Rugby Union

New champion to be crowned

Monday September 24, 2018

A new winner will be crowned in the Rarotonga Club 15s competition this weekend after defending champions Avatiu Nikao Eels were dumped in the semifinal on Saturday.

Crunch time for top sides

Saturday September 22, 2018

It’s do-or-die for the top-four teams in the Rarotonga Club 15s semifinals today.

Police women to compete in Australia

Friday September 21, 2018

The Cook Islands Police women’s rugby team is training hard, at least three times a week, under the tuition of coach Pare Rongokea, in plenty of time for an offshore invitation match.

They will be competing in the inaugural 2018 Pacific Military Women’s Rugby Sevens Tournament in Canberra, starting October 9.

Samania lays out Sevens plan

Friday September 21, 2018

National Sevens coach Vaivase Samania is working on various strategies to ensure the side is able to achieve its goal in the Oceania Rugby Sevens Championship to be held in November.

Eels are back in business

Monday September 17, 2018

After their recent string of losses, the Avatiu Eels are finally back in business with a morale-boosting 22-20 win over the weekend against the top of the table Tupapa Panthers.

Eels face uphill battle against Panthers

Saturday September 15, 2018

Defending champions Avatiu Nikao Eels will be hoping for a major upset when they take on the giants Tupapa Panthers in the final round of the Rarotonga Club 15s competition today at Victoria Park.

Coaches impress NZ mentor

Thursday September 20, 2018

New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) educator Wayne Marsters is pleased with the level of understanding shown by the local coaches in the World Rugby accredited course he conducted earlier in the week.

Tournament gets major support

Friday September 14, 2018

As the day’s tick down towards this year’s Cook Islands International Raro Rugby Sevens, the family of sponsors is quickly coming together.

Cook Islands men’s side is placed with Australia and Vanuatu in Pool C of the Oceania Rugby Sevens Championships to be held in November in Fiji.

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