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Waterpolo

  • 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...

  • Hungary clinch title after 8-7 win over Montenegro

    Hungary beat Montenegro 8-7 in the men’s waterpolo final to win gold at the World Championships in Barcelona, late Saturday. It was the third world title for the Hungarians to add to their 12 European and nine Olympic gold medals after the...

  • Resilient San Ġiljan beat leaders to open title race

    San Ġiljan Sir Alex rose magni-ficently to the occasion with a tactically sound and resilient performance which had neighbours and league leaders Neptunes Emirates meeting their waterloo when going down 14-13 in a heart-throbbing contest which had...

  • Late goals see Sirens through

    A close contest between Exiles Ferretti and Sirens Ritter Sport was always on the cards as the St Paul’s Bay team were after their second win to possibly avoid the wooden spoon while Exiles were seeking to at least break their duck points-wise. As...

  • Montenegro and Hungary in final

    Hungary and Montenegro reached the men’s waterpolo final at the world championships on Thursday night after beating Olympic gold medallists Croatia and title holders Italy respectively. A youthful Hungary side edged Croatia 11-10 in a thrilling...

  • Last chance for Saints to stop Reds’ title march

    Tomorrow’s crucial Balluta Bay derby will bring to a close the second round of the 2013 Premier Division. Only a victory would please San Ġiljan Sir Alex in their quest to stop leaders Neptunes Emirates taking a giant step towards their fourth...

  • Efficient Blues ease past Sirens

    Despite suffering a spate of 17 expulsions, mainly resulting from their aggressive marking, Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate had enough know-how and fuel in their tank to ease past Sirens Ritter Sport, yesterday. For most of the proceedings, Sliema’s...

  • Strolling win for superior Saints

    Propelled by some power play mostly engineered by chief scorers Peter Biros, Marko Avramovic, Karl Galea and Dino Zammit, San Ġiljan found Exiles easy prey yesterday as they strolled to an emphatic 19-11 win which leaves them in hot pursuit of...

  • San Ġiljan out to stay in title hunt

    Second-placed San Ġiljan Sir Alex are the only team that can realistically challenge Neptunes Emirates for the title. Neptunes have a six-point lead at the top after storming to their seventh successive win with a 20-6 hammering of Sirens Ritter...

  • Masterly Reds crush Sirens

    Again, the Sirens Ritter Sport clan, including coach Marco Risso, could only watch their team in a resigned disposition yesterday as Neptunes Emirates eased off to a mammoth victory to re-open a six-point lead at the top of the Premier League...

  • Blues drive home their edge

    There was no question about the superiority Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate enjoyed yesterday. Exiles Ferretti were drowned in the first three sessions after which they could only offer token resistance as they suffered a 17-9 defeat. An efficient...

  • Neptunes out to extend lead

    After a brief parenthesis, during which the BOV KO semi-finals in both divisions were played, the action will shift back to the National League between today and tomorrow with leaders Neptunes Emirates again expected to extend their unbeaten run...

  • Otters ASC raise profile

    Gozitan waterpolo team Otters ASC have raised their profile in the ASA Division One league by several notches these last few years after the club’s ambitious drive to promote water sport on the sister island seems to have reaped its...

  • Reds book place in final

    Despite betraying occasional signs of rustiness yesterday, Neptunes Emirates had enough ammunition to brush aside Exiles Ferretti and thus book a place against Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate in next month’s BOV KO final. It was a match which had...

  • Blues too strong for Sirens

    Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate maintained their hopes of landing silverware this season when their power play accounted for a very comfortable 15-6 victory over Sirens Ritter Sport and an eventual berth in the Premier Division Knock Out...

  • Sliema, Sirens out to keep KO bid alive

    Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate and Sirens Ritter Sport will be looking to put their league woes behind them when they meet in the first semi-final of the BOV Premier League Knock-Out this evening at the National Pool. The two contestants are out of...

  • Saints stay on Reds’ heels

    Aiming to keep on the heels of leaders Neptunes Emirates, San Ġiljan Sir Alex beat Sirens Ritter Sport 17-10 to move to within three points of the Reds, yesterday. The Saints, guided by Sergio Afric and led in the water by Peter Biros and Marko...

  • Izzo laments Belarus upset

    In the wake of the Euro Cham-pionship qualifying round (phase two) group matches, played at the National Pool last week, Malta waterpolo coach Karl Izzo said he was very satisfied with the effort put in by the team and reiterated that the bonding...

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