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  • Sliema play Valletta in opener

    Sliema play Valletta in opener

    This year’s championship campaign, for the ninth consecutive year sponsored by Bank of Valletta, will open on Friday, June 10 with the clash between Sliema and Valletta. The top flight will again comprise six teams which also includes champions...

  • Sliema force decider

    A determined Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate fought all the way yesterday morning to edge San Ġiljan 7-6 and in so doing force a decider, scheduled for Wednesday, to determine the destination of this year’s winter title. The first match between the...

  • Saints and Blues look to spark off bright year

    Saints and Blues look to spark off bright year

    The pre-season competition will have a grandstand finish tomorrow when San Ġiljan ASC and Sliema Frank Salt are due to lock horns in a match to decide the destination of the 22nd BOV Winter League. Both teams will hopefully be brandishing their...

  • Blues keep title hopes alive

    A match which meant more for Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate in terms of tangible spoils ended with a narrow 7-5 victory for the Blues who kept their hopes alive of lifting the winter title for a ninth time. The issue will be decided today week when...

  • Sirens recover to leave Exiles without a point

    Sirens Ritter Sport recovered from a 5-1 deficit midway through the second session to edge Exiles Ferretti 8-7 in a bottom pool match from the Premier Division yesterday. Aside of statistical purposes the result may not have mattered much for both...

  • Youngsters are coming through the ASA ranks

    Youngsters are coming through the ASA ranks

    Progress in swimming is gauged by records and their rate of turnover spanning a given period of time. The policy of the ASA through its Technical Committee and the co-operation of the authorities has been sound over the past years as more overseas...

  • Leaders San Ġiljan thrash Neptunes

    Leaders San Ġiljan thrash Neptunes

    A strong take-off and a clinical finish helped San Ġiljan put the seal on their undoubted power and precision which was also underlined by superior pace on their way to a thrashing 15-8 win over Neptunes Grimaldi, yesterday. It was a success which...

  • Valletta notch their third win

    Valletta McDonald’s started the Premier Division bottom pool play-offs with a 7-4 victory over bottom side Exiles Ferretti who are still seeking their first points of the winter campaign. It was the third win for the City team and their second in...

  • Play-offs to determine title winners start today

    Play-offs to determine title winners start today

    The BOV Winter League resumes today after 15 round-robin matches were played between February 28 and the Easter recess. The teams in the Premier League, now split into the championship and the bottom pool, will be involved in the six play-offs to...

  • Maltese girls miss out on bronze

    The Malta U-17 girls team failed to replicate their stirring performance in their group victory over England yesterday as they went down 11-6 to the same opponents in the third/fourth place play-off at the EU Nations Junior Cup. Having beaten...

  • Malta U-17 girls go down to Czechs in Odense semi-final

    Czech Republic 20Malta 13 (6-3, 2-4, 8-3, 4-3) Malta Under-17 national team were stopped from reaching the EU Nations Junior Women’s Cup final after going down to Czech Republic 20-13 in Odense, Denmark, yesterday. Anthony Farrugia’s team had...

  • Malta U-17 girls beat England 13-10 in opener

    Malta 13England 10(3-2, 3-1, 2-1, 5-6) The Maltese Under-17 national team had an auspicious start to their EU Nations Junior Women’s Cup Group B qualifiers after beating England 13-10 in Denmark, yesterday. Elena Borg scored eight goals and Sophie...

  • Izzo hails U-17 players’ resolve

    Izzo hails U-17 players’ resolve

    Head coach Karl Izzo and his U-17 national squad returned home yesterday following their triumph in the EU Nations Tournament, in Vienna, last weekend. On Sunday, Malta U-17 produced another spirited performance to overcome South Africa 11-10 in a...

  • 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...

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