Rugby Union

Stanaway stars but ABs fall flat

Monday February 05, 2018

Cook Islander Teddy Stanaway continues to make a name for himself on the international sevens stage, despite an unsatisfactory result this weekend at the Hamilton Sevens in New Zealand.

The spectacular form of Cook Islander Teddy Stanaway at the Bayleys Nationals Sevens tournament has cemented his place in the All Blacks Sevens squad, which heads to the third leg of the World Sevens Series in Sydney this week.

Sopoaga shuns RWC for England offer

Thursday January 11, 2018

All Black Lima Sopoaga, who has maternal links to the Cook Islands, has made the stunning choice to forfeit a place at next year’s Rugby World Cup by taking up an offer to play rugby in England.

Stanaway gears up for early start

Tuesday January 09, 2018

New Zealand Sevens representative and former Under 20s Cook Islands captain Teddy Stanaway will lace up the boots a little early this week as he prepares to participate in the Bayleys National Sevens tournament in Rotorua, New Zealand.

Cook Islander in NZ Form XV

Friday December 29, 2017

Cook Islander Toka Natua has capped off a brilliant 2017 season on a high after being named in the New Zealand Form XV team of the year.

Despite failing to achieve its target in the 2019 Rugby World Cup qualifiers against Tahiti, the Cook Islands Rugby Union (CIRU) says it had a successful season this year.

Cooks U18 gain Sevens exposure

Monday December 18, 2017

The Cook Islands U18 men’s team ended their World Schools Sevens Tournament in Auckland without a win over the weekend.

Sevens team set for action

Wednesday December 13, 2017

The U18 Cook Islands Schools team are in preparation mode this week camping at the Manukau Congregation Church Hall in preparation for the one-day U18 World Schools Sevens Tournament to be played in Auckland on Friday (CI time).

NZ Sevens end tournament drought

Monday December 11, 2017

The All Black Sevens have ended a two-year world series tournament victory drought in style with a comprehensive 38-14 win over Argentina in Cape Town.

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