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Eagles, Braves are beaten

Te Awamutu teams came off second best in the latest round of Waikato lacrosse matches. Defending champions Hamilton-based Suburbs Falcons secured their second win in the A Division of the Women’s Summer Club League at…

Win for TA in summer league lacrosse

Te Awamutu Sports Lions won their opening match of the Waikato Lacrosse Women’s Summer Club League at Tamahere Park, beating Kaipaki Phoenix Yellow 16-4. Defending champions Suburbs Falcons also had a win against Kaipaki Phoenix…

National honours for TA players

Waikato won both the Girls and Boys New Zealand Lacrosse U15 National Championships at Tamahere Park over Labour Weekend – and also collected silver medals in both. It was an exceptional outcome for the region,…

King Country win for Ōtorohanga

Ōtorohanga College’s U14 rugby team has come out on top at the end of a particularly testing season. The team won the King Country Rugby Union (KCRU) Secondary Schools Competition’s U14 Cup on points. Covid-19…

The architects are on the board

  Te Awamutu had to wait to get the rub of the green, but when it came it was a key factor in securing the team’s first points of the season in the WaiBop football…

Bowler brings home gold

Less than two years since Bruce Sayers saw bowls being played on the Thornton Rd green and decided to give it a go, he’s already represented the country on the world stage and just recently…

Racing’s plastic fantastic

Work on the country’s first synthetic racetrack is set to start next month, the Cambridge News understands. The project – which could cost up to $70 million – will make the region a national pacesetters…

World cup a boon for Waipa

The close proximity of the Velodrome to Cambridge has been a factor in ensuring the economic success of hosting a round of the the Track Cycling World Cup. The event returned for a second time…