Local Sport

Medal haul for Kenpo students

Mark Robinson’s Cambridge school of Kenpo 5.0 sent a team of 23 students to the Fabian Niwa Kenpo 5.0 memorial tournament in New Plymouth last weekend. After months of training their hard work paid off…

McKee first to finish in half marathon

Hundreds of pairs of sneakers pounded the pavement outside Cambridge High School and the surrounding roads on Sunday when the Cambridge Half Marathon returned for 2017. The annual event saw a range of part-takers turn…

A decade of dominance for St Peter’s First XI Girls’ Football

The St Peter’s  First XI Girls’ football team beat Hamilton Girls’ High (HGHS) last weekend to win the title of Waikato Premier Girls’ Football Champions for the tenth consecutive year – the longest winning streak…

World title for wakeboarder

One Cambridge local has made her mark on the world map following an excellent performance at the 2017 WWA Wakeboard World Championships held in Toronto, Canada, on the weekend. Morgan Haakma won her first Women’s…

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 –…

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