eight years on the payroll, Marie Dale is leaving her part time sports coordinator role and heading across to a fulltime position at…

Mountain climb for good cause

A local man plans to run rounds of the Hakarimata summit track in a few weeks’ time as part of a fundraising effort for his daughter. Brian Prescott – an ultra-marathon runner, husband and father…

Lacrosse: CHS vs Hillcrest

Cambridge High School demonstrated their tough resilience when they went up against Hillcrest on the weekend. The Hillcrest team’s absence of any subs wasn’t a problem as the athletic senior players presented solid stick handling…

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