No Changes: McKee

SUVA, ( FIJI SUN) – Vodafone Flying Fijians head coach John McKee is not ruling out the possibility of sticking with the same team which defeated Tonga against Samoa in Sacramento, USA on Saturday. The Flying Fijians kicked off the 2015 World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup in style with a 30-22 win over Tonga at…

Ferns next for Fiji Pearls

NADI, (FIJI SUN) – The Fijian Pearls depart today to play the Silver Ferns in Wellington, New Zealand on Thursday. The 2015 Pacific Games gold medalist returned home on Monday night with the Team Fiji contingent. Melbourne-based Jane Costello and Unaisi Raulini will join the team for the week-long outing in New Zealand. “We are…

Team Solomon returns

The Solomon Islands contingent to the Pacific Games in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea (PNG) returned home last Sunday with their medals. The team arrived to a warm welcome by family and friends at the Henderson International Airport. The first group of athletes and team officials arrives at 5am in the morning, the second at…

Taekwondo showdown

The only Solomon Islands national female taekwondo fighter Emily Magaret Kwaetolo will be the first to fight today when the taekwondo championship kicks off today in the IV Pacific Games. Kwaetolo will face New Zealand in the under 68kg today to open the championship for Solomon Islands taekwondo team. In an interview with this paper…

Win dedicated to flood victims

THE country’s only male who won gold medal so far at the Pacific Games in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG) has acknowledged God for the victory while dedicating his win to April 2014 flood victims. Rosefelo Siosi on Tuesday won the 10,000 meters race and wanted to dedicate his achievement for the innocent lives…

“My dream came true”

Solomon Islands female long distance runner, Sharon Firisua has done it again winning her second gold of the 2015 Pacific Games for Solomon Islands. This time it was in the women’s 10,000 metre race. Ms Firisua clocked a time of 38:33s with New Caledonia on second and PNG on third. Speaking to media after her…

Potential stars at show at Tu-Ata games

NATIONAL Umpires and referees were stunned by the raw talent exposed by Sikaiana sports men and women over the weekend at the Ever Green Sports Grounds in East Guadalcanal. The tourney dubbed as the ‘Tu Atu Games’ attracted around 50 teams from Sikaiana living in Honiara and at home (Sikaiana). National Netball Development Officer Mata…

Premier matches resumes today

The HFA premier division matches will resumes today following a long break due to wet weather experienced in the national capital, Honiara in recent weeks. HFA general secretary told Star Sports yesterday that the premier division matches will resumes this afternoon at the Lawson Tama Stadium and SIFF Academy. “The Premier matches resumes tomorrow (today)…