PNGRFL condemns violence

PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) —- The PNG Rugby Football League has condemned the violence that took place after the Digicel Cup preliminary final between Mt Hagen Eagles and Agmark Gurias at the Sir John Guise stadium in Port Moresby. The PNG NRL will bring those involved whether players, officials or spectators to answer for their…

Jarryd Hayne can play for NSW and Fiji

SYDNEY, (THE DAILY TELEGRAPH) —-Jarryd Hayne could still represent NSW even if he pledges his international allegiance to Fiji as rugby league’s Test eligibility rules look certain to undergo a major revamp. Hayne is an outside chance of making Australia’s Four Nations squad at the end of this year, but discussions have already commenced to…

Local athletes ready for triathlon champs

After postponing last month’s Pacific Triathlon Championships, over 15 international athletes from Fiji and PNG are ready to fly in to Honiara this week, ahead of the Championship races on the 3rd and 4th of September. The five weeks of extra training due to the postponement has paid off, with Solomon Islands athletes in peak…

Just Play shortlisted for award

The OFC Just Play Emergency Programme was shortlisted for the Beyond Sport Innovation Award.  One year on from the devastation of Tropical Cyclone Pam and six months on from Tropical Cyclone Winston, the Just Play Emergency Programme has been shortlisted for the Beyond Sport Innovation award in recognition of the work in both Vanuatu and…

Kurukuru eyes tough friendly

Solomon Islands national futsal team, Kurukuru is eyeing for test against the World’s current number one team, Brazil next week. This friendly match is scheduled for September 5. It has been eight years since Kurukuru first tasted the might of the Brazilian national futsal team whom currently is the number one team in the world…

Senior squad named for friendly

The Solomon Islands Football Federation has released the names of players who will represent the country’s national team to play the visiting Australian football club, the Brisbane Wolves FC tomorrow. A total of eighteen players have been called upon for the friendly match. The team comprises of two goal keepers, seven defenders, four midfielders and…

Plea for training commitment

The captain of the Solomon Islands national men’s senior football squad, Junior Henry Fa’arodo has called on all players to be committed to training. In a statement on social media Facebook yesterday Fa’arodo said after the friendly match this weekend all players concerned must be committed to sessions planned by the interim coach. Eighteen players…

U14 netball finals showdown

The Honiara Netball Association (HNA) school league will stage its finals of the U14 category, Friday at the Multipurpose Hall outdoor court. The matches will kick off starting at 3pm featuring St Nicholas and Chung Wah B followed by HIPS and Chung Wah A at 3:30pm and Bishop Epalle and Coronation at 4pm. This will…