10 Mar 2017

Sport: Cook Islands Rugby League dispute could reach High Court

From , 6:03 am on 10 March 2017

A Cook Islands rugby league club could invoke legal action after it was docked points and fined for fielding a player contracted to another club.

The punishment was meted out by the Rugby League Association following a decision by its judiciary.

The affected club has lodged an appeal and is threatening to escalate the dispute to the High Court.

Ben Robinson Drawbridge has more.

Former Cook Islands Foreign Minister , Wilkie Rasmussen

Wilkie Rasmussen Photo: RNZI/Cook Islands News