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…

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…