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Court cricket catching on

Tuesday 1 May 2012 | Published in Cricket

Laughter rang across Tereora College yesterday as students got into the swing of the fun and fast six-a-side court cricket. The national college is the first to experience the fun and excitement of the new Cook Islands Cricket initiative developed to capture the hearts of young Cook Islanders and bridge the gap between junior and […]

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Court cricket goes to school

Saturday 28 April 2012 | Published in Cricket

Bridging the gap between junior cricket and club cricket is the aim of the new and innovative ANZ 6-a-side court cricket tournament for high school kids. The fast and action packed tournament will be launched at Tereora College on Monday and will run for two weeks starting with the girls tournament in the first week […]

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Hit-out for national cricketers

Friday 27 April 2012 | Published in Cricket

Rarotonga based national women cricketers were put under pressure at the weekend in their first hit-out as part of their preparations for the East Asia-Pacific tournament next month in Vanuatu. The hit-out gave women cricketers a better understanding of their skills and importantly the chance to apply skills learned under coach Hori Miller in a […]

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Women cricketers make debut

Saturday 21 April 2012 | Published in Cricket

The Rarotonga arm of the newly formed women’s national cricket squad will have its first hit-out today in what will no doubt be a nervous encounter. National coach Hori Miller has called on big fire power and fringe squad players to test out the Rarotonga girls’ progress over the past two months. “It’s about pressure,” […]

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Cricket spreads to 10th island of Aitutaki

Wednesday 11 April 2012 | Published in Cricket

Cricket is seeping into the sporting landscape in Aitutaki, finding inroads through the island’s student population and under the keen eyes of senior local cricketers. Students in all of Aitutaki’s schools have been receiving coaching lessons this year from visiting Cook Islands Cricket (CIC) officials and the island’s own top cricketers currently vying for a […]

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Tough job for cricket selectors

Thursday 5 April 2012 | Published in Cricket

Cricket selectors have a problem with national women’s team, but it is a good problem to have. Nineteen women from Aitutaki and Rarotonga who have been put on a shortlist for the side have been hard at work in the last few months, trying to make their claim to one of 14 spots available in […]

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19 cricketers chosen

Thursday 15 March 2012 | Published in Cricket

Rarotonga and Aitutaki women cricketers have impressed the national selection panel who have picked 19 players from the two islands to make up the first ever women’s cricket training squad and national squad. The players will now spend the next eight weeks training up to three times a week before a final squad of 14 […]

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Pressure mounting in 20/20 cricket

Friday 17 February 2012 | Published in Cricket

Defending D-league cricket champions Puaikura-Titikaveka sit at the top of the table with two wins from two games heading into their double-header tonight in the third week of the Turtles Domestic League III tournament. While Puaikura-Titikaveka sits on the top spot, there’s plenty left to play for in the current Twenty/20 competition. The reigning champions […]

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It's D-day for cricketers

Friday 3 February 2012 | Published in Cricket

Today is D-day – Domestic League cricket that is! If the sun shines today, and fingers crossed it does, the first two matches of the 2012 Turtles Domestic League will go boomtown at the BCI Stadium in Nikao. The Twenty-20 format promises to provide plenty of big-hitting and sly-bowling action and the community at large, […]

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Cooks cricket clinches two awards

Friday 27 January 2012 | Published in Cricket

The Cook Islands have won two awards at the 2011 Pepsi International Cricket Council East Asia Pacific Development Programme Annual Awards this week. Cook Islands Cricket Association won the award for the best cricket promotion and marketing programme for attracting the New Zealand Northern Knights to Rarotonga for a pre-season camp and T-20 match against […]

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Creeps v. Titans in epic cricket final

Saturday 14 January 2012 | Published in Cricket

Nukupure Park in Muri will be the scene of a cricket battle of epic proportions today in the Computer Man top four grand finals between the Muri Creeps and Titikaveka Titans. With home ground advantage the Creeps are looking to do the treble with the Cookie Sadaraka Twenty20 trophy and round robin competition title already […]

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Aitutaki womens cricket off to a flier

Wednesday 14 December 2011 | Published in Cricket

While wet weather put a stop to the start of the Mangaia womens cricket season the Aitutaki womens league got off to a flier in front of a large crowd. After winning the toss Amuri elected to bat first against Tautu however could only manage 39 runs which the Tautu girls chased down with relative […]

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Mangaia gets into cricket

Tuesday 6 December 2011 | Published in Cricket

On the island of Mangaia, kids got into the swing of things with a full day of cricketing fun down at the Oneroa field. As the schooling year draws to an end, Mangaia School put together some activities for the kids to enjoy with a cricket tournament being played amongst the juniors and secondary students. […]

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Pastor blasts into NZ Cricket

Monday 5 December 2011 | Published in Cricket

Cook Islands Cricket has further extended its close partnership with Northern Districts Cricket by signing off on an agreement that will see the countrys top ANZ junior cricketers playing in major secondary school tournaments in New Zealand. The first of the local players to benefit from this newly formed agreement is rising talent Pastor Tekaria. […]

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Cricket goes red

Saturday 3 December 2011 | Published in Cricket

Cook Islands cricket is going red for World AIDS Day. Teams and umpires taking to cricket fields this weekend will all pin on a red ribbon in support of the internationally recognised day, which this year is focusing on ending the transmission of HIV from mothers to their babies within the next four years. Though […]

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Muri cricket champions

Wednesday 30 November 2011 | Published in Cricket

The Muri Creeps Womens team are the 2011 Edgewater Saturday Premier Champions following an epic final in the weekend. The Creep girls came up against top of the table Arorangi Red Hot Chicks at Raemaru Park in perfect conditions for cricket. Winning the toss, the Red Hot Chicks decided to exert pressure through their bowling […]

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Extra special cricket matches on today

Saturday 5 November 2011 | Published in Cricket

While most Computer Man mens cricket teams have the day off, todays catch up matches are extra special, as the results will produce the winner of the Computer Man Mens Competition. The Arorangi Red Backs, Titikaveka Titans and the Muri Creeps will be throwing everything they have into their match to ensure victory. The Creeps […]

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Hot contest develops at top of cricket

Tuesday 1 November 2011 | Published in Cricket

Big wins on Saturday saw the most closely contested Computer Man Mens cricket season in recent memory get hotter keeping 3 teams hopes of Round Robin glory alive. Red Backs team manager Andrew Forbes described their affair against Avatiu Nikao as an intense one, batting first our openers Pare Rongokea and Apii Mamanu set a […]

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Cricket carnival for primaries

Tuesday 1 November 2011 | Published in Cricket

With primary school athletics completed, the schools attention now shifts to the last big tournament of the year the 2011 ANZ Cricket Carnival. The carnival will be held on November 23 with venues to be confirmed. The carnival will be run under modified super sixes rules meaning there are 6 players per team with each […]

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Cricket umpire here to share

Tuesday 1 November 2011 | Published in Cricket

Northern Districts Cricket umpire educator Colin Elstob is back on the island as part of a Cook Islands Cricket initiative to educate and up-skill local umpires. Elstob joins a strong line up of recent visits by cricket educators, administrators and professional players who have been invited to the Cooks to support the development of cricket. […]

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