‘Islanders skillful footballers’

THE former Danish footballer, coach and manager and the current head coach of the Papua New Guinea national men’s football team says Pacific players are skilful just like European players. Flemming Seritslev made this statement yesterday when responding to media query on how he can distinguish the standard of football in the Pacific compared to…

Easter road race this Saturday

Athletics Solomon Easter Road Race, branded as Credit Corp/ LKP Easter Road Race challenge is set to be staged this Saturday for interested athletes in and around Honiara. Junior Robert Anisi of the Athletics Solomon confirmed this to Star Sports yesterday. “Athletics Solomon will host the Credit Corp/ LKP Easter Road Race challenge this Saturday,’’…

Our Telekom supports PNG team

The Solomon Islands largest Telecommunication Company, Our Telekom has donated 40 sim cards with $20 credits and 100 megabytes of data to the Papua New Guinea national football team currently in Honiara. Our Telekom Sales Manager Barbara Kiere delivered the sim cards to the team’s head coach Flemming Serritslev in a brief hand over at…

Vuhokesa ward tournament deferred

The Vuhokesa Ward tournament set for this coming Easter has been postponed for Independence Day. Tournament’s Major Sponsor and the Councillor for Vuhokesa Ward, Councillor Greg Malefo confirmed this to Star Sports in an interview on Wednesday. “This is due to unavailability of the proposed sports venue at the Honiara High School,’’ Councillor Malefo said.…

HHH gears up for challenge

The Henderson HammerHeads Rugby Club is gearing up preparations after accepting the challenge for the Fletcher Kwaimani Man Up Rugby Challenge, a 15s Rugby Union Tournament. “Big thank you to Fletcher Kwaimani, we have accepted the Challenge!”  “We are focusing on getting the boys in shape and upping the fitness levels to be ready for…

Finalists of Auki Futsal

BOARDERS FC and Auki Eels secured a place in the Auki futsal knockout playoffs after winning their semi-final matches on Tuesday at the Aligegeo futsal court Malaita Province. In the first semi-final Boaders narrowly beat the determine Deadsand by 2-1 in a nail biting match. The goals came in the second half of match through…

HHH rugby club accepts the challenge

Fletcher Kwaimani Joint Venture Group and the HHH Rugby Club Events Team have teamed up to bring to you, the ‘Fletcher Kwaimani Man Up Rugby Challenge’. A 15s Rugby Union Tournament said to kick off in April @ DC Park Rugby Field, Henderson. We caught up with one of the organisers for more information on…

Auki top 8 futsal playoffs

THE Auki futsal league top 8 knockout kicked off last Saturday at the Aligegeo futsal court, Malaita province. The playoffs resumed after a long break from last year’s final league matches before the Christmas season period. Last Saturday saw the interest and the love of the game futsal back in action which drew a lot…

SIRUF lay out its programs for the season

After some time of waiting the Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) in collaboration with its member union associations, its sponsorship partners and other stakeholders will officially kick start its programs and activities for the season this week. The SIRUF calendar of events for this year (2016) is quite comprehensive which indicated that this year…