Shift in mentality boosts women’s football in Solomon Islands

It may have been a lone goal that saw Solomon Islands past Tahiti in the quarter finals of the OFC Women’s Nations Cup, but it was goal brimming with history, heartbreak, sweat and promise. For Solomon Islands to qualify for the semi-finals of the OFC Women’s Nations Cup for the first time since 2010 is […]

Teams bolstered by unique donation

The humble sports bra. It seems innocuous when you come from a background where this necessity is readily available in local stores. However, for some players in the Solomon Islands top-flight Women’s Premier League, tracking down quality sports bra hasn’t been that simple. Which is why the recent donation of sporting equipment from the Australian […]

History made for Ha’arosia

Newcomers to the Solrais Women’s Premier League, Ha’arosia, have earned their first victory in the competition after seeing off Borderline United 3-1 at the weekend. Ha’arosia had to wait for the second half to open the scoring courtesy of a Dorinda Halute’e header in the 48th minute, before Sina Sanubo added a second goal just […]

Rain doesn’t dampen opening day of WPL

Heavy rain on Saturday saw the opening match day of the 2021 Solrais Women’s Premier League reduced to just one encounter from three, but that hardly dampened the spirits as the competition’s sophomore season got underway at Lawson Tama Stadium. Last year’s runners-up Koloale had been set to open the new season against West Honiara, […]

Revamp and expansion for 2021 WPL

The Solrais Women’s Premier League in Solomon Islands has undergone a branding revamp during the off-season and welcomed three new teams into the fold ahead of the 2021 season kick-off this weekend. The new logo was launched this week along with the match schedule for the new season, which gets underway at Lawson Tama Stadium […]

Solomon Islands look to expand league

The Solomon Islands Women’s Premier League is set to expand in 2021 following its successful debut last year. The league board has agreed to expand from eight teams to ten, with the Solomon Islands Football Federation calling for interested clubs to get in touch. Antoinette Miniti, SIFF Women’s Development Officer, said the expansion is an […]

Royals claim inaugural title

RSIPF Royals are the undefeated champions of the 2020 Solrais Women’s Premier League after edging rivals Koloale FC 3-1 in the grand final of the inaugural season. Goals from Solomon Islands international Laydah Samani and Francina Mautai put Royals ahead and although Agnes Pegi pulled back a lone goal for Koloale late in the second […]