SIRUF lay out its programs for the season

After some time of waiting the Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) in collaboration with its member union associations, its sponsorship partners and other stakeholders will officially kick start its programs and activities for the season this week. The SIRUF calendar of events for this year (2016) is quite comprehensive which indicated that this year…

Top players for Ba

Suva (Fiji Times) – BA football is having a reinforcement in their team for the remainder of the season with few of the top footballers deciding to join the camp. Joining the side is former Amicale football club of Vanuatu striker Osea Vakatalesau and Shameel Rao who spent a short stint in New Zealand last…

Rugby 7s courses set

The Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) will this week run two technical courses in Honiara for rugby sevens coaches and match officials. The courses will be held at the Solomon Rugby office at Town Ground stadium on Thursday 24th and Saturday 26th March 2016 respectively. Thursday’s session will be a Rugby 7s Level 1…

Dwellers reluctant to release players

Port Moresby (The National) – LAE City Dwellers are reluctant to release their players for national duties after six members of their squad were named in the PNG side to tour the Solomon Islands this week. Coach Peter Gunemba said the timing of the announcement for the two friendly internationals with Solomon Islands served as…

Hekari lost to Lae

Port Moresby (The National) –  LAE City pulled off the upset of the ages, beating Hekari United 2-0 to defend their Telikom National Soccer League title on Saturday. Having been hammered 5-0 by the Reds in the NSL Champions League series in their previous encounter only last week, few gave the visiting team from the…

First friendly this Thursday

It is happening this Thursday, football fans and supporters are in for entertaining football action on Thursday with the friendly match between the Solomon Islands national men’s football squad and the Papua New Guinea (PNG) national football team. This match is set to kick off at 3pm at the Lawson Tama Stadium. This will be…

Hockey for world league

THE Solomon Islands national men and women’s hockey teams will be flying the country’s flag in Fiji again after 37 years. President of the Solomon Islands Hockey Federation Nihal Seneviratne said Hockey Solomons will be visiting Fiji again after 37 years since Solomon Islands last played a hockey match there during the South Pacific Games…

Taekwondo gets support

Solomon Islands Taekwondo Union (SITU) over the weekend received a timely boost ahead of this year’s Solomon Games. SITU received a new tournament mat together with some fighting and training gears over the weekend from the World Taekwondo body through its yearly fundings. According to SITU president Philip Afu, the arrival of the equipment is…

HFA pre-season kicks off

The Honiara Football Association (HFA) pre-season competition has successfully kicked off over the weekend. The competition comprises of five clubs namely Breeze Land United FC, Honiara Aleph 2, K-United FC, Sa’a United FC and Balanga FC. First two matches have been played on Saturday featuring Breeze Land and Honiara Aleph 2 followed by K/united and…