Rugby Union

Eels are back in business

Monday September 17, 2018

After their recent string of losses, the Avatiu Eels are finally back in business with a morale-boosting 22-20 win over the weekend against the top of the table Tupapa Panthers.

Eels face uphill battle against Panthers

Saturday September 15, 2018

Defending champions Avatiu Nikao Eels will be hoping for a major upset when they take on the giants Tupapa Panthers in the final round of the Rarotonga Club 15s competition today at Victoria Park.

Coaches impress NZ mentor

Thursday September 20, 2018

New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) educator Wayne Marsters is pleased with the level of understanding shown by the local coaches in the World Rugby accredited course he conducted earlier in the week.

Tournament gets major support

Friday September 14, 2018

As the day’s tick down towards this year’s Cook Islands International Raro Rugby Sevens, the family of sponsors is quickly coming together.

Cook Islands men’s side is placed with Australia and Vanuatu in Pool C of the Oceania Rugby Sevens Championships to be held in November in Fiji.

Reds outlast the Eels

Monday September 10, 2018

A big weekend of rugby action saw two interesting games as the competition continues to move towards the finals.

Fight for top-four spot

Monday September 10, 2018

With the Tupapa Panthers having a bye this weekend but still sitting comfortably at the top of the rugby competition table, a fight for the remaining three places in the top four between all teams playing this weekend is on the cards today.

All Blacks legend for Raro Rugby 7s

Wednesday September 05, 2018

The countdown towards this year’s Raro Rugby 7s tournament has begun with the announcement of former All Blacks Sevens captain Karl Te Nana as this year’s tournament ambassador.

Pre-match favourites the Avatiu Eels were expected to comfortably win their match against the Bulls on Saturday.

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