Berets and Isa open with win

Green Berets 2 and Isa Purple kicked off with a win each in the Premier Division of Honiara Netball Association. Isa thrashed newly promoted Gold Ridge 62 – 36 whilst Green Berets 1 edges KOSSA 45- 38. In the premier reserves, Bokolo defeated Isa Blue 39 – 26, Police 2 beat Green Berets 1 69…

Under 19 off to Fiji despite loss

The national U19 team flew out to Fiji yesterday afternoon despite losing most of their travel equipment during Friday night’s rioting and looting of shops and offices in east Honiara. The team lost sporting gears, official wears and donated food. SIFF office confirms the incident and listed some of those items as: -24 jogging shoes…

Mamulas in friendly match

The Solomon Islands National U19 team – The Mamulas will be playing their final friendly match against Marist FC today at the Lawson Tama Stadium. This is in preparation for the upcoming Oceania U19 World Cup Qualifiers which will be held in Suva, Fiji. This match is set to kick off at 7pm following a…

Rugby set to kick off

The 2014 rugby season is all set to kick off next month. This was agreed on by the executive of the Honiara rugby union association (HRUA) during a meeting held on Monday to confirm a date for the 2014 Rugby season. In a statement yesterday the executive members have confirmed that the 2014 rugby season…

Ghaobata Gwale FC joins league

Guadalcanal Football Association (GFA) has congratulated the Gaobata Gwale FC for the football initiative to take part in the Honiara Football Association (HFA) pre session competition which kicked off last Saturday at the KGVI sports field. Ghaobata FC drew 0-0 with San George FC in their first game. The HFA pre season competition had attracted…

Tuhaika leads golden hand race

Western Bullets basketball team’s key man, Philip Tuhaika is currently leading the golden hand race in the Namson Tran basketball competition which is seen as the pre-season tournament for the 2014 HBL competition. Tuhaika remains at the top of the table with 71 points scored from five matches played. The quick rise in points can…

Warriors ends campaign

Solomon Warriors FC has regained some pride after ending their campaign in the OFC Champions League thrashing the underdogs of pool A Kiwi FC 8-0 yesterday at the Churchill Park Stadium in Lautoka, Fiji. As usual, beach soccer sensation James Naka got the scoring underway six minutes from kick off followed by a hat trick…

LOCAL SHINES

Helps Nauru club with national champ LOCAL basketball player, Billy Manu has this week helped his team win the Nauru national basketball championship. Manu who is currently working in Nauru with the Central Meridian Inc helped lead Boe District to a 49-32 win over fierce rival Denig to clinch the national basketball champs. In an…