UPHILL BATTLE

Coach says they were beaten by the better side By SIMON ABANA SOLOMON Islands road to Russia is now an uphill mission after the national side went down to New Zealand 6-1 away at the QBE stadium last night. Captain Chris Wood led by example with a hat-trick to put the hosts in the driving…

Warriors thrash Real Kakamora

Former champions Solomon Warriors opened their 2017/2018 Telekom S-League campaign with a 4-0 thrashing of Real Kakamora at Lawson Tama on Saturday. Moses Toata and Co. started the match on the front foot as Solomon Islands international Gagame Feni open the scoring in 10 minutes of play. Vanuatu international Kency Tangis extended Warriors lead as…

Eels open TSL bid with draw

Debutants Henderson Eels opened their Telekom S-League with a 1-1 draw against defending champions Marist FC on Saturday at Lawson Tama. The newcomers went down to an early goal as veteran Solomon Islands international Henry Fa’arodo scored his debut goal for Marist in the 17th minute of the first half. With a number of experience…

Colombo are hockey champs

THE Colombo men’s hockey team has won the 2017 club league grand-final yesterday. Colombo claimed the title after defeating top contenders Wantoks hockey club, which comprised of experienced hockey players led by Allan Temoa and Gary Edward. Paul Luiramo was the hero for the Colombo club for scoring the only goal of the grand-final. In…

Hockey to have Aussie coach

AN Australian hockey coach will soon team up with the national hockey players in preparation for the upcoming Inter-continental Cup in Australia. President of the Solomon Islands Hockey Federation (SIHF) Nihal Seneviratne revealed this to Star Sports yesterday following a discussion with Oceania Hockey Federation (OHF) Continental Development Officer   Gill Gemming in Vanuatu on Thursday.…

TSL OPENER TODAY

Defending champs Marist take on debutants Henderson Eels AFTER a lengthy off-season, the Telekom S-League 2017/2018 season gets off today with two exciting matches at Lawson Tama. Defending champions Marist FC take on debutants Henderson Eels in the opener in what is anticipated to be a thriller. Marist underline their intention to defend the title…