Fans hopeful for return action

Football fans and supporters in the country are hopeful for the return of the Oceania Champions League action. Fans flooded to social media Facebook Solomon Islands football page congratulating Warriors and Marist for their quarter finals, expressing their confidence for Warriors and Marist. Their confidence was derived from the recent performances by Warriors and Marist…

SIRUF lauds Hammerheads Australian tour

THE Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) is urging local rugby clubs to look for opportunities abroad in developing their players. SIRUF made the call in light of a weeklong tour by Henderson Hammerheads rugby club tour to Gold Coast, Australia this week.  “Henderson Hammerheads Rugby Club tour of Gold Coast, 1st – 8th March,…

Quarter final fixtures set

Marist to take on Nalkutan and Warriors set for Auckland City By CARLOS ARUAFU   Telekom S-league champions and runner up, Solomon Warriors FC and Marist FC have been made known their opponents for the Oceania Champions League quarter finals. Solomon Warriors again find themselves on the road as they will travel to New Zealand…

SIRUF names squad to Fiji

THE Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) has named the final squad that will travel to Fiji to compete in the upcoming Soltuna 7s and Maris 7s in Fiji. According to SIRUF statement the squad will take part in the Soltuna 7s and Marist 7s in Fiji scheduled for this month. “Below is the final…

Thank you from AS Magenta

It is great feeling being here in the Solomon Islands, stated Joan Christ, captain of New Caledonia’s AS Magenta that took part in the OFC Champions Group D that ended in Honiara, Friday. He said they were very happy to be participating in the OFC League competition during the past week. “Even though we lost…

Shortland’s soccer maestro

Should  there be someone that the Shortland Islands soccer fanatics’ can be proud of, this must be 31- year-old Gabriel Kaveri. The young lad of Ghaomae village in the inner Shortland group of islands is making followers big time during last year’s Solomon Cup. He was a defender who always find a place into Alec…

Tip Off Basketball showdown

The Tip Off Basketball Challenge will continue today at the Multipurpose Hall with the final group matches and the final playoffs. Eleven matches are scheduled across men’s and women’s divisions to round out the Tip Off Challenge for 2018.  Matches today are expected to be tough as all teams are determined to move on for…

Young rugby squad named

The Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) Technical team has named the final 12 for the national team to compete in the Oceania Rugby Olympic Qualifiers in Sydney, Australia, on the April 20th and 21st. This was confirmed by the Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation Technical team on Friday. The 12 players and three non-travelling…

Marist’s hopes alive

MARIST FC kept their quarter-finals hopes alive after another share of the spoils with AS Magenta on Match day two of the OFC Champions League Group D in Honiara on Tuesday. A looping Michael Boso header in the opening five minutes put the home side in front. AS Magenta equalised six minutes later as both…