Should Auckland-born Cook Islands rugby league international Esan Marsters build off the success of his NRL rookie season with Wests Tigers, one person that won’t be surprised will be Cook Islands Rugby League Association president Charles Carlson.
Members of the Takuvaine community met yesterday at the local meeting house to witness the blessing of the rugby league team’s new uniforms, something that their coach hopes will be a positive omen for the upcoming season.
After a disappointing end to the 2017 season, Cook Islands international and Sydney Roosters forward Dylan Napa is aiming to establish himself as an Origin regular and a premiership contender.
AFTER a sensational World Cup campaign, Cook Islander and Kangaroos star Valentine Holmes is taking more of a leadership role while learning from the many veteran forwards at the Cronulla Sharks.
Anthony Gelling’s move to the New Zealand Warriors has been welcomed by Cook Islands Rugby League Association president Charles Carlson, who is delighted that a star player is now closer to home.
The Cook Islands Rugby League Association Bluesky Club Nines tournament proved an excellent start to the 2018 season which will get underway next month.
Queensland Kukis held off a late barrage of attack from the Arorangi Bears to claim the Cook Islands Rugby League Association Bluesky Club Nines tournament title over the weekend.
Queensland Kukis have emerged the early favourites in the Cook Islands Rugby League Association Bluesky Club Nines tournament after a red-hot performance on day one yesterday at the BCI Stadium in Nikao.
The inclusion of the Queensland Kukis has created a buzz among local clubs ahead of the Cook Islands Rugby League Bluesky Club Nines tournament which starts today.