Watpore proud of performances

OFC: New Zealand may have beaten Papua New Guinea to deny them a shot at the FIFA Women’s World Cup next year, but for goalkeeper Fidelma Watpore the 2014 edition of the OFC Women’s Nations Cup will live long in her memory. The 26-year-old’s last memory of playing the 19th ranked side in the world…

Fiji teams ready to compete

Fiji Times – THE four district teams will spice up the Pacific Cup which starts in Sydney, Australia on November 26. Defending champions Nadi, Fiji Sun/Skipper Tuna National Football League and Courts Inter District Championship winner Suva, Inkk Mobile Battle of the Giants champion Rewa and Pillay Garments Champion versus Champion winner Ba will battle…

Hana thrashed

WESTERN United girls yesterday thrashed Hana in the 2014 womens league. The match was played at the SIFF academy, King George, East Honiara. It was a tough kick off as both teams were determined to open the scorelines. But as the match continued United ladies managed to take control of the match and slotted in…

Inter- island rugby intensify

The Matson-Silentworld inter-island rugby competition which kicked off over the weekend is into its pool games this week with teams battling it out for top position. Tuesday’s first match was a very close game with Malaita Outer Islands defeating Eastern Outer Islands by 3 points. The second game featured Malaita Subi up against Guadalcanal Malaghai.…

Betikama triumph

The Betikama Adventist College (BAC) basketball teams both boys and girls claimed victory on Sunday during the high school basketball league. In the boys catergory Betikama ladies overcame the determined Tenaru girls by 30-11. While in the boys’ division Betikama was too good for the King George Sixth sode overpowering them with a scoreline of…

Showers halt matches

Last weekend’s bad weather has forced all six remaining futsal league games in Auki, Malaita province to be cancelled. The matches were supposed to be played at Aligegeo futsal court. Because of the heavy down, all the team managers met with the organising committee and agreed that the games be cancelled due to the poor…

X-Beam wins

X-Beam yesterday outclassed Solomon Warriors with a 4- 3 win in the 2014 Under16 league at the King George Sixth SIFF Academy sports ground. Junior Hou of X-Beam registered the first goal, 4 minutes into the first half and followed by Benjamin Toata for the second goal in 14 minutes. Warriors regrouped to try and…

Bellona thrashes Eastern Islands

FOLLOWING the successful start of the inter-island rugby league on Saturday, two matches were played on Sunday. The match saw Bellona thrashing Eastern islands, 56- 5 at the Panatina rugby oval field. The match saw the dominance of the Bellona team, which blocked the Eastern side from entering their territory to make tries. Bellona was…

Local beach volley coach attends top training

Solomon Islands Beach Volleyball (SIBV) coach Jeffery Pasio has been awarded with FIVB Beach Volleyball Coach Level 1 certificate. Qatar Beach Volleyball Academy conducted the course where 32 beach volleyball coaches all around the world attended. The course was held from 11th to 17th October 2014. This was the first time FIVB conducted the Beach…

Exco visits Ngahue site

OFC: The OFC Executive Committee made a whistle stop visit to Oceania’s future home of football on Saturday morning in Ngahue, New Zealand. Led by OFC President David Chung, executive committee members were given a tour of the work site where the two artificial football pitches that form the centre piece of the Home of…