Takuvaine Warriors Take Out Rarotonga Club 7s Takuvaine A Grade sent out a clear message to all teams that they will be a force to be reckoned with at the CI International 7s!
ANZ Charity Dash 4 Cash helps local charities Roydon Campbell of Te Ara Wheke and Patricia Teaea of T&M Crushers ran for local charities in the ANZ Charity Dash 4 Cash 100m race on Thursday 05 November.
Parliamentarians Raise Funds for Te Vaerua Cook Islands & New Zealand Parliamentarians and supporters kicked off the 2009 Sevens In Heaven tournament presented by CITC on Thursday 05 November at the National Stadium.
Rushie Returns to Raro Sevens In Heaven Legend Eric Rush concedes ’16 years was too long’ to be away from the Cook Islands! He was invited back to Rarotonga to help celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Rugby 7s in the Cook Islands.
- Takuvaine A Grade sent out a clear message to all teams that they will be a force t...
- Roydon Campbell of Te Ara Wheke and Patricia Teaea of T&M Crushers ran for local char...
- Cook Islands & New Zealand Parliamentarians and supporters kicked off the 2009 Sevens...
- Sevens In Heaven Legend Eric Rush concedes ’16 years was too long’ to be away fro...
CIRU - Cook Islands Rugby Union
The CIRU AGM was held on 13/04/10 the following were elected as the new CIRU Executive committee for a 2 year term 2010-2012:
CIRU Executive 2010-2012:
Patron: PM of the Cook Islands – Hon Jim Marurai
Vice-Patron: Air NZ Manager – Mr David Bridge
President: John Wichman
Vice President: Puai Wichman
Secretary: Lara Sadaraka
Assistant Secretary: Mike Henry
Treasurer: Mark Brown
Assistant Treasurer: Tom Wills
The meeting was well-attended with the only new addition to the CIRU Executive committee being Mike Henry of the Aitutaki Rugby Union. The Rarotonga Club 2010 season plans were also unveiled with the Rarotonga club season due to commence on Saturday 5th June commencing with 3 x weeks of pre-season 7’s, before the 15-a-side season kicks-off on Saturday 26th June. The domestic 7’s and 15’s season will run for a total of 22 x weeks with 9 x weeks of Rugby 7’s and 13 x weeks of 15-a-side rugby. As usual the season will end in the early-November with the hugely popular CIRU International 7’s Tournament. With Rugby 7’s now being an Olympic sport there will be an increased number of 7’s competitions throughout the season again with continued-development of junior, college-age and women’s rugby.
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2009 7s Winners
|2009 Mens Champions – Waimiha Rebels|
|2009 Womens Champions – Sharpin UP|
|Plate Winner – General Transport Tabusoro|
|Bowl Winner – Ngatangiia/Matavera Flying Dragons|