Touch Rugby

Local touch rugby player Kristopher Williamson is gunning for a national jersey to represent the Cook Islands at the Pacific Games in June.

Competitive touch rugby matches are expected at the Nikao field today, with evenly-matched teams set to face off in the open men’s and women’s division.

Open men’s team Da Boys play twice this afternoon and will face the go-getter Manatoa side first up before an even tougher second match against the skilled Tumeke Smurfs outfit.

The young Under 20 team will have their work cut out for them today when they face the speedy Tepuka Brothers team, while a fast and furious encounter is expected between the Nukz Power men’s team and the young Germinators. 

In the women’s division, Vaine Toa go up against a fast improving Nukz Power team, while the FBI and Lifters match at 5.30pm is sure to be a fiery encounter.

The Bounty Hunters will want to exact some revenge over South Coast Scorpions who rattled the side some weeks ago adding to today’s touch tension at Nikao field.

Games get underway at 5pm.  

Today’s draw at Nikao field – 5pm on field one (women) Vaine Toa vs Nukz Power, 5pm on field two (men) Manatoa vs Da Boyz, 5.30pm on field one (women) FBI vs Lifters, 5.30pm on field two (men) Nukz Power vs Germinators, 6pm on field one (women) Bounty Hunters vs South Coast Scorpions, 6pm on field two (men) Under 20s vs Tepuka Brothers, 6.30pm on field one (men) Tumeke Smurf vs Da Boyz.

MFEM play twice at mixed touch

Tuesday March 03, 2015

The MFEM mixed touch rugby team will have to bring their ‘A’ game today as they will play two matches this afternoon.

Touch heats up

Monday March 02, 2015

Today’s open men’s and women’s touch matches will be intense encounters as teams vie to stay on top this season.

Young guns shine bright at touch rugby

Wednesday February 25, 2015

Youthful flair was all the rage at Nikao field on Monday for the open men’s and women’s touch rugby games.

Smurfs play twice

Monday February 23, 2015

Tumeke Smurfs will play twice in this afternoon’s touch rugby games at Nikao field.

Defending champs back on track

Wednesday February 10, 2016

After a losing start, defending women’s champion Bounty Hunters went a notch up to register their first win in the Cook Islands Touch Association 2016 season.

Two more touch musters

Monday January 16, 2017

THE COOK ISLAND Touch Association will hold two more muster competitions next week before kicking off their 2017 season.

Defending women’s champions Nukz Power remain a force to reckon with in the Bluesky Touch Open competition after round three games on Monday at Nikao Field.

Page 10 of 17