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2021 Rugby League World Cup

Cooks just cook Wales in World Cup thriller

The Cook Islands have bagged their first victory of the World Cup after holding off a spirited Wales side 18-12 at Leigh.In a thrilling match, the Dragons almost pulled off a shock win over their Polynesian opponents.The Welsh had...
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 2021 –...
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 with that. In...

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.

Cook Islands Rugby League

Cook Islands name team for USA match – Cooks want to embrace Bristol

Date: 29/10/13

Cook Islands head coach David Fairleigh has named his 19 man squad to play USA at Memorial Stadium on Wednesday (20:00).

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 and handed...
Cook Islands Rugby League

Cook Islands name team for 2017 Women’s Rugby League World Cup


Date: 10/11/17

The Cook Islands Women’s rugby league team for the 2017 Women's Rugby League World Cup has been named. The Cook Islands will have their work cut out when they take on the heavyweights of Women’s Rugby League, Australia, England and New Zealand over the next two weeks.

Cook Islands Rugby League

Cook Islands rise 17 places in latest World Rankings

The Cook Islands have benefitted in the latest RLIF world rankings from their recent strong performance in defeating South Africa in the qualification game for RLWC2021.

Cook Islands Rugby League

Cook Islands just about set for RLWC Qualifier against the USA

By Brian Lowe

The Cook Islands have had their last major hitout before next month’s crunch game against the United States, and for the most part, made a pretty good fist of things.

Cook Islands Rugby League

Cook Islands name team for Tonga match – Cook Islands ring the changes ahead...

Date: 4/11/13

Cook Islands head coach David Fairleigh has named his squad to play Tonga at Leigh Sports Village on Tuesday (20:00)