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Cook Islands Rugby League welcomes World Cup decision

Friday 6 August 2021 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Cook Islands Rugby League has welcomed the decision from the Rugby League World Cup 2021 organisers to postpone the event until 2022.

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For God and country

Thursday 5 August 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Team Cook Islands at the Tokyo Olympics yesterday shared a moment together, singing the national anthem to celebrate the country’s 56 years of self-governance.

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2021 World Cup officially postponed due to Covid-19 pandemic

Thursday 5 August 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league, Sports

RLWC2021 CEO Jon Dutton admitted a World Cup without Australia and New Zealand would have lacked credibility and predicted the tournament may produce a better financial return after being postponed until next year.

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Cook Islands determined to send squads to World Cup

Tuesday 27 July 2021 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Cook Islands Rugby League (CIRL) is determined to send squads to the Rugby League World Cup to be held in England later in the year despite a decision by New Zealand and Australia to pull out.

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Bears after rugby win

Friday 9 July 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Raemaru Park will host round two of the Rarotonga Club 15s competition this weekend. Arorangi Bears will be going all out tomorrow to secure their first win in the domestic rugby union competition after losing the season opener last weekend.

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‘I’m coming home’: Johnson returning to Warriors

Friday 25 June 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Shaun Johnson is set to finish his career with the club he never wanted to leave after taking just 24 hours to accept a sudden offer to return to the Warriors.

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Moeroa returns to rugby league

Monday 14 June 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Cook Islands Rugby League has welcomed Tepai Moeroa’s return to rugby league after a stint with rugby union.

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Roaring Panthers claim league title

Monday 24 May 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Avatiu Nikao Eels players and fans were left fuming after Tupapa Panthers scored the winning try on the hooter to claim the Raro Cars Rugby League Competition premier title.

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Eels through to final after convincing win over Arorongi

Monday 17 May 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Avatiu Nikao Eels are through to the Raro Cars Rugby League Competition final.

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Historic win for Bulldogs

Saturday 15 May 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Lady Bulldogs claimed the women’s rugby league title in a thrilling final that went down to the wire at the National Stadium in Nikao last night.

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Bring it on, league rivals say in advance of big match

Friday 14 May 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Patricia Taea and Maruia Willie share a hearty laugh as they wish each other well for today’s Raro Cars Rugby League Competition women’s final at the National Stadium in Nikao.

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League seeks ‘best of the best’

Thursday 13 May 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Cook Islands Rugby League (CIRL) is hoping to secure at least an international test match as a warm up game to the Rugby League World Cup to be held in England later in the year.

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Eels rue indiscipline in loss

Tuesday 11 May 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league, Sports

The Avatiu Nikao Eels are hoping to bounce back in the do-or-die clash against Arorangi Bears this weekend to keep their domestic rugby league title hopes alive.

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Comeback win for departing stars

Tuesday 4 May 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Tupapa Panthers’ dream of finishing the 2021 Raro Cars Rugby League Competition unbeaten was shattered after rivals Avatiu Nikao Eels staged a comeback win in the feature premier clash over the weekend.

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Panthers unbeaten

Saturday 24 April 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league, Sports

The Tupapa Panthers premier side is all set to finish the preliminary round unbeaten after bagging another win in the domestic rugby league competition on Friday

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New rugby league champions beckons

Wednesday 21 April 2021 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Defending champions Ngatangiia Matavera Sea Eagles’ reign is all but over after another heavy loss in the weekly competition.

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Tangata rejoins Halifax Panthers

Tuesday 20 April 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Cook Islands international Adam Tangata has re-joined Halifax Panthers side playing in the second-tier rugby league competition in the UK.

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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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