Credit Corporation glad to support rugby

Credit Corporation (SI) Ltd Managing Director Tony Langston has expressed excitement with the success of the Credit Corporation High School Rugby competition recently concluded in Honiara. And wants to see the competition grow in numbers and in the quality of the game. In a feedback provided to SIRUF Mr Langston stated that he was pleased…

U14 futsal players’ trial today

Solomon Islands Sports Coalition (SISC) calls on interested U14 players recently participated in the Bulk Shop Futsal League to attend trial matches at the SMI court 2pm today. SISC official Michael Bate’e told Star Sports that the trial matches was to identify U12 and U14 payers to participate in the Australian State Championship next year.…

Fiji PM praises Flying Fijian coaches

MILTON KEYNES, ( FIJI TIMES/ DINFO) –Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has praised the Flying Fijians coaching panel for their efforts at the Rugby World Cup. Speaking from Milton Keynes Bainimarama said despite losing their first three matches the national team contested well against the likes of England, Australia and Wales. “The RWC is now…

Fiji drops in rankings

Suva (Fiji Times) – FIJI has dropped two positions in World Rugby’s rankings after the three losses in pool play during the Rugby World Cup. Fiji was ninth when they came to England, now they are ranked 10th. England dropped two places to eighth after their World Cup defeat by Australia at Twickenham. Eight teams…

Warriors vie first win

Defending champion of the Melanesian Super Cup, Solomon Warriors is looking for a win in their first match against Erekor Golden Stars, 3pm at PVM stadium in Vanuatu tomorrow. Head coach Moses Toatar told Star Sports that they are preparing for their first game and will be looking for a win to put them in…

Rugby union gets promoted

East Rennel rugby union association has taken steps to develop rugby union in the district by engaging communities and schools in the district in the sport. Speaking to this paper yesterday East Rennel Rugby Union president George Taweka said they have been engaging the communities and schools in the area in rugby since September in…

Auki Select to take on Matangiki

Honiara rugby union association league champions Matangiki rugby club will have their first of their two friendly matches today at the Aligegeo stadium at 3pm. According to Malaita rugby union association (MRUA) president David Fiumae, the Honiara champs will have a taste against one of the young and upcoming stars in Auki, the Auki Select…

No change at the top as Samoa go second

OFC: New Zealand remains unbeaten competition leaders following an 18-0 defeat of Vanuatu, while Samoa climb into second position after beating New Caledonia 6-2 on Match Day 3 of the 2015 OFC U-20 Women’s Championship. The victory for Samoa follows a 3-3 draw against Tonga in their first game on Saturday, and lifts them to…