Youths told to engage in program

YOUTHS of Veravaolu in Northwest Guadalcanal are being told to work in collaboration with Save the Children for the implementation of the youth program. Morris Taovia community leader of Leosa village highlighted this during the signing of memorandum of understanding with Save the Children last Thursday. Mr Taovia said it is important for young people…

Shocked at incomplete work

Aviation tells recipient of Kirakira fencing project to complete project The Civil Aviation Authority of Solomon Island (CASI) in the Ministry of Aviation and Communication was shocked to see the Kirakira airport fencing project incomplete. CAASI coordinator Brian Hali who inspected Lomlom runway told the Solomon Star in Kirakira airport during a brief stopover last…

Wellington handed sixth defeat

There’s no escaping it, Wellington’s ITM Cup campaign is officially a disaster. The toothless Lions have lost six straight, with their latest defeat coming at the hands of Tasman who destroyed Chris Boyd’s men 42-20 in the capital. It’s hard to imagine how this season could get much worse for Wellington who seem destined to…

Ebola threat stops Sevens team

SAMOA OBSERVER: The Manu Samoa Sevens team will not compete in the Kenya Sevens tournament this year over fears of the deadly ebola virus. Speaking to the media Thursday, Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi, who is also the Chairman of the Samoa Rugby Union, said the players’ safety is the Union’s priority. Given reports about…

Inter-school games today

Solomon Islands National University’s (SINU) is kicking off its two days of inter-school competition today. The event will be held at the Kukum campus sports field. Jimmy Luitolo, the sports co-ordinator said all school participating teams and supporters should be at the sports ground by 7:30am this morning.  “There will be an official opening in…

Rugby 15s set to start

The much awaited Matson Silentworld sponsored Inter Islands rugby championship is now set to kick off on the October 11, 2014. This has been confirmed by the Solomon Islands Rugby union federation (SIRUF). This year’s tourney will see the same eight teams competing for the perpetual trophy. The tournament this year will also see a…

High school rugby presentation

THE High School Rugby 15s presentation of awards is rescheduled for this week. The presentation was cancelled from last Thursday due to heavy downpour and is rescheduled for this Wednesday. A statement from organisers said the venue for the presentation is at the SMI compound, town ground starting at 4pm. All participating schools except the…