The Cook Islands men’s side has qualified to next year’s Hong Kong Sevens after finishing sixth in the Oceania Sevens Championship in Fiji over the weekend.
The Cook Islands women’s side was scheduled to play Samoa in the 5th and 6th place playoff at the Oceania Sevens Championship in Suva, Fiji yesterday.
The Auckland Rugby Referees Association members who officiated at the Raro Rugby Sevens were pleased with the performance of their local counterparts at the three-day tournament held last week.
The Auckland Blues have rewarded Cook Islander Matty Johnson with a call up to their squad after his fantastic year with Southland in the Mitre 10 Cup.
Defending men’s champion Tabusoro made a losing start to their campaign after going down in their opening Pool A match at the Raro Rugby Sevens yesterday.