Well-fought games for hockey fi­nals

Horowhenua Chronicle - - MUSIC -

The wait for the fi­nal was worth it for all grades of school hockey.

Some well-fought games took place in fan­tas­tic con­di­tions at the Hal­li­well Turf on Mon­day.

All teams played well this sea­son with great sports­man­ship, much im­proved team­work over the sea­son and plenty of parental sup­port from the side lines.

Horowhenua Hockey had a men­tor pro­gramme in place for the um­pires this year, and all the um­pires showed there is great po­ten­tial for up and com­ing um­pires among those who who turned up ev­ery week dur­ing the sea­son.

Poroutawhao School seemed to be in con­trol of the fi­nal against Te Horo Trap­pers but Te Horo took their chances through the game and scored three goals to se­cure the win 3-2.

Fox­ton Beach Eels took on St Joseph’s Stars with a tough­fought game of hockey, St Joseph’s came out the win­ners with a 8-1 vic­tory.


Poroutawhao School’s O¯ ka­tia played Te Horo School’s Trap­pers for first and sec­ond place. Te Horo were un­able to pre­vent this goal.


Ohau ¯ School’s Stars played Fox­ton Beach School’s Ka­hawai for third and fourth.


Fair­field School’s Pan­thers v Te Horo School’s Ti­tans for third and fourth place.


Fox­ton Beach School Eels worked hard to stop St Joseph’s Stars get­ting past their goalie.

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