Two draws, two wins

Sunday’s High School Basketball league saw two matches end with a draw and another two with wins. The opening match of the day saw Mbua Valley boys and Bishop Epalle boys drew 24-24. Don Bosco boys registered the first win of the day defeating White River High School 31-19. The third match was a tough…

Rugby planning course training

A DEVELOPMENT Planning Course for rugby was held at Tanoa International in Nadi, Fiji over the weekend. It was attended by Oceania rugby union development managers and chief executive officers (CEOs). Over 130 participants, presenters and educators from around the Oceania Region and 16 Member Unions attended the training in Nadi, Fiji for the 2017…

Hockey semi finals tomorrow

The High School Hockey league semi finals is set to kick off tomorrow at the King George Sixth Hockey pitch. King George Sixth girls will take on Koloale girls for the first women’s semi finals at 3pm. This will be followed by King George boys and Don Bosco boys at 3:30 pm. The second semi…

Inter-company futsal kicks off today

THE much-anticipated Honiara Inter Company futsal competition is set to kick off this afternoon at the Multi-purpose Hall. Chairperson of the organizing committee, George Capps and Secretary John Dick Tome confirmed this to Star Sports last night. Tome said the competition is purposely organised to give company employees time out from their work stations to…

Coach names team

21 selected, four omitted NATIONAL football team head coach Felipe Vega-Arango has named his final 21 players for the home and away FIFA World Cup qualifiers against New Zealand next month. Speaking exclusively to Star Sports yesterday, the Spaniard said he has decided to make the final cut after weeks of rigorous training. “I am…

Marist eager to defend TSL

DEFENDING Telekom S-League champions Marist FC are dogged to retain their title in the new season. Marist head coach Juliano Schmelling said his lads are prepared to defend their title come next week. “I think it will be difficult for us but we will be ready for the new campaign,” Schmelling said. “Going into the…

Kadau vows to defend futsal title

BEING labelled King of Futsal in Oceania, veteran coach Dickson Kadau vows to defend the title in junior category in the upcoming (OFC) U17 Futsal Qualifiers in New Zealand. Kadau says the senior Kurukuru squad have stamped their mark by winning the OFC futsal title five times. The U17 are currently undergoing intensive training in…

Guadalcanal FC secure major deal

THE Empire group of companies has agreed to be the major sponsors of the Telekom S-League franchise Guadalcanal FC for the 2017-2018 sessions. Guadalcanal club manager and player, Fabrizio Prattico revealed the deal to Star Sports on Friday in an exclusive interview. Prattico, who had a stint with Western United last session, struck the deal…

TSL clubs and date confirmed

The Telekom S-league Board has revealed the names of football clubs who will be participating in the 2017-2018 TSL season. The competition is set to kick off on August 19 at the Lawson Tama Stadium. The eight franchise clubs for this season are; Marist FC, Solomon Warriors FC, KOSSA FC, Real Kakamora FC, Malaita Kingz…

Omokirio congratulates Ragomo

The recent news of Elliot Ragomo has impressed all Solomon Islanders and many took their time to congratulate the Solomon Islands national futsal team captain. Amongst the many who congratulated Elliot Ragomo is one of the founding fathers of futsal in Solomon Islands, Eddie Omokirio. The futsal journey has started from a shared vision with…