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Waterpolo

  • Galea is new ASA acting vice president

    The Aquatic Sport Association of Malta (ASA) announced the appointment of Karl Galea as the new acting vice president for waterpolo. Galea has deep roots in water sport administration following several years in the Sliema ASC committee. He was...

  • Sliema boys dominate U-17 Winter League

    Sliema boys dominate U-17 Winter League

    Sliema ASC’s Under-17 team have been presented with the waterpolo Winter League trophy at the end of a successful pre-season campaign. Led by Hungarian Erik Valter, the Blues won all their matches to finish with maximum points. Sliema ASC are...

  • Sharper Blues outsmart rivals

    Sharper Blues outsmart rivals

    Showing sharper qualities and better blocking in deep positions, Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate outsmarted holders Neptunes Emirates to land their eighth Winter League title. It was a deserved success for the Blues who managed to summon all their...

  • Neptunes, Sliema in title clash

    Neptunes, Sliema in title clash

    This evening’s Winter League match between Neptunes and Sliema will draw the curtains down on this year’s first competition for clubs hosted by the ASA, albeit a pre-season one. Now in its 20th edition since its inception in 1994, the tournament...

  • New league format renders competition more interesting

    New league format renders competition more interesting

    This year’s national waterpolo league competitions, organised by the Aquatic Sports Association of Malta, has undergone several innovations which are bound to make the championship for the ten participants more interesting and crowd-pulling. This...

  • Greece beat Romania to finish top of Group A

    Greece beat Romania to finish top of Group A

    At the end of the European U-19 Championship qualifying Group A matches, Greece topped the standings after beating Romania in the final yesterday morning. In the previous match, Slovakia defeated Ukraine to claim third place. In fifth position...

  • Malta end with a flourish as they beat Great Britain

    Malta end with a flourish as they beat Great Britain

    A Malta team which showed signs of improvement in their penultimate U-19 European Championship match against the strong Slovakia, went better when yesterday they defeated Great Britain with something to spare. Their reward was a fifth place which...

  • Malta fall prey to Slovakia as hosts go down 15-3

    In yesterday’s third inter-group play-off to determine three of the four semi-finalists, Malta were again unable to match the power and skills of superior opponents as the European Under-19 Championship qualifiers continued at Tal-Qroqq. Slovakia...

  • Malta miss out on second place

    Malta miss out on second place

    In Day Two of the U-19 European Championship qualifiers, currently underway at Tal-Qroqq, Greece proved to be too strong for Malta with the ensuing 17-3 defeat relegating, albeit marginally, Anthony Farrugia’s team to third place in Group...

  • Euro U-19 Championship

    Results: Greece vs Great Britain 17-4; Romania vs Israel 18-4; Ukraine vs Slovakia 6-13. Today’s matches at the National Pool: 10am Slovakia vs Romania; 11.15am Israel vs Ukraine; 12.30pm Malta vs Great Britain; 6pm Romania vs Ukraine; 7.15pm...

  • ASA to host Euro Under-19 qualifiers

    As from today until Sunday, the Aquatic Sport Association of Malta (ASA) will be hosting a qualifying tournament from the European Under-19 Championship at the National Pool in Tal-Qroqq. The teams in this early phase of the championship were...

  • Reds edge Saints

    Reds edge Saints

    Although several matches between neighbours Neptunes Emirates and San Ġiljan AllCare Insurance turned out to be very keen affairs, few have surpassed yesterday’s nerve-tingling contest. This was a cut-throat duel with the result hanging in the...

  • Champions Marsascala maintain clean sheet

    Already assured of their first ever Winter League title prior to yesterday’s match, Marsascala Mor€ kept a clean sheet after five outings when they edged past a battling Otters Nivea, winning 7-6. The southerners’s next objective now is to...

  • Meli hits five in Sliema rout

    Meli hits five in Sliema rout

    The qualities of Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate are well-known. However, the convincing way they dismantled equally valid opponents yesterday as the Winter League resumed suggested there are bright prospects for them this year. San Ġiljan All Care...

  • 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...

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