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  • Valletta outgun Sirens

    Valletta McDonald’s are fast earning the tag of a yo-yo team this season after a series of mixed results. This was none more evident than in their last two matches when they lost 13-5 to Sirens in the knock-out and then contrived to bow to bottom...

  • Unbeaten US women face Hungary in waterpolo SFs

    Unbeaten US women face Hungary in waterpolo SFs

    World champions US women’s waterpolo team won a spot in the Olympic semi-finals by overwhelming home team Brazil on Monday, prevailing 13-3 and moving a step closer to defending their London Games title. In today’s semi-finals, the US will face...

  • Marsaxlokk claim final spot

    Marsaxlokk claim final spot

    Neptunes Grimaldi have become well-steeped in making minimum use of the units at their disposal and at the same time drawing the maximum from their established guns however long they are in the water. In yesterday’s second knock-out semi-final...

  • Saints, Marsascala stroll into finals

    Knock-out holders San Ġiljan Salini Resort, firm favourites to beat Exiles Jet Freight in yesterday’s first semi-final, duly signed off with a very comfortable victory over opponents who could not but offer token resistance. It may not have been a...

  • Saints, Reds favourites to reach final

    Saints, Reds favourites to reach final

    San Ġiljan Salini Resort and Balluta Bay neighbours Neptunes Grimaldi start favourites to contest the BOV KO showdown later this month when they play Relegation Pool opponents in this weekend’s semi-finals at Tal-Qroqq. Holders San Ġiljan should...

  • Brisk Exiles taste success

    This was by all accounts a brisk Exiles Jet Freight performance which helped them break their duck in no uncertain manner when disposing of Valletta McDonald’s 14-10 in yesterday’s second play-off in the bottom pool. The team from Sliema were full...

  • Marsascala edge Ta’ Xbiex

    Otters 8Marsaxlokk 21 (2-6, 2-3, 3-6, 1-6) Otters: R. Bonnici, M. Borg Millo, B. Grech, L. Hyzler 2, K. Scicluna, D. Dimech, G. Mizzi, M. Jelaca 2, S. Dimech 2, G. Debono 2, R. Gauci, M. Cacici, M. Xerri Marsaxlokk: A. Xuereb, C. Spiteri Debarro...

  • Waterpolo

    Upcoming BOV League fixtures at the National Pool, Tal-Qroqq: Playing today First Division: 18.15 Marsascala vs Ta’ Xbiex; 19.30 Otters vs Marsaxlokk. Tomorrow Premier Division (relegation pool 19.00 Valletta vs Exiles.

  • Neptunes prevail over Sliema

    Neptunes prevail over Sliema

    Neptunes Grimaldi again drew on a sound rearguard and opportunistic scoring expertise to assert their unquestioned superiority over Sliema Betsson who once again looked frail, shot shy and devoid of firepower. In a low-key match which hardly...

  • Title race enters decisive stage

    Title race enters decisive stage

    The first phase of the BOV Premier Division is over, with the six teams divided into the top and bottom pools set to fight it out for the final placings. The title play-offs over two rounds between defending champions San Ġiljan, league leaders...

  • Holders Saints beat Blues to reach semis

    Holders Saints beat Blues to reach semis

    San Ġiljan Salini Resort again put up an assuring performance against Sliema Betsson to proceed to the last four of the knock-out competition thus leaving the fragile Blues utterly disappointed with their showings so far this summer. The Saints,...

  • Superior Sirens overcome Valletta to reach last four

    Sirens Ritter Sport 13Valletta McDonalds 5 (2-1, 5-2, 2-2, 4-0) Sirens Ritter Sport reached the knock-out semi finals after beating Valletta McDonald’s with a convincing 13-5 score, a result which pits them against Neptunes. The winners, without...

  • Saints, Blues clash in KO quarter-final

    Saints, Blues clash in KO quarter-final

    With the BOV Premier Division reaching the half-way mark on Wednesday, following two rounds of matches between the six teams in the championship, this weekend focus shifts to the other major competition in the ASA summer calendar – the KO. Title...

  • Reds wrap it up in opening sessions

    Neptunes Grimaldi and San Ġiljan Salini Resort had little difficulty in beating Valletta McDonald’s and Exiles Jet Freight yesterday to maintain the top two places in the Premier League, six and five points respectively ahead of Sliema, with the...

  • Sliema pass tricky test against Sirens

    Sliema Betsson are no doubt satisfied to have passed yesterday’s tricky test posed by Sirens Ritter Sport after edging the northerners by a solitary goal. However, the Blues’ inability to administer a five-goal advantage, which they built midway...

  • Reds give Blues tactical hiding

    Reds give Blues tactical hiding

    It is again pertinent to point out that Neptunes Grimaldi may not have been expected to remain resilient against teams which can bank on a wider array of players. Yet, the Reds are proving the pundits wrong as they lead the table with 21 points,...

  • San Ġiljan hit back to beat Valletta after a poor start

    Defending champions San Ġiljan Salini Resort were good enough to give Valletta McDonald’s a three-goal start before turning the game around to win comfortably by a margin of five goals as the Premier League resumed yesterday. The City team had...

  • WPO Protect Integrity Seminar at Tal-Qroqq

    The Waterpolo Players Organisation (WPO) will be holding their first Protect Integrity Seminar against match-fixing at the Tal-Qroqq Complex on Friday. The seminar, held in conjunction with the ASA of Malta, will help waterpolo players combat the...

  • Junior teams excel at waterpolo tournaments

    Junior teams excel at waterpolo tournaments

    The two Malta junior teams at the recently-held Exiles-ASA tournaments, sponsored by Jetfreight, produced outstanding performances to finish top of their respective sections in the final reckoning. The U-16s beat all opposition at the National...

  • Camilleri – player of the month

    Camilleri – player of the month

    Steve Camilleri, the Neptunes Grimaldi goal machine, is the BOV player of the month for June. Camilleri extended his fine form from the European Championships and Italian league to this summer’s BOV Premier Division following a series of fine...

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