Cook Islander Jordan Rapana was one of the few superstar NRL players recognised earlier this week, as he claimed the prestigious Dally M Winger of the Year award.
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.