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…

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…

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…