Top Cook Islands players, who played for the Kiwis or Australia, can still make the switch back to the Cook Islands.
Avatiu Eels maintained their unbeaten run in the Raro Cars Rugby League competition after a superb win on Saturday.
The Eels defeated Tupapa Panthers 28-20 at a soggy Victoria Park. In the other premier match, defending champions Ngatangiia Matavera Sea Eagles overcame Arorangi Bears 28-20.
Town won the women’s match beating Country 32-0.