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Kids have a blast at cricket

Wednesday 13 October 2010 | Published in Cricket

About 50 children took advantage of the Cook Islands Cricket Association’s school holiday programme in Nikao yesterday. Princess Anne Hall was buzzing with activity as various cricket matches were played by the pupils aged between four and 13 years. The programme – run in conjunction with 88FM and Avarua Bakery – included lunch as well […]

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Mangaia cricket delivers a bouncer

Tuesday 12 October 2010 | Published in Cricket

CI Cricket development manager, Shane Thompson, and Telecom men’s high performance co-team manager, Dave Leeming, have recently returned from a successful development trip to Mangaia. There they helped passionate cricket fans restore Mangaian cricket to the glory days of the 1950s and 60s when they regularly competed against teams from Aitutaki and Rarotonga. With the […]

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Crunch time at Computer Man cricket

Saturday 9 October 2010 | Published in Cricket

With a wash out of round six of The Computer Man Rarotonga cricket competition last weekend, and with three rounds remaining, teams will be anxious to get onto the field to collect valuable points to make the top four. First placed Arorangi Red Backs will have their work cut out for them as they take […]

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Another cracker cricket course

Friday 8 October 2010 | Published in Cricket

Over 26 cricket officials became qualified as cricket scorers and umpires in 2009 and after a successful Motor Centre Level l Cricket Umpires Course last week, and an impressive turn out at the recent Telecom High Performance Women’s training session, Cook Islands Cricket believes that that number could double for this season. General Manager for […]

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Top clashes at cricket

Thursday 7 October 2010 | Published in Cricket

Edgewater Western League Women’s mid-week cricket at Raemaru Park this evening sees a top of the table clash as Emily Rima’s unbeaten Tupapa side take on Diana Tamaiva’s unbeaten Arorangi 1 team. While Arorangi have the edge on run rate, a win for either team could push them clear of the group with only two […]

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Cricket bounces up a beauty round

Tuesday 5 October 2010 | Published in Cricket

With only four rounds of Edgewater Women’s mid week cricket left, teams headed to their games looking to collect valuable points. Air Raro who were knocked off the number one spot last week were keen to get back to the top with a win against Davana 1. Despite a turbulent start Air Raro’s batter Meme […]

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Precious cricket points up for grabs

Saturday 2 October 2010 | Published in Cricket

With evenly matched games in this weekend’s round six of the Computer Man men’s competition, the results could see a total reshuffle in the points table. Unbeaten Arorangi Red Backs host third placed Matavera at Raemaru Park, while a loss for Apii Mamanu’s Red Backs side may still keep them at the top of the […]

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Top of the table cricket clash

Saturday 2 October 2010 | Published in Cricket

Not to be outdone by their men’s cricket club side, the Arorangi women’s team also remains unbeaten heading into the fourth round of the Edgewater Saturday morning competition. However, they will face stiff competition from Grace Rea’s second placed Turangi side when they meet at Raemaru Park. Rea who sits in first place of the […]

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Cricket umpires course on

Wednesday 29 September 2010 | Published in Cricket

Cricket umpire education is about to mark an achievement at the upcoming CI Cricket Level l Umpires course. For the first time local qualified umpires will be acting as umpire educators. Tererima Williams and Oliver Syme will be accrediting players from both men’s and women’s teams through the basics and some of the finer aspects […]

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Cricket booms in outer islands

Thursday 23 September 2010 | Published in Cricket

The pool of talented young cricketers on Pukapuka, and across the outer islands for that matter, is being strengthened. In July, Telecom High Performance player Lucky Topetai, returned to his home island where he signed up to deliver the ANZ In Schools Cricket programme at Niua School. Not only are kids five to 16-years-old at […]

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Double cricket header

Saturday 18 September 2010 | Published in Cricket

The Arorangi women’s cricket team will get their first taste of Edgewater Saturday paporo today as they travel to Nukupure Park to take on Muri. The wild west’s Judy Tuara will need to be in fine batting form if they are to take on the challenge of Muri’s talented squad who are hurting from last […]

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Top action at women's cricket

Thursday 16 September 2010 | Published in Cricket

The start of the Edgewater Women’s Competition on Saturday saw some great action and plenty of wickets. Matavera hosted Avatiu-Nikao at the Matavera Cricket Grounds (MCG). Avatiu-Nikao won the toss and batted first scoring a mighty 187 for the loss of six wickets from their 20 overs. Last year’s batter of the season Luciana Matenga […]

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Women's cricket starts today

Saturday 11 September 2010 | Published in Cricket

This weekend’s Computer Man cricket competition will see the top of the table clash between Avatiu-Nikao and Matavera at the Nikao field. These two clubs have taken two wins from two games and today’s game will be the decider of who leads the competition into the next round. A fiery match is also expected between […]

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Women's cricket set to go

Thursday 9 September 2010 | Published in Cricket

It has arrived! Weeks and weeks of training is about to explode into action this evening as the Edgewater women’s cricket series starts. Growing in number by 100 per cent in only six months there will be 20 senior women’s teams running out onto the field tonight and this Saturday. Tonight’s Eastern League is sure […]

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Davana causes upset at cricket

Thursday 9 September 2010 | Published in Cricket

The newly established Davana All-Stars cricket team caused a major upset in the Computer Man men’s champs last weekend by beating their more experienced Takuvaine side. Boasting a number of strong hitters, the Takuvaine batting line up couldn’t get any momentum, struggling from the outset with wickets falling in regular concession. Despite Takuvaine captain Terry […]

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Cricket set to go boomtown

Saturday 4 September 2010 | Published in Cricket

After a dominating bowling display during round 1 of the Computer Man Cricket series, batters from across the island will be looking to make amends today. The match between Matavera and Tupapa is set to be a fiery one as both teams come off strong performances in round 1. In his first season as captain, […]

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Cricket starts

Saturday 28 August 2010 | Published in Cricket

The Computer Man Rarotonga round robin cricket series bowls off today with 10 teams ready to do battle on the pitch. Today will also be the first outing for the newly established Tavana All Stars – Avana Cricket Club and re-established Titikaveka club who are keen to show off some of their talented players. Teams […]

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Summer cricket

Wednesday 25 August 2010 | Published in Cricket

Over 40 senior teams across the Cook Islands have been counting down the days to the beginning of the Summer of Cricket. The wait is over as the Computer Man men’s cricket season begins this weekend. With two new entrants (Avana and Titikaveka Cricket Clubs), a revamped format and with plenty of pride on the […]

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Cricket a big hit

Tuesday 24 August 2010 | Published in Cricket

Saturday’s cricket ‘Sponsors Bash’ was a smashing hit! The day’s event organised by Cook Islands Cricket to honour and thank their sponsors achieved its goal in sharing the excitement and fun of the ‘greatest game in the world’. Sponsors teams from ANZ Bank, Edgewater Resort and Spa, The Computer Man, 88FM, Telecom Cook Islands, Avarua […]

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Cricket coach for Pukapuka

Monday 2 August 2010 | Published in Cricket

Kids on the northern group island of Pukapuka are set to have mountains of fun when they are introduced to the game of cricket. Local cricket player Lucky Topetai will be departing for Pukapuka this week and will be taking with him ANZ donated cricket equipment and the popular ANZ In Schools Cricket Programme to […]

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