Mount Maunganui's Intercity hockey campaign is back on track with a win over Tauranga rivals Ōtūmoetai.

CMS Mount Maunganui were 5-2 winners in the women's Intercity Trophy fixture on Saturday, bouncing back from their one-goal loss to Rotorua Aces, who are unbeaten this season.

Mount Maunganui built well to earn a 4-0 lead at halftime and coach Narayan Singh they kept a similar structure to their loss to Aces. He says they moved the ball well against Ōtūmoetai but conceded late goals.

"We didn't button off, we just lost a bit of shape due to some tired legs. We just