Both division one Rangiora Hockey teams were defeated this week. It was a close match for the women against Southern, going down 2-3. The men were comfortably defeated by Carlton Redcliffs 1-7. The Rangiora division three men had a good win over Southern though, and are second in the league. The Hinemoa Kaiapoi grass women now have an unassailable lead going into the last week of the season, having defeated the Hornby Cheetahs 3-0. The Rangiora Platinum men’s teams had wins in division two. The A team defeated Hornby 5-0, and the B team had a scoring spree over Harewood 8-0. In the Platinum women’s division two, Rangiora A pipped Hinemoa Kaiapoi Miro in the local derby 2-1. In division three, Hinemoa Kaiapoi Tawa drew 1-1 with Harewood, and Rangiora B defeated Avon 2-1. Midweek in the division one women’s grade Hinemoa Kaiapoi Rata were defeated by Carlton Redcliffs 1-5. In division two, Rangiora Hurunui drew with Hornby, but Hinemoa Kaiapoi Totara were beaten by Southern 1-4.