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Waterpolo

  • Sliema play San Ġiljan as Winter League resumes

    Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate will have their eyes set on maintaining their 100 per cent record in the Premier Division when they take on San Ġiljan All Care Insurance in this morning’s opener as the 2014 Winter League resumes after almost a...

  • Success should lead to brighter future

    Success should lead to brighter future

    These are rosy days for Maltese waterpolo and recent success should lead towards a brighter future. This is the main message the Aquatic Sport Association of Malta (ASA) president Joe Caruana Curran and national coach Karl Izzo conveyed when they...

  • Malta’s silver lining despite missed gold in Aberdeen

    Malta’s silver lining despite missed gold in Aberdeen

    Another international commitment resulted in more credit heaped on Malta’s waterpolo team after the silver medal they landed at the Commonwealth Championship in Aberdeen earlier this month – a prestigious prize for the players and coaches. Their...

  • Malta juniors strike gold in Czech Rep.

    Malta 9Austria 8 (2-2, 3-1, 4-2, 0-3) The Malta junior team emulated their senior counterparts yesterday after beating Austria 9-8 in a tight final to win the Juniors 98 EU 8 Nations Tournament in Brno, the Czech Republic. Last month, Malta’s...

  • Waterpolo: Malta juniors win gold

    Waterpolo: Malta juniors win gold

    Malta's junior waterpolo team won the gold medal at the EU8 Nations Tournament in the Czech Republic after beating Austria 9-8 in today's final. The Maltese boys, led by coaches Karl Izzo and Anthony Farrugia, drew the first session 2-2 before...

  • Izzo’s boys reach the final

    The Malta junior team are through to the final of the EU 8 Nations Tournament after easing past Ireland 16-5 in the semi-finals, in Brno, yesterday. The match was balanced in the opening two sessions, with Karl Izzo’s boys opening a 7-4 lead at...

  • Fine start for Maltese juniors

    The Maltese junior waterpolo team could not have hoped for a better start to the EU 8 Nations Tournament after back-to-back victories over Poland and Switzerland in Brno, Czech Republic, yesterday. Malta started with a 15-5 win over Poland.The...

  • Camilleri back for Bogliasco

    Wearing a protective mask after recovering from a broken nose, Steve Camilleri was back in action for his Italian top division team RN Bogliasco earlier this month. He played in the last three league matches against Como, Florentia and Nervi,...

  • Izzo, Farrugia handed new contracts by ASA

    Malta waterpolo national coach Karl Izzo and his assistant Anthony Farrugia were rewarded by the Aquatic Sport Association for guiding the team to a silver medal in the Commonwealth Championships in Scotland with a new two-year contract, the...

  • Brave Malta settle for silver

    Brave Malta settle for silver

    England 16Malta 9 (5-1, 5-2, 4-3, 2-3) England again proved too strong for Malta, winning yesterday’s final of the Commonwealth Champion-ships 16-9 in Aberdeen. While the English vindicated their billing as title favourites, Malta had good reason...

  • Waterpolo: Malta lose to England, claim silver

    Waterpolo: Malta lose to England, claim silver

    Malta had to settle for a silver medal at the Commonwealth Championships after losing 16-9 to England in today’s final in Aberdeen. The Maltes team, led by Karl Izzo, turned in a better performance than in their 10-3 defeat to the English...

  • Malta concede first loss

    Malta concede first loss

    Malta 3England 10 (0-3, 0-3, 1-2, 2-2) The Maltese national team suffered their first defeat at the Commonwealth Championships after they were comprehensively beaten 10-3 by England, in Aberdeen, yesterday. The upset in this last round-robin phase...

  • Malta roll over Wales 25-12

    Malta 25Wales 12 (5-2, 6-3, 6-3, 8-4) The Maltese national team consolidated their position at the top of the Commonwealth Champion-ships round-robin tournament after trouncing Wales 25-12 to keep a perfect record at the Aber-deen Sports Village...

  • Malta edge S. Africa to secure final berth

    Malta 9South Africa 8 (3-4, 2-1, 2-1, 2-2) Malta assured themselves of a place in Saturday’s gold medal match after battling past South Africa 9-8 in a hard-fought encounter at the Commonwealth Championships in Aber-deen, yesterday. The Maltese...

  • Solid Malta brush aside Singapore

    Malta 18Singapore 8 (6-1, 1-2, 4-3, 7-2) Malta extended their perfect start in the 2014 Commonwealth Championships after brushing aside Singapore 18-8 in Aberdeen yesterday. It was another strong performance from Karl Izzo’s men who quickly gained...

  • Malta beat hosts to make it two from two in Aberdeen

    Malta 18Scotland 7 (4-2, 3-2, 5-2, 6-1) Malta continued to fire on all cylinders at the 2014 Commonwealth Championships, currently underway in Aberdeen, after beating host team Scotland 18-7 yesterday. This was the second victory in as many...

  • Malta beat NZealand 17-9 in opening match

    Malta 17New Zealand 9 (4-3, 4-1, 8-1, 1-4) Malta forward Matthew Zammit scored six goals as the national team’s quest at the 2014 Commonwealth Championships started on a sound footing in Aberdeen, yesterday, with a 17-9 victory over New...

  • Italian Mirarchi to replace Cousin as Exiles coach

    Premier League club Exiles Ferretti yesterday announced that a new man will be in charge of the waterpolo team following the departure of French coach Aurelien Cousin. Cousin tendered his resignation last week and Exiles said he will be replaced...

  • Another stern challenge awaits Malta in Aberdeen

    Another stern challenge awaits Malta in Aberdeen

    Malta’s recent upsurge in international waterpolo will again be under the microscope as our boys compete in the 2014 Commonwealth Championship in Aberdeen, Scotland, between April 5 and 12. Following our success when winning the Limerick EU 8...

  • Valletta’s edge tells

    The first phase of the BOV Winter League came to an end yesterday with Valletta United picking the points after an 8-5 victory over Exiles Ferretti. With the ASA Under-19 vs San Giljan match also postponed before the April recess, Valletta, guided...

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