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‘Cooks had the best players available’

Wednesday 2 July 2014 | Published in Rugby Union

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‘Cooks had the best players available’
National rugby union coach Barry George with Cook Islands Rugby Union chief executive officer Ben Koteka and the Oceania Cup won by the national 15s side in 2013 during one of his visits to Rarotonga to trial local players. Only one player turned up to trials – a resident Fijian rugby player. 14070110

The Cook Islands will continue to struggle at the international rugby level unless the national federation gets the assistance and financial investment that is required for this level, says the president of the Cook Islands Rugby Union.

The Cook Islands will continue to struggle at the international rugby level unless the national federation gets the assistance and financial investment that is required for this level, says the president of the Cook Islands Rugby Union.


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