Star in the making

IPSWICH, (POST COURIER) – Surrounded by incredibly loud noise, Ipswich-based sprinter Miriam Peni did her home country Papua New Guinea proud. She completed a successful Pacific Games experience with a silver medal in the 4x100m relay after coming fifth in the open 100m final in Port Moresby. Given she’s 16, the Ipswich and District Athletic…

RWC focus: Fiji Rugby Union boss

SUVA, ( FIJI TIMES)  – The Vodafone Flying Fijians will fly the Fiji flag in the 2015 Rugby World Cup regardless of the financial problems FRU faces to send the team to England. FRU has assured the nation the team will run onto the field in their first match at Twickenham in London next month.…

Flying Fijians threat: Serevi

TORONTO , (FIJI SUN) – Fiji 7s great Waisale Serevi believes the Vodafone Flying Fijians will make serious noise come the Rugby World Cup in England next month. The Seattle, Washington-based IRB 7s Hall of Fame star made the comment following Fiji’s triumphant 39-29 World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup final win against Manu Samoa Tuesday…

HFA season ends

THE 2014/15 Honiara Football Association (HFA) league has successfully completed. Wednesday’s match between Makuru FC and Marist FC concluded the HFA’s 2014/2015 league yesterday at the Lawson Tama Stadium. HFA general secretary Leonard Paia on behalf of the HFA executive thanked all the participating football clubs for their support and hard work during the season.…

Warriors boosts lineup

Former defending Telekom S-league champions, Solomon Warriors FC is taking in more players to boost its already star studded side for the fifth TSL season. The season is scheduled to kick off on August 15 which is less than two weeks away. Head coach, Moses Toata revealed to Star Sports early this week the club…

Four teams fail to settle fee

FOLLOWING the deadline on Wednesday issued by Honiara Football Association (HFA) for teams to pay up their subscription fees only four clubs have yet to pay theirs. This was confirmed by HFA that out of the 15 outstanding teams, four of them are yet to pay their fees. HFA management revealed that with the deadline…

SIAFL commences training in school

AS the term three (3) of schooling commences few weeks ago, the Solomon Islands AFL is kicking off its school outreach programmes ahead of the week-long competition at the end of the school term. Reports received from the sporting body confirmed that secondary schools in the greater Honiara region, including King George, Tenaru, St Nicholas,…

Women’s U16 comp set for weekend

The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) national women’s under-16 invitational championship will kick off this weekend at the SIFF Academy field in Honiara. The competition will start from Saturday August 8 and will run for one week. It comprises of 11 clubs namely Hana, Koloale, KOSSA, Malaita Kingz, Marist, Real Kakamora, Solomon Warriors, Western United,…

HNA to host school competition

The Honiara Netball Association (HNA) will be hosting a schools netball competition soon. The competition is planned to start in September and complete in October 2015. The categories for the Schools competition will be as follows:- –        Under10 –        Under 14 –        Under 16 –        Under 20 HNA President Shalom Akao Waita stated, “HNA sees…

Club promo, relegation in force

The promotion and relegation of clubs from all three divisions will now take place as the 2014-15 Honiara Football Association (HFA) league season reaches its conclusion. The HFA administration on Wednesday explained how the relegation and promotion of clubs will be. The first two clubs from the premier division will automatically relegated to division 1…