Amberley were the big winners in the first round of competition netball, taking out their Premier match against Ohoka 2 64-32. The other two matches in the Premier section were a lot closer with Central defeating Kaiapoi 49-41, and Ohoka only just pipping the Rangiora High Senior A team, 36-35. In the Senior section, Central 3 and Ashley could not be separated, finishing with a 27-27 draw. Kaiapoi High defeated the Rangiora High Senior B team, and Oxford beat the young Year 10 side from Rangiora High, 34-21. In the Future Ferns Year 7-8 grade, Fernside were victors over Kaiapoi, 32-11, Ashgrove defeated Ohoka 31-5, and Rangiora were able to get in front of Ashley, 13-7.