What’s in store for spectators this weekend

posted in: Men, News, Women, Youth

Cambridge’s John Kerkhof Park will host its first 11-a-side competition matches for 2020 when football finally gets underway this weekend.

Here’s what’s happening this weekend:

Lotto NRFL

Supporters of the Reds will have to wait a while longer – the new Northern League season gets underway on June 20 and Cambridge’s first home games (firsts and reserves) are scheduled for June 27.

WaiBOP Championship

Cambridge travel to Claudelands Rovers for the opening game of this season’s Championship.

Playing for coach Steve Thomas, the champs kick off at Hamilton’s Galloway Park at 12.30pm.

Waikato Senior Men’s

Cambridge fields a side in this year’s Waikato Division 2, coached by Chris Petropoulos who rejoins our club after several seasons with neighbours Te Awamutu.

The Division 2 side host Waikato Unicol in a game that starts at 2.45pm at John Kerkhof Park.

In Waikato Division 5, Cambridge’s D1 team plays Tokoroa Rezzienation in 12.30pm fixture at John Kerkhof Park.

The D2 side travels to Discovery Park, Hamilton, for a 12.30pm game against Northern United Numpties.


Click here for details and draw for opening day

Sunday – Women’s Waikato Division 2

Cambridge play their opening game of the season when Coromandel side Thames visits John Kerkhof Park for  (11am kick off).

Sunday – Youth teams

Cambridge’s U-14 team play their second fixture of the season when they travel to Hamilton’s Gower Park for a WaiBOP Federation Y-League game against Melville United’s U-16 girls. The game starts at 11am.

The U-12 team start their season with a trip to Hamilton’s Hillcrest Stadium where they’ll play Claudelands Rovers in the WaiBOP Federation J-League, kicking off at 10am.


Contact tracing

Our club uses the iDMe contact tracing system in line with New Zealand Football guidelines for helping to combat the risk of infection from COVID-19. We ask all our members, players and visitors – including those from visiting clubs – to manually log-in using our unique venue code for John Kerkhof Park which is P-E-S-F-D.

Click here to learn how to use iDMe >>>>

Notice to visitors

Please be aware our grounds and clubrooms are 100% smoke-free and council bylaws forbid visitors from bringing dogs to our grounds.

We ask visitors to not park in the carpark spaces marked reserved as these will be used by volunteers needing to work in our clubrooms (including caterers, bar, committee members). Thanks.

Click here for more information about our grounds.