Cook Islands national netball team

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Cook Islands
Flag of the Cook Islands.svg
Association Cook Islands Netball Association
Confederation Oceania Netball Federation
Head coach Margaret Foster
INF ranking 23
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Team colours
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Team colours
World Championships
Appearances 6 (Debuted in 1987)
Best result 5th (1991)
Commonwealth Games
2014 placing 10th

The Cook Islands national netball team represent the Cook Islands in international netball. In recent years they have finished 10th at the 2010 Commonwealth Games and 7th at the 2007 World Netball Championships; the Cook Islands did not qualify for the 2011 World Championships in Singapore. They are presently coached by former New Zealand player Ana Noovao. The Cook Islands team were ranked as high as 10th in the INF World Rankings at one stage, now currently 23rd.[1]


12 member squad for the Pacific Netball Series Tournament in Fiji, June 27–29.[2]

Cook Islands national netball team
Players Coaching staff
  • Ritua Aliivaa
  • Ashleigh Iro
  • Tuaine Keenan
  • Elena Mataora
  • Micheyla Matapo
  • Luciana Matenga
  • Margurette Nena
  • Angela Tangimetua
  • Eteta Tangimetua
  • Curly Taripo
  • Lenae Tiaiti
  • Marjorie Toru

Competitive history[edit]

Netball World Cup
Year Championship Location Placing
1987 7th World Championships Glasgow, Scotland 6th
1991 8th World Championships Sydney, Australia 5th
1995 9th World Championships Birmingham, England 7th
1999 10th World Championships Christchurch, New Zealand 7th
2003 11th World Championships Kingston, Jamaica 11th
2007 12th World Championships Auckland, New Zealand 7th
2011 13th World Championships Singapore DNQ
2015 14th World Cup Sydney. Australia DNQ
Netball at the Commonwealth Games
Year Games Event Location Placing
1998 XVI Games 1st Netball Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2002 XVII Games 2nd Netball Manchester, England
2006 XVIII Games 3rd Netball Melbourne, Australia
2010 XIX Games 4th Netball Delhi, India 10th
2014 XVIII Games 5th Netball Glasgow, Scotland DNQ

See also[edit]


  1. ^ INF. "Current World Rankings".  Updated on 11 December 2016.
  2. ^ SportingPulse (9 May 2012). "Pacific Netball Series Team Named". Retrieved 1 July 2012.