Rugby Union

Former national player Stan Wright has been reinstated as the national head coach of the Cook Islands rugby team ahead of the Rugby World Cup 2019 qualifying series, which starts at the end of next month.

CIRU outlines sponsorship plan

Wednesday May 16, 2018

Cook Islands Rugby Union (CIRU) has put together a package to raise funds for their Rugby World Cup 2019 qualifying series, starting next month.

NZ Rugby visitors headed back

Saturday May 12, 2018

Visiting Black Ferns Te Kura Ngata-Aerengamate and Toka Natua have now wrapped up their five-day stay in Rarotonga.

Quick Rip 7s launched here

Saturday May 12, 2018

A new game – Quick Rip 7s, was launched in the Cook Islands this week in a joint Pacific Sporting Partnership (PSP) involving the Cook Islands Rugby Union (CIRU) and the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU), sponsored by NZ Aid.

Black Ferns and Cook Islands representatives Te Kura Ngata Aerengamate and Toka Natua took students of Nukutere College through a session of Quick Rip 7s yesterday morning.

The man charged with keeping the All Blacks emotionally fit is urging people to prioritise downtime.

National rugby tryouts

Tuesday May 01, 2018

The Cook Islands Rugby Union advises that the national XV rugby squad will be holding a training session tomorrow at 5pm at BCI Stadium in Nikao.

NZRU delegation on way

Tuesday May 01, 2018

A New Zealand Rugby Union-led delegation of coaches and ambassadors will arrive in Rarotonga this week to launch the Quick Rip Sevens programme as part of the NZRU and Cook Islands Rugby Union healthy living initiative.

Rugby gear for Pa Enua schools

Friday April 27, 2018

Enuamanu School and Araura College have been given rugby balls donated by BSP, ahead of the under-16 tournament that will be held in Rarotonga this December.

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