Warriors win first friendly

Solomon Warriors FC has made a positive start to their preparation campaign for the upcoming Oceania Club Championship after edging Vanuatu’s top club, Amicale FC 2-1 Monday. Reports reaching Star Sports say, it was an equally fought match played under a pretty much wet condition at the Municipal Stade in Villa. Goals by Jerry Donga…

Capital’s league is homeless

THE Port Moresby Rugby League has no venue to stage its 2014 competition. According to competition’s secretary Dr James Naipao, the PRL has become the unlucky victim of progress and development after the old Lloyd robson Oval and club house and stands were demolished to make way for the new National Football Stadium. Naipao and…

Legend has brain damage

Kangaroo great Ian Roberts has revealed he is brain-damaged from his rugby league playing days. In a gripping interview on Channel Seven’s Sunday Night programme, Roberts exposes the shocking after-effects of a career for Australia, New South Wales, South Sydney and Manly. In his own words, the now 48-year-old says: “I have brain damage. I’ve…

Adams wins third world indoor title

New Zealand’s Valerie Adams has won her third world indoor athletics championship title after cruising to victory in the women’s shot put in Poland yesterday. Adams’ fifth attempt of 20.67m was easily enough to win the event, with the next closest competitor more than 70cm behind. Adams ended the competition with all five successful throws…

Festival promotes inclusion through football

Two women are helping to open the doors to a world of footballing fun for a number of young special unit students in the Auckland region. Auckland Football Federation football development officer Angela Wallbank and Special Olympics Regional Sports Coordinator Mel Giles recently joined forces to help bring a Special Olympics Football Festival to life…

Kunatuba ready for PNG assignment

MARIST Seahawks coach Elenoa Kunatuba is looking forward to her next coaching assignment in Papua New Guinea this year. The former Fijiana coach has been snapped by the PNG Rugby Union to head its women’s team. Kunatuba hopes the experience she gained from coaching Fijiana and the champion Marist Seahawks team will help her in…

FASANOC to discuss goals, strategies at AGM

The direction and priorities of the Fiji Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee (FASANOC) will be discussed at its annual meeting later this month in Suva. FASANOC president Reg Sanday said the meeting would allow representatives of 41 affiliates from different sports in Fiji to reassess the objectives of the national sports umbrella body…

HFA courses this week

The proposed Honiara Football Association (HFA) administration and coaches training is going to be staged this week. It will kick off tomorrow at the SIFF Academy conference room for over three days ending Thursday. The HFA congress met on March 6 this week to hold its ordinary AGM. In that meeting, club representatives have agreed…

Gus triumph, donates prize

The country’s top pool player Gus Kraus of Solomon Airlines who won the prestigious inter ministry super singles challenge last Thursday has donated his prize to the organizers. He returned the prize to assist them keep the competition going. And his opponent at the finals was little known John Bakeua of Home Affairs who took…