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  • Malta cruise to victory

    Malta cruise to victory

    Malta started their Euro Championship qualification venture very positively when they disposed of Switzerland by an emphatic 20-8 scoreline. It was an encouraging performance which bodes well for their chances to secure a berth in the Euro finals...

  • Malta launch bid to book Belgrade slot

    Malta launch bid to book Belgrade slot

    Having proceeded from their Euro Championship 2016 qualification group round one in the earlier group matches, the Malta team start the second stage of qualifying from Group G when today the hosts meet Switzerland at 7.15 pm. The other two matches...

  • Malta keen to make history and reach finals

    Malta keen to make history and reach finals

    Barely four weeks after the end of the 2015 Aquatic Sports Association national competitions, Malta will be engaged in Group G of the Euro 2016 qualification tournament at the National Pool Complex, Tal-Qroqq, between Friday and Sunday. Besides...

  • Coach Izzo names provisional squad for Euro qualifiers

    National coach Karl Izzo has named a provisional 21-man squad for the upcoming qualification tournament for the 2016 European Championships, to be staged in Serbia. Malta will be up against Germany, Poland and Switzerland in Group G with the...

  • Honours shared in age-group competitions

    The six prizes in the age-group and women’s competitions were shared this summer, with four clubs inscribing their names in the 2015 honours’ lists. In the men’s competitions, Neptunes won the Under-20 and Under-17 league titles to maintain their...

  • Valletta battle on after an edgy start against Oradea

    Valletta battle on after an edgy start against Oradea

    The odds were again stacked against Valletta WPC in yesterday’s final match in the LEN Champions League Qualification Tournament against the strong Digi Oradea, of Romania. As expected the Maltese were beaten by superior opponents. However, it was...

  • Camilleri moves to Ortigia

    Neptunes and Malta player Steve Camilleri will be playing for Serie A1 side CC Ortigia in the coming season. The player finalised this engagement with the new team some days ago and left Malta yesterday to start training with his new...

  • Italians too good for Valletta WPC

    Valletta WPC 5SM Verona 19 (2-6, 2-5, 0-2, 1-6) The Maltese team Valletta WPC lost their second Group B match from the LEN Champions League qualifying tournament when they were beaten by SM Verona 19-5 at the National Pool, yesterday. The...

  • Maltese fail to last pace against Budva in opening match

    In their opening match against VK Budva of Montenegro, valid for the LEN Champions League Qualification Tournament Group B, Malta’s representatives, Valletta, failed to last the pace against more agile and faster opponents who took control in the...

  • San Ġiljan strike success to secure super season

    San Ġiljan strike success to secure super season

    After two decades in the wilderness, San Ġiljan are back at the summit of local waterpolo when winning the BOV Premier Division and KO double in what could be another pivotal moment in their history. Recently San Ġiljan had been on the heels of...

  • Champions League qualifiers at Tal-Qroqq

    As was the case in previous years Malta will be represented under the name of Valletta in the qualification round of the 2015-2016 Champions League. The team was drawn in one of three qualifying groups. The matches will be at the National Pool...

  • Sliema land women’s league title

    Sliema land women’s league title

    Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate are the new women’s waterpolo champions. In their last match, the Blues beat Exiles 9-6 to maintain their 100 per cent league record that handed them the 2015 BOV League championship. The team coached by Mario Cachia...

  • Season ends tamely as Exiles retain status

    With the Premier Division ending somewhat in anti-climax for new Malta champions San Ġiljan, when they were beaten by Neptunes last Saturday, one could also say that the domestic season had a very tame epilogue, with Exiles Ferretti retaining...

  • A defining moment for Saints as they celebrate title success

    A defining moment for Saints as they celebrate title success

    Rather than being the moment of truth for both teams, the final clash of the season turned out to be a celebratory event for San Ġiljan Crystal Finance after they were confirmed Malta champions last Wednesday for the ninth title victory in their...

  • St Julian's crowned champions

    St Julian's crowned champions

    St Julian's were this evening crowned champions of the BOV Water Polo Premier Division League. They edged Neptunes by two points to claim their first title since 1995, claiming the double after winning the BOV Water Polo knockout earlier this...

  • Saints all out to finish the season on a high

    Saints all out to finish the season on a high

    Although San Ġiljan Crystal Finance were mathematically assured of finishing top of the BOV Premier Division standings on Wednesday, following Neptunes Grimaldi’s 12-10 shock upset to Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate, the coronation day for the...

  • Tuned-up Blues hand the title to San Ġiljan

    Tuned-up Blues hand the title to San Ġiljan

    Sooner or later Neptunes Grimaldi’s five-year reign as Malta champions had to come to an end. Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate sealed their fate yesterday when they produced some perky fare to win 12-10. The result means that the league title was...

  • San Giljan are Malta champions as Sliema beat Neptunes

    San Giljan were crowned Malta waterpolo champions this evening as Sliema beat Neptunes, 12-10, effectively ending their five year reign at the top. The Blues dominated most of the proceedings as they tore through their opponents’ rearguard like a...

  • Reds in must-win clash

    Reds in must-win clash

    Neptunes Grimaldi will be looking to bounce back from the heart-breaking KO final defeat to San Ġiljan Crystal Finance Investment when they face Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate in a crucial Premier Division clash this evening. The Balluta Bay Reds...

  • A border very hard to cross

    A border very hard to cross

    In the wake of our junior waterpolo team’s experience in the recent Comen Cup Under 20 tournament held at the National Pool Complex, there was not much we did not expect in the way of our results and performances against the competing teams. Our...

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