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Cricket rocking on Mauke

Tuesday 9 October 2012 | Published in Cricket

The island paradise of Mauke has been awash with cricketing action these school holidays. Current national bowling sensation Amelia Moetaua is on the island as part of a Cook Islands Cricket development visit.

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Niua kids love their cricket

Monday 8 October 2012 | Published in Cricket

Cricket development officer Lucky Topetai had his hands full recently with cricket loving Pukapuka kids on the northern group island.

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Africans on Aitutaki

Monday 8 October 2012 | Published in Cricket

Aitutaki Cricket will receive a solid boost to their cricket season preparations next week. South African cricket umpires Wayne Ralph and Colin Russell will be delivering an interactive umpires course on international Twenty-20 rules on Tuesday.

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Cricketing upsets keep them guessing

Tuesday 2 October 2012 | Published in Cricket

Takuvaine took down the Titans, Turangi toppled Muri and Tupapa 2 beat the national development team in a weekend of Computer Man men’s cricketing upsets. The advent of Twenty-20 cricket has seen the landscape of cricketing dominance change. Teams that once dominated the 40-over version have been pushed hard by all sides. Spectators have loved […]

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Tupapa to the top of men's cricket comp

Tuesday 18 September 2012 | Published in Cricket

The Computer Man men’s cricket games were full of action last weekend as teams squared off for the second round.

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Wale under 19 cricketers impressive

Tuesday 11 September 2012 | Published in Cricket

Computerman Twenty-20 cricket provided plenty of drama over the weekend. The most telling point of the weekend is the direct impact New Zealand coach Pat Malcon has had on the first round. Players and teams that took the initiative to make the most of the highly regarded Kiwi have reaped the rewards with wins and […]

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Top man back for cricket

Saturday 8 September 2012 | Published in Cricket

There will be plenty of cricketing excitement across the island today as teams take to the pitch for the first match of the new Twenty-20 Computerman Rarotonga club cricket competition. Adding to the excitement is the fact that international cricketer Davies Teinaki is in town. Teinaki, brother of power hitter Toara ‘The Tank’ Teinaki, is […]

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NZ coach impressed

Wednesday 5 September 2012 | Published in Cricket

Northern Districts Cricket coach Pat Malcon (above) is impressed.

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Slow motion cricket

Saturday 18 August 2012 | Published in Cricket

Diving catches, quick singles and blistering fast bowling will not be on the menu today but expect plenty of laughs and friendly banter at the Raro Realty golden oldies cricket game hitting off at 2pm. This is according to Cook Islands Cricket president Oliver Syme, who the papa batters and bowlers will want to prove […]

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T20 cricket 'our game'

Thursday 16 August 2012 | Published in Cricket

The Wale cricketing lads from the Pukapuka-dominated Tupapa 2 team are excited about the upcoming Twenty-20 cricket season. And so they should be, Twenty-20 cricket is well suited to their style of big hits and plenty of energy. The Pukapuka boys have been training over the past two weeks and say they are pumped ahead […]

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New golden oldies cricket league born

Wednesday 15 August 2012 | Published in Cricket

What started as an opportunity for a gentle hit around has ended up with the creation of a brand new Golden Oldies cricket league. Saturday’s stunning weather saw ideal conditions for some good matches and thankfully there were no broken bones, slipped discs or broken hips. In fact, the match was such a success that […]

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Junior cricket a hit

Saturday 11 August 2012 | Published in Cricket

The keenness of cricket volunteers and coaches played out across the country last week when nine islands took part in a national ANZ junior cricket day. Thirty-six keen college students, teachers and helpers on the islands of Penrhyn, Manihiki, Mangaia, Aitutaki, Mauke, Pukapuka, Rarotonga, Palmerston and Mitiaro all delivered a morning of cricket games and […]

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Calling all golden oldies cricketers

Thursday 9 August 2012 | Published in Cricket

Muri is set to see an influx of old men in white this Saturday as senior cricket enthusiasts from all over Rarotonga assemble at the Muri Club field for the first Golden Oldies cricket event of the season. Golden Oldies cricket was a major fixture on the cricketing calendar many years ago and cricket president […]

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Twenty-20 starts in four weeks

Wednesday 8 August 2012 | Published in Cricket

In four weeks, Rarotonga men and women cricketers will embark on their first Twenty-20 season.

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Tupapa unveil women's team

Wednesday 8 August 2012 | Published in Cricket

The Tupapa Cricket Club has plenty to be excited about this year.

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4 make ICC emerging cricket squad

Thursday 19 July 2012 | Published in Cricket

Four Cook Islands cricket players have been named in the International Cricket Council emerging cricket squad – doubling numbers from previous years. The squad, selected by ICC High Performance Coach Tom Evans, who recently made a visit to the Cooks, includes some of the most exciting talent the region has to offer. It is no […]

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Cricket targeting youngsters

Thursday 21 June 2012 | Published in Cricket

National men’s and women’s cricketers have been sharing the buzz of cricket this week with Tereora College students. National players have been coaching and giving tips to cricket loving students who were recently introduced to the hugely popular court cricket – a modified format of the game aimed at having fun. Cook Islands Cricket chief […]

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New 'cricket lovers' emerge

Thursday 14 June 2012 | Published in Cricket

Tereora College students have been having a blast learning cricket as part of the ANZ cricket in schools programme. This week Tereora College year 9 and 10 students have been having fun learning new cricket skills and in just two short weeks – the students have learned to bowl and bat. Students have also enjoyed […]

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New championship cricket table system

Friday 1 June 2012 | Published in Cricket

Cook Islands Cricket is setting the bar for off-field administration even higher for its upcoming Computer Man Rarotonga season. Cricket’s brand new and innovative club championship table will reward clubs (men and women) with a weekly point system based on off-field development and performance. The new initiative is an incentivised programme set to support clubs […]

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Twenty-20 cricket for new men's club season

Wednesday 30 May 2012 | Published in Cricket

Cook Islands Cricket is making sweeping changes to its upcoming Computerman Rarotonga men’s club season with bigger hits and faster action and a stronger focus on international success. All this will be on the agenda for discussion at this week’s Rarotonga Men’s Council of Clubs meeting. Among the changes being discussed is for the 40 […]

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