Cambridge Blues take out men’s sevens after thriller of a final

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A team of Cambridge-based players took out the 10th annual Cambridge Sevens (men’s) tournament after beating past winners Whakatane Town 2-1 in a thrilling final.

The local side, containing members of Cambridge FC senior teams, turned out as The Blues as 14 teams from Auckland, the Bay of Plenty and Waikato took part in the 7-a-side format of the game in which there are no offsides to encourage attacking football.

The Blues started the day with a 1-1 draw against Te Awamatu B but then progessed from their group stage to reach the final, their sixth game of a hot and sunny day.

Beaten semi-finalists were Somali Stars, from Hamilton, and Ngongotaha.

Thanks to the group of referees who coped with the heat, and to the volunteers who helped make the tournament possible.

Main photo: The Blues (in red shirts) celebrate with the PosPro Trophy and their winners’ medals.

Women’s sevens

The 10th annual Cambridge Sevens (women’s) will be held at John Kerkhof Park on Sunday March 15.

Entries are still open.

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Sponsors

This year’s tournaments are supported by PosPro, and Richard Crafts, and Hill Homes. We thank them for helping make the sevens possible.

 

Past winners – Cambridge Sevens

Men
2011: Whakatane Town
2012: Young Gunners (Hamilton)
2013: Palace Jesters (Te Aroha)
2014: Hamilton Wanderers
2015: Kawerau Town
2016: Ngongotaha
2017: Young Gunners (Hamilton)
2018: Qooto-Qooto FC
2019: Colombia+2
2020: The Blues

Women
2011: Whakatane Town
2012: Claudelands Rovers
2013: Glenfield Rovers (Auckland)
2014: Claudelands Rovers
2015: Broken Down
2016: Broken Down Again
2017: Golden Oldies (Hamilton)
2018: Whakatane Town
2019: Saggies

Photo gallery

Some of the teams from the Cambridge Sevens:

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