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  • San Ġiljan snatch win at the death against Sliema

    San Ġiljan snatch win at the death against Sliema

    The latest of many battles between San Ġiljan and Sliema was again won by the champions, who have always lowered their rivals’ colours in the past matches. Yet, the unbeaten San Ġiljan were this time given a test in resilience before finally...

  • Sliema, Neptunes share spoils in thriller

    Sliema, Neptunes share spoils in thriller

    True to tradition, Sliema and Neptunes served up an exciting match with the teams simply playing their hearts out and the sizeable crowd present at the National Pool enjoying every second of the proceedings. That the spoils were shared was fair,...

  • Malta waterpolo go down to Turkey on penalties

    Malta waterpolo go down to Turkey on penalties

    TURKEY                7 MALTA                  7 (3-1, 2-1, 0-2, 2-3; Turkey win 6-5 penalties) The Malta waterpolo national team suffered a heart-breaking shoot-out defeat to Turkey to in 16th place in the European Championships in Barcelona. It...

  • Malta lose to Slovakia in tight encounter

    Malta lose to Slovakia in tight encounter

    MALTA       6 SLOVAKIA 11 (2-3, 1-4, 3-2, 0-2) Malta suffered its fourth straight loss at the 2018 LEN European Waterpolo Championships after losing 11-6 to Slovakia in their ranking match, on Sunday. This defeat means that Team Malta will...

  • Malta suffer third defeat in Euros

    Malta suffer third defeat in Euros

    MALTA       6 FRANCE     12 (0-3, 1-2, 3-3, 2-4) Malta succumbed to its third defeat in the 2018 LEN European Waterpolo Championships after falling 12-6 to France, on Friday. It was an improved performance by the Maltese side as they scored their...

  • Malta waterpolo limit the damage against Montenegro in Euros

    Malta waterpolo limit the damage against Montenegro in Euros

    Montenegro       17 Malta                5 (4-1, 7-0, 4-2, 2-2) Malta suffered their second defeat in the European Championships when they went down to Montenegro 17-5 in Barcelona on Wednesday. It was another challenging afternoon for the...

  • Malta suffer heavy defeat in Euro opener

    Malta suffer heavy defeat in Euro opener

    Malta                 4 Spain                21 (1-4, 0-5, 2-8, 1-4) The Malta waterpolo national team endured a difficult start to their European Championship opener when they slumped to a heavy 21-4 defeat in Barcelona on Monday. Karl Izzo’s men...

  • Watch: National team ready for Barcelona challenge – Izzo

    Watch: National team ready for Barcelona challenge – Izzo

    Malta coach Karl Izzo sounded pleased with the national team’s preparations as this evening they head to Barcelona to take part in the 2018 European Championships that get under way on Monday. This is the second time that the national team are...

  • Camilleri tops Serie A1 scorers’ charts

    Camilleri tops Serie A1 scorers’ charts

    Steve Camilleri achieved another milestone in his career when his side AS Roma Nuoto won promotion to Serie A1 at the third time of asking, on Saturday. Camilleri played a key role in the Rome-based club’s promotion to the Italian top Division...

  • Neptunes see off Exiles

    Neptunes see off Exiles

    Neptunes pulled the strings from the outset to end up worthy winners against Exiles by three clear goals on Saturday.  The match turned out to be a one-sided contest early on, with the Reds decisively on song in the second session. It had the...

  • Obradovic masters San Ġiljan’s win

    Obradovic masters San Ġiljan’s win

    Sliema 7San Ġiljan 9 (1-1, 2-2, 2-4, 2-2)  Paulo Obradovic played a key role as San Ġiljan stretched their impressive run to 44 games after overcoming Sliema in a balanced encounter at the National Pool. The Croatian livewire found the opponents’...

  • San Ġiljan beat Neptunes to retain President’s Cup

    San Ġiljan beat Neptunes to retain President’s Cup

    San Ġiljan claimed the President’s Cup which they won last year, again at the expense of Neptunes but this time, it turned out to be a titanic tussle which had the winners stretching every sinew to extinguish a remarkable recovery by their...

  • San Ġiljan seal top placing

    San Ġiljan seal top placing

    There’s no stopping San Ġiljan Tum Invest after brushing aside Neptunes to secure their 38th successive positive result in domestic competition. As the scoreline suggest, the Malta champions were a clear above their opponents and the only interest...

  • Lethal San Ġiljan sink Sliema in fiery duel

    Lethal San Ġiljan sink Sliema in fiery duel

    Final result apart, which was another swamping victory, the 37th consecutive win for San Ġiljan, this time over Sliema, the limelight was drawn to a fiery ending to the game which resulted in three Sliema players being excluded. Sliema were made...

  • Mizzi resolves match in dramatic fashion

    Mizzi resolves match in dramatic fashion

    Once the headline fixture of Maltese waterpolo, the derby between Sliema and Neptunes has lost much of its lustre in the last seasons as San Ġiljan not only caught up with these two rivals but established themselves as the dominant force. Yet...

  • San Ġiljan breeze past Sirens

    San Ġiljan breeze past Sirens

    San Ġiljan were in dominant mood yesterday as they beat Sirens by a seven-goal margin. There was no doubt about the legitimacy of San Ġiljan’s handsome victory.  They were the slicker team, always in control of the situation and in their forward...

  • Malta to face hosts Spain in Euro finals

    Malta to face hosts Spain in Euro finals

    The Malta waterpolo were handed a tough group at the European Championship finals as the draws of the continental competition were held in Barcelona, on Wednesday. Malta were drawn in Group B alongside Montenegro, France and Spain. Karl Izzo’s men...

  • Watch: Malta crush Belarus to reach Euro waterpolo finals

    Watch: Malta crush Belarus to reach Euro waterpolo finals

    MALTA             16 BELARUS           9                                      (5-2, 3-3, 5-2, 3-2) The Malta waterpolo national team booked their ticket to the 2018 European Championship finals after brushing aside Belarus at the National Pool to...

  • Watch: Malta can make waterpolo history against Belarus

    Watch: Malta can make waterpolo history against Belarus

    The Malta waterpolo national team faces their biggest match in history when they take on Belarus in the return leg of the European Championship play-off at the National Pool on Saturday (start: 4pm). After losing last week’s opening leg in Minsk...

  • Cousin's late strike keeps Malta hopes alive

    Cousin's late strike keeps Malta hopes alive

    Belarus           8 Malta              7 (0-2, 4-2, 2-1, 2-2) Aurelien Cousin kept alive Malta’s chances of booking their place in the 2018 European Championship finals as the waterpolo national team suffered an 8-7 defeat in the opening leg of...