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Waterpolo

  • Winter League on hold in April

    After the Winter League matches scheduled for Monday, the pre-season competition will resume on May 2 to make way for Malta’s international commitments and the Easter period during April. The national team will be in action in the third...

  • Malta U-17 squad for EU Nations Cup

    Malta Under-17 will take part in the EU Nations Waterpolo Cup which will be staged in Brno, Czech Republic, next month. National coach Karl Izzo this week selected 15 players for the tournament which will be played between April 18 and 20. Malta...

  • Blues, Saints fight for the spoils

    In yesterday’s three-match programme at the National Pool, Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate and San Ġiljan Allcare Insurance were made to fight to the maximum to collect the three points at the expense of resilient and tactically sound opponents,...

  • Due recognition after Limerick success – Izzo

    Malta struck waterpolo gold on March 16 when they won the EU 8 Nations Tournament in Limerick, Ireland. It was their second international success overseas after their first triumph in a six-nations event in Vienna before the turn of the...

  • Marsaxlokk and Otters share spoils

    In the two matches in yesterday’s Winter League programme, Marsaxlokk ASC and Otters Nivea shared the spoils while Vallettta Utd beat the ASA Under 19 team. The first clash was a close affair, typical of the balance there is among the First...

  • Blues ease to victory as City collect first points

    Following a 12-day stoppage, which included Malta’s very welcome success in the Limerick international tournament last week, the Winter League resumed yesterday with two Premier League matches. In the first clash at Tal-Qroqq, Sliema Frank Salt...

  • Malta beat Danes to seal title in Limerick

    Malta 9Denmark 8 (2-2, 2-2, 3-1, 2-3) The Maltese national team are the winners of the EU 8 Nations tournament as yesterday they edged past Denmark 9-8 in a thrilling final in Ireland. This was an outstanding all-round showing from Karl Izzo’s men...

  • Malta wins EU8 Nations waterpolo tournament

    Malta have won the EU8 Nations Tournament in Limerick, Ireland after beating Denmark 9-8 in a close final this afternoon. Niki Lanzon scored four goals for Malta while Jerome Gabaretta and Michele Stellini grabbed two each. Matthew Zammit got the...

  • Malta beat Ireland to reach Limerick final

    The Maltese national team booked their place in the final of the EU 8 Nations Tournament when they had the better of hosts Ireland 17-7 in the semi-final, yesterday. It was another impressive showing for Karl Izzo’s team who maintained their 100...

  • Malta crush Wales 23-8

    Malta opened their commitments in the EU 8 Nations tournament in convincing fashion after they cantered past Wales 23-8 in a Group B match in Limerick, Ireland yesterday. It was a routine victory for Karl Izzo’s team who, after edging a tight...

  • Testing time for Malta in Limerick

    Today, Malta will open their programme of matches in Limerick, in the Republic of Ireland, which is hosting a condensed 20-match friendly tournament played over three days until Sunday. This will be part of national coach Karl Izzo’s preparation...

  • Camilleri suffers facial injury

    Saturday’s derby between Carisa Savona and RN Bogliasco, two teams from Genova in Italy’s top league, had an unhappy ending for Steve Camilleri when he was involved in a heated argument with Savona’s Giovanni Bianco and suffered facial...

  • Wins for southseasiders

    Marsascala Mor€ and Marsa-xlokk ASC scored very comfortable victories over Otters Nivea and Ta’ Xbiex Amigos respectively as the Winter League resumed yesterday with two First Division matches. In the opening match, the southerners were tactically...

  • Ruthless France punish Malta

    Malta 6France 20 (1-6, 2-2, 3-6, 0-6) For France this was supposed to be a cooling off match. Or so one thought. Their task of proceeding to the finals of the LEN Euro 2014 at the expense of the Maltese had been virtually accomplished two weeks...

  • Izzo’s players look to limit damage

    Malta’s task when they confront France in the return leg of their 2014 LEN Euro Championship semi-final play-off at 12.30pm today is nothing but a damage-limiting exercise. The 20-8 defeat for Karl Izzo’s team has all but sealed the strong French...

  • Blues shake off gritty Valletta as San Ġiljan trounce Sirens

    In the first match of yesterday morning’s programme at the National Pool, Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate beat Valletta United by a 9-7 scoreline, with the last goal coming with just two minutes left. With newcomers Alex Attard and Jurgen Borg, from...

  • Marsascala win derby

    Marsascala 10Marsaxlokk 8 (3-3, 2-1, 3-2, 2-2) Marsascala Mor€ beat neighbours Marsaxlokk in a close contest billed as the derby of the south, yesterday. The issue was only resolved 14 seconds from the end when Pierre Borg’s team took a two-goal...

  • Easy ride for Neptunes

    In the first top division clash of this year’s Winter League, champions Neptunes Emirates had a very casual ride against Exiles Ferretti when winning 18-4, yesterday. The Balluta team were a much stronger outfit than their opponents from across St...

  • New format marks 20th edition

    The BOV Winter League starts off today. Held for the first time in 1994, this pre-season competition has now reached its 20th edition, with the 2005 competition not being held. The novelty of this year’s league, which has attracted 11 teams, is...

  • Camilleri heads Bogliasco scorers’ list

    In the week prior to turning out for Malta in the Euro 2014 first-leg semi-final qualifier against France last Saturday, a match in which he netted four goals in a 20-8 defeat (the others came from Niki Lanzon, Clint Mercieca, Matthew Zammit...

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