Hockey league kick off

The first ever hockey league to be organized in the Solomon Islands will kick off this weekend. This was confirmed yesterday by the president of the Solomon Islands Hockey Federation (SIHF), Nihal Seneviratne. The league venue will be at the Ports Authority Sports Ground, Kukum. Two separate leagues will kick off this weekend, the hockey…

HFA school comp into final eight

The Honiara Football Association (HFA) high school league has ended all group matches and is into the quarter finals following two months of pool matches. The quarter-finals are expected to kick off this weekend with the venue yet to be confirmed. It has been proposed that the quarter finals will be a curtain raiser match…

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…