Rugby Union

CI rugby mourning passing of Lauaki

Monday February 13, 2017

The rugby fraternity in the Cook Islands and around the globe is mourning the loss of former All Black Sione Lauaki, aged 35.

Unforgettable battle of a legend

Friday February 10, 2017

Joost van der Westhuizen’s death marked the passing of a rugby icon but, apart from his rugby exploits, he won renewed respect for his fight against Motor Neuron Disease (MND).

Wright’s contract terminated

Thursday February 02, 2017

COOK ISLANDS Rugby Union (CIRU) has terminated its arrangement with the New Zealand-based men’s 15s head coach, Stan Wright.

Blitzboks win Wellington Sevens

Monday January 30, 2017

SOUTH AFRICA claimed the third round of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series with a 26-5 win over in Fiji in a windy Wellington on Sunday.

Seven to watch for at Sevens

Friday January 27, 2017

THE HSBC Wellington Sevens will be the first chance of 2017 for the world's best rugby Sevens players to showcase more of the incredible skill seen at Dubai and Cape Town last December.

Inaugural Sevens for Kukis in NZ

Thursday January 26, 2017

COOK ISLANDS Rugby New Zealand will be holding their inaugural Sevens tournament this weekend in Auckland.

Tietjens new journey in Sevens world

Thursday January 26, 2017

AS FAR as CVs go in the world of rugby Sevens, Sir Gordon Tietjens' sits top of the pile. There is no head coach out there with more experience of the game.

Wright calls for CIRU change

Wednesday January 25, 2017

COOK ISLANDS rugby union head coach Stanley Wright is calling on the national body to change its governance structure in order to be more effective with its decision making.

Rugby steers in Wright direction

Friday January 20, 2017

IT’S BEEN a busy seven months for Cook Islands rugby head coach Stanley Wright.

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