Rugby Union

It’s hard to find someone as passionate about rugby as New Zealand High Commission to Cook Islands’ first secretary Okesene Moananu.

In the footsteps of the greats

Monday January 20, 2020

Two young cousins with proud Cook Islands heritage will room together on a distinguished overseas school rugby scholarship – and make ika mata to feel closer to home.

Sevens missing key reps

Tuesday November 05, 2019

Cook Islands 7s dominated by local players will be hoping to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Three years in a row

Monday November 04, 2019

Defending champions Tupapa Matie Bar and Raro All Stars retained the Raro 7s titles.

Sevens, sports, they’re all a way of life.

Boss lady at Tauae Bulls

Friday November 01, 2019

The Tupa family have about 25 people to breakfast and dinner, every day this week. The entire Tauae Bulls team and supporters are staying at their home – just like they have almost every year since Raro 7s started.

From the truck depot …

Friday November 01, 2019

Cook Island General Transport is one of the founding teams of the Sevens Rugby Concept, over 30 years ago.

From the Avatiu training field …

Friday November 01, 2019

For 30 years, Rugby 7s at home has been part of our club culture at Avatiu Sports Association.

From the Tupapa clubrooms:

Friday November 01, 2019

After being absent from the International 7s arena for some time, Tupapa Maraerenga Panthers has re-established ourselves in the past five years. We took the cup and plate/bowl in 2017 and again in 2018.

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