United hints final squad for TSL

THE Western United Football Club will soon name their final squad for the upcoming 2016/17 Telekom Soccer League (TSL) which will kick off later this month. United’s head coach Commins Menapi said he had already submitted the list to the team management which is responsible for its release. Menapi said his team has kicked off…

First win for Malaita, third straight for Makira

Makira Ulawa Province men’s football team continued their dominance in pool B of the Solomon Games football competition with a third straight win on Saturday. Makira Ulawa sealed their third consecutive win after coming from behind to claim a 3-1 victory over a determined Guadalcanal team at the Lawson Tama Stadium. Guadalcanal got off to…

‘Let’s get fair soccer squads from SG’

The former national midfielder now turned coach says this Solomon Games football competition is the best platform to scout for potential players to form national squads in all age categories. Joel Konofilia said it is the best time to earmark players so that national teams can be inclusive and fairly represented. Konofilia said this Solomon…

SG hockey competition set to roll

The 2016 Solomon Games hockey competition is set to kick off tomorrow at the KGVI hockey ground. President of the Solomon Islands Hockey Federation (SIHF) Nihal Senevirantne said this year’s competition will be the first ever for Solomon Islands to host such big competition involving all provinces’ since hockey was revived in the country ,’’…

If you have ears and eyes, listen and see

The police commissioner Frank Prendergast on Friday last week revealed that 10 people have been arrested as a result of the first usage of breathalyzers. The first ten are going to face tough consequences under the newly passed laws. When parliament was about to pass this new traffic laws, the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force…

Breathalysers in use, drivers warned

Ten people have been arrest and will be charged under the new traffic law, after they were caught by breathalysers. The ten were the first to be arrested when the newly introduced police breathalysers were used in a recent police operation. The ten will be facing hefty penalties of $10,000 plus or one to two…

Is MSG a strong or sick man of the Pacific?

In almost one decade of its existence, the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) has shown its potential to be “the strong man of the South Pacific”. It is making the region more economically integrated while sustaining its Melanesian cultural identity. However, one issue threatens the Group’s core interests and imperils the whole MSG project. The United…

Police boss lauds community support

Police Commissioner Frank Prendergast is happy with the behaviour of communities over the Independence Day event and other events over the week. He said police have received a high level of cooperation from the communities and the support. “We really appreciate the support.” Mr Prendergast at the weekly police conference yesterday at the Rove Police…