FAVOURABLE DRAW

MARIST FC coach Jerry Allen insists the quarter-finals draw for the OFC Champions League sets a good pathway for his team in the Oceania international premier club competition. OFC made the draw at their Auckland headquarter on Monday as Marist was tied up to take on debutants Nalkutan FC away in Port Vila, Vanuatu. Speaking…

Fans hopeful for return action

Football fans and supporters in the country are hopeful for the return of the Oceania Champions League action. Fans flooded to social media Facebook Solomon Islands football page congratulating Warriors and Marist for their quarter finals, expressing their confidence for Warriors and Marist. Their confidence was derived from the recent performances by Warriors and Marist…

SIRUF lauds Hammerheads Australian tour

THE Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) is urging local rugby clubs to look for opportunities abroad in developing their players. SIRUF made the call in light of a weeklong tour by Henderson Hammerheads rugby club tour to Gold Coast, Australia this week.  “Henderson Hammerheads Rugby Club tour of Gold Coast, 1st – 8th March,…

PM explains sour relationship in MSG

Prime Minister (PM) Rick Houenipwela had explained the sour relationship with member countries of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) revealing six issues that gave rise to the ill relationship. Houenipwela was responding to question asked by Member of Parliament (MP) for Aoke-Langalanga Matthew Wale. Mr Wale asked the PM that in his recent trip to…

Quarter final fixtures set

Marist to take on Nalkutan and Warriors set for Auckland City By CARLOS ARUAFU   Telekom S-league champions and runner up, Solomon Warriors FC and Marist FC have been made known their opponents for the Oceania Champions League quarter finals. Solomon Warriors again find themselves on the road as they will travel to New Zealand…

SIRUF names squad to Fiji

THE Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) has named the final squad that will travel to Fiji to compete in the upcoming Soltuna 7s and Maris 7s in Fiji. According to SIRUF statement the squad will take part in the Soltuna 7s and Marist 7s in Fiji scheduled for this month. “Below is the final…

Relocatable medical clinics

Dear Editor – A company in the United States (US) has designed and exported relocatable medical clinics to meet global needs which I would like to share. Quoting from the company website this is what is said about the clinics built in the manner of a 20 foot metal container. “We believe that every human…

Resources owner spectators

Dear Editor – While the above statement might be true in some  sense, it is not true to many unrecognized and struggling Solomon Islanders. In most cases, MPs are to blamed for not supporting economic developments in the rural areas. Cocoa, coconuts, piggeries etc are left abandoned in the villages as financial support is only…

Good talks

  Dear Editor – I read with interest, your front page on 16 February, 2018, of which the Solomon Islands Democratic Coalition for Change (SIDCC) was leveled as bowing to pressure from PAs’ demands. The above reflection is perceived for its sensitiveness because of two core reasons: (1) duration of SIDCC in power is partial,…