Race on for U19 top spots

THE race for the U19 top spots continues as top contender Real Kakamora FC edged its way closer to leaders Marist FC. Kakamora reduced the gap yesterday following their default victory over Western United. The much needed win gave them 34 points but still remain 4 points behind the current league leaders Marist FC who…

Hockey gets more support

THE Solomon Islands national hockey squads are receiving overwhelming support from business houses in the country ahead of their departure for Suva, Fiji this weekend to compete in the Hockey World Round League One. Heritage Park Hotel was the latest company to support the squads this round. The Hotel’s General Manager Sanjay Bhargava handed over…

HFA matches deferred

The Honiara Football Association (HFA) has deferred all their matches for July 25th 2016. HFA confirmed this to Star Sports last night. “All our matches for premier division and division 1 and 2 will resume on the 25th of July 2016,’’ HFA said.   “This is to allow Solomon Games to use the fields that…

Eagle Futsal team boosted

The Malaita Eagle Futsal team on Wednesday received a new set of uniforms ahead of the 2016 Solomon Games. A big thanks to the visiting futsal team form Honiara Matax and Design Rights for donating the new set of uniforms. The team’s assistance coach Danny Belo told Star Sports in Auki that the Malaita Eagle…

Limited spaces for volley umpires

ONLY 10 spaces are available for men and women who wish to become national volleyball umpires. President of the Solomon Islands Volleyball Federation (SIVF) Morris Maitaki confirmed this to Star Sports in a statement yesterday.   “A reminder to those that are interested to attend the volleyball course that there are only 10 spaces available,’’…

School netters champ

Chung Wah A is this year’s U10 netball champions of the U-10 Honiara Netball Association (HNA) school league. They bagged gold during an impressive 8-7 victory against St Nicholas in the grand final play off at the Lawson Tama netball court, Tuesday. Chung Wah had it all worked out after came from behind to snatch…

Hockey squad boosted

The Low Price Enterprise Company has braced our hockey national squads with sporting gears yesterday ahead of their departure for Suva, Fiji this weekend. The Hockey World Round One League will be staged in Suva, Fiji from June 28th to 3rd July and Solomon Islands will be represented by both men and women’s teams. Low…

Western Turtles ready

The Western province’s ‘Western Turtle football team’ say they are ready for the upcoming Solomon games to be held in Honiara this July. Western turtle head coach Chris Douglas said that the team selection had been finalized and his boys are in the final stage of their preparation for the games. He said that they…

Trials for U20s rugby squad continues

The Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) will resume its trials this Thursday, 23rd  of June, at Panatina Oval starting at 4:00pm. The trials are intended to help selectors pick a train on squad that will be trained and prepared to represent Solomon Islands in the upcoming Oceania Under 20s Rugby 15s Championship that will…

Elite refs conclude FIFA course

Elite referees in Solomon Islands concluded a five-day FIFA Member Association refereeing course in Honiara on Tuesday afternoon with thirty plus participants receiving their certificate of attendance. The course commenced on Friday and was led by FIFA instructors Alejo Perez Leguizamon and Subkhiddin Mohd Salleh. The opening ceremony of the course was witnessed by local…