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Waterpolo

  • Balluta Bay rivals clash for title

    When the ASA of Malta introduced a new format to the National League in spring, it was announced that the revamp had been effected for the benefit of the game and that the organisers were still open to other changes in future. Judging by the way...

  • Exiles taste first victory

    In a match which only had statistical records at stake, Exiles Ferretti picked their first spoils of the season at the expense of Sirens Ritter Sport, thus ending their league commitments on a satisfactory note after their 15-11 victory. More...

  • Saints on verge of title glory as Neptunes look to force decider

    San Ġiljan Sir Alex are one match away from ending their 18-year wait for the national league title. If they avoid defeat in tomor-row’s top-of-the-table clash with Neptunes Emirates, the Saints will seal their ninth championship, a scenario that...

  • Blues end season with easy win

    After landing silverware when securing the BOV Cup last Tuesday, Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate brought the curtains down to their season when they beat Sirens Ritter Sport comfortably in yesterday’s second match on the card. Their edge was beyond...

  • Saints set up grand finale

    There was no stopping San Ġiljan Sir Alex yesterday as they scored their expected win over Exiles Ferretti even if their victory margin was closer than they expected. Sensing that championship success could be behind the door, the Saints won the...

  • San Ġiljan guard against complacency before decisive Reds clash

    San Ġiljan Sir Alex will be wary not to underestimate their modest opponents and be complacent this evening as they play wooden spoonists Exiles Ferretti on their return to action after almost two weeks since their last league match. As things...

  • Dramatic penalty shoot-out gives Sliema the verdict in tight final

    In a match which had the big crowd with their hearts in their mouth, Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate had the last laugh at the expense of Neptunes Emirates in a dramatic penalty shoot-out which was resolved on a total of 17-16 in their favour after...

  • Double delight for dominant Citizens

    Valletta United overcame the challenge of Division One knock-out holders Marsascala Mor€ yesterday to wrest the prize from the southseaders and thus make it a double delight in a high-successful season. Valletta owed their victory to sound...

  • Old-time rivals clash in final

    The ASA of Malta expects another full house this evening at the National Pool as the summer season continues to reach a peak with the BOV KO finals for clubs from the First Division and Premier League. The main contenders in the second-tier...

  • Neptunes’ minimum enough to beat Sirens

    Neptunes Emirates, far from supercharged, were good enough to consign Sirens Ritter Sport to a 15-8 defeat, a result which paves the way to what could be a showdown play-off for the title, given that they overcome neighbours San Ġiljan Sir Alex at...

  • Blues’ guns too heavy for Exiles

    With statistical records and prestige only at stake, Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate breezed through to score a huge 23-11 victory over bottom-placed Exiles Ferretti, yesterday. The Blues’ game-plan, based on closed marking and fast-forward...

  • Sliema seek to maintain their sharpness ahead of KO final

    Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate finally got their act together last weekend with a great comeback win over Neptunes Emirates. Their victory did a huge favour to San Ġiljan Sir Alex, now sole leaders in the standings, and also sent a high dose of...

  • Gabarretta and Sciortino players of the month

    Jerome Gabarretta, of Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate, and Valletta United goalkeeper Ryan Sciortino are the BOV waterpolo players of the month for July. An instinctive attacker, Gabarretta distinguished himself with the national team at the...

  • Sliema’s great comeback earns them a dramatic win

    Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate conjured an astonishing last-session recovery to send Neptunes Emirates reeling to their second defeat of the season which leaves the champions in second place, three points behind San Ġiljan Sir Alex. The Blues were...

  • Valletta United land Division One title

    Valletta United’s comeback to local waterpolo after having been one of the mainstays of the Maltese game in past years, has been rewarded with another honour, this time in the second tier of the ASA competitions. Boosted by the engagement of two...

  • Saints strike in third session

    Eyeing a three-point lead at the top of the table ahead of Neptunes’ test today against Sliema, San Ġiljan Sir Alex made their expected headway when beating Sirens Ritter Sport 21-16, yesterday. The free-scoring match was definitely resolved in...

  • Saints aim to pile pressure on Neptunes as title race hots up

    Having injected life into the Premier League championship following their thrilling victory over Neptunes Emirates last weekend, San Ġiljan Sir Alex have the chance to pile further pressure on the champions today. With the two neighbouring rivals...

  • Saints maintain title push

    The third league match between Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate and San Ġiljan Sir Alex produced yet another nerve-jangling duel which had the lead changing hands constantly until the game was resolved in the Saints’ favour with four-goal Karl Galea...

  • Neptunes ease away to victory

    After conceding their first league defeat at the hands of neighbours San Ġiljan Sir Alex, Neptunes Emirates picked expected spoils at the expense of th team from across St Julian’s Bay, Exiles Ferretti. They eased away to a 21-7 win. The Reds will...

  • Saints seek to sustain title push

    After the shock defeat to San Ġiljan Sir Alex in last weekend’s top-of-the-table clash, Neptunes Emi-rates, who had dominated the National League with seven successive wins, will be back in action this evening with all guns blazing and very much...

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