Cook Islands men’s side is placed with Australia and Vanuatu in Pool C of the Oceania Rugby Sevens Championships to be held in November in Fiji.
With the Tupapa Panthers having a bye this weekend but still sitting comfortably at the top of the rugby competition table, a fight for the remaining three places in the top four between all teams playing this weekend is on the cards today.
The countdown towards this year’s Raro Rugby 7s tournament has begun with the announcement of former All Blacks Sevens captain Karl Te Nana as this year’s tournament ambassador.
Discipline led to Takuvaine Red’s big win against formerly unbeaten Tupapa Panthers in the Rarotonga Club 15s competition, says their coach Vase Samania.
Tupapa Panthers will be heading into the local derby against Takuvaine Reds today with hopes of keeping their winning streak alive in the Rarotonga club rugby competition.