After two years in the international wilderness, the Cook Islands netball team is competing in the Nations Cup tournament in Singapore this week.
2017 was an unforgettable year for Netball Cook Islands, beginning with a tournament of youngsters in January, and ending with the champion national team in December.
The competition in Rarotonga’s pre-season premier netball league is gaining momentum, with teams picking up the pace to heat up the weekly games.
The Cook Islands contingent of the national netball squad that will feature at the World Cup qualifiers in Auckland next week, will leave Rarotonga today.
As the Rarotonga-based members of the Cook Islands national team depart to compete in the 2018 Oceania Qualifiers for the 2019 World Cup, they leave confident that they have put in the necessary work to achieve their goals.
The Cook Islands netball team has finally managed to break back into the International Netball Federation (INF) rankings to become the third best in the Pacific region.
A number of young women took their first step towards the national netball squad last Saturday after gaining positions in the inaugural National Netball Academy in Rarotonga.
Future Cook Islands netball stars can stake a claim for recognition this Saturday at trials for the new National Netball Academy at the Bluesky Sports Arena.