New Zealand was one of three teams to go unbeaten on the first day of the opening World Women’s Sevens Series event in Dubai. Series champions New Zealand achieved a perfect three-from-three record to set up a Cup quarter-final meeting with USA.
Later this month, the under-15 Cook Islands sevens team will travel to New Zealand to again take part in one of the top age grade competitions in New Zealand, the U-15 Condor Sevens tournament.
The Cook Islands men’s side has qualified to next year’s Hong Kong Sevens after finishing sixth in the Oceania Sevens Championship in Fiji over the weekend.
The Cook Islands women’s side was scheduled to play Samoa in the 5th and 6th place playoff at the Oceania Sevens Championship in Suva, Fiji yesterday.
The Auckland Rugby Referees Association members who officiated at the Raro Rugby Sevens were pleased with the performance of their local counterparts at the three-day tournament held last week.