HRUA clubs urged to attend meeting

THE Honiara Rugby Union Association (HRUA) is urging all club representatives to attend a rescheduled meeting at 4:30pm today at the Kokonut Café. HRUA secretary Morris Temangutau’a said an earlier meeting scheduled for last week was not attended therefore the date has been rescheduled to today. “Please make all effort to attend. If you will…

Deadline set for NOCSI affiliation

The National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) has revealed that all affiliations will be closed on March 30. In a statement on Tuesday, NOCSI urged all federations to submit their affiliation fees along with their 2013 Activity Reports and the 2014 Activity Schedule. NOCSI also urged Sports federations that are yet to pay up…

Two off to play in AFL season

Solomon Islands will have two of its AFL players vie in the 2014 AFL in Australia. Francis Ramo and Peter Nuku are the two lucky players who were given the opportunity to travel to Australia and play AFL for the 2014 season. The two boys were selected based on their commitment and work ethic towards…

TOTORI RETURNS TO WAITAKERE

SOCCER star Benjamin Totori has been reported to have returned to join New Zealand’s Waitakere FC for the upcoming Oceania Club Championship. Totori’s local club Western United FC management on Tuesday confirmed signing Totori’s release for Waitakere this week. Totori is not new to the Waitakere outfit thus will not find it difficult to fit…

HFA Pre-season date set

The Honiara Football Association (HFA) has confirmed the date for the HFA 2014 Pre-season to be on April 5 at the King George School grounds. Following their meeting early this week, HFA scheduled April 5 as the date. The HFA Executive therefore calls on interested clubs to submit their applications between now and Wednesday April…

MMTM’S FIRST TASTE OF VICTORY

Newly introduced basketball team MMTM has registered its first win of the Namson Tran basketball tournament after defeating the U19 select side on Sunday at the Multipurpose Hall. MMTM ended their first game of the competition with a final score of 46 – 33. It was an equally fought match which saw the young U19…

What’s wrong with the GS post?

National Sports Federations (NFs) have questioned why appointment of a new general secretary for the National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) has been delayed for so long. In a written statement yesterday concerned members of various federations called upon NOCSI to explain why it has taken so long for NOCSI to vote a person…

Warriors wins friendly

Solomon Islands Oceania Club Championship representative, Solomon Warriors FC has won their first friendly match on home soil thrashing the Select side 6-0 at the Lawson Tama Stadium on Sunday Gibson Daudau got the scoring underway for Warriors before the half hour mark from a superb free kick which he placed to the far side…

Chess competition kicks off

The first Chess competition for this year is set to kick off on Saturday in Honiara. The competition took place at the Solomon Islands Broadcasting Cooperation (SIBC) Conference room started at 10am. This was organized by the Solomon Islands Chess Federation. The draw to determine which group players will join was expected in the morning.…

Triathlon sets date for next event

The local triathlon-racing season got underway in February thanks to a break in the cyclonic weather and the crocodiles having better things to do. An email to members and supporters said the next event will be on 5 April. “It’s an exciting year for the club with Boris Teddy representing Solomon Islands at the Youth…