Three important wins capped an outstanding Saturday for Cambridge’s senior men’s teams while our women’s team have reached the final of the Waikato Women’s Cup.
Both Northern League sides secured wins after a 300km trek to Northland while the D1 team kept up their title bid with a thrilling 3-2 win.
Lotto NRFL second division
The Reds first team beat Northland FC 2-0 to edge closer to Northern League safety.
The reserves extended their unbeaten run to 12 games with a 5-2 win against Northland FC.
Loaded WaiBOP Championship
The championship squad had the weekend off.
Te Awamutu defaulted their local derby against Cambridge which was to have been played at John Kerkhof Park.
Cambridge have been awarded a 3-0 win against second-bottom Te Awamutu, ensuring Cambridge finish the competition in fourth place.
The D1 side continue to lead their division after a thrilling 3-2 win against mid-table Waikato Unicol.
Down 2-0 with 20 minutes to go, the D1s found the energy for a late onslaught and a Dave O’Donnell hat-trick secured a famous victory.
The D2s hosted bottom-placed Melville United and shared the points in a 1-1 draw.
Rob Dickson missed a penalty but made amends by scoring his side’s goal.
Waikato Women’s Cup
Cambridge will go into their fourth knockout final in six seasons after winning their Waikato Women’s Cup semi-final 3-1 against old rivals Claudelands Rovers.
Our U-12 boys’ team had a break while the U-13 boys lost 3-0 to Hamilton Wanderers in the WaiBOP Federation Youth League.