Fiji 7s warning

National Vodafone 7s mentor Ben Ryan has issued a stern warning to his troops to play well in this weekend’s Japan 7s otherwise they will be axed from the team to play in the Hong Kong 7s. Ryan challenged his players to deliver quality performances this weekend in order to maintain their spot for Hong…

Mamulas to play S-League select

The country’s national U19 team – Mamulas will play a select side from the Telekom S-League this weekend. The match will be played this Saturday as it steps up its preparations for the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) U19 championship in May, a statement from SIFF media said yesterday. The trial match successfully held at Lawson…

Easter peace dart set

Easter weekend has always being earmarked by the Zomo sports and social club to gather at a venue to participate in the darts game. Western Region Zomo Sports and social club branches from Noro, Munda, Taro, Hyper and Gizo will be participating in this year’s Easter darts tournament where Gizo Zomo club branch will be…

Taiwan supports U19

The Taiwanese Embassy office in Honiara has rendered its support towards the fundraising event for the national U19 in preparation for the World Cup qualifiers. This is the first time the Taiwanese Embassy has come forward with such assistance for football especially aside of pouring aid to the Government for other developments of the country.Speaking…

HHH sets focus for third title

HHH sets focus for third title   The 2013 Honiara Rugby Union Association (HRUA) defending champions, Henderson Hammer Heads Sharks Rugby Club are aiming high for this year’s HRUA title. According to a statement from the club Monday, new goals are set out by the club for this year. After claiming their first HRUA title…

Namson Tran basketball comp kicks off

The Solomon Islands Basketball Federation (SIBF) has successfully kicked off its first competition for this year known as the Namson Tran Super Six Basketball. The competition kicked off on Sunday preceded by a uniform parade which was led by the police band and escort. Four matches were played to mark the start of the pre-season…

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…