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Wednesday 9 August 2023 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Rugby Union, Sports


2023 National Netball Squad confirmed

Netball Cook Islands (NCI) has confirmed the National Netball Squad who will be participating in two national tournaments this year.

The team includes Alanna Smith, Alex Iro, Charlee McClean, Curly Taripo, Mati Toru, Maya Piakura, Mere Jean Piri, Nicol Tiaore, Norma Pepe, Rachael Tuaputa, Rochelle Teiri, Romehael Rauraa. 

And the National Coach is Rima Moeka'a.

The 2023 squad was announced on Monday night.

NCI President Mii Maui said she was thoroughly pleased with the pool of players and commends the robustness of the selection process.

She said the final selection comprises a balanced mix of experienced players and promising newcomers.

“We believe this blend will work well for the team's progress going forward.”

The team will be gearing up for two international tournaments - The Nations Cup in Singapore and the Pacific Games in the Solomon Islands in November. 

National Coach Rima Moeka'a noted that with the team's announcement now official, the intensity of training is set to be elevated.

“So we are conditioned and ready for the upcoming tournaments."

Netball Cook Islands has congratulated the team and acknowledged families and the netball community for their continued support. 

 Non Travelling Reserves include; Aleida Tere, Iva Piakura, Kimberly Tangirere.

The Management Team includes Technical Advisor - Joy Bates, Manager - Tekura Moeka'a.