Big boost for team Makira

THE MAKIRA/ULAWA provincial contingent for the 2016 Solomon Games has received a boost of shared assistance from their Members of Parliament (MPs) this week. Reports reaching Star Sports confirmed that, the three MPs for Makira/Ulawa Province have donated a total sum of $50,000.00 to the Honiara Based Makira/ Ulawa fund raising committee. “East Makira MP,…

Beach Eagles on fire

THE Malaita Eagles Beach Soccer team has continued on with its winning streak as it sails past a determined Lauru Kuvojo team by 6 goals to 2 in a thrilling match, at the Mamanawata beach yesterday. Hundreds of spectators again flooded the games venue to cheer for their respective teams. Malaita Beach Eagles squad is…

Duo Brazil bound

The Kurukuru’s skipper Elliot Ragomo and the golden boot winner of the recent OFC futsal championship in Fiji, George Stevenson left the country on Thursday for Australia. Ragomo and Stevenson will spend four days in Australia and will fly to Brazil on the 5th of July to train with Minas Futsal Club. Ragomo told Star…

Tu Ata games delayed

The 4th Tu Ata games set to kick off this weekend has been delayed for about a week. Major Sponsor of the competition Robert Sisilo confirmed this to Star Sports on Thursday. “Please be informed that the 4th Tu Ata Games will kick off next week on Thursday 7th of July 2016,’’ Sisilo said. “I…

Games opening Sunday

The 2016 Solomon Games will kick off its first sport competition this afternoon ahead of their official opening ceremony on Sunday. Two football matches are set to kick off the most prestigious event for this year at the Lawson Tama Stadium. Host City, Honiara will take on Isabel Frigate in the opening match at 2pm…

SISA kicks-off Indy games

THE Solomon Islands Students Association (SISA) in Fiji Independence Day games will start today. This is part of the SISA’s objectives to engage Solomon Islands students studying in Fiji universities to take part in sporting activities organised to mark the country’s 38th independence anniversary. Games organised by the student body will start today, according to…

Rugby teams for Games set

NINE rugby teams have now been confirmed to participate in the upcoming Solomon Games. This came after some times of organizing and waiting by Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) and the Solomon Games organizing committee. A statement from SIRUF yesterday said, eight provinces and Honiara are in for this year’s Solomon Games Rugby 7s…

Netball tournament set

Solomon Islands Netball Federation (SINFED) has announced that all provinces are being represented at the Netball Tournament except for Central and Makira who were not able to send a team due to costs of participation. SINFED was assured by Makira that they will send a team to the Our Telekom National Netball Under 20 tournament…

Solrais company supports ladies soccer

The much anticipated women’s league has been confirmed to kick off shortly after Solomon Games. Thanks to Solomon Rice Company Ltd for stepping in as major sponsor of the 2016 women’s league. Their total sponsorship will be around $70,000 for both U16 League and senior women’s league. SOLRICE General Manager Nick Ellis told local media…

Volleyball ref course ends

The Solomon Islands Volleyball Federation will conclude its AVC National Referee course on Friday. The course started on Monday 27th June and is expected to finish today 1st July 2016. A total of 28 participants attended the course. The participants sat 3 category tests yesterday which is beginner test(level 1), experience referee test (level 2)and…