PM’s Office, PS ‘disrespectful’ of Speaker

THE Parliamentary Opposition Group has described the statement made by the Office of the Prime Minister &Cabinet (OPMC) regarding the Red House as disrespectful and belittling to the Speaker of Parliament. The Opposition Group was referring to the OPMC statement which quoted the Ministry of Infrastructure Permanent Secretary Henry Murray stating that the Red House…

HHH rugby club accepts the challenge

Fletcher Kwaimani Joint Venture Group and the HHH Rugby Club Events Team have teamed up to bring to you, the ‘Fletcher Kwaimani Man Up Rugby Challenge’. A 15s Rugby Union Tournament said to kick off in April @ DC Park Rugby Field, Henderson. We caught up with one of the organisers for more information on…

Auki top 8 futsal playoffs

THE Auki futsal league top 8 knockout kicked off last Saturday at the Aligegeo futsal court, Malaita province. The playoffs resumed after a long break from last year’s final league matches before the Christmas season period. Last Saturday saw the interest and the love of the game futsal back in action which drew a lot…

SIRUF lay out its programs for the season

After some time of waiting the Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) in collaboration with its member union associations, its sponsorship partners and other stakeholders will officially kick start its programs and activities for the season this week. The SIRUF calendar of events for this year (2016) is quite comprehensive which indicated that this year…

Top players for Ba

Suva (Fiji Times) – BA football is having a reinforcement in their team for the remainder of the season with few of the top footballers deciding to join the camp. Joining the side is former Amicale football club of Vanuatu striker Osea Vakatalesau and Shameel Rao who spent a short stint in New Zealand last…

Rugby 7s courses set

The Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) will this week run two technical courses in Honiara for rugby sevens coaches and match officials. The courses will be held at the Solomon Rugby office at Town Ground stadium on Thursday 24th and Saturday 26th March 2016 respectively. Thursday’s session will be a Rugby 7s Level 1…

Dwellers reluctant to release players

Port Moresby (The National) – LAE City Dwellers are reluctant to release their players for national duties after six members of their squad were named in the PNG side to tour the Solomon Islands this week. Coach Peter Gunemba said the timing of the announcement for the two friendly internationals with Solomon Islands served as…

Hekari lost to Lae

Port Moresby (The National) –  LAE City pulled off the upset of the ages, beating Hekari United 2-0 to defend their Telikom National Soccer League title on Saturday. Having been hammered 5-0 by the Reds in the NSL Champions League series in their previous encounter only last week, few gave the visiting team from the…

Cattle rehabilitation in SI

Dear Editor – I would be most grateful if you could include my piece on cattle rehabilitation debate in Solomon Islands. I have been following the cattle rehabilitation as it has progressed since 2008 and have yet to see this important agriculture commodity move beyond a few media articles, there is even no clear cattle…