NRL Nines squad has handy mix

Monday January 09, 2017

Much like any other Downer Auckland Nines squad that's ever been, the 10 players NRL.com hope to see at the 2017 edition of the tournament on February 4-5 has a mix of youth and experience.

No pressure: Spotlight on these 10

Monday January 09, 2017

THERE comes a time where a player or a coach has to lift to new heights for the sake of their club. The 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership season will see these 10 men reach this point in their respective careers.

COOK ISLANDS Rugby League Association competition co-ordinator Taua Benioni is expecting a close competition in the 2017 season which begins next month.

Thurston is top of the crop

Monday January 09, 2017

IT’S THE position that has long been regarded as the blue-chip stock in rugby league, and a quick glance at Dally M history tells you that halfbacks are considered the most important players in the game.

ORGANISERS of the Bluesky High Performance Club Nines tournament hailed the two-day meet a perfect start to the 2017 rugby league season.

Bittersweet moment for rampant Eels

Thursday January 05, 2017

IT WAS a bittersweet moment for the champions Avatiu Nikao Eels who won the 2017 Bluesky High Performance Club Nines in a spectacular fashion on Tuesday at The Swamp.

Nines to go international

Thursday January 05, 2017

THE ORGANISERS of the Cook Islands Rugby League High Performance 2017 Bluesky Club Nines are looking at making the annual event an international one. The second edition of the tournament, which kick started the rugby league season was held over the past two days at The Swamp in Avatiu.

Poached: Eels lose four players

Friday December 30, 2016

DEFENDING champions Avatiu Nikao Eels has been dealt with a major blow after losing some key players to a rival club ahead of the Cook Islands Rugby League High Performance 2017 Bluesky Club Nines tournament.

ROUND-ROBIN competition will be held to determine the teams for the eliminations at the Cook Islands Rugby League Club Nines tournament next week.

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