Cook Islander Brad Takairangi is expected to be out until week 10 of the NRL season, after copping a stray elbow to the face this past weekend.
Avatiu Nikao Eels finished top of the table after round one of the domestic rugby league competition following a superb 28-10 win over defending champions Titikaveka Bulldogs.
Titikaveka Bulldogs will have to dig deep to stop the rampaging Avatiu Nikao Eels in the domestic rugby league feature match of round six today at Teimurimotia Park.
There were two sets of brothers at opposite ends but there was certainly no love lost when Avatiu Nikao Eels hosted Tupapa Panthers on Saturday.
Takuvaine (TKV) Warriors have decided not to travel to Aitutaki to face the Sharks in a round four premier battle supposed to be played later this afternoon.
Cook Islands Rugby League Association president Charles Carlson has congratulated the ‘awesome achievement’ of the rugby league women’s side, after they collected the bronze medal at the Commonwealth Competition 9s.
A hard running Tupapa Panthers side were able to capitalise on the mistakes of their Arorangi Bears opponents as they cruised to a 34-12 victory in the third round of the domestic rugby league competition on Saturday.