Defending champions Avatiu Nikao Eels had to put their bodies on the line to defend the last-gasp effort from the Tupapa Panthers in a thrilling league match on Saturday at The Swamp.
In a battle for the top place in the premier league competition, defending champions Avatiu Nikao Eels are set for a titanic tussle against the Tupapa Panthers at The Swamp today.
A thrilling three rounds of matches remain before the winner of the minor premiership in the 2017 domestic rugby league competition will be decided.
Defending champions Avatiu Nikao Eels have put the pressure on the national rugby league competition leaders after a superb win against arch-rivals Ngatangiia/Matavera Sea Eagles on Monday.
Canberra winger Jordan Rapana has declared himself fit for his side’s NRL clash with Manly, despite a knee injury which threatened to rule him out of the game.
The case the Cook Islands Rugby League Association and Ngatangiia Matavera Sea Eagles has been put on hold until a full judicial review is held in the High Court.