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Bears to host Panthers

Thursday 8 April 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Rugby league, Sports

The Women’s Rugby League Competition, along with the men’s competition, will resume this week after a break over the Easter weekend.

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Bears optimistic of win against hapless Sea Eagles

Saturday 27 March 2021 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Arorangi Bears premier men’s side will be going all out to maintain their third placing in the 2021 Raro Cars Rugby League competition.

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Panthers beat the Eels

Monday 22 March 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league

Tupapa Panthers are the only unbeaten team in the domestic rugby league premier men’s competition.

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Sea Eagles hammered again

Monday 15 March 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league

Defending champions Ngatangiia Matavera Sea Eagles suffered another big loss in the domestic rugby league competition.

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Sharks face big test against Panthers

Friday 12 March 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league

The Aitutaki Sharks will be bracing for a tough challenge from the rampant Tupapa Panthers in round four clash Friday afternoon at Victoria Park.

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Panthers’ best ‘yet to come’

Tuesday 9 March 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league

Tupapa Panthers have become the firm favourites in the Raro Cars Cook Islands Rugby League men’s competition after a huge win over the weekend.

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Panthers smash Sea Eagles 84-8

Monday 8 March 2021 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Tupapa Panthers’ Jeremy Campbell breaks away from Ngatangiia Matavera Sea Eagles defenders at Nukupure Park on Saturday. The Panthers smashed the Sea Eagles 84-8. In the other premier match, Avatiu Nikao Eels defeated Arorangi Bears 34-24 at Raemaru Park. In the women’s match played on Friday, Titikaveka Bulldogs defeated Tupapa Panthers 14-8.

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Physicality, grit and talent

Friday 26 February 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league

The inaugural Raro Cars Cook Islands Rugby League women’s competition is set to kick off Friday.

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League clarifies ‘defending champs’ issue

Thursday 18 February 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Cook Islands Rugby League has declared Ngatangiia Matavera Sea Eagles the defending champions following some confusion over the title holder.

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Defending champs Sea Eagles remain optimistic despite first loss to Bears

Tuesday 16 February 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Defending champions Ngatangiia Sea Eagles remain optimistic of their chances in the 2021 Raro Cars Rugby League Competition.

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Bears thump Sea Eagles

Monday 15 February 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Defending champions Tupapa Panthers had an easy start to their 2021 domestic rugby league campaign after their opponent Titikaveka Bulldogs failed to field a full team in round one competition on Saturday.

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Sharks move camp to Rarotonga

Friday 12 February 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league, Sports

The 2021 domestic rugby league season kicks off today with Avatiu Eels hosting Aitutaki Sharks at 5pm.

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‘Future of rugby league is with Maori and Pasifika communities’

Thursday 11 February 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Rugby league, Sports

The new chief executive officer of Wellington Rugby League says the future of the game is with Maori and Pasifika communities.

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Carlson remains league president

Saturday 6 February 2021 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in Rugby league, Sports

The 2021 Cook Islands domestic rugby league season will start on Friday next week.

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Rennie reveals frustration following 2020 ‘what ifs’

Tuesday 2 February 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has revealed his frustration following a series of ‘what ifs’ in his debut season in charge last year.

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Hunt for RWC hosts

Tuesday 2 February 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Rugby league, Sports

The process to determine future hosts of the men’s and women’s Rugby World Cups has officially kicked off with the start of the Dialogue phase, enabling interested nations to start to shape bids that are great for hosts and rugby, World Rugby reports.

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Taking it up a notch

Tuesday 12 January 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Cook Islands Rugby League is aiming to include women 13s into their national competition for 2021 in a bid to develop the sport in the country.

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Bone crunching weekend at nines tournament

Monday 11 January 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Tupapa Panthers I and Rarotonga claimed the men’s and women’s titles at the Cook Islands Rugby League Nines in Paradise tournament on Saturday.

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Top bet wary of women's Nines challenge

Friday 8 January 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Rarotonga will head into this weekend’s Cook Islands Rugby League Nines in Paradise as the hot favourites for the women’s title.

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Aitutaki Sharks sharpen their teeth

Friday 8 January 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Veterans Teokotai “Billy Bush” Tuaivi and Bruce Goldsworthy are coming out of “retirement” to guide Aitutaki Sharks in the League Nines in Paradise tournament this weekend.

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