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Kimiora Nati headlines Cook Islands Pacific Games squad

2018 Karyn Murphy medal winner and current Brisbane Broncos halfback, Kimiora Nati, headlines an experienced Cook Islands Women’s squad announced for the upcoming Pacific Games in Apia, Samoa.

The Moanas, who participated in the recent Rugby League World Cup and Commonwealth Championship, will join five other nations at this year’s inaugural Women’s Rugby League Nines at the Pacific Games this July.

Joining the Moanas will be tournament hosts, Samoa, plus fellow World Cup participant, the Papua New Guinea Orchids.

The 19-person squad will be reduced over the coming months.

Cook Islands Women’s Squad:
1. Kimiora Nati
2. Apii Nichols-Pulesau
3. Inangaro Maraeara
4. Beniamina Koiatu
5. Cecilia Strickland
6. Jane Kareroa
7. Toru Arakua
8. Channey Schofield
9. Moari Allsworth
10. Wairakau Greig
11. Aileen Apera
12. Tshana Tatira
13. Peggy Matapo
14. Akaiti Purea
15. Patricia Taea
16. Teiti Tupuna
17. Tessa Vaetoru
18. Maruia Willie
19. Dayna Napa

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