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Lebanon completes 2012 world tour with Cook Islands Test

By Phil Caplan, Date: 1/10/12

With around 400 days until the start of the 2013 Rugby League World Cup, Cook Islands – who face Wales, USA and Tonga in Group D – will take on Lebanon at the Crest Stadium, Bankstown, Australia, next Sunday, 7th October, in a warm up Test.

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.

Cook Islands Rugby League map

Cook Islands snapshot and rugby league results


Information on this page was updated - 14/3/2014

Foundation Year - 1988

International Team - The Cooks

Highest finish in World Cup - One draw in Pool games (2000)

Top level domestic competition - The Cook Islands domestic competition includes 7 top level teams and runs from February to October.