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Turangi Whimps lead Super 8s cricket

Friday 28 October 2011 | Published in Cricket

Round 2 of the Edgewater Mid Week Super 8s womens cricket got underway on Wednesday, with some great results and plenty of action. At Nukupure Park, the Turangi Cheeky Babes batted first and posted 104 runs. In reply, Muri were in all sorts of trouble with some tight bowling from Turangi and were dismissed for […]

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High calibre cricket draws crowd

Tuesday 18 October 2011 | Published in Cricket

A two hundred strong crowd witnessed history on Friday as a first class cricket team took on a Pacific country in the Pacific for the first time. The Yahoo! NZ Northern Knights and Telecom Cooks side squared off in a Twenty-20 match at Turangi. The match was a culmination of a weeklong spring training camp […]

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Knights excite local junior cricketers

Thursday 13 October 2011 | Published in Cricket

The visiting Northern Knights cricket team joined junior cricketers at Takitumu School on Tuesday for a fun filled afternoon of cricket island style. The Northern Knights will face the Telecom Cook Islands national squad tomorrow at Turangi in what will be an historical match. But first the Knights faced the islands talented junior cricketers. Knights […]

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Exciting results in cricket series

Wednesday 12 October 2011 | Published in Cricket

The first round of the Edgewater Womens Cricket Series has come to a close with some exciting results in both the mid week and Saturday morning premier competition. Wins to Turangi 1 and Titikaveka in the Open 1 and Open 2 mid week competitions respectively have secured the titles for their teams, with Titikaveka coming […]

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Split looms in mens cricket competition

Saturday 8 October 2011 | Published in Cricket

The Computer Man Mens Cricket competition moves into the business end of the round robin this week with only 4 weeks left until the competition splits into top 4 and bottom 6 playoff. Top of the table Avatiu-Nikao will be out to prove they arent pretenders when they take on third place Muri at the […]

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After school cricket fun is coming to your school

Monday 3 October 2011 | Published in Cricket

The after school cricket programme began last Wednesday with Arorangi School being the first to start ANZ Junior Cricket Days. Twenty-two children stayed after school for an hour and had great fun working on their cricket skills. The kids played a variety of skill challenges like trying to knock over coconuts with a ball, catching […]

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Things heating up on the cricket pitch this week

Friday 30 September 2011 | Published in Cricket

Last weekends Edgewater Womens Saturday morning championship saw Arorangi do battle with the girls from Turangi. Batting first, Turangi managed to keep the runs flowing, accumulating 129 runs with Grace Daniel top scoring with 19 runs. Some tight bowling from Margaret Dean and Mama Tuaputa taking 3 wickets each helped keep the runs down. In […]

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Cricketer motivates athletes

Friday 23 September 2011 | Published in Cricket

Cricket has helped Nicola Browne achieve her childhood dreams of representing New Zealand in sport and becoming the best in the world. With those two goals ticked off, the worlds top female cricketer is on a new mission to make her hometown Waikato globally recognised but up until next Thursday Browne is on Rarotonga to […]

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Cricket at Manea Games

Friday 23 September 2011 | Published in Cricket

For the first time in 16 years of Manea Games history, cricket will be included as a competitive and medal sport at the coming competition. Aitutaki cricketers are not going to let the recent praise of Mauke and Mangaias foray into senior mens and womens cricket distract them from their goal of securing gold at […]

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Worlds best female cricketer here

Wednesday 21 September 2011 | Published in Cricket

The worlds top international female cricketer has landed on the rock! Nicola Browne, recipient of the 2011 World Cup player of the tournament, is on Rarotonga working with Cook Islands Cricket as part of an agreement between Cook Islands Cricket and the New Zealand Cricket Players Association the same partnership that gave rise to the […]

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Cricketers face top New Zealand team

Wednesday 21 September 2011 | Published in Cricket

The Telecom national cricketers are set to face the biggest opponents of their careers when New Zealands top all-rounder, world-class spin bowler and former Black Cap captain Daniel Vettori arrives with his troops soon after the departure of the Kiwis league side in October. The Northern District Knights, which in rugby terms would be the […]

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Cricket dodges cloudburst for round 2

Monday 12 September 2011 | Published in Cricket

Cricket was the winner in the weekend as village passion fought off torrential rain to take the field for round two of the Computer Man mens competition. Arorangi and Muri Clubs did their best to wait out the weather, however a soaked Nukupure ground meant play was not possible. Avatiu-Nikao continued their winning streak stretching […]

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National cricket achievements recognised

Thursday 25 August 2011 | Published in Cricket

Honours for the past years cricket achievements are to be dished out at Cafe Ariki this Friday at the Cook Islands Cricket excellence in performance, administration and volunteers annual awards. CI Crickets womens development manager and IOC personality of the year recipient Koria Patia will play MC for the evening and thinks this years awards […]

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Top 22 kick off cricket season this weekend

Thursday 25 August 2011 | Published in Cricket

Cricket lovers will get a preview this weekend of what will be on offer for the coming months, with a special exhibition match kicking off Cook Islands Crickets 2011-12 season. The Telecom Mens National Team and the Presidents XI will face off at the Turangi Cricket Oval from 1.30pm this Saturday, to showcase the next […]

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Double win for Titikaveka cricket

Wednesday 17 August 2011 | Published in Cricket

The cricket gods turned on a fantastic day on Friday for the ANZ Inter-College Cricket Boys tournament held at Titikaveka College. After it was rained off last term, teams were itching to get out and put their school pride on the line. Titikaveka, led by young gun Pastor Tekaria, was out to do the double […]

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Cricket legend to share his skills

Monday 1 August 2011 | Published in Cricket

New Zealand cricket legend Geoff Allott touched down on Rarotonga in the early hours of Saturday with his family in tow. Allott, who is on vacation from Christchurch, has generously given some of his vacation time to assist some of the countrys aspiring cricketers. The rise of Allott from average cricketer to one of New […]

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Talent emerges as kids get into cricket

Thursday 28 July 2011 | Published in Cricket

The Cook Islands Cricket Association is all batted up and teaching kids about cricket. Chaperoned by junior development manager Shane Thompson and media officer Koria Patia, the holiday programme is proving to be a hit with the kids with some promising talent emerging. Through the programme kids are taught the basics of cricket including batting […]

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Big cricket season ahead

Friday 22 July 2011 | Published in Cricket

Sleepless nights, sweaty palms and nervous Saturdays are set to return come September as the mens and womens cricket seasons boom in what is set to be the associations biggest season yet. Computer Man mens cricket sees the return of ten hopefuls vying for village pride as teams thrash it out in true Cook Islands […]

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Women cricketers get umpire skill savvy

Tuesday 5 July 2011 | Published in Cricket

Ten local women cricketers are now qualified Cook Islands Motor Centre Level 1 women umpires. Cook Islands Crickets womens development manager Koria Patia held courses around the island last week and was pleased with the level of enthusiasm that the women displayed. Patia also enjoyed sharing his umpiring experiences to all the women that attended […]

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Improving the skills of cricket officials

Saturday 2 July 2011 | Published in Cricket

Cook Islands Cricket has been rigorously working over the last 4 months to establish sustainable umpire and coach education pathways in the Cook Islands. The local cricket body began delivering free umpire, coaching and scoring courses designed to enhance officiating quality for a more enjoyable cricket experience this week with more courses in store for […]

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