GAMES CONTINGENT ANNOUNCED

 NOCSI names C’Wealth Games team of 14 athletes and 11 officials By RONALD TOITO’ONA   THE National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) has released the Commonwealth Games 2018 contingent, which will be representing the country in Gold Coast, Australia. A total of 14 athletes have been selected and will compete in six sports at…

Tip Off final showdown

The Tip Off Basketball Challenge men’s finals are set to kick off at the Multipurpose Hall on Sunday. This year’s men’s grand final will again feature last year’s finalists, Marist and Gunnerz men’s basketball club. These two teams made their way through following two weekends of tough group matches. Gunnerz Basketball team were crowned the champions…

KOSSA reveals team list

THE head coach of KOSSA FC, Eddie Marahe has released the names of 25 players for KOSSA’s line up for the TSL Championship. The list of names was released yesterday and comprises of three goal keepers, nine defenders, four midfielders, and nine forwards. KOSSA’s aim for the TSl Championship is to better their placement after…

TSL championship today

THE 2018 TSL Championship Series is set to kick-off today with two exciting matches involving our two OFC Champions League representatives at Lawsom Tama this afternoon. It was initially scheduled to be held a week before the OFC Champions League last month but the TSL board with the advice of Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF)…

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,…