Sports Archive September 2010

Menapi Joins Nadi for Courts IDC Tournament

Solomon Island import, Cummins Menapi, flew to Fiji yesterday and has joined the Nadi team camp as they seek to lift the much coveted Courts IDC trophy.

Diesel and Marist Clash, A 2010 Rugby Highlight

It had all the hallmarks of a grand final, a young Marist side looking to turn the table on Diesel Services following a loss to them earlier in the year and the latter looking to teach them another sour lesson in losing. The result was eighty minutes of hard rugby.
Solomon Gold says the first 58 out of 215 samples taken suggest gold mineralization 'similar in style' to the major Lihir Island gold deposit in Papua New Guinea.

Significant Gold Find on Fauro Islands

Solomon Gold says sampling at its Fauro Island project in the Shortland Islands, West Solomons, indicates 'significant' gold mineralization.
Rose Gwali (L) competes with Joy Timo of Honiara Select for the ball.

Women's National Team Wins Third Friendly

The Solomon Islands senior national women's football team have rebuilt their confidence with a 2 - 0 win against the Honiara Select side at the SIFF Academy field yesterday.
The event will also feature the traditional Cleanup Honiara Day, earmarked for Saturday 4th September.

Fly Solomons Fun Run on Again

The hugely popular Fly Solomons Half Marathon and Fun Run 2010 will be launched on Friday 10th September at the Heritage Park Hotel.
Wagapu said that he is happy with the turn out and the energy the players have put into their training on the first day.

National U-20 Soccer Team Starts Preparations

The Solomon Islands Men's National U-20 Training Squad has begun its preparations for the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) U-20 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers in April 2011.
The basis of SIFF's argument was that the Pacific Games is recognized by the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) as the preliminary rounds of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

NOCSI Gives Green Light to Football for 2011 Pacific Games

The football fraternity and football fans in Solomon Islands received their best news yet this year with the announcement that football is among the sports approved for the 2011 Pacific Games.