Tupapa Maraerenga Premier men’s team have won the first trophy in 2017 after defeating Puaikura by 1-0. Both teams started very strong but it was Puaikura who dominated possesion in the last ten minutes of the first half. There…

Lyric Davison earned her first call up for the Cook Islands when she was just a wide-eyed 13-year-old finding her place in the world of international football. Davison was part of the Cook Islands U-17 squad which made their…

Nikao-Sokattack-defeat-Titikaveka-in-an-epic-semi-final-match-on-Wednesday

The Rarotonga pre-season soccer finals will start today with the U-17 Boys division between Nikao Sokattack and Tupapa Maraerenga at 4:45pm at the CIFA Complex. The two teams have progressed through to the finals after eliminating both their opponents…

In the Cook Islands the variety of sports on offer to young athletes is wide-ranging. Netball, rugby league, cricket, touch rugby – the options are endless which makes pinning players down to just one can be tough. So what…

Anthony Samuela of Puaikura clears the ball from his opponent

The Puaikura Premier Men’s team overcame a determined Takuvaine side in last Saturday’s feature match  by a narrow 1-0 margin. The win enables Puaikura to qualify for a spot in the semi-final of the Rarotonga pre-season football tournament. It…