Auki netball league kicks off

Auki netball association started off their first league matches last Saturday at the Aligegeo netball court. The league kicked off on a high note which saw Frigates and AYC displaying a high standard of netball. In the first match last Saturday Frigates 1 beat the young AYC netball club by 14-11. In the second match…

Register now for G’Day fun day

The Australian High Commission staff are working hard to prepare for the upcoming G’Day Solomon Islands Fun Run. With only three weeks before the Fun Run, Honiara locals are encouraged to register at the Australian High Commission. The first 4000 entries will receive a FREE G’Day Solomon Islands Fun Run t-shirt. Acting Australian High Commissioner…

School netball registration closes

The Honiara Netball Association registration for the School netball competition closes today The HNA Executive is very excited by the number of school teams that have shown interest and have registered. So far, schools that have registered are St Nicholas, Selwyn College, Panatina, Mbua Valley, Chung Wah and Woodford, President Shalom Akao Waita said, “HNA…

Weightlifting praised for achievement

Solomon Islands Weightlifting has once again been praised for its achievements in competitions abroad. Just a few days ago Solomon Islands flag was raised when young female weightlifter, Arina Kalibiu scooped bronze medal in the women’s 69kg weight category at the Commonwealth Youth Games held over the past two weeks in Apia, Samoa. A statement…

Matangiki crowned champs

Matangiki rugby team has once again been crowned the 2015 Honiara Rugby Union Association (HRUA) league champions. This came after they defeated a strong Luapel side 15-8 yesterday at the Panatina rugby pitch. It was Luapel who started off with three points on the score sheet from an early penalty which Beach Soccer sensation, McPhilip…

BSP boost 3×3 teams

The Bank South Pacific (BSP) Bank in Honiara has thrown support for the country’s first ever 3×3 basketball squad who will represent the country at the Gold Coast 3×3 Basketball championship next week. The assistance consists of T/Shirts, Water bottles and bags. “A big thank you to BSP bank management for the timely sponsorship as…

AFL challenge

As preparations for the much anticipated Big Meat Pie are gearing up, expats have laid down the challenge to the National team, with strong showings at training in the last few weeks. A statement from the SIAFL stressed although Peter Nuku and Francis Ramo have been leading the way with impressive efforts at KG Oval…

Womens & High School Rugby

Women’s rugby 7s competition The fixture for this Thursday women’s rugby 7s competition has been rescheduled for Friday 4th September at Panatina field. Organisers said, the games are as follows: 1st match will kick off at 4:30pm – Royals Blues vs Tandai Stormers; 2nd match will kick off at 4:50pm – West side Tigers vs…

U12 Futsal trials set for Friday

THE trails for 15 men training squad for the Solomon Islands national U12 futsal team will take place at the Multipurpose Hall this Friday. Solomon Islands Sports Coalition (SISC) official Michael Bate’e confirmed this to Star Sports in an interview yesterday. “We would like to urge all the 55 selected players to attend our first…

Our futsal teams into semis

Paramartyr Kingz and Saints FC have has booked their semi-final spots of the second edition of Wantok Futsal Challenge currently took place in Vanuatu. According to Vanuatu Football Federation (VFF) reports both local futsal teams have secured their semi-final spots of the competition after day four of the competition. Kingz earned their spot after two…