Shine on Fiji Mix netball team at the start of the Social Mixed Competition. SUPPLIED / 23082509
Ten teams are competing in the Social Mixed Netball Competition that started at the National Sports Arena a week ago and continues today.
This includes the national Squad who
are preparing for two international tournaments - The Nations Cup in
Singapore and the Pacific Games in the Solomon Islands in November.
Netball Cook Islands (NCI) Secretary
Tekura Moekaa said it has been a while since they have restarted the Social
Mixed Competition post Covid-19.
“It is usually a Corporate Mixed Competition, however with the growing increase in netball, NCI felt confident to continue momentum and provide a forum for netball to be played outside the Netball Season.”
She said for the mix competition 10
teams are registered - 9 mixed teams and the National Squad.
“This is three fold, providing a
platform for all to participate in netball, game time for the National squad as
we build towards both the Nations Cup and Pacific Games and fundraising
opportunity for Netball Cook Islands.”
NCI acknowledged all the teams that
have registered for the competition
First games started on Tuesday
(August 22) where each team played two games a night and will play for the next
“It was an exhilarating start
for the teams, some new to netball and some very experienced.
“We hope the coming weeks will see
our community come and support by watching the games and supporting Netball Cook
She added that Netball in Paradise in December would be another option that teams can look forward to entering a team.