Central Roviana crowned champs

Central Roviana football team has been crowned the 2016 Western cup football tournament champions after facing off and winning 2-0 to a very strong Southeast Vella team on Thursday at Gizo’s John. F. Kennedy stadium. Wearing their newly received uniform in black and gold they stormed the field against an all red Vella securing their…

Vanuatu Sports Journalists’ Association formed

PORT VILA,  (ONOC) – Pacific Islands News Association  (PINA) president Moses Stevens is the chairman of the newly formed Vanuatu Sports Journalists’ Association. Oceania National Olympic Committee (ONOC) and Vanuatu Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee (VASANOC) organised a media workshop which culminated with the election of office bearers for the new association at…

PAC 7s rugby set to go

The 2016 PAC Sevens Rugby Tournament will take place this Saturday 21st May at DC Park Rugby Field, Henderson. Pool Games kick-off at 9:30am and finals will start around 2:00pm on Saturday. The event is hosted by HammerHeads Rugby Club and is the 3rd rugby event for the year. The major sponsor of this event…

Futsal league tomorrow

Lawson Tama Stadium is set to come alive tomorrow morning as Bulk Shop Futsal League will officially kick off their league matches. Michael Bate’e of the Solomon Islands Sports Coalition (SISC) confirmed this to Star Sports on Thursday. “We would like to  urge all parents, guardians and teachers’ to come and support the kids during…

Police to stage operations

POLICE will be conducting some operations in Honiara targeting hotspots area for anti-social behaviour this weekend. Police Commander Frank Prendergast said they will be conducting the operation in the township area particularly in east Honiara, central Honiara and west Honiara at white river. “We are asking public to assist police iduring that time and report…

SICCI: we are a legal entity

SOLOMON Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (SICCI) has maintained the organisation has not been in breach of any laws. SICCI chairman Jay Bartlett reiterated this following recent media publicity casting doubt and questioning his organisation’s legality. “SICCI is an organisation of members with similar interests and is the Peak representative body for the private…

60 complete music class

SIXTY young people will be graduating from the music class at the Bishop’s Dale, West, Honiara this weekend. Police Commissioner Frank Prendergast said this music class is part of their crime prevention activity that they have been engaging with young people particularly around the Bishop’s Dale area through a school of music that the police…

Police attend workshop on Family Protection Act

A WORKSHOP on new crime prevention strategy in relation to the Family Protection Act has been conducted on Tuesday in Honiara. Police Commissioner Frank Prendergast said it is a very important workshop that was attended by Honiara city police supervisors and managers, including Provincial Police Commanders and their heads of division. “It also involved community…

Police arrest fifth robbery accused

A FIFTH man on the run from police accused of the armed robbery at the Bank of South Pacific at Auki last year has been remanded in custody on Thursday afternoon. Peter Kafa Eto was charged with one count of armed robbery. Police however, did not retrieve the weapon alleged to be used in the…