PG Taskforce still have time

  A source within the Ministry of Home Affairs said the Pacific Games Taskforce have until October this year to carry out its mandated role. This is after a member of the PG Taskforce made a statement in the Island Sun the government should give them time until June for the commencement and implementation of…

Blue boys resumes on Monday

THE Blue boys football club management and coaches are calling on both new and old players for pre-season training next week. Coach Lesley Leo is expecting all available players to turn up for their first training session on Monday. Known in the 90s as Laugu, the Blue boys are determined to do well in the…

FAVOURABLE DRAW

MARIST FC coach Jerry Allen insists the quarter-finals draw for the OFC Champions League sets a good pathway for his team in the Oceania international premier club competition. OFC made the draw at their Auckland headquarter on Monday as Marist was tied up to take on debutants Nalkutan FC away in Port Vila, Vanuatu. Speaking…

Fans hopeful for return action

Football fans and supporters in the country are hopeful for the return of the Oceania Champions League action. Fans flooded to social media Facebook Solomon Islands football page congratulating Warriors and Marist for their quarter finals, expressing their confidence for Warriors and Marist. Their confidence was derived from the recent performances by Warriors and Marist…

SIRUF lauds Hammerheads Australian tour

THE Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) is urging local rugby clubs to look for opportunities abroad in developing their players. SIRUF made the call in light of a weeklong tour by Henderson Hammerheads rugby club tour to Gold Coast, Australia this week.  “Henderson Hammerheads Rugby Club tour of Gold Coast, 1st – 8th March,…

Quarter final fixtures set

Marist to take on Nalkutan and Warriors set for Auckland City By CARLOS ARUAFU   Telekom S-league champions and runner up, Solomon Warriors FC and Marist FC have been made known their opponents for the Oceania Champions League quarter finals. Solomon Warriors again find themselves on the road as they will travel to New Zealand…

SIRUF names squad to Fiji

THE Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) has named the final squad that will travel to Fiji to compete in the upcoming Soltuna 7s and Maris 7s in Fiji. According to SIRUF statement the squad will take part in the Soltuna 7s and Marist 7s in Fiji scheduled for this month. “Below is the final…

Thank you from AS Magenta

It is great feeling being here in the Solomon Islands, stated Joan Christ, captain of New Caledonia’s AS Magenta that took part in the OFC Champions Group D that ended in Honiara, Friday. He said they were very happy to be participating in the OFC League competition during the past week. “Even though we lost…

Shortland’s soccer maestro

Should  there be someone that the Shortland Islands soccer fanatics’ can be proud of, this must be 31- year-old Gabriel Kaveri. The young lad of Ghaomae village in the inner Shortland group of islands is making followers big time during last year’s Solomon Cup. He was a defender who always find a place into Alec…

Allen: next stage will be tough

Marist FC coach Jerry Allen says the next stage of the Oceania Champions League will be tough but they are ready to take on the challenge. Allen told the local media after the group D matches on Friday that playing at home was an advantage, but playing abroad will be tough. “We know it will…