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  • Valletta’s edge tells

    The first phase of the BOV Winter League came to an end yesterday with Valletta United picking the points after an 8-5 victory over Exiles Ferretti. With the ASA Under-19 vs San Giljan match also postponed before the April recess, Valletta, guided...

  • Neptunes maintain a perfect record

    Neptunes maintain a perfect record

    Yesterday’s slightly-trimmed Winter League programme, after the San Ġiljan vs Sliema match was postponed, resulted in victories for Neptunes Emirates and Marsa-scala Mor€ after they added the scalp of Valletta United and Marsaxlokk ASC...

  • Otters and Ta’ Xbiex again share the spoils

    In yesterday’s two matches Otters Nivea and Ta’ Xbiex Amigos again shared 12 goals in the opening match of the First Division return round while in the second clash an improving Sirens side beat the ASA Under 19 team 11-6. With the Gozitans one...

  • Winter League on hold in April

    After the Winter League matches scheduled for Monday, the pre-season competition will resume on May 2 to make way for Malta’s international commitments and the Easter period during April. The national team will be in action in the third...

  • Malta U-17 squad for EU Nations Cup

    Malta Under-17 will take part in the EU Nations Waterpolo Cup which will be staged in Brno, Czech Republic, next month. National coach Karl Izzo this week selected 15 players for the tournament which will be played between April 18 and 20. Malta...

  • Blues, Saints fight for the spoils

    Blues, Saints fight for the spoils

    In yesterday’s three-match programme at the National Pool, Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate and San Ġiljan Allcare Insurance were made to fight to the maximum to collect the three points at the expense of resilient and tactically sound opponents,...

  • Due recognition after Limerick success – Izzo

    Due recognition after Limerick success – Izzo

    Malta struck waterpolo gold on March 16 when they won the EU 8 Nations Tournament in Limerick, Ireland. It was their second international success overseas after their first triumph in a six-nations event in Vienna before the turn of the...

  • Marsaxlokk and Otters share spoils

    In the two matches in yesterday’s Winter League programme, Marsaxlokk ASC and Otters Nivea shared the spoils while Vallettta Utd beat the ASA Under 19 team. The first clash was a close affair, typical of the balance there is among the First...

  • Blues ease to victory as City collect first points

    Blues ease to victory as City collect first points

    Following a 12-day stoppage, which included Malta’s very welcome success in the Limerick international tournament last week, the Winter League resumed yesterday with two Premier League matches. In the first clash at Tal-Qroqq, Sliema Frank Salt...

  • Malta beat Danes to seal title in Limerick

    Malta 9Denmark 8 (2-2, 2-2, 3-1, 2-3) The Maltese national team are the winners of the EU 8 Nations tournament as yesterday they edged past Denmark 9-8 in a thrilling final in Ireland. This was an outstanding all-round showing from Karl Izzo’s men...

  • Malta wins EU8 Nations waterpolo tournament

    Malta wins EU8 Nations waterpolo tournament

    Malta have won the EU8 Nations Tournament in Limerick, Ireland after beating Denmark 9-8 in a close final this afternoon. Niki Lanzon scored four goals for Malta while Jerome Gabaretta and Michele Stellini grabbed two each. Matthew Zammit got the...

  • Malta beat Ireland to reach Limerick final

    The Maltese national team booked their place in the final of the EU 8 Nations Tournament when they had the better of hosts Ireland 17-7 in the semi-final, yesterday. It was another impressive showing for Karl Izzo’s team who maintained their 100...

  • Malta crush Wales 23-8

    Malta opened their commitments in the EU 8 Nations tournament in convincing fashion after they cantered past Wales 23-8 in a Group B match in Limerick, Ireland yesterday. It was a routine victory for Karl Izzo’s team who, after edging a tight...

  • Testing time for Malta in Limerick

    Testing time for Malta in Limerick

    Today, Malta will open their programme of matches in Limerick, in the Republic of Ireland, which is hosting a condensed 20-match friendly tournament played over three days until Sunday. This will be part of national coach Karl Izzo’s preparation...

  • Camilleri suffers facial injury

    Saturday’s derby between Carisa Savona and RN Bogliasco, two teams from Genova in Italy’s top league, had an unhappy ending for Steve Camilleri when he was involved in a heated argument with Savona’s Giovanni Bianco and suffered facial...

  • Wins for southseasiders

    Marsascala Mor€ and Marsa-xlokk ASC scored very comfortable victories over Otters Nivea and Ta’ Xbiex Amigos respectively as the Winter League resumed yesterday with two First Division matches. In the opening match, the southerners were tactically...

  • Ruthless France punish Malta

    Ruthless France punish Malta

    Malta 6France 20 (1-6, 2-2, 3-6, 0-6) For France this was supposed to be a cooling off match. Or so one thought. Their task of proceeding to the finals of the LEN Euro 2014 at the expense of the Maltese had been virtually accomplished two weeks...

  • Izzo’s players look to limit damage

    Izzo’s players look to limit damage

    Malta’s task when they confront France in the return leg of their 2014 LEN Euro Championship semi-final play-off at 12.30pm today is nothing but a damage-limiting exercise. The 20-8 defeat for Karl Izzo’s team has all but sealed the strong French...

  • Blues shake off gritty Valletta as San Ġiljan trounce Sirens

    In the first match of yesterday morning’s programme at the National Pool, Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate beat Valletta United by a 9-7 scoreline, with the last goal coming with just two minutes left. With newcomers Alex Attard and Jurgen Borg, from...

  • Marsascala win derby

    Marsascala 10Marsaxlokk 8 (3-3, 2-1, 3-2, 2-2) Marsascala Mor€ beat neighbours Marsaxlokk in a close contest billed as the derby of the south, yesterday. The issue was only resolved 14 seconds from the end when Pierre Borg’s team took a two-goal...

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