Cook Islands
LEIGH, England (AP) — The Cook Islands came from behind twice to beat Wales 18-12 in their Rugby League World Cup opener on Wednesday.
Cook Islands became the second nation in Oceania World Cup qualifying to have a match postponed following a positive COVID-19 test.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Moana Pasifika has signed veteran international prop Sekope Kepu in a move which adds considerable experience to its squad for their inaugural season in Super Rugby Pacific.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Former All Blacks center Aaron Mauger has been named head coach of the Moana Pacifika team which will make its debut next season in Super Rugby Pacific.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Tonga struggled to assemble a team but still beat the Cook Islands 54-10 on Saturday in a qualifying match for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Joe Williams may have been 85 years old, but when the coronavirus struck this year, the Auckland doctor worked extra hard to warn his Pacific Island patients of its dangers.
BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) — A marine biologist believes a humpback whale shielded her from a 15-foot tiger shark in the South Pacific.