Trials for U20s rugby squad continues

The Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) will resume its trials this Thursday, 23rd  of June, at Panatina Oval starting at 4:00pm. The trials are intended to help selectors pick a train on squad that will be trained and prepared to represent Solomon Islands in the upcoming Oceania Under 20s Rugby 15s Championship that will…

Elite refs conclude FIFA course

Elite referees in Solomon Islands concluded a five-day FIFA Member Association refereeing course in Honiara on Tuesday afternoon with thirty plus participants receiving their certificate of attendance. The course commenced on Friday and was led by FIFA instructors Alejo Perez Leguizamon and Subkhiddin Mohd Salleh. The opening ceremony of the course was witnessed by local…

Fiji Pearls down Singapore

BANGKOK, (FIJI TIMES) – The Fiji Pearls invitational side won another match Monday beating the touring Singapore national team. The Singapore side held the Pearls to an 11-11 draw after the first quarter but at the second quarter the Pearls pulled up their game to lead the Ruth Aitken-coached side 28-19. The lead was increased…

Australia earn double gold at Oceania Swimming

SUVA, (INSIDE THE GAMES) – Australia enjoyed a strong start to the Oceania Swimming Championships by winning gold in both the men’s and women’s 10 kilometre open water events in Suva, Fiji. The competition took place as the Upraising Beach Resort but the swimmers were forced to cope with windy conditions throughout the duration of…

$100m from rugby

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) – Fijian rugby players are more in demand overseas as they are renowned for their pace, skills and hard running rugby. The game of rugby has injected a lot of money into the country from rugby players around the world. In 2015, about $100 million (US$50 million) was raked into the country…

Teams arriving

With nine more days to go before the most prestigious 6th Solomon Games kick off in Honiara, several provincial contingents   has already made their way to Honiara. Reports reaching Star Sports indicated that most of the provincial teams are anticipated to arrive early in order to have friendly matches with other teams in Honiara as…

Stadium site yet to be secured

RNZI: The Solomon Islands Government is yet to secure a site in Honiara, to build the national stadium for the 2023 Pacific Games. The government had earmarked two potential sites, one near Henderson Airport, which the Pacific Games Council had rejected because it’s too far from the city centre. The second site at Burns Creek…

Two HFA matches set for this afternoon

The Honiara Football Association (HFA) league continues today with two mid-week matches lined up for this afternoon. Premier division match will feature Marist FC and Makuru FC go head to head at the KGVI south field. The second match this afternoon will see division 1 final round nine matches of between Blue Boys FC and…

Team Temotu city bound

The Temotu contingent for Solomon Games has left Lata on Tuesday for Honiara on board LC Grace. President of the Temotu Football Association (TPA) Luke Lapoe confirmed this to Star Sports from Lata last night.  “Despite the bad weather experienced over this side, our contingent left on Tuesday night for Honiara,’’ he said. “Our contingent…