$387m claim laughable says PM

PRIME MINISTER, Manasseh Sogavare has described as laughable, allegations that he had promised $387 million for the development of a new hospital in Malaita Province. Prime Minister Sogavare was responding to claims made by the National Parliamentary Opposition Group alleging that along with Nazar group of companies have promised to spend $387 million on a…

Isuzu Malaita Subi trashes Temotu

The Tongs Corporation sponsored Malaita Subi Rugby Team kicks off the Inter Island Rugby Championship with a very convincing win over Temotu on Saturday’s main game. The team is a mix of Auki and Honiara based players started the game on a slow pace but stepped up the committing some basic errors. About 15mins into…

Hockey training squad

The Solomon Islands Hockey Federation (SIHF) has released the names of players selected for the U23 national hockey training squad. SIHF president Nihal Seneviratne revealed this to Star Sports yesterday. “The selection of players was done by SIHF officials and the players were selected from recently completed Hockey School league and current club league in…

Tonga rugby to focus on sevens

AUCKLAND, (RNZI) -The Tonga Rugby Union says it will do everything it can to ensure the national sevens team is fully prepared for next year’s Olympic repechage tournament. Tonga impressed at the Oceania Championship in Auckland, thrashing Samoa 41-5 in the semi finals before a 50-0 drubbing by Australia in the title decider. Second place…

Frigates crowned champ

Frigates netball club was crowned the 2015 Auki netball league (ANL) champion after beating Rarasu 1 in the A division grand final over the weekend. The finale was staged at the Aligegeo netball court. The Auki netball league known as the “wakeup league” has ended its season with a knockout playoff for both A and…

Honiara High hockey champs

Honiara High School hockey team has once again proved their supremacy in sports competitions in the national capital. This came after their men’s hockey team added another title to their records for this year’s competitions. Honiara High finished top of the men’s High School hockey league with 17 points which is two clear points away…