Rugby Union

Blast from the past

Saturday July 29, 2017

As a build-up to the Rugby World Cup qualifying match between Cook Islands and Tahiti in Rarotonga on Friday August 4, Moana Moeka’a looks back at the Cooks’ rugby team’s participation at the 1971 South Pacific Games in Pape’ete.

Te-Ara Henderson’s passion for rugby and love for his homeland, the Cook Islands, is unquestionable.

World Cup dreams on the card

Thursday July 27, 2017

Twin brothers Greg and Mat Mullany are hoping to help Cook Islands rugby achieve its dream of playing against the elites in the game at the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

In the lone Rarotonga Club XVs competition match this week, Titikaveka Bulls will take on Arorangi Cowboys in the under-19 clash today.

Which Super Rugby team is best placed to win ahead of the semifinals? Rugby writers Richard Knowler, Hamish Bidwell, and Aaron Goile debate the issue.

Two visiting rugby teams from Malvern College in England competed against Tereora College’s U16 and 1st XV rugby teams at the BCI stadium on Thursday last week.

Cook Islands national rugby coach Walter Tangata is working on combinations ahead of the looming Oceania Cup playoff match against Tahiti.

Rugby heads into break

Tuesday July 25, 2017

Round five of the Rarotonga Club XVs competition was a day for running rugby, as teams claimed important wins going into a break.

Panthers sink claws into Eels

Monday July 24, 2017

Tupapa Panthers head into the second round of competition with their tails up after a brilliant performance in the feature match over the weekend.

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