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Te Tupu take out Sails sprints

Wednesday 22 April 2009 | Published in Regional

Wednesday 22: The 2009 Sails Restaurant sprint championship title has gone to Te Tupu o Te Manava Canoe Club with (58 points) ahead of Ngakau Toa Vaka (52 points) in second place and Club Live Free (28 points) in third place. Last Saturday’s 14 races covered the V1 250m, V6 500m, 1000m, and 1500m finals […]

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St Kents make it three in a row

Wednesday 22 April 2009 | Published in Regional

Wednesday 22: The St Kentigern College 1st XV squad capped off their Cook Islands tour with another win against the Cook Islands Sports Academy team 17-7 on Monday afternoon. There was plenty of support for both teams with the St Kent’s team getting a little more attention thanks to the five local players in the […]

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Pacific Davis Cup tennis team promoted to group 2

Wednesday 22 April 2009 | Published in Regional

Tuesday 21: The Pacific Oceania Davis Cup team has qualified for play in the Asia/Oceania group 2 next year after beating host country Syria in the group three competition at the weekend. Wins by Michael Leong and the doubles pair of Brett Baudinet and Cyril Jacobe saw the team home, 2-1 against Syria. The Pacific […]

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Titikaveka stay unbeaten

Wednesday 22 April 2009 | Published in Regional

Monday 20: Tupapa, Titikaveka and Takuvaine all registered wins in the premier netball competition at the weekend. Ngatangiia just couldn’t contain Tupapa on their home court as they walked away winners by just seven points (51-44). Out at Titikaveka, the home team continued its unbeaten run with a 56-45 victory over the winless Avatiu side. […]

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St Kent's look for third win on tour

Wednesday 22 April 2009 | Published in Regional

Monday 20: The St Kentigerns first XV squad will be on a high after winning their second tour match, 33-5, against an Aitutaki selection last Friday. St Kent’s will go into their third and final match today against the Cook Islands Sports Academy, in a pretty confident mood obviously intent to end their tour on […]

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St Kents too good for Aitutaki

Wednesday 22 April 2009 | Published in Regional

Monday 20: A large crowed of over 500 gather to watch a local side take on St Kent’s 1st XV rugby team in Aitutaki. As Aitutaki has not played age grade rugby for two seasons, preparation was limited to just two training sessions. The side was made up of local Cook Islands Sports Academy boys […]

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New taekwon-do club formed

Wednesday 22 April 2009 | Published in Regional

Saturday 18: Newly formed Te Aorangi taekwon-do club will have a car wash fundraiser in front of the Aroa Nui hall in Arorangi today to help the club purchase new equipment. They will also be selling sausage sizzles, and steak and mushroom rolls. The club is currently having an orientation for new members at the […]

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French Polynesia to bid for 2019 Games

Wednesday 22 April 2009 | Published in Regional

Saturday 18: PAPE’ETE, April 16 – French Polynesia’s government is moving to prepare a bid to host the 2019 Pacific Games. The French Pacific country’s cabinet meeting was briefed this week about the advantages of such bid, in terms of exposure, permanent sports infrastructures and an expected boost to the ailing tourism industry. During the […]

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U21 squad show superior fitness

Wednesday 15 April 2009 | Published in Regional

Saturday 11: The Cook Islands under 21 training squad certainly had the superior skills and fitness to win their first ‘test’ match 55-38 on Thursday afternoon against a local selection. The under 21 squad flew straight out off the blocks to give themselves a good early lead and left the local side to play catch […]

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Games closing today

Wednesday 15 April 2009 | Published in Regional

Saturday 11: The week long Cook Islands Games wrap up today with a handful of codes finishing their competition followed by the games closing ceremony. The games closing ceremony will be held at the National Auditorium with all teams urged to make the effort to be at the event. The ceremony will begin at 6pm […]

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8 teams in today's sevens tourney

Wednesday 15 April 2009 | Published in Regional

Saturday 11: The Manea Games rugby sevens gold medal team will add extra flavour to today’s one day Cook Islands Games competition. The Aitutaki team arrived yesterday and includes fleet-footed former national rep Messine Manapori, skilful halfback/pivot Nga Taiti and tough forward Mati Messine. Aitutaki will face vaka teams in today’s competition with the tournament […]

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Fisticuffs in the ring

Wednesday 15 April 2009 | Published in Regional

Saturday 11: Local female police officers were on the frontline on Thursday night – the frontline of the boxing ring that is. The second fight night of the year, which seconded as a Cook Islands Games boxing event, was a well attended event which not only included some quality boxing but also a kick boxing […]

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2 golds to Takitumu

Wednesday 15 April 2009 | Published in Regional

Thursday 9: After two days of the Cook Islands Games netball tournament, Vaka Takitumu has emerged as the gold medal winners in both the under 21 and open categories. Vaka Takitumu, Te Au O Tonga, Puaikura and Aitutaki battled it out on the netball courts with some great games seen especially in the under 21 […]

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Five codes on today

Wednesday 15 April 2009 | Published in Regional

Thursday 9: With the weather being as great as it has been over the past few days, the Muri lagoon is the place to be today for the second day of the Cook Islands sailing competition. The Cook Islands Games boxing competition tonight is expected to be a thriller with six female and five male […]

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Sailors take to Muri today

Wednesday 15 April 2009 | Published in Regional

Thursday 9: Sailing got off to a great start in Rarotonga at Muri lagoon yesterday with a gentle breeze. First out of the blocks was the 4.7 laser class with two flights of six boats and full entries from the best 12 young sailors in the Cooks. Israel Miles of Vaka Takitumu, who has recently […]

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Sevens named

Wednesday 15 April 2009 | Published in Regional

Wednesday 15: From the Cook Islands Games sevens rugby tournament held at Easter weekend, a squad has been selected in the Pacific Mini Games train-on squad which is to be coached by Vaivase Samania. The squad is: Aitutaki – Messine Manpori, Alex Roa, Teu Paerau, Mati Messine, Loni Vanilla, Itu Davey; Puaikura – Tariu Tairea, […]

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St Kent's field 5 Cook Islanders against local sides

Wednesday 15 April 2009 | Published in Regional

Wednesday 15: The Saint Kentigern College first fifteen rugby squad will play their first of three matches today against the Cook Islands Sports Academy squad. The college team includes five Cook Islands players – Sema Robati, Adam Tangata, Denis Heather, Ben Tautu and Mark Tuaati. St Kent’s head coach Grant Truman says that the team’s […]

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Aitutaki take home sevens gold

Wednesday 15 April 2009 | Published in Regional

Tuesday 14: The Aitutaki rugby sevens team have proved that their inclusion in the Cook Islands Games sevens competition was not a waste of time as they took out the gold medal of the event. After losing to Takitumu in pool play (12-21), Aitutaki’s overall team fitness and X-factor ensured that they turned the tables […]

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Under 21s bring the flag down

Wednesday 15 April 2009 | Published in Regional

Tuesday 14: The Cook Islands under 21 netball training squad (pictured above) was the main attraction at the closing of the Cook Islands Games on Saturday night. The team arrived at the National Auditorium for the closing ceremony on time and while they waited for others to turn up, they made the most of the […]

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St Kent's here for 3 games

Wednesday 15 April 2009 | Published in Regional

Tuesday 14: The St Kentigern College first fifteen squad arrived on the island over the weekend for a three-match tour of Rarotonga and Aitutaki. Two of these matches will be played in Rarotonga with the third match to be played in Aitutaki. All matches will be played against the Cook Islands Sports Academy teams here […]

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