School basketball resumes this weekend

THE High School Basketball league competition will resume matches this weekend. Four matches are scheduled for Sunday August 6 at the Multipurpose Hall. Bishop Epalle Bombers will take on USP Islanders boys at 12pm to kick off the day’s actions followed by Bishop Epalle girls and USP Islanders girls at 1pm. Betikama boys will play…

MASSIVE DAMAGE

Villagers fear for environment VILLAGERS in east Are’are, Malaita, fear for their environment after a logging company destroyed two hectares of virgin mangrove forest. MEGA logging company landed at Rurata in March this year and in the process of building a wharf, destroyed the community’s mangrove trees. “They not only destroyed our mangroves, but also…

Accused to take plea again

A MAN accused of setting fire to a bulldozer at a logging camp in Isabel Province early this year will take his plea again today. This was after Nicholas Luavera entered a guilty plea to the arson charge yesterday when he was arraigned. However, his guilty plea was inconsistent with his lawyer’s advice as he…

Ragomo on the brink

SOLOMON Islands Brazilian-based Elliot Ragomo is turning few heads during his trial with professional futsal outfit Minas Clube as he is on the brink of signing a professional contract. Ragomo’s impressive performance with the club’s youth team in a friendly against the Brazil National Under 17 futsal side provided a platform for him to sign.…

Vanuatu Football President lauds team

PORT VILA, (VANUATU DAILY POST) – Vanuatu Football Federation (VFF) President, Lambert Maltock, has come out to congratulate the national senior team on the performance they did over the weekend against the Solomon Islands team. Vanuatu’s senior men’s team had to pull off a last minute call up for players, and had only one afternoon…

‘Solo can beat NZ’

If we can beat New Zealand I am sure Solomon Islands senior national squad can also beat New Zealand in the upcoming OFC Stage Three final of the World Cup qualifiers next month. That was according to head coach of the Vanuatu national football team Moise Poida. Poida made the comment after their friendly match…

Second friendly today

The senior Kurukuru futsal team and the national U17 futsal squad will meet again this afternoon for their secondly friendly match as part of their build up to the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Art Games and OFC U17 championship respectively. In their first friendly match Kurukuru beat the young lads 4-2 in a stunning…

Felipe eyes friendly with Australian club

SOLOMON ISLANDS National team coach Felipe Vega-Arango said, he is eying the next friendly with an A – League team. He hinted this, when speaking to the local media after the international friendly match with the Vanuatu National side at Lawson Tama, last Friday. “We are trying to get a friendly against a team from…

Huge achievement to reach final

DESPITE St John community high school bowing out of the final race of the Bulkshop U16 futsal League, their assistance sports master and assistant coach Sam Uruau says reaching the final stage is a great achievement. Uruau and his boys bowed out of the top race following their 7-2 defeat to tournament’s favourite Koloale during…