School netters champ

Chung Wah A is this year’s U10 netball champions of the U-10 Honiara Netball Association (HNA) school league. They bagged gold during an impressive 8-7 victory against St Nicholas in the grand final play off at the Lawson Tama netball court, Tuesday. Chung Wah had it all worked out after came from behind to snatch…

Hockey squad boosted

The Low Price Enterprise Company has braced our hockey national squads with sporting gears yesterday ahead of their departure for Suva, Fiji this weekend. The Hockey World Round One League will be staged in Suva, Fiji from June 28th to 3rd July and Solomon Islands will be represented by both men and women’s teams. Low…

Western Turtles ready

The Western province’s ‘Western Turtle football team’ say they are ready for the upcoming Solomon games to be held in Honiara this July. Western turtle head coach Chris Douglas said that the team selection had been finalized and his boys are in the final stage of their preparation for the games. He said that they…

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…

$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…