Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Vincent Rennie in action for Newcastle Thunder

Cook Islands International signs for third year at Thunder

Date: 27/7/17

Cook Island international prop Vincent Rennie has become Newcastle Thunder’s first signing for the 2018 season, after agreeing to a new deal that takes him into a third season with the Kingston Park club.

Cook Islands RL doing the hard yards in the South Pacific

By Richard Cowley, Date: 10/9/12

When people hear about the Cook Islands they automatically think of a great holiday destination hidden away in the south pacific. The general population (in Australia) have no idea that this beautiful cluster of 15 Islands are also home to a sport on the rise in the pacific….rugby league.

Pacific Test

Fans Okay with Mid-Season Games in Aus: Poll

A series of mid-season internationals involving teams from a host of different countries have been played in Australia, rather than in those home nations, and according to a survey by Rugby League Planet, most fans are okay...
Cook Islands Rugby League

Cook Islands won’t underestimate USA Hawks

By Brian Lowe,

The Cook Islands will not be underestimating the USA in the lead up to their do-or-die Rugby League World Cup (RLWC) qualifier, according to Kukis head coach Tony Iro.

2021 Rugby League World Cup

Papua New Guinea take on the Cook Islands in all-Pacific showdown

A place for the quarter-finals is up for grabs in the all-Pacific showdown between Papua New Guinea and the Cook Islands in Warrington.The Kumuls were unlucky not to come away with a draw against Tonga in their...
PNG v Cook Island RLWC2021

Papua New Guinea keep the dream alive with a hard-fought win over Cook Islands

Papua New Guinea kept their dreams of a quarter-final berth alive with a hard-fought 32-16 win over the Cook Islands in Warrington.Roderick Tai bagged two tries, as the Kumuls notched their first win of the World Cup...

Cook Islands name preliminary train-on squad for Pacific RLWC qualifier


Date: 26/9/15

The Cook Islands Rugby League has announced the following preliminary train-on squad ahead of the World Cup qualifier against Tonga on October 17 at 7.30pm at Campbelltown Stadium.

Cook Islands coach Alex Chan said: “I certainly believe that our qualifying match against Tonga will unveil some exciting and entertaining players.


June 2022 Rugby League Internationals locked in

The Australian Rugby League Commission (ARLC) has confirmed the return of the international game, with a Representative Round in June that will feature Ampol State of Origin and a Pacific Test double header. The...
European Rugby League Ball

Reaction from Euro nations to new Rugby League world rankings

Following the release of the new men’s, women’s and wheelchair world rankings by the IRL, there has been some significant movement for some European nations. In the men’s, Serbia – who played the most Test fixtures in...
Brazil v France WRL 2021 warm up match

Brazil and Cook Islands warm up for Women’s RLWC with impressive performances

Brazil and Cook Islands women made a significant impression in their warm up matches before the World Cup kicks off next week. Brazil, in their first game in the northern hemisphere, went down 16-4 at Featherstone against...