Sports Archive July 2013

Futsal Loss a Wake-Up Call

The Solomon Islands Futsal coach Dickson Kadau says his side’s disappointing performance at the Oceania Invitational tournament in Auckland is a massive wake-up call.

Pacific Sports Partnership Recipients Announced

Eleven Australian national sporting organisations have been selected to receive funding through the second phase of the Pacific Sports Partnerships (PSP) program, of which Solomon Islands will also benefit from.
New Zealand's Dylan Manickum celebrates one of his five goals.

Solomons Stunned with Loss

The OFC Futsal Championship Invitational 2013 got underway at The Trusts Arena in Auckland, New Zealand today with four goal-filled matches, including a 7-3 loss to New Zealand for defending champions Solomon Islands.

Honiara Rugby to Begin in August

The Honiara Rugby Union Association (HRUA) will be partnering with Matson & Silent World Shipping for the upcoming rugby 7 series scheduled to start on Saturday the 4th of August 2013 in Honiara, Solomon Islands.

Wini Wins Gold

Solomon Islander, Jenlyn Wini, has scored a mark in weightlifting history for women in Solomon Islands.
The Solomon Islands have now appeared at two World Cups in succession and proved they can compete on the global stage at Thailand 2012 in December by narrowly missing out on a place in the knockout stages on goal difference.

Talent Aplenty in Futsal Showdown

The naming of each country’s squad for the upcoming OFC Futsal Championship Invitational has confirmed there will be plenty of talent on show when the eagerly-anticipated tournament kicks off at The Trusts Arena in Auckland, New Zealand, on July 23.
Youth @ Work has given Honiara youths a chance to succeed in life by empowering youths to be a useful and proud member of society.

Youth Programme Battles it on Court

A little bit of rain was no match for the downpour of talent at the Youth @ Work netball match this week in Honiara, Solomon Islands.