Sporting success for Rangi Ruru this week and weekend


Rangi Ruru Girls’ School won the Canterbury Secondary School Girls Premier hockey league final on Friday night. Rangi’s Director of Sport, Jo Fogarty described the stunning win as “A complete performance by the whole team; they worked together like a well-oiled machine.”

The final saw Rangi go up against foes St Margaret’s with the final score 2-1.


Rangi Ruru’s Ski Team has taken out 3 of the top 5 places in the women’s team results at the Canterbury Secondary Schools Ski and Snowboarding Championships held at Mount Hutt on Thursday. The school also won the Girls Team Ski Race title.

Rangi’s Director of Sport, Jo Fogarty says, “Not only did they perform well individually, but clearly as a team, the girls performed just as well which is very pleasing.”

Individual placings (top 3 count for team result):
Women results (Rangi Ruru Skiers)

  • 1st Rose Hadley
  • 3rd Reilly Moore
  • 4th Pru Lange (5th in website results but was 4th in the women’s selection)
  • 8th Harriet Lord
  • 13th Louise Vryenhoek
  • 16th Jemima Bell

Full results below


Rangi Ruru’s duathlon teams also cleaned up at the Canterbury Secondary Schools Duathlon champs on Monday in rather wintery conditions at Ruapuna Raceway.

Rangi Ruru placings were as follows:

U14 Individual Girls Race

  • 2nd – Charlotte Spurway

U16 Teams

  • 1st – Ava Morrow and Meredith Seeto
  • 2nd – Meg Smith, Sam Vance and Danielle McLaughlin

    3rd – Rosa Jones, Holly Blake and Francesca Gallaway

  • 4th – Holly Ffowcs-Williams and Isabella Inkson

U19 Teams

  • 1st – Chloe Jenkins and Marisol Hunter
  • 3rd – Neve Olsen and Olivia Reiber

Canty Hockey Secondary School Division 2 Competition – winners

The Rangi Rangi Ruru 3rd XI Hockey won the Canterbury Hockey SS Div 2 competition on Wednesday, with a 6 – 4 win over Cashmere.

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Finally – Rangi Ruru’s Cycling coach Marc Prutton was placed 3rd at the World Cross Triathlon Championships in Canada on August 23. This was in the 30 – 34 Men’s Age-group category.

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