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20/20 cricket fires up today

Saturday 15 January 2011 | Published in Cricket

If the rain stays away today – the Matavera Cricket grounds will host a full-on day of action-packed cricket. The first two games of this year’s Turtles Domestic League II games will be played today and some top level cricket action is expected. The first game will start at 9 o’clock between the combined Ngatangiia-Matavera […]

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Busy year for cricket umpires

Thursday 13 January 2011 | Published in Cricket

The first Cook Islands elite Motor Centre cricket umpires panel will be in for a busy and productive year. The umpires have officiated in the recent Telecom High Performance matches and are all set to go for the upcoming Turtles Domestic League II starting on January 15. The local umpires may also get the opportunity […]

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Telecom HP cricket action on display

Thursday 23 December 2010 | Published in Cricket

Last Saturday saw some great Telecom High Performance action as the island’s top male and female Rarotonga cricketers took on the general manager’s selection teams. The teams included rising stars and experienced and strategically minded cricketers such as Steven ‘Moko’ Kavana, Hamish Weir, Apii Tangata, Chris Wicks and Terry Williams. Both general managers’ teams performed […]

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Domestic league cricket is back

Wednesday 22 December 2010 | Published in Cricket

While the men’s regular club cricket season has come to an end there is plenty of cricketing entertainment and excitement on offer through January as the second instalment of the action packed Turtles Domestic League begins. The Turtles Domestic League was created at the end of the 2009 season as a pathway to international cricket […]

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Cricket hits Mauke

Saturday 18 December 2010 | Published in Cricket

In what has already become an impressive year for Cook Islands Cricket – the development programme keeps growing with the latest confirmation that an additional island has joined the list of cricketing outer islands communities. For the first time in the island’s history, Mauke will be running a structured cricket competition for men and women. […]

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Telecom HP cricket on display

Saturday 18 December 2010 | Published in Cricket

Takitumu School in Matavera is today’s venue for what will be two fantastic games of cricket. Cook Islands Cricket’s Telecom men’s and women’s high performance squads will be in action for the last time this year as both sides take on the general manager’s selection teams, comprising experienced players from across Rarotonga. Despite being rained […]

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High performance cricket on display

Saturday 11 December 2010 | Published in Cricket

Raemaru is the venue to be at today as Cook Islands Cricket’s two Telecom high performance squads are in full action against General Managers’ selection teams. The women will set the pace for the day as they play the first match starting at 9am. Itching to get into the match, today’s women’s game is a […]

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Arorangi tops women's cricket

Friday 10 December 2010 | Published in Cricket

Last weekend saw the conclusion of the hotly contested extended Edgewater women’s Saturday morning cricket competition. After finishing clear of the rest of the clubs in the first competition of the season – Arorangi have done it again in the extended Edgewater women’s cricket competition, however, not without a lot of pressure from Punanga Kaveao’s […]

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Action-packed Aitutaki cricket

Tuesday 7 December 2010 | Published in Cricket

With the generous support of Air Rarotonga, Stuart Henry and Maina Lodges the Cook Islands Cricket executive team made an action-packed four day development trip to Aitutaki recently. General manager for CICA Alister Stevic says that the intention of the trip was to assist Aitutaki in its preparations for the 2010-2011 season and enhance the […]

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Cricket showdown

Saturday 4 December 2010 | Published in Cricket

While most cricket clubs are winding down from the 2010 season there are four teams preparing for a showdown of epic proportions today. The girls under 19 national tournament will see Muri a buzz as four teams accompanied by an entourage of supporters make their way to the Ngatangiia-Matavera club house. The day begins at […]

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Muri crowned cricket champs

Tuesday 23 November 2010 | Published in Cricket

Muri have won the 2010 Rarotonga Computer Man cricket club championships, triumphing in emphatic style over Turangi. Batting first Turangi managed only 98 as the bowling attack of Bobby Hunter (4 wickets) proved too good for the Turangi batters. Muri made light work of the run chase and collected the victory with five wickets in […]

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Top four cricket finals on today

Saturday 20 November 2010 | Published in Cricket

The top four Computer Man cricket finals are played today between Turangi and Muri. With no clear winner heading into last weekend’s matches both finals spots were up for grabs. Arorangi took on Turangi last week knowing that despite being on the same points they needed to beat Turangi and beat them well to make […]

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No certainty in cricket competition

Saturday 13 November 2010 | Published in Cricket

The Computer Man top four men’s cricket competition has thrown up the most competitive competition in recent memory. Despite two rounds, and one left before the finals, no team is a clear certainty for a final berth. Turangi however have won two from two and would appear best placed to take a spot, however, without […]

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Cricket second round rumble

Saturday 6 November 2010 | Published in Cricket

The second round of the Computer Man top four and bottom six cricket competition is heating up as the season draws closer to the finals. After meeting each other earlier this week in the Cookie Sadaraka challenge, Tavana All-Stars and ANZ Avatiu-Nikao meet again in Matavera. No doubt captain Shane Thompson will be looking to […]

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Top cricket by teens

Friday 29 October 2010 | Published in Cricket

The ANZ Junior cricket season kicked off last Friday with some great cricket put on by the next generation of stars. At the Nikao field Nukutere College took on Arorangi in the under 16 mixed division. Nukutere batted first and were led by captain Alex Alchin and Charlie Wicks, who follows in the footsteps of […]

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Women's cricket expands

Friday 29 October 2010 | Published in Cricket

The Edgewater women’s cricket season has now extended through to the end of the year to cater for the growing enthusiasm and competitiveness in women’s cricket. At the end of the final round of mid week cricket, the Arorangi women’s team has written the record books by doing ‘the double’ – winning both the Edgewater […]

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Final round of Computer Man cricket

Saturday 23 October 2010 | Published in Cricket

Although qualifiers for the upcoming Computer Man top four and bottom six cricket competitions have been determined, there will be plenty of blood spilled in today’s last round of the competition. Arorangi will be looking to leading wicket taker Henry Geary (27) and the country’s rising star Mamanu Emile to continue their superb bowling performances […]

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Top four cricket placings determined

Thursday 21 October 2010 | Published in Cricket

Results of last Saturday’s matches have determined the top four and bottom six qualifiers one round ahead of the completion of the Computer Man round robin cricket competition. Current first placed Arorangi Red Backs retained their unbeaten record with a 252 run win over Oke Opeta’s Tupapa 2 side. Mitchell Farnell put on a fine […]

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Edgewater cricket too close to call

Thursday 21 October 2010 | Published in Cricket

Out East things are shaping up for an exciting end to the last round of Edgewater Women’s Mid Week Cricket as three teams are in contention to take first place – Turangi 2, Turangi 1 and Matavera Hot III’s. With five wins from five matches and a catch up game still to play Turangi 2 […]

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Fight over final two cricket spots

Saturday 16 October 2010 | Published in Cricket

With Arorangi securing a top four spot two weeks ahead of the end of the round robin, a fight for the remaining three men’s cricket positions will be playing out across the island today. Turangi have 20 points, Matavera 16, with Muri, Avana and Avatiu-Nikao all on 12 – they would appear the most likely […]

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