Cook Islands Rugby League Association president Charles Carlson has congratulated the ‘awesome achievement’ of the rugby league women’s side, after they collected the bronze medal at the Commonwealth Competition 9s.

A hard running Tupapa Panthers side were able to capitalise on the mistakes of their Arorangi Bears opponents as they cruised to a 34-12 victory in the third round of the domestic rugby league competition on Saturday.

The Highlanders have inflicted further misery on the Blues, adding to their lengthy drought against fellow Kiwi teams.

Eels lead domestic league competition

Wednesday February 21, 2018

The mighty Avatiu Nikao Eels have taken an early lead in the Cook Islands rugby league competition.

For the second consecutive week, young Sam Taoro stepped up and delivered in the crucial moment for his Arorangi Bears side in the domestic rugby league competition.

Bulldogs wary of the rampant Bears

Monday February 19, 2018

Meti Noovao has come to the rescue for defending champions Titikaveka Bulldogs ahead of their opening match at home today against Arorangi Bears.

The second round of the domestic rugby competition this weekend will feature the age-group competition.

Valentine Holmes set for fullback role

Thursday February 15, 2018

Despite the Cronulla Sharks signing a number of high-profile fullbacks, Kuki Valentine Holmes is likely to get the first shot at the number one jersey in this weekend’s trial against the Manly Sea Eagles.

Kuki star fullback Apii Nicholls-Pualau was rewarded for her stellar 2017 season as she received the Women’s Player of the Year trophy at the New Zealand Rugby League Awards on Friday night.

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