Guadalcanal Hockey teams praise coach

The Guadalcanal Hockey team which took part in the Solomon Games has praised their coach. The Captains for the women and men teams, Jimay Wini and Kalita Belo said their Coach Jack Donga was the reason for their win. The Guadalcanal men’s hockey team snatched gold while the women’s team won silver. “We thanked our…

Semi showdown

The semi finals of the Solomon Games football competition will kick off today at the Lawson Tama Stadium. The first finals will feature Malaita Eagles taking Isabel Frigates at 12pm followed by second semi finals between Real Kakamora and Honiara at 2pm. It is anticipated to be two toughly contested matches as these four teams…

New Bilikiki training squad named

THE Solomon Islands National Beach Soccer ‘Bilikiki; training squad has been named following the successful staging of the 2016 Solomon Games Beach Soccer tourney on Monday. Twenty players have been selected from within the 6 participating provincial competing beach soccer teams. Beach Eagles have the highest inclusion of players which is six, followed by the…

Hockey competition hailed

The Oceania Hockey Federation (OHF) has expressed its gratitude over the level of performance of the first ever Solomon Games hockey competition successfully staged in the country. OHF Continental Development Officer Gill Gemming highlighted this to Star Sports in an interview.  “I am really impressed in the sense of the men and women’s teams who…

Hockey Champs

Malaita and Guadalcanal provincial hockey teams are the champions of the 2016 Solomon Games hockey competition. Malaita women’s hockey team claimed the top spot in their category after narrowly edging Temotu 3-2 in a stunning grand final at the KGVI hockey grounds on Thursday. Guadalcanal men’s team also claimed the gold medal in their category…

Eagles-Frigates semi-final battle

Malaita Eagles expect their big guns to fire them home today in the Solomon Games soccer semi-final against the determining Isabel Frigates. Speaking to this paper in an exclusive interview yesterday Eagles team manager Levi Filuala said they expect their front line to fire today with the backing of their rock solid defense to win…

Eagles’ fans throw support

Malaita Eagles soccer fans in the Malaita provincial capital of Auki have thrown their support behind their provincial team who will be talking on the Isabel Frigates today in the first semi-finals. The Eagles will take on the Isabel Frigates one of the top teams in the competition who finishes on top of their group…

Frigates, Honiara into semi

Isabel province football team, Isabel Frigates and host Honiara have made it to the semi finals of the Solomon Games football competition following their respective final group match wins at the Lawson Tama, Tuesday. Frigates shocked the Western Turtles with a narrow 2-1 win to take the lead in Pool A of the competition with…

Taekwondo ends on high note

Taekwondo competition for this year’s Solomon Games has conducted and ended successfully over the weekend with medal presentations at the Mbokona school Hall in Honiara. The successful competition marked the fifth straight time that Taekwondo has successfully conducted its compeittions since it was first introduced into the Solomon Games back in 2004. Speaking to Star…

Guadalcanal, Isabel tops Taekwondo

Guadalcanal Taekwondo men’s team and Isabel female’s team won gold in the 2016 Taekwondo team event over the weekend. The Guadalcanal men’s team battled their way through to the final after beating the Central men’s team in a tight contest in the semi finals. The Guadalcanal Taekwondo men’s team went on to beat the Honiara…