Rugby 7s courses set

The Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) will this week run two technical courses in Honiara for rugby sevens coaches and match officials. The courses will be held at the Solomon Rugby office at Town Ground stadium on Thursday 24th and Saturday 26th March 2016 respectively. Thursday’s session will be a Rugby 7s Level 1…

First friendly this Thursday

It is happening this Thursday, football fans and supporters are in for entertaining football action on Thursday with the friendly match between the Solomon Islands national men’s football squad and the Papua New Guinea (PNG) national football team. This match is set to kick off at 3pm at the Lawson Tama Stadium. This will be…

Hockey for world league

THE Solomon Islands national men and women’s hockey teams will be flying the country’s flag in Fiji again after 37 years. President of the Solomon Islands Hockey Federation Nihal Seneviratne said Hockey Solomons will be visiting Fiji again after 37 years since Solomon Islands last played a hockey match there during the South Pacific Games…

Taekwondo gets support

Solomon Islands Taekwondo Union (SITU) over the weekend received a timely boost ahead of this year’s Solomon Games. SITU received a new tournament mat together with some fighting and training gears over the weekend from the World Taekwondo body through its yearly fundings. According to SITU president Philip Afu, the arrival of the equipment is…

HFA pre-season kicks off

The Honiara Football Association (HFA) pre-season competition has successfully kicked off over the weekend. The competition comprises of five clubs namely Breeze Land United FC, Honiara Aleph 2, K-United FC, Sa’a United FC and Balanga FC. First two matches have been played on Saturday featuring Breeze Land and Honiara Aleph 2 followed by K/united and…

Sponsors acknowledged

The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) and the Telekom S-league board has acknowledged all who have thrown their support towards the success of another TSL season. Speaking during the TSL awards night, SIFF president, William Lai thanked all the sponsors, clubs, franchise owners, RISPF, media and the fans. The list of supporters revealed included the…

SIRUF lay out its programs for the season

After some times 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…

Union-Ports saga deepens

Works’ Union of Solomon Islands (WUSI) has issued a notice of request to the International Transport Federation (ITF) for an international ban on shipping services to Solomon Islands. This comes as the ongoing dispute between the parties continues. WUSI general secretary Tony Kagovai yesterday confirmed to this paper that a letter has been sent to…

Top officials end visit

Two visiting top Pacific Games Council (PGC) Officials, President Vidhya Lakhan and Executive Director Andrew Minogue have ended their visit for the evaluation of the Solomon Islands bid for the 2023 Pacific Games. The final part of their visit was the visit to proposed sites for the Games if the country wins the bid to…

Wing Chun open day

THE MP Quan Wing Chun Kung Fu School in West Honiara Honiara will host its open day today Friday, March 18. The open day program will be held at the Bishop Epalle School Hall, Rove, West Honiara. It will give interested people to learn the Introduction to Wing Chun and all enquiries about Wing Chun.…