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  • 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...

  • 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...