After a mixed performance last week, Titikaveka Bulls are expected to return with some reinforcements today in the Steinlager Sevens finals at the Happy Valley Field in Takuvaine.
Cook Islands Sevens head coach Vaivase Samania has named a mixture of young and experienced players in the national training squad to prepare for the Oceania Sevens Championship in November.
After two weeks on the road with the British and Irish Lions, four games, dozens of interviews, 17 ballpoint pens and three foolscap pads, Stuff’s Kevin Norquay takes a look at what a slow learner has learned.
Sam Warburton reached out and somehow planted the ball over the line. It seemed like a metaphor for his tour. Held together by bandages Warburton is stretching every sinew to captain the test side.
Despite being a team down, the opening round of the Steinlager Sevens series got off to a spirited start at the Happy Valley Field in Takuvaine on Saturday.
Cook Islands Rugby Union (CIRU) had to cut the senior men’s teams down to six from eight after Atiu pulled out of the opening Steinlager Sevens tournament.