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New Sevens coaches appointed

Cook Islands Rugby Union has appointed the new head coaches of the national Sevens teams.

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Playing for redemption

For the Tower Insurance premier men’s match, it’s a clash of the bottom two this mid-week, Puaikura who stands at fifth and Matavera, three points behind, will battle it out on Friday at Raemaru Park.

Be in now for touch tournament

The Cook Islands Touch Association is holding a tournament later in the month to prepare for their upcoming season.

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Young athletes to compete in NZ

A group of young athletes left the country on Tuesday night for the 2015 New Zealand Secondary Athletics Championships to be held in Timaru, New Zealand this weekend.

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Public memorial service for Lomu

Cook Islanders residing in Auckland will have a chance to attend a public memorial service for Jonah Lomu on Monday next week.

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Puaikura goes all out for much-needed win

Puaikura face a “must win” situation when they host Takuvaine in the round 13 feature match in the Van’s premier men’s competition at home today.

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CIRU suspends players, spectators

The Cook Islands Rugby Union (CIRU) has dished out harsher penalties on intruders involved in the brawl during the Cook Islands International 7s final at the BCI Stadium earlier this month, than they have on the players implicated.

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Every child has a right to play

The popular and exciting Just Play Village Festival to be held tomorrow at Victoria Park from 2.30pm onwards will celebrate Every Child’s Right to Play for International Children’s Day.

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Rugby mourns shock loss of Lomu

The rugby world is mourning the shock loss of All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu, who passed away unexpectedly in Auckland early yesterday, aged 40.

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Nikao youngsters shine in upset win

As a rainbow appeared after a slight drizzle on a dull Saturday afternoon, Nikao youngsters breathed new life into the Sokattak side after an impressive show to post a dazzling 2-1 win over Tupapa Maraerenga.

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Fun day enjoyed at the golf course

Local photographer and island personality Ronnie Siulepa was out and about with his camera on Saturday, busy taking photos at a variety of locations including the Rotary Bob Boyd Memorial Golf Ambrose Tournament. He also found time to see who was out and about at the Hula Bar and the always popular Punanga Nui Market. Meitaki maata to Ronnie for generously sharing his photos of a great weekend on The Rock.

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Rugby World Cup played out on Aitutaki

Aitutaki’s Araura College got into the Rugby World Cup spirit by wearing their support on their sleeves getting behind their favourite teams by dressing in their colours in the week of the Rugby World Cup final.

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It's do or die for cricketers

It’s do or die for teams in the running for the title in The Computer Man men and women’s competitions this weekend.

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Hosting opportunity for volleyball

The Cook Islands Volleyball Federation (CIVF) is considering hosting the AVC Beach Volleyball Continental Cup Phase III Olympic Qualifiers.

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CIRU awaits rugby brawl decision

The Cook Islands Rugby Union (CIRU) has reiterated it does not condone violence on the field following the incident during the Cook Islands International 7s final last week.

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Paddling festival buzz begins

Expect stronger cultural connections and a distinct carnival feel at this year’s Matson Shipping-sponsored Vaka Eiva Festival.

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Learning experience for home team

Despite losing in their opening two matches, for the Cook Islands women’s pair Jackie Rongo and Amelia Moetaua, the Eastern and Central Zone Beach Volleyball Championship have been a learning experience.

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Weekend Sports Draws

CRICKET The cricket competition continues today.

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PNG will be ready for regional games

Members of the Pacific Games Council are satisfied with progress of construction of sporting venues in Papua New Guinea for the Pacific Games in July.

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Baudinet serves up for national pride

Local tennis player Brett Baudinet is set to get acquainted with his tennis racquet again after being selected for the Pacific team to contest the Asia-Pacific Tennis League playoffs later this month.

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Final farewell for sportsman

Dedicated sportsman and sports administrator Tony Hole was laid to rest yesterday with family and friends from around the globe gathering together to share the good times they spent with Tony.

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St Jo's kids welcome the Aussies

Saturday 8: Over 40 ei were made by the parents and teachers of St Joseph’s School and not only were there enough for the Australian team but the children gladly shared them out with the New Zealand team as well. The children sang ‘Waltzing Matilda’ as the Australian team members made their way out of […]

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