Rugby league match this Friday - Solomon Star News


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Rugby league match this Friday

29 May 2014

Solomon Islands Rugby League (SIRL) is organising another rugby league match between 2 Honiara select sides on Friday 30 May at Panatina oval at 4pm and invites all interested players, officials and supporters of the code to turn up at the field on the day.

Solomon Islands Rugby League current executive is looking to kick off 2014 13’s competition later this month and the pre-competition match is to bring interested players, officials and supporters together in preparation for the upcoming 13’s competition.

There will be cash prize of $1,500 to grab for the winning team and second prize of $1,000 and also refreshment will be served to players, officials and invited guest after the match.

Solomon Islands Rugby League is currently working with local corporate & sporting partners and international counterparts to host a proposed international match in Honiara later this year and calling on all interested players to turn up on Friday 30 May at 4pm Panatina oval rugby field as the process to scout for players to be selected in the national squad for upcoming international game.

Solomon Islands Rugby League Australian based player Vernon Stewart will arrive today from Brisbane and will team up with local players during the game.

Young Vernon Stewart were in the Solomon Islands Rugby League squad who played against Vanuatu Rugby League national side in Mackay, Queensland, Australian in October last year.

Solomon Islands Rugby League is also planning a prize presentation night  in the coming months for teams that participated in the 13’s introductory competition last year 2013 and presentation of certificates to participants for coaching and refereeing courses held in August last year as well.

Solomon Islands Rugby League chairman Beaver Biti said that there are more exciting events line up for the new code but his executive will announce as and when the time is right.

Meanwhile – he called on those who are passionate about rugby league to support the new code in order to see it grow in Solomon Islands

For more information about the Friday game, please contact SIRL Games Committee chairman - Carlwyn Tengemoana on 7783349 or vice chairman Robert Dofe on 7752567.