Boxing support

The Solomon Islands National University (SINU) management has supported the institution’s boxing club with the donation of boxing gloves. This was part of encouraging sports and social activities for the students with in the university. SINU boxing club was established in June as part of engaging students who are interested in this sport besides academic…

Flying Fijians RWC targets

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) – Flying Fijian winger Nemani Nadolo looks set to get the nod for the goalkicking duties during the Rugby World Cup ahead of Josh Matavesi and Ben Volavola. Coach John McKee said Nadolo had been looking good with goal-kicking. “Nemani has been nailing it with his kicking. He very well could be…

United U16 women crowned champs

Western United U16 women’s team is the 2015 champion of the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) national women’s U16 soccer championship. United confirmed their victory over Guadalcanal after 120 minutes of play at the SIFF Academy football field. It was Rose Malefo who scored the winning goal after a 1-1 tie which saw the two…

High school rugby action continues

The 2015 Credit Corporation High School Rugby 15s competition continues this week with some exciting matches being lined up. In the Junior category St Joseph Tenaru will take on Mbokonavera at 2pm today -Tuesday 18th August 2015, in the in their first junior category Quarter final. The winner will proceed on to the semifinal while…

Sports seminar kicks off in Auki

A TWO days Sports Facility Survey Working Seminar (SFSWS) for sports associations in and around Auki town kicked off yesterday at the Rarasu Restaurant in Auki, Malaita province. This training focused on rugby, football, tennis, athletics and volleyball officials. Rep from each association in and around Auki town attended the training. It was funded by…

Maneka: Sports brings unity

SOCCER can bring unity and peace in communities says Minister for National Peace, Unity and Reconciliation and MP for North Guadalcanal Samson Maneka. He was speaking during the handing over of T-shirts to Guadalcanal U-16 girls’ team competing in the U-16 girl soccer competition at SIFF academy over the weekend. “Why I supported soccer is…

OFC Appeals Committee to meet

OFC: The Oceania Football Confederation Appeals Committee will convene on Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 August in Auckland, New Zealand to consider the appeal lodged by New Zealand Football against the decision made by the OFC Disciplinary Committee on 12 July. The OFC Disciplinary Committee upheld a protest by the Vanuatu Football Federation in respect…

Guadalcanal U16 gets support

Guadalcanal Under 16 women’s team has been boosted with the donation of T-Shirts and food item on Sunday. The support came from Member of Parliament for North Guadalcanal Samson Maneka. The team received the items just before their semi-final match against Central province which they won comfortably with a 2-0 score line. Speaking to Star…

The golden boot prize winner

Western United women’s U16 team striker, Cathy Vavaha had two things to celebrate on Monday, their victory in the Solomon Islands Football federation (SIFF) U16 National women’s championship and the golden boot trophy. The form five student from Vura secondary school bagged eight goals from four matches played. Speaking to Star Sports after the match…

Netball World Cup: Australia Diamonds looking ahead to semi-finals in championship defence

ABC/AAP: The Diamonds are starting to assemble a game plan for Saturday’s Netball World Cup semi-final, fully aware that Jamaica is shaping as the likely opponent. Australia’s 66-31 ravaging of South Africa in Sydney on Wednesday night guaranteed the defending world champions a top-two finish in their qualification pool, after having also beaten England. With…