Sports Archive July 2009

Solomon's and Vanuatu book Beach Soccer Championship Final Rematch

The Solomon Islands and Vanuatu will contest the 2009 final of the Tahiti Nui Beach Soccer World Cup Qualification Championship, for the third final in a row, after both winning crucial matches on day three at Temae beach on Moorea Island.

Makuru Keeps DJ League Trophy

Makuru Football Club will keep the DJ League's Premier Division trophy after winning the award for the third time on Saturday.

RAMSI Sponsors Solomon Islands Guide to Goalkeeping

RAMSI is publishing Soccer in Solomon Islands a Goalkeeper's Guide, written by Solomon Islands' former national soccer team goalkeeper, Francis Aruwafu, as part of its 6th anniversary celebrations.
Rugby 7s coach Jim Seuika (r) handing over the sporting equipment to the 7s captain Edmond Tay.

Local Businessman Assists National Rugby 7s Team

A prominent local businessman, Namson Tran has donated sporting equipment worth a total of $31,000-00 to the national rugby 7s team.

Vanuatu Beats Solomon Islands in Beach Soccer Opening Match

Vanuatu and Tahiti are off to winning starts at the 2009 Tahiti Nui Beach Soccer Championship on Tahiti's picturesque Island of Moorea.

Calls to Review Western Province Administration

A Western Provincial leader, Ronald Ziru, has called on the new Premier of the Province to review the provincial administration in view of moving the province forward.

Healing Process for Guadalcanal Province

Guadalcanal Premier Stephen Panga says the province continues to pursue and implement important programs in respect of reconciliation and furthering the healing process within the province.

Local Referees to Officiate Oceania Qualifiers

Two local beach soccer referees left the country yesterday on their way to officiate in the Oceania Beach Soccer World Cup qualifiers in Tahiti.
Heroes welcome for the Kurukuru team.

Team Understanding Leads to Success: Ragomo

The national Kurukuru FUTSAL team captain said his players' deep understanding of each other and how each individual played was a central factor to the team's successes.
Miss Lawn Tennis, Emma White, (centre) at the fundraising drive.

Lawn Tennis Stage Major Fundraising Drive

Solomon Islands' Lawn Tennis Federation staged their first major fundraising drive over the weekend at the National Museum.

New Provincial Executive for Western Province

The newly elected Premier of Western Province, George Solingi Lilo, has announced his Provincial Assembly executive.

Rugby 7's Final Squad

The final national rugby sevens team for the South Pacific Mini Games in Cook Islands had been finalized.

Western Province Plans Leaders Summit

The new Western Provincial government will in the first 100 days hold a summit for its leaders to look at various issues concerning the development of the province.

New Premier for Western Province

The Western Province has a new Premier.

National U15 Futsal Releases Team Names

The National U15 futsal team released its final team last Friday after the team's final selection matches.
Solomon Kurukuru defended their Oceania title in convincing fashion scoring 32 goals and conceding only seven in their four matches.

Kurukuru Gives Thanks to God

The Kurukuru national futsal team held a solemn thanks giving service on Saturday at the Chung Wah School Hall for their recent successful campaign at the OFC Championship in Fiji.

Two Teams Qualify for DJ League Play Off

Two teams are closer to realizing their dreams of playing in the Honiara DJ League after grabbing first and second spots in a preseason qualifying league last Friday.
Jack Wetney weaving his magic around the Fijian defense.

Unbeatable Kurukuru Oceania Champs

The Solomon Islands have defended their Oceania Futsal title with an 8-1 win over host nation Fiji in the final at the OFC Championship in Suva [last night].
Kurukuru outplayed opponents, Vanuatu, in last night's victory.

Kurukuru Shows No Mercy

The Solomon Islands have shown Vanuatu no mercy in their final group game on Match Day 3 at Vodafone Arena in Fiji.
Solomon Islands Kurukuru dominating the Oceania Futsal Championships in Suva, Fiji.

Kurukuru Beats Fiji 5-3

The Solomon Islands Kurukuru boys have defeated Fiji 5-3 at a packed FMF Dome in Suva Fiji.
The ever elusive Jack Wetney lining up for a shot for goal.

Kurukuru Flies High, Defeating New Caledonia 8-3

The Solomon Islands has shown its dominance in the indoor soccer code, defeating New Caledonia 8 -3.

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