Basketball competition continues

Last Sunday saw the continuation of basketball competition for both the high school and men’s competition. Matches were played at the Multipurpose Hall. For the high school boys Betikama outclassed Tenaru with a close margin score of 34 -30. While Selwyn 2 defeated KGVI 28-15. In the Mens B pool B Midwest Snakes vs Marist…

Inter-school games today

Solomon Islands National University’s (SINU) is kicking off its two days of inter-school competition today. The event will be held at the Kukum campus sports field. Jimmy Luitolo, the sports co-ordinator said all school participating teams and supporters should be at the sports ground by 7:30am this morning.  “There will be an official opening in…

Rugby 15s set to start

The much awaited Matson Silentworld sponsored Inter Islands rugby championship is now set to kick off on the October 11, 2014. This has been confirmed by the Solomon Islands Rugby union federation (SIRUF). This year’s tourney will see the same eight teams competing for the perpetual trophy. The tournament this year will also see a…

High school rugby presentation

THE High School Rugby 15s presentation of awards is rescheduled for this week. The presentation was cancelled from last Thursday due to heavy downpour and is rescheduled for this Wednesday. A statement from organisers said the venue for the presentation is at the SMI compound, town ground starting at 4pm. All participating schools except the…

Three in a row for Warriors

Telekom S-league defending champion, Solomon Warriors FC continued their impressive run, winning their third match in a row against rivals Koloale FC 3-1 last Saturday. Jerry Donga scored a double, and with the third from team mate Micah Lea’alafa, they ensured Warriors recorded nine points to maintain their lead in the TSL table tally. Koloale…

ANZ tennis champ set

THE ANZ school tennis championship is set to kick off starting next week. This was confirmed by the Solomon Islands Tennis Federation’s (SITF) Development Officer, Johnson Taliki on Wednesday. The championship will be hosted in three provinces namely, Honiara, Auki in Malaita and Gizo, Western province. Taliki revealed Honiara and Auki will kick off their…

Matangiki end on high note

Despite the challenges Matangiki rugby team faces over the months they managed to overcome Avaiki with 15-6 on Tuesday. The league which started last month was sponsored by the Solomon Island Rugby union Federation [SIRF]. Matangiki rugby team does not have any major sponsors and they have around 22 players. Speaking to the Star Sports…

Water shortage affects sports day

Alota’a secondary school sports day has been cancelled by the school sports master yesterday in Auki, Malaita due to water shortage. The school has been without water for nearly a month now. Speaking to Star Sports the schools’ sports master Godfrey Salo said they had to cancel all plans for the sports activities because the…

MEDHR might face forfeiture

The ministry of education soccer team is likely to face forfeiture after reports of fielding a player from another ministry. This follows their win against the Prime Ministers Office (PMO) soccer team on Wednesday which they won 3-0 in penalty shootout. It was an equally fought match with both sides having their chances at goal…