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Waterpolo

  • 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...

  • Neptunes maintain a perfect record

    Neptunes maintain a perfect record

    Yesterday’s slightly-trimmed Winter League programme, after the San Ġiljan vs Sliema match was postponed, resulted in victories for Neptunes Emirates and Marsa-scala Mor€ after they added the scalp of Valletta United and Marsaxlokk ASC...

  • Otters and Ta’ Xbiex again share the spoils

    In yesterday’s two matches Otters Nivea and Ta’ Xbiex Amigos again shared 12 goals in the opening match of the First Division return round while in the second clash an improving Sirens side beat the ASA Under 19 team 11-6. With the Gozitans one...

  • Winter League on hold in April

    After the Winter League matches scheduled for Monday, the pre-season competition will resume on May 2 to make way for Malta’s international commitments and the Easter period during April. The national team will be in action in the third...

  • Malta U-17 squad for EU Nations Cup

    Malta Under-17 will take part in the EU Nations Waterpolo Cup which will be staged in Brno, Czech Republic, next month. National coach Karl Izzo this week selected 15 players for the tournament which will be played between April 18 and 20. Malta...

  • Blues, Saints fight for the spoils

    Blues, Saints fight for the spoils

    In yesterday’s three-match programme at the National Pool, Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate and San Ġiljan Allcare Insurance were made to fight to the maximum to collect the three points at the expense of resilient and tactically sound opponents,...

  • Due recognition after Limerick success – Izzo

    Due recognition after Limerick success – Izzo

    Malta struck waterpolo gold on March 16 when they won the EU 8 Nations Tournament in Limerick, Ireland. It was their second international success overseas after their first triumph in a six-nations event in Vienna before the turn of the...

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