The Avatiu women’s side defeated Arorangi Bears 12-5 in an exciting Cook Islands Rugby Union 7s final at The Swamp last night. Avatiu led 7-0 at the break. Avatiu’s tries were scored by Mahana Sijp and Nichole Tiaore with Sijp kicking a conversion. Rima Browne scored the Bears’ lone try in the second spell.
The inaugural edition of the Cook Islands Sports and National Olympic Committee (CISNOC) Ta'okotai'anga University Games set to take place in Kaitaia in northern New Zealand between August 28 to September 2 has been postponed.