U20 rugby coach Pops Arona is travelling around New Zealand’s North Island as he looks for players to add to his squad ahead of the tournament later this year.
Cook Islands players, along with team members from 13 other nations, will travel to Fiji in November to compete in the Oceania Rugby Sevens Championships, which have been renewed for an additional three years.
Atiu Rarotonga Community secretary Nga Teao-Papatua is calling on leaders and athletes of all Atiu sports codes residing in Rarotonga to attend a meeting at the Atiu Hostel in Tupapa-Maraerenga tomorrow night.
Rarotonga’s cream of the crop will be on display this week in the grand finals of the Rising Stars Netball Championship.
Research suggests that around 15 per cent of pollution entering Rarotonga lagoon is caused by animal waste which is entering into the stream and other freshwater sources, all of which eventually make it into the lagoon.
Discipline will be the focus as the Avatiu/Nikao Eels take the field this week to face the Tupapa Panthers in the Rarotonga Club 15s Grand Final.
Cook Islands rugby international Matthew Mullany has resigned from his post as the manager of the U20s rugby team, a head of their tournament later this year.