Showers halt matches

Last weekend’s bad weather has forced all six remaining futsal league games in Auki, Malaita province to be cancelled. The matches were supposed to be played at Aligegeo futsal court. Because of the heavy down, all the team managers met with the organising committee and agreed that the games be cancelled due to the poor…

X-Beam wins

X-Beam yesterday outclassed Solomon Warriors with a 4- 3 win in the 2014 Under16 league at the King George Sixth SIFF Academy sports ground. Junior Hou of X-Beam registered the first goal, 4 minutes into the first half and followed by Benjamin Toata for the second goal in 14 minutes. Warriors regrouped to try and…

Bellona thrashes Eastern Islands

FOLLOWING the successful start of the inter-island rugby league on Saturday, two matches were played on Sunday. The match saw Bellona thrashing Eastern islands, 56- 5 at the Panatina rugby oval field. The match saw the dominance of the Bellona team, which blocked the Eastern side from entering their territory to make tries. Bellona was…

Local beach volley coach attends top training

Solomon Islands Beach Volleyball (SIBV) coach Jeffery Pasio has been awarded with FIVB Beach Volleyball Coach Level 1 certificate. Qatar Beach Volleyball Academy conducted the course where 32 beach volleyball coaches all around the world attended. The course was held from 11th to 17th October 2014. This was the first time FIVB conducted the Beach…

They flew out Saturday for Melanesia Cup

DEFENDING Telekom S-league champions, Solomon Warriors FC, will represent the country in the newly revived Melanesian Super Cup competition in Vanuatu. The club manageress Dianne Dettke confirmed their participation and said the team departed for Vanuatu last Saturday. They will play their opening game against Vanuatu’s Tafea FC on Tuesday and Amicale FC on Saturday…

Subi, MOI ready for battle

MALAITA province has confirmed its participation in the 2014 Matsons inter-island rugby tournament by preparing two teams. In a statement on Tuesday Gregory Ofia on behalf of the team management said Subi and Malaita Outter Islands (MOI) are taking part in the tournament. “Malaita province will field two teams in the Matsons inter-islands rugby tournament…

Inter-ministry games continue

The 2014 inter-ministry games is currently making progress in Honiara with the soccer and volleyball competition. For soccer competition has reached quarter-final stages but organisers said matches will wait until they settle an issue between PMOC, Education 1&2 and Police1, Morris Hakapauhenua Vice Chair of the organising committee said yesterday. The re-match games scheduled for…

SINU games in full swing

FOLLOWING a late start the Solomon Islands National University [SINU] students goes into sports action at the Kukum campus sports field. Around five schools participated at the event which is being organised over two days. Some of the sports featured during the gathering are soccer, netball, volleyball and futsal. Some of the top referees have…

Tough pool

SI in top seeds for Oceania Sevens The Federation of Oceania Rugby Unions (FORU) has confirmed the men’s draws for the 2014 Oceania Sevens Championship, which will take place on 3-4 October alongside the Noosa International Sevens on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, Australia. Solomon Islands will compete in the men’s event as the Oceania Sevens will…