Players and management of Cook Islands Residents, Tabusoro Fiji and Tokouso teams with Vodafone Cook Islands country head Phil Henderson (third from right) and Cook Islands Rugby Union’s Ben Koteka (third from left). Photo: SUPPLIED/22080745
Cook Islands Residents will take on Tokouso (Samoa and Tonga) in the opening match of the Vodafone Tri Nations Cup this Saturday at Victoria Park in Tupapa.
The rugby union 15s clash will kick off at 4pm. The Residents will play defending champions Tabusoro Fiji next Saturday, August 20 at The Swamp in Avatiu. In the final match of the series on August 27, Tokouso will take on Tabusoro at Raemaru Park in Arorangi. Tokouso won the inaugural series in 2020 before Fiji claimed the title last year.