The Cook Islands national rugby sevens team is a minor national sevens side. They qualified for the 2014 Hong Kong Sevens tournament and played in the World Series Qualifiers.
The Cook Islands has not qualified for the Summer Olympics.
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At the 2006 Commonwealth Games, the Cook Islands' team was in Group C of the Sevens tournament. Their results were as follows:
Final standing in Group Table:
Squad to 2014 Commonwealth Games
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