Club finalist at Waikato sports awards

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Cambridge FC have been named finalists for the Waikato’s Best Sports Team.

Our club’s men’s first team have reached the shortlist of contenders for the province’s Team of the Year after their multi-title successes of last season.

The team won the Loaded WaiBOP Premiership, the WaiBOP Federation Shield and won promotion to the 2018 Northern League.

The side also took the title of Waipa’s Sports Team of the Year, an achievement which led to its nomination for the Sport Waikato Awards.

The winners will be named at a sports dinner at the Claudelands Events Centre, Hamilton, on Thursday February 1.

Finalists for the Team of the Year are:
Bowls: Hinuera Bowling Club, Ladies Premier A Interclub, Hinuera
Cue sports: Pockets 8 Ball Club, South Waikato
Football: Cambridge FC’s WaiBOP Premiership squad
Hockey: Midlands NHL Women’s team, Hamilton
Rugby: Hamilton Old Boys Premier A team
Surf Lifesaving: Whangamata U-23 men’s surf rowing, Thames/Coromandel
Volleyball: Waikato senior women’s volleyball team
Wheelchair rugby: DG Sport Waikato Stampede, Parafed Waikato

Photo: Cambridge receive the Waipa Team of the Year award. From left former Waipa Mayor Alan Livingston, club chairman Steve Thomas, first team captain Patrick Woodlock and coach Mike Woodlock.