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League eyes exciting year after 9s success

Tuesday 11 January 2022 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Cook Islands Rugby League Association was ‘very impressed’ with the standard of competition at last weekend’s Nines in Paradise tournament.

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Panthers and Bulldogs reign supreme

Monday 10 January 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Defending champions Tupapa Panthers retained the Cook Islands Rugby League Nines in Paradise men’s title at the National Stadium in Nikao on Saturday.

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Flying start for champs

Saturday 8 January 2022 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Defending men’s champions Tupapa Panthers made a strong start in the Nines in Paradise tournament yesterday at the National Stadium in Nikao.

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Women's Rugby league champions eye Nines title

Thursday 6 January 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Reigning domestic rugby league 13s champions Lady Bulldogs are eyeing their first Nines in Paradise title at the National Stadium in Nikao this weekend.

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Nines in paradise tournament reduced to two days

Wednesday 5 January 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league, Sports

The annual Nines in Paradise tournament has been reduced to two days starting this Friday at the National Stadium in Nikao.

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League confirms Nines tournament

Thursday 30 December 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Cook Islands Rugby League is set to kick off their 2022 season with the annual Nines in Paradise tournament next week.

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Ranking system ‘flawed’: Carlson

Tuesday 14 December 2021 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in Rugby league, Sports

The latest international rugby league ranking places the national teams behind some tier three nations.

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Purple reign once again

Monday 13 December 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Tupapa Panthers created history after becoming the first local club to make a clean sweep in the Raro 7s Community Tournament on Saturday.

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Tries, tackles and top action from Raro 7s

Saturday 11 December 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Rugby league, Sports

The two-day Raro Rugby Sevens Community tournament kicked off yesterday afternoon at the Avatiu Sports Field.

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Panthers off to a flying start

Saturday 11 December 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Defending champions Tupapa Panthers are off to a great start in the 2021 Raro 7s Community Tournament at The Swamp in Avatiu.

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Cook Islands Rugby Referee Association receive new uniforms

Friday 10 December 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Defending men’s champions Tupapa Panthers will face a tough battle in the pool play of the Raro Rugby Sevens starting today at 3pm at the Avatiu Sports Field.

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Raro Sevens ‘a great community event’

Friday 10 December 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Rugby league, Sports

The 32nd Raro Rugby Sevens Community tournament has officially been declared open by the Minister for Youth and Sports Vaine (Mac) Mokoroa and Cook Islands Rugby Union vice-president Simiona Teiotu.

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Women’s teams ready for Raro Sevens

Thursday 9 December 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Rugby league, Sports

There is one more sleep until the much anticipated Raro Rugby 7s Community Tournament kicks off at the Avatiu Club Sports field.

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Returning Cooks ready for more rugby action

Wednesday 8 December 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Rugby league, Sports

In February 2021 Cook Islands Rugby Union was fortunate and grateful to receive rugby development opportunities for six local players to travel to New Zealand to play rugby union in the South Island region of North Otago. They have recently returned and met with reporter Alana Musselle.

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World Cup prospect

Tuesday 7 December 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Dylan Napa’s Super League switch has got the Cook Islands Rugby League Association excited at the prospect of securing the outgoing Canterbury Bulldogs player for the World Cup 2022.

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Cook Islands Rugby prepares for RARO 7s tournament

Monday 6 December 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league, Sports

The RARO 7s Tournament will be held this Friday and Saturday at The Swamp in Avatiu.

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Ulberg joins Championship club Broncos

Thursday 18 November 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Cook Islands international Paul Ulberg has joined London Broncos for the 2022 Championship season.

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Marata Niukore returns to hometown NRL club

Tuesday 16 November 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Parramatta back rower Marata Niukore, who is a Cook Islander, will join the Warriors on a four-year contract starting in 2023.

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Tri-Nations opener promises action

Saturday 6 November 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in National, Rugby league, Sports

The first game in the Rarotonga Tri-Nations rugby tournament will be played today at 4pm at the Avatiu field, featuring Team Cook Islands against the Tabusoro Fiji Team.

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CI league star leads team to Super League

Wednesday 13 October 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Cook Islands rugby league superstar and Toulouse captain Johnathon Ford has lead his team to a spot in the Super League.

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