Conor Leathley

Conor Leathley

Huge welcome for netballers

Thursday December 14, 2017

The Rarotonga-based girls of the champion Cook Islands netball team returned home Tuesday afternoon to a packed airport crowd.

While it was business as usual for the Turangi women’s cricket team on finals day at the weekend, the club’s stranglehold on men’s cricket was broken as Tupapa Panthers stole their crown in spectacular fashion.

Netball eyes top 20

Tuesday December 12, 2017

Netball Cook Islands’ stunning success at the Nations Cup could catapult the team into the world’s top 20 once they are eligible for an official ranking.

Beddoes wins gold at Mini Games

Tuesday December 12, 2017

Two more medals have been added to the Cook Islands growing collection at the Vanuatu Mini Games, including a first gold, won by Alex Beddoes in the men’s 800 metres.

Golfing silver adds to medal tally

Monday December 11, 2017

The Cook Islands have added another medal to their tally after Rotana Howard claimed silver in the women’s individual golf at the 2017 Vanuatu Mini Games.

Black Pearls take out Nations Cup

Monday December 11, 2017

The Cook Islands are officially the champions of the 2017 netball Nations Cup after grinding out a tough win over opponents Swaziland 39-38.

NZ Sevens end tournament drought

Monday December 11, 2017

The All Black Sevens have ended a two-year world series tournament victory drought in style with a comprehensive 38-14 win over Argentina in Cape Town.

It was a special occasion for the Cook Islands Badminton Association when they celebrated the official handing over of a water station and equipment through the New Zealand High Commission Fund.

Batman to rescue of our language

Monday December 11, 2017

The long term future of the Cook Islands language may be saved by famous movie characters such as Batman and Darth Vader.

Black Pearls make cup final

Monday December 11, 2017

The Cook Islands netball team has made it to the final of the Nations Cup after soundly defeating hosts Singapore 57-49 late on Thursday night.

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