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…

JFK stadium opening

After five years of waiting a date has been announced for the opening of the JFK Football Stadium in Gizo, Western Province. The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has set the date December 8 for the opening of the stadium which will coincide with the Western Province Second Appointed Day. It will be marked with…

Netball action continues

THE Honiara Netball Association league mid-week matches continued, Wednesday at the Lawson Tama netball courts with two entertaining games. The main match of the day saw Souvania netball team worked home with a successful victory against NG BEES for Premier Reserve battle. Souvania thrashed their opponent in a thrilling battle with a 61-41 score line.…

Guadalcanal, Central to semi

GUADALCANAL and Central Provinces have booked their spot for semi-final matches of the SIFF womens U16 Invitational championship currently taking place at the SIFF Academy. According to SIFF Women Development Officer Diana Justus, Guadalcanal earned their spot after defeating Koloale FC 3-0, Marist FC 1-0 and draw their final pool game 0-0 against Hana FC,…

3×3 teams prepare for debut

Solomon Island will send a men’s and women’s 3×3 basketball squad to compete at the ever first ever FIBA Oceania 3×3 Open Zone Championship in Southport, Gold Coast, Australia. The competition will start on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th September12 and 13. This is an Oceania event and will see teams from all over the…

SIAFL set to host Big Meat Pie

With the AFL season coming to a close, Solomon Islands AFL (SIAFL) has begun preparations for its annual ‘Big Meat Pie’ which will be hosted at Tenaru secondary school on Saturday the 26th of September 2015. A statement from SIAFL said that…. “Returning to its traditional home, the SIAFL is looking to expand the roots…

West to stage netball

Western netball association (WNA) is planning to organise a netball competition next month to select a squad for the upcoming end year national netball championship in Noro. Rose Simbe, president of the netball association for the province in a statement yesterday announced the date for the event as from the 28th September to 2nd October…

Rewa books PC spot

Suva (Fiji Times) – Champions Rewa has not only won the 2015 Inkk Mobile Battle of the Giants but the side has also booked a spot in the 2015 Pacific Cup which will be played in New Zealand this year. Rewa gained the maximum points after four tournaments. Delta Tigers has 12 points after the…