Referees celebrate centenary with new trophy for local Colts rivalry

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Hautapu Sports’ Colts will play for a new trophy this weekend when they meet local rivals Leamington at Memorial Park.

The match will decide the first holders of the Centenary Cup, donated by the Cambridge Rugby Referees Association to mark the 100th anniversary of their formation.

The CRRA says the launch of the trophy — to be contested between the two clubs’ promising young players — provides the highlight of the weekend’s centenary celebrations.

“We hope to see the two colts teams play for this for many years to come,” the CRRA says.

Meanwhile, local referees have been proudly wearing their centenary edition of their traditional blue and white jerseys as they officiate around the province.

“Many players and teams have positively commented on how great the jerseys look, and have commended us on 100 years of commitment to rugby.”

Main photo: The centenary edition of the referee’s jersey (right) … the jersey has attracted much positive feedback.

After the Colts game, referees and their guests will gather for a Centenary Dinner at the Cambridge Raceway, starting at 6pm.

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The Cambridge Rugby Referees Association have been planning their 100th anniversary for some time.


Centenary Cup

Hautapu Sports Colts v Leamington Colts
Memorial Park, Cambridge, 1pm

About Cambridge Rugby Referees Association

We are a group of Cambridge locals who are passionate about the game and take great pride in giving back to the game that many of us have played and/or coached.

We give up our time to ensure that all the young men and women in our community can take part in the game we all love.

We have weekly meetings during the season to upskill ourselves with the laws of the game, discuss our matches from the weekend and generally have a good laugh.

In 2023, the CRRA celebrates 100 years of officiating rugby in Cambridge.

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