Easter Soccer 7s kicks off today

The Easter Soccer 7s competition will kick off today after it was postponed due to the heavy rain over the Easter weekend. The competition is sponsored by the Member of Parliament for West Honiara constituency Honourable Namson Tran. The West Honiara Constituency Development Officer (CDO) Brian Taupiri said the objective of the competition is to…

Avaiki retains Easter 7s title

AVAIKI rugby club clinched back to back Easter 7s title on Monday with a hard fought 24-21 win over Henderson Hammerheads (HHH) in the grand final of the Solomon Rugby Easter 7s tournament. The final was contested on an equal footing in the first half but a red card for a HHH player in the…

Marist set for grand final

MARIST FC has secured the second spot for the grand final of the Telekom S-league (TSL) Championship against Warriors this weekend. Marist edged their way past a tough Malaita Kingz FC side on Thursday to give them the chance to battle for this year’s TSL Championship title. Marist coach, Jerry Allan is grateful for the…

Ruggers tour Fiji to learn

SOLOMON Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) Technical Adviser Ilivasi Tabua says the Fiji Bitter Marist 7s tournament will be a good platform for the Solomon Islands national 7s team to display their talents. The former Wallabies and Fijian national team coach shared this with Star Sports as the national side are set to take on…

HFA registration opens

REGISTRATION for all football clubs intending to participate in the Honiara Football Association (HFA) league is now open. The HFA executive confirmed registrations started on Monday and will close on May 4. The month long period is put in place to give ample time for intending clubs to register their respective teams. Affiliation fees for…

Warriors into final

Solomon Warriors FC has booked their spot for the grand finals of the Telekom S-league (TSL) Championship. Warriors defeated KOSSA FC 4-2 on Wednesday to give them the opportunity to defend the TSL Championship title. It was an equally fought match against KOSSA which ended the first half with a 1-1 all draw. Warriors broke…

Suri to lead U19 team

SOLOMON ISLANDS renowned international veteran striker, Batram Suri has been appointed as head coach to lead the country’s national U19 men’s team for the Oceania U19 World Cup Qualifiers. This was confirmed by the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) technical department on Tuesday. Suri will be assisted by former international defender, Eddie Rukumana. The duo…

Easter volleyball champ set

The annual national volleyball championship is set for the long Easter weekend with $30,000.00 worth of cash prizes up for grabs. President of the Solomon Islands Volleyball Federation (SIVF) Morris Maitaki confirmed this to Star Sports in a statement on Monday. “The SIVF wish to inform all volleyball provincial teams and Honiara clubs we will…

HISTORIC RUGBY TOURNEY

Soltuna 7s kicks off today in Suva By SIMON ABANAin Suva, Fiji    THE Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) in partnership with SolTuna are set to host a historic tournament in Suva, Fiji, today. After weeks of preparation, the inaugural Soltuna 7s tournament gets underway at USP Laucala sport grounds this morning. Two home…

NOCSI PROBE

Games delegation queried, Rara defends claims By RONALD TOITO’ONA THE Solomon Islands delegation for the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia is being probed by certain National Federation members, it was revealed. This came after a leaked list of the confirmed athletes and officials has in it, names of close family members of the National…