Cook Islands complete 2021 RLWC qualifying picture

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Cook Islands have taken the final berth in the 2021 Rugby League World Cup with a strong second-half showing against the USA.

The Kukis led 12-6 at halftime and despite the USA shooting out of the blocks and closing the gap to 12-10, five unanswered tries to the visiting side ensured their spot in 2021 tournament.

All listed times are AEDT (NSW/VIC/ACT).

RELATED: See the full list of 2019 RLWC 2021 Qualifying Draw and Results.

United States 16 Cook Islands 38
Venue: Hodges Stadium
Date: Sunday 17 November 2019 at 9:00am

United States (16)
Tries: Mark Shipway, Danny Howard, Bureta Faraimo
Goals: Bureta Faraimo 2/3

Cook Islands (38)
Tries: Troy Dargan 2, Anthony Gelling, Alex Glenn, Vincent Rennie, Reubenn Rennie, Tevin Arona
Goals: Steven Marsters 5/7

RELATED: Click here to view the current RLWC 2021 Qualifying ladder.