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Waterpolo

  • Sliema youths in Hungary camp

    Sliema youths in Hungary camp

    Two Sliema ASC waterpolo youth players, Mark Fenech and Nicholas Bugelli, have just ended their winter-long training experience in Hungary on a positive note, having helped OSC Budapest to finish second in the Hungarian Under-19 league. With clubs...

  • Exiles finally break their duck

    In a match which had little at stake except statistics and minor positions in the table, Valletta McDonald’s and Exiles Ferretti shared 12 goals with the latter team breaking their duck in terms of points but on the other hand assuring Sirens of...

  • Dour Neptunes edge Blues to land winter title

    Neptunes Grimaldi once more produced resilient fare backed by remarkable tactical nous to edge Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate 5-4 and in so doing land a record ninth winter league title while dethroning the Blues. As it transpired the last play-off...

  • All set for intriguing finale

    When Neptunes face Sliema this evening in the second play-off of a three-match series, which decides the destination of this year’s winter title, excitement will continue brewing as the supporters of both teams know very well that their favourites...

  • Sirens beat Exiles to hold firm grip on fourth place

    In a play-off match which only had bearing on the minor placings in the Premier Division, Sirens Ritter Sport consolidated their fourth position above Valletta after they beat Exiles Ferretti by a four-goal margin in a quiet contest which produced...

  • Reds open the title race

    Playing a diligent tactical game, Neptunes Grimaldi summoned their steam in the latter sessions to turn the result around when defeating San Ġiljan All Care 9-8. The Reds may not have a long squad of experienced players despite their tradition of...

  • Winter League trek reaches crucial stage

    The third and last series of matches in this year’s BOV Winter League starts today and ends on Saturday, May 9. There will be three matches in the championship play-offs and three to determine the last three places in the Premier...

  • Work on Birzebbuga waterpolo pitch 'on track'

    Work on Birzebbuga waterpolo pitch 'on track'

    Work on a new waterpolo pitch in Birzebbuga is on track and would be available for the town’s waterpolo club for training in summer. It is expected to open for the public next year. Speaking during a site visit this afternoon, Transport Minister...

  • Malta beat Austria in final

    Malta beat Austria in final

    After their success last month when qualifying for the inaugural European Games to be held in Azerbaijan in June, the Malta U-17 team again struck a triumphant note when they beat Austria 15-8 in the final of the EU Nations Junior Cup held at the...

  • Waterpolo

    EU Eight Nations Junior Cup tournament currently underway at the National Pool, Tal-Qroqq: Malta ‘A’ 15Czech Republic 3 (2-1, 6-1, 3-0, 4-1) Malta: J. Tanti, D. Fenech, M. Manara, J. Sciberras, N. Farrugia 1, B. Plumpton 6, J. Galea 1, J. Gambin...

  • Waterpolo

    First matches from the EU 8 Nations Junior Cup at Tal-Qroqq:Malta ‘A’ 30Wales 2(9-0, 9-0, 10-1, 2-2)Malta: J. Tanti, D. Fenech, M. Manara 1, J. Sciberras 3, N. Farrugia, B. Plumpton 13, J. Galea 2, J. Gambin, M. Azzopardi 3, D. Zammit 3, K.

  • Slick Saints beat Sliema

    Slick Saints beat Sliema

    San Ġiljan All Care Insurance stepped up their game to turn in a slick performance which helped them topple Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate off the summit of the table to make it a tighter three-horse race in the looming play-offs for the winter...

  • Sliema maintain clean sheet to go top

    Sliema maintain clean sheet to go top

    In the most awaited match of the day, played in wintry conditions, Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate took advantage of San Ġiljan’s loss of two points, when they drew with Neptunes on Friday, to move to the top of the table with maximum points from...

  • Neighbours share spoils

    Neptunes Grimaldi and San Ġiljan All Care Insurance could not go beyond the sharing of spoils in a match which produced 14 goals yesterday. The result might prove more costly for the Reds in the final reckoning after they lost to holders Sliema...

  • Malta sixth after losing to Austria on penalties

    Malta ended their commitments at the EU8 Nations Cup on a disappointing note after losing their fifth-place play-off against Austria on penalties yesterday. In a balanced encounter, Malta trailed 6-5 going into the final session but managed to...

  • National team to play for fifth place

    The Maltese national team will be playing against Austria this morning in Odense in a classification match for fifth place after beating Czech Rep. 19-7 (4-0, 6-3, 6-0, 3-4) to avoid bottom place in the EU 8 Nations Cup. Malta had finished the...

  • Two upsets for national team

    The Maltese national team started their EU 8 Nations title defence on a bad footing after losing the opening two matches from the qualifying group, in Odense, yesterday. Malta lost to Denmark ‘B’ 7-6 and Karl Izzo’s men failed to recover from that...

  • A milestone has been reached

    A milestone has been reached

    Alex Vella talks to coach Karl Izzo about Malta’s latest feat in qualifying for the finals of a major international championship – the European Games in Azerbaijan this year. Two years of preparation gained momentum some months ago when coach Karl...

  • Izzo selects squad for Denmark

    Malta waterpolo national team coach Karl Izzo yesterday finalised his squad of players for the EU 8 Nations tournament being played in Odense, Denmark, between next Friday and Sunday. The squad is composed of: Alan Borg Cole (Neptunes), Jerome...

  • Youth event in aid of Puttinu

    San Ġiljan ASC, under the patronage of the Aquatic Sorts Association, are holding a sport-solidarity event, the Waterpolo Youth Festival – Matthew Aquilina Cup. Exiles, Marsascala, Neptunes, Sirens and Sliema all confirmed their participation in...

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