Solbrew national 7s set

The Solbrew national invitational rugby 7s championship is set to kick off on during the Independence celebration. A statement from the organisers said the games will be played throughout the long weekend on Saturday 5th July and Monday 7th July. The championship is an open invitational to provincial unions namely; Bellona, Malaita, Western, Makira, West…

Election for NOCSI boss

The National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) will elect its president this Sunday. The decision to elect the president was agreed upon by the NOCSI executive following their recent meet. This is actually a re-election since the previously elected president the late Andrew Nori died not long after his new appointment. Since Nori’s loss…

MSG Sports is resolute

THE Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Sports Committee has resolved that they would finalise what they have discussed in the meeting in Port Moresby last weekend in their next meeting in May, next year. Vanautu-based MSG Programme Manager Barbra Age said all the issues on the agenda were discussed and will be finalised in their next…

HBL date confirmed

The Solomon Islands basketball federation (SIBF) has announced the kick off date for the Honiara basketball league (HBL) for this year. The confirmed date is July 13. The HBL competition for this year will be slightly different in terms of which categories to participate. The competition includes the senior men’s and women’s category, high school…

Gold and bronze for Solo

Solomon Islands has won its first two medals in day one of the Oceania Athletics Area championship in the Cook Islands. The two medals, one gold and bronze medal were both won by the country’s long distance runners. Sharon Firisua scooped the gold medal winning the women’s 5000 meter race and Rosefelo Siosi won bronze…

ALF duo back with experience

Two Solomon Islands AFL players have returned from Australia equipped with what they described as a whole new experience. The duo Francis Ramo and Peter Nuku arrived yesterday after spending three months in Australia where they featured with the Coolaroos AFL club in the Darling Downs Football League. They duo said they have not only…

QQQ supports Rangers

One of the long-time established businesses in the country QQQ Wholesale Ltd had stepped to assist Rangers football club (FC) with a funding support of $5000 and soccer shoes. The help has boosted the team in their participation at the Honiara leagues. The President of Rangers FC, Fred Peter Taisara has thanked the management of…

Solbrew 7s successful

The recently held SolBrew Rugby 7s tournament was a success as described by the organisers. The tournament was jointly organised by Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) and Honiara Rugby Union Association (HRUA) and was played at the Panatina oval on Friday 13th June. A total of twelve teams participated in the tournament namely; Avaiki…

GLASGOW BOUND

Athletes starts Commonwealth Games journey The first group of athletes of Team Solomon for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow started their journey to Scotland on Monday. The first group of travelling athletes included Rob Dorovolomo, David Gorosi; Hepline Iro, Brown Ramohaka, Jad Nalo, Stanley Ofasisili, Thompson Siofa, triathlon Tony Lomo, and Douglad Haulanga, Martin Rara,…