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  • Dominant Maltese lads refuse to fold

    Dominant Maltese lads refuse to fold

    It may not be a question of Malta defying the odds. Given that our teams have improved by a long shot, these were not stacked against a small country competing against bigger nations. Our credentials have now placed us in a category whereby...

  • Malta again grow tall against bigger nations

    Malta again grow tall against bigger nations

    After qualifying for the European Games in Baku last year, the Malta U-19s again grew taller than bigger nations in our qualifying group. Their superiority yesterday was translated into a romping 15-9 victory against Slovenia. The result lifted...

  • Exiles girls in Messina training experience

    Exiles girls in Messina training experience

    A group of players from the Exiles women’s squad recently had a training camp in Messina, Sicily. The squad, under the guidance of coach Gordon Zammit, had practice sessions in the morning and evening besides playing two matches against the...

  • Hopes alive as brave Malta turn it round

    Malta 8Ukraine 7(2-3, 2-1, 2-2, 2-1) A game which had a palpitating finale resulting in those present having their hearts in their mouths ended with Malta edging Ukraine 8-7. The result keeps the Maltese hopes of securing one of the two top places...

  • Battling Maltese fall to superior Germans

    Battling Maltese fall to superior Germans

    Malta 6Germany 14(2-3, 2-5, 0-4, 2-2) In their opening European U-19 Championship 2016 Qualifying Group A match, Malta were undone by a physically and technically better German team, with the 14-6 scoreline reflecting the visitors undoubted...

  • Challenging commitments for ASA teams

    Challenging commitments for ASA teams

    In the coming days, waterpolo will again take centre-stage, with the national teams being engaged in challenging commitments which, hopefully, could further enhance our international standings. This was the focal point of ASA president Joe Caruana...

  • San Ġiljan’s winter title points to bright future

    San Ġiljan’s winter title points to bright future

    San Ġiljan ASC are brimming with confidence. They started this year in triumphant fashion when winning the winter title to prolong their positive streak after carrying off the two major honours last summer. Before 2015, the Saints had gone through...

  • San Ġiljan land title

    San Ġiljan land title

    So it is San Ġiljan who started the year on a glowing note. In a deciding match to determine the destination of the 2016 winter honours yesterday, the Saints had that extra touch of resilience and stamina to land the pre-season championship prize,...

  • Sliema play Valletta in opener

    Sliema play Valletta in opener

    This year’s championship campaign, for the ninth consecutive year sponsored by Bank of Valletta, will open on Friday, June 10 with the clash between Sliema and Valletta. The top flight will again comprise six teams which also includes champions...

  • Sliema force decider

    A determined Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate fought all the way yesterday morning to edge San Ġiljan 7-6 and in so doing force a decider, scheduled for Wednesday, to determine the destination of this year’s winter title. The first match between the...

  • Saints and Blues look to spark off bright year

    Saints and Blues look to spark off bright year

    The pre-season competition will have a grandstand finish tomorrow when San Ġiljan ASC and Sliema Frank Salt are due to lock horns in a match to decide the destination of the 22nd BOV Winter League. Both teams will hopefully be brandishing their...

  • Blues keep title hopes alive

    A match which meant more for Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate in terms of tangible spoils ended with a narrow 7-5 victory for the Blues who kept their hopes alive of lifting the winter title for a ninth time. The issue will be decided today week when...

  • Sirens recover to leave Exiles without a point

    Sirens Ritter Sport recovered from a 5-1 deficit midway through the second session to edge Exiles Ferretti 8-7 in a bottom pool match from the Premier Division yesterday. Aside of statistical purposes the result may not have mattered much for both...

  • Youngsters are coming through the ASA ranks

    Youngsters are coming through the ASA ranks

    Progress in swimming is gauged by records and their rate of turnover spanning a given period of time. The policy of the ASA through its Technical Committee and the co-operation of the authorities has been sound over the past years as more overseas...

  • Leaders San Ġiljan thrash Neptunes

    Leaders San Ġiljan thrash Neptunes

    A strong take-off and a clinical finish helped San Ġiljan put the seal on their undoubted power and precision which was also underlined by superior pace on their way to a thrashing 15-8 win over Neptunes Grimaldi, yesterday. It was a success which...

  • Valletta notch their third win

    Valletta McDonald’s started the Premier Division bottom pool play-offs with a 7-4 victory over bottom side Exiles Ferretti who are still seeking their first points of the winter campaign. It was the third win for the City team and their second in...

  • Play-offs to determine title winners start today

    Play-offs to determine title winners start today

    The BOV Winter League resumes today after 15 round-robin matches were played between February 28 and the Easter recess. The teams in the Premier League, now split into the championship and the bottom pool, will be involved in the six play-offs to...

  • Maltese girls miss out on bronze

    The Malta U-17 girls team failed to replicate their stirring performance in their group victory over England yesterday as they went down 11-6 to the same opponents in the third/fourth place play-off at the EU Nations Junior Cup. Having beaten...

  • Malta U-17 girls go down to Czechs in Odense semi-final

    Czech Republic 20Malta 13 (6-3, 2-4, 8-3, 4-3) Malta Under-17 national team were stopped from reaching the EU Nations Junior Women’s Cup final after going down to Czech Republic 20-13 in Odense, Denmark, yesterday. Anthony Farrugia’s team had...

  • Malta U-17 girls beat England 13-10 in opener

    Malta 13England 10(3-2, 3-1, 2-1, 5-6) The Maltese Under-17 national team had an auspicious start to their EU Nations Junior Women’s Cup Group B qualifiers after beating England 13-10 in Denmark, yesterday. Elena Borg scored eight goals and Sophie...

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