Arorangi Bears left it too late for a grand comeback in a bone-crunching tussle against Avatiu Nikao Eels in the feature rugby league match of the round over the weekend.
Traditional rivalry will come alive today when Arorangi Bears will take on the Avatiu Nikao Eels in the feature rugby league match at Raemaru Park.
Cook Islands Rugby League Association competition coordinator Taua Benioni is running a junior programme on Aitutaki in a bid to improve development of the sport from the grassroots level on the island.
Cook Islands national rugby league side will play the Papua New Guinea Kumuls in the revamped Pacific Test on May 6 at Campbelltown Sports Stadium in Sydney, Australia.
Defending champions Avatiu Nikao Eels succumbed to a successive loss in the rugby league competition against a powerful Titikaveka Bulldogs over the weekend.
Ngatangiia/Matavera Sea Eagles have reportedly withdrawn their appeal after Cook Islands Rugby League Association executives declined to accept it on the grounds it was not done in accordance to the proper process.
The Ngatangiia/Matavera Sea Eagles’ form will not intimidate the Aitutaki Sharks which are ready to bite the high-flying side down in the lone premier rugby league clash today at 5pm.
He’s been raking in the dollars at training, and Western Force winger Chance “Money’’ Peni has taken little time to prove he’s worth every cent.