Cook Islands rugby international Matthew Mullany has resigned from his post as the manager of the U20s rugby team, a head of their tournament later this year.
Over the weekend the Cook Islands Rugby New Zealand (CIRNZ) Union hosted an open trial for the rugby sevens team in Otara, Auckland.
In anticipation of the U20 tournament that will be hosted by the Cook Islands later this year, the Cook Islands Rugby Union has named the coach and manager combo that will lead the young side.
Takuvaine may have qualified as the third seed in the Rarotonga Club 15s knockout stages, but they may be in danger of losing in an upset to their Arorangi opponents when they face off at Takuvaine field this Saturday.
The Tupapa Panthers and the Avatiu/Nikao Eels will square off once again this weekend in the first round of the Rarotonga Club 15s knockout stages.