Rugby Union

CIRU agrees to U20 tournament

Friday August 18, 2017

The Cook Islands Rugby Union has agreed to host an Under 20s tournament later this year.

Youngsters learn rugby skills

Friday August 18, 2017

This Saturday will see the second Get into Rugby (GIR) programme at Ngatangiia Field.

College players in line for NZ team

Thursday August 17, 2017

Two Cook Islanders are in line to represent Canterbury Country U18s, thanks to their rugby exploits at Rangiora High School in North Canterbury, New Zealand.

A new book about the 1969 rugby league grand final between Balmain and South Sydney should be required reading for the Wallabies as they head into the opening Bledisloe Cup Test against the All Blacks in Sydney on Saturday night.

Tahiti cops complaint over game

Thursday August 17, 2017

The Cook Islands Rugby Union has made an official complaint to Oceania Rugby and the Tahiti Rugby Union regarding ineligible players that were used in the controversial 13-9 loss the Cook Islands suffered on Constitution Day.

Julian Savea’s future at the Hurricanes is uncertain.

Avatiu/Nikao have cemented themselves as the front runners for title contention in the rugby competition after battling a tough Arorangi side for a 21-10 victory.

Cook Islands Rugby 7’s will be looking to replicate the success of 2016 at the annual Oceania 7’s qualifiers held in Suva, Fiji.

Senior A Grade rivals the Arorangi Cowboys & Avatiu/Nikao Eels meet for this Saturday’s game of the week at the Arorangi Field at 4pm.

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