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  • Malta juniors hit back to beat South Africa in final

    Malta juniors hit back to beat South Africa in final

    Malta 11South Africa 10 (0-3, 3-3, 5-2, 3-2) Malta U-17 extended their momentum to the final of the EU Nations Junior Waterpolo Cup to beat South Africa 11-10 in the final and claim the prestigious title in Vienna, yesterday. The side, coached by...

  • Izzo’s boys in Vienna final

    The Malta U-17 team will face South Africa in the final of the EU Nations Junior Waterpolo Cup in Austria today after beating Poland 16-6 in yesterday’s semi-final. Nikolai Zammit topped the scoring charts with five goals while Jacob Sciberras,...

  • ASA youngsters stand test well in winter matches

    In view of their impending continental tournaments, including this year’s Euro Championship preliminary round, the ASA Under-19 team, comprising several players who also form part of the Under-17 squad, have been engaged in non-competitive matches...

  • San Ġiljan retain top spot

    A three-goal start gained by San Ġiljan in the first session made all the difference between them and neighbours Neptunes Grimaldi in yesterday’s top division match which brought to a close the opening phase of the 2016 BOV Winter League. The...

  • Sliema turn on steam as Valletta beat Sirens

    Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate turned on the steam to brush aside Exiles Ferretti’s feeble challenge yesterday evening. After their clearcut win over Neptunes last Saturday the Blues were not expected to falter against the bottom team. They started...

  • Sliema down deflated rivals

    Sliema down deflated rivals

    Invigorated by the introduction for the first time this year of John Soler and the re-inclusion of Jerome Gabarretta, Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate’s heavier guns downed Neptunes Grimaldi with a late five-goal spurt to put their hopes of winning...

  • Sirens and Otters secure first victories

    In a drab, low-scoring Premier League match Sirens Ritter Sport earned their first win of the winter season when they beat wooden-spoonists Exiles Ferretti 4-2, yesterday. The two goals which separated the sides came from centre Zach Mizzi who...

  • San Ġiljan join Neptunes at the top

    San Ġiljan join Neptunes at the top

    Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate overcame Valletta McDonald’s 10-2 to secure a place in the top three and a possible fling at the winter title while San Ġiljan completed the formalities with a 7-4 victory over Sirens Ritter Sport, yesterday. San...

  • Neptunes Marsascala collect the points

    The low temperature and intermittent rain forced the players to go for the comfortably warm ambience of the heated water at the National Pool as winter champions Neptunes Grimaldi and Marsascala Nutrition Empire collected the points at the expense...

  • Waterpolo

    This weekend’s fixtures from the BOV Winter League at the National Pool, Tal-Qroqq: Today First Division: 18.15 Otters Nivea vs Marsascala Nutrition Empire. Premier League 19.30 Neptunes Grimaldi vs Exiles Ferretti. Tomorrow First Division: 14.30...

  • Easy for San Ġiljan

    San Ġiljan ASC registered an expected victory over Exiles Ferretti yesterday to go joint top of the Winter League with neighbours Neptunes, both sides securing two wins from as many matches. The second-tier competition got off to a positive start...

  • Neptunes and Sliema secure victories

    Neptunes and Sliema secure victories

    Neptunes Grimaldi and Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate came out tops in yesterday’s matches, the Reds dismissing Valletta McDonald’s comprehensively and the Blues recovering to see off Sirens Ritter Sport. In the opening match, Jordan Camilleri took...

  • Waterpolo fixtures

    This weekend’s fixtures from the BOV Winter League at the National Pool, Tal-Qroqq: Today Premier Division: 18.15 Valletta McDonald’s vs Neptunes Grimaldi; 19.30 Sirens Ritter Sport vs Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate. Tomorrow Division One: 14.30...

  • Slicker Saints sink Sliema

    Slicker Saints sink Sliema

    The highlight of this year’s Winter League opening day was the match between Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate and San Ġiljan ASC, a clash which ended with the Saints sinking the Blues 8-5. In yesterday’s other two matches Valletta McDonald’s and...

  • Keen matches expected on matchday one

    Keen matches expected on matchday one

    The 2016 Winter League starts tomorrow with a programme of three matches and will end eight weeks later on April 26. During this period there will be a two-week Easter break to make way for a short rest and the Age-Group Easter Swim Meet which is...

  • Camilleri marks top award with three goals for Ortigia

    Steve Camilleri’s honour on Saturday as Malta’s sportsman of the year on the basis of his feats in 2015, coincided with the waterpolo stalwart netting three goals on the same day for CC Ortigia. He helped the side in the Italian top division to...

  • Balanced duels mark start to the tournament

    Balanced duels mark start to the tournament

    This year’s Winter League, again sponsored by Bank of Valletta, will start on Sunday, February 28 and end on April 24. The competition will be divided into two separate leagues, six in the Premier and three in the First Division, with the Under-19...

  • Malta needs to export more players – Camilleri

    Malta needs to export more players – Camilleri

    The Maltese waterpolo team were more in the news than normal at this time of the year following their participation in the 2016 European Championships in Belgrade. Qualification was attained in autumn last year but there was great curiosity to see...

  • Serbia land European title

    A record crowd of 16,000 saw hosts Serbia win their third successive European waterpolo championship with a 10-8 win over neighbours Montenegro yesterday. The attendance beat the competition record of 11,000 for Serbia’s opening 13-6 win over...

  • Serbia land Euro title; Malta's Steve Camilleri is top scorer

    Serbia land Euro title; Malta's Steve Camilleri is top scorer

    A record crowd of 16,000 saw hosts Serbia win their third successive European water polo championship with a 10-8 win over neighbours Montenegro. The attendance beat the competition record of 11,000 for Serbia's opening 13-6 win over Croatia, with...

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