Ruggers tour Fiji to learn

SOLOMON Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) Technical Adviser Ilivasi Tabua says the Fiji Bitter Marist 7s tournament will be a good platform for the Solomon Islands national 7s team to display their talents. The former Wallabies and Fijian national team coach shared this with Star Sports as the national side are set to take on…

HFA registration opens

REGISTRATION for all football clubs intending to participate in the Honiara Football Association (HFA) league is now open. The HFA executive confirmed registrations started on Monday and will close on May 4. The month long period is put in place to give ample time for intending clubs to register their respective teams. Affiliation fees for…

Warriors into final

Solomon Warriors FC has booked their spot for the grand finals of the Telekom S-league (TSL) Championship. Warriors defeated KOSSA FC 4-2 on Wednesday to give them the opportunity to defend the TSL Championship title. It was an equally fought match against KOSSA which ended the first half with a 1-1 all draw. Warriors broke…

Suri to lead U19 team

SOLOMON ISLANDS renowned international veteran striker, Batram Suri has been appointed as head coach to lead the country’s national U19 men’s team for the Oceania U19 World Cup Qualifiers. This was confirmed by the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) technical department on Tuesday. Suri will be assisted by former international defender, Eddie Rukumana. The duo…

Bad weather delays Honiara road work

THE continuing bad weather in recent weeks has put the current upgrading of the Kukum Highway project slightly behind schedule. Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Assistant Representative Shitau Miura confirmed this during a press seminar with local journalists on Tuesday. He said the heavy rain in the past weeks and months has affected the progress…

SPEAKER REJECTS MOTION

Arambola takes stand on no-confidence vote By AATAI JOHN LAUNGI SPEAKER of Guadalcanal Provincial Assembly Abel Arambola has rejected the proposed vote of no-confidence against Premier Anthony Veke. Member of the Provincial Assembly (MPA) for Talise Ward and chairman of the province’s Public Accounts Committee Gladall Sesehala filed the motion. But Mr Arambola said after…

Easter volleyball champ set

The annual national volleyball championship is set for the long Easter weekend with $30,000.00 worth of cash prizes up for grabs. President of the Solomon Islands Volleyball Federation (SIVF) Morris Maitaki confirmed this to Star Sports in a statement on Monday. “The SIVF wish to inform all volleyball provincial teams and Honiara clubs we will…

Georgian envoy pays courtesy call to PM

AMBASSADOR of Georgia to Solomon Islands H.E. Mr George Dolidze has paid a courtesy visit to Prime Minister Rick Hou on Tuesday. During the visit, Mr Dolidze acknowledged the bilateral and multi-lateral relations between both countries. Mr Dolidze also informed the Prime Minister on Georgia’s successful transition in the last 27years since gaining independence from…