Local Sport

Physique champ eyeing Mr Universe

A former Cambridge resident now based in Perth has made his mark on the body building stage being named Mr Sports Model Australia and gaining his pro card in the process. Jos Dekker, who moved…

Parents providing healthy inspiration

Cambridge parents can take inspiration from a local couple who recently stepped up their healthy habits for a competition taking place this weekend, inspiring families as ‘Mum and Dad’ fitness models. Danny and Mel Burt…

Lacrosse girls the best

Off the back of winning the national secondary school championships, the Waikato girls’ U15 lacrosse team continued their winning streak earlier this month taking out the crown at the 2017 Australasian U15 Lacrosse Champs, the…

First North Island title for racer

A young kart racer from Cambridge raced his was to a first place finish at the North Island Sprint Kart Championships on the weekend. Ryan Hancock took home his first North Island title after winning…

Close call for Goodin

Equestrian legend David Goodin, 80, made an appearance at the 2017 Equidays at the weekend, riding Our Airfare to Renton owned by Trish McPherson. It was Airfare’s first time at the three-day event, and one…

Waikato team give their all in 2017 Roller Mills

Ten provincial rugby teams played their collective hearts out at last week’s 2017 NRM National Roller Mills Rugby Tournament, most of it held at St Peter’s School, Cambridge. Finals day on Sunday ended with Auckland…

Telford team wrap up international superbike campaign

The local Telford Racing team competing in the Italian National Trophy 1000 Superbike Championship have wrapped up their international campaign with a 16th place finish in the grand finale. It’s been a long road for…

First place for Cambridge rider

Cambridge’s Andrea Kewish was thrilled to come away from the Show Jumping Amateur Rider Series at Equidays with a first-place finish on Sunday. Riding her horse Spring Fling, she finished the first round against 30…

Top placing for Todd as NZ wins at Boekelo

Cambridge’s Sir Mark Todd wrapped up the CCIO3 Military Boekelo-Enschede on Sunday – an international equestrian eventing competition in The Netherlands – with a seventh-place finish aboard the very promising McClaren. “I was particularly thrilled…

Weekly Tai Chi kicks off

This week Sport Waikato supported the first class of Tai Chi in the Park, led by local volunteer, Jade He of HEALTHACU. “The weather was amazing and the spring leaves on the trees created a…

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