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Cook Islands beat PNG Pukpuks 39 -31 in World Cup Oceania Qualifier

PNG Sports Minister presented the shield to the Cool Islands Captain.  Photo credit: Justin Tkatchenko
Team Cook Islands have defeated PNG Monier Pukpuks in the Oceania Qualification for Rugby World Cup 2015.

Tournament hosts and defending champions Papua New Guinea,  headed into the tournament as favourites but they were stopped by desperate Cook Islands outfit  39 - 31 infront of huge crowd at Port Moresby's Llyord Robson Rugby League Ground.

PNG's sports minister Justin Tkatchenko  congratulated the Cook Islanders for their win and presented them with tournament shield.

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