Sunday, March 3, 2024

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

COOK ISLANDS RUGBY LEAGUE NATION OVERVIEW

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.