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Gold record within reach

Thursday July 16, 2015

Team Cook Islands is just one gold medal away from breaking its last gold medal record haul as the teams medal tally continues to tick over at the PNG Pacific Games.

Bowlers roll up for medal glory

Wednesday July 15, 2015

Cook islands lawn bowlers were on the hunt for medals yesterday in both the men’s and women’s division – and as you eat your breakfast this morning the nation could well be in celebration mode.

Encouraging warm up games on the Royal Port Moresby Golf Club greens bodes well for the Cook Islands team at the Pacific Games.

Blustery winds and a blazing low sun are just some of the challenges beach volleyball brothers Brendan and Daniel Heath are facing at the Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea.

Netballers face toughest challenge

Wednesday July 15, 2015

The element of surprise is what national netball captain Luciana Matenga was banking on to get her team across the line against their toughest opponents Fiji on last night.

Triple treat for touch crew

Saturday July 11, 2015

It was a case of third time’s a charm for the national touch rugby squad at the Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea who have won their third bronze medal of the games.

Field athlete Tereapii Tapoki has added another silver medal to Team Cook Islands Pacific Games medal haul on the first day of track and field competition in Port Moresby.

Beach volleyball brothers Daniel and Brendan Heath have down-rated their first match of the Pacific Games but it was enough to beat New Caledonia on the sand courts at the Sir John Guise complex in PNG.

It was a case of ‘almost’ for the three Cook Islands bodybuilding athletes who despite their best muscle flexes and poses – missed out on a podium finish at the Pacific Games.

A first-up 70-38 win for the Cook Islands Black Pearls national netball team has given the side a good indication of how they will go at the Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea.

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