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  • Malta fall to Netherlands, Serbia in LEN Europa Cup

    Malta fall to Netherlands, Serbia in LEN Europa Cup

    The Malta Waterpolo national team succumbed to two defeats in their first couple of outings in the LEN Europa Cup, currently held in Croatia.  Karl Izzo's clan opened their commitments with heavy defeat to Serbia, 17-3, during which...

  • Freeport is main sponsor of Birzebbuga Aquatic & Sports Club

    Freeport is main sponsor of Birzebbuga Aquatic & Sports Club

    Malta Freeport Terminals and the Birzebbuga Aquatic & Sports Club have just signed a two-year sponsorship deal that will help the club re-establish itself as a reputable water sports club after an absence of 15 years from the local competitive...

  • Players’ fitness hurt our chances, says coach Izzo

    Players’ fitness hurt our chances, says coach Izzo

    Malta coach Karl Izzo was disappointed with the performance of the junior national team during the European Championships that came to a close on Sunday at the National Pool. The Maltese youngsters placed last in the 16-team championship after...

  • Saints one point away from title

    Saints one point away from title

    Undisputed Premier Division leaders San Ġiljan edged closer to the title when they found little difficulty in seeing off Valletta. The Saints need just one point from their next match against Sirens to regain the Premier Division title. Indeed,...

  • Champions Neptunes overcome Valletta to restore some pride

    After their tactically-blighted showing last Thursday when they collapsed to a heavy ten-goal defeat at the hands of an otherwise superb San Giljan, Neptunes Leo Vegas restored some sanity into their game when yesterday they dismissed Valletta...

  • Exiles keep it close after Blues’ flying start

    Exiles keep it close after Blues’ flying start

    A five-nil flying start by Sliema was the basis for a 9-7 victory over Exiles yesterday afternoon, a result which in the final reckoning was acceptable for Dorian Pisani’s side especially after the crushing loss they suffered at the hands of...

  • Saints blow Neptunes apart

    What was supposed to be the big match of the day turned out to be an anti climax when San Giljan Tum Invest thrashed Neptunes Leo Vegas to the tune of 14-4, while Valletta earned their first spoils of the season when they drew 8-8 with Sirens. In...

  • San Ġiljan lay down marker as second round gets underway

    San Ġiljan lay down marker as second round gets underway

    The second round of the BOV Premier and First Division championships starts today after each team in the top league played five matches and those in the second-tier figured in four. It will be another round robin series of matches, 25 in both...

  • Sirens surprise Sliema

    After running San Ġiljan Tum Invest and Neptunes very close recently Sirens went one better when they deservedly beat Sliema Frank Salt 7-6 while the Saints were made to wait till deep into the third session to finally pull clear for a 12-6...

  • Slick Neptunes make it a no contest

    This was a thumping victory for champions Neptunes Leo Vegas plotted by master strategist Zoran Maslovar, their coach from Montenegro. Indeed, it turned out to be a no contest as the versatilty of the Reds and the ability of their units – they...

  • San Giljan beat Exiles

    San Giljan beat Exiles

    As expected, leaders San Giljan Tum invest bagged the points at the expense of Exiles Jetfreight when beating them 11-8 in what turned out to be a closer contest than anticipated. The Saints’ clan may argue that although they had all their...

  • Neptunes edge Sirens as Sliema ease past Valletta

    Neptunes edge Sirens as Sliema ease past Valletta

    Neptunes Leo Vegas and Sliema Frank Salt pocketed the kudos yesterday, the Reds edging Sirens 9-8 and the Blues cruising past Valletta 15-7. Facing a must win tussle against the team from St Paul’s Bay the champions were made to scrape the barrel...

  • Saints battle past Sirens

    San Ġiljan and Exiles picked maximum points yesterday after beating Sirens and Valletta respectively in the two BOV Premier League matches. The last duel of the day resulted in a far from what many anticipated to be a comfortable win for San...

  • Bold Blues recover to upstage Neptunes

    Sliema Frank Salt ended on a high yesterday when they managed to turn round a three-goal deficit which lasted almost three minutes into the third session to finally sink Neptunes Leo Vegas by the odd goal in 21. It was a remarkable recovery by the...

  • Perky San Ġiljan power to victory over Sliema

    Perky San Ġiljan power to victory over Sliema

    San Ġiljan Tum Invest beat Sliema Frank Salt 12-8 while Sirens and Exiles JetFreight shared 12 goals and the spoils during yesterday’s BOV Premier League matches . The Saints registered their second massive league victory in three days when...

  • San Ġiljan edge out Neptunes

    San Ġiljan edge out Neptunes

    San Giljan Tum Invest and Sliema Frank Salt started the summer league season on a winning note when they beat Neptunes Leo Vegas and Exiles JetFreight 9-8 and 13-6 respectively. The match between the Saints and their neighbours turned out to be a...

  • Smooth start for solid Sirens

    With a fine blend of youth and experience, including Christian Presciutti of Italian national team fame, Sirens kickstarted their summer season in a slick and convincing manner when they beat Valletta 13-5. The superiority of the team guided by...

  • New-look Malta retain title

    New-look Malta retain title

    The waterpolo national team retained the EU Nations Cup title for a second successive time with a perfect record of five wins out of five in Sczeczin, Poland, yesterday. Coach Karl Izzo named various young players in his squad for the tournament...

  • Camilleri scores six as Ortigia retain status

    CC Ortigia of Syracuse retained their place in the Italian top division when they ended the regular 26-match season with a 14-5 victory over Bogliasco of Genova last week. Stevie Camilleri’s trade-mark contribution for the Sicilian side  could not...

  • Izzo names squad for EU Nations Tournament

    Malta waterpolo coach Karl Izzo has named a 13-man squad for the EU Nations Cup which will be played in Sczeczin, Poland between May 19 and 21. Twelve countries are taking part in the annual tournament, namely South Africa, England, Finland,...