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  • Plumpton beats the buzzer as Saints wrest cup from Neptunes

    Plumpton beats the buzzer as  Saints wrest cup from Neptunes

    Ben Plumpton beat the buzzer with a sublime lob from the edge of the pool halfway that went over the incredulous Alan Borg Cole to topple Neptunes 10-9. We thought we had seen it all this summer! Again it was another match which kept the numerous...

  • Watch: Neptunes land 25th water polo league title

    Watch: Neptunes land 25th water polo league title

    Neptunes have done it again, outlasting outgoing champions San Ġiljan to clinch their 25th water polo league title, on Sunday.  It was an exceptional finale with the three-match series drawing large crowds to the point that the start of the match...

  • Camilleri steers Neptunes to victory over San Ġiljan

    Camilleri steers Neptunes to victory over San Ġiljan

    Hats off to Neptunes free-scoring Steven Camilleri for a remarkable performance which lifted his team-mates to a 13-10 victory over San Ġiljan and a 1-0 lead in the best-out-three play-off final. There was no doubt about the legitimacy of...

  • San Ġiljan, Neptunes set up title showdown

    San Ġiljan, Neptunes  set up title showdown

    San Ġiljan managed to pull the strings in the final moments of yesterday’s match to score three times without reply and finally overcome a stubborn Sirens side to book their place in the Premier Division Play-off final. Their opponents are...

  • Enthralling deciders in prospect at National Pool

    Enthralling deciders in prospect at National Pool

    The 2018 National League finalists will be decided on Saturday afternoon when the third and decisive matches from the semi-final play-offs will be played at the National Pool. In the opening semi-final, which starts at 6pm, fierce rivals Neptunes...

  • Watch: Premier Division waterpolo clubs contest Obradovic suspension

    Watch: Premier Division waterpolo clubs contest Obradovic suspension

    Premier League Clubs Exiles Elia Caterers, Neptunes Leo Vegas, Sirens Greentube and Sliema Frank Salt Real Estate would like to make reference to the Disciplinary Commissioner’s decision number DR 84-2018, published on August 21. This decision...

  • Sirens, Neptunes book place in semi-finals

    Sirens, Neptunes book place in semi-finals

    Sirens won their right to meet San Ġiljan in the semi-final, after edging Exiles for the second time and beating them 16-14 on aggregate. Sirens started in a better fashion and took a 3-2 first session advantage. An uncoverted penalty by Slobodan...

  • San Ġiljan's Obradovic handed one-match ban

    San Ġiljan's Obradovic handed one-match ban

    San Ġiljan player Paulo Obradovic will miss the first of a three-match semi-final play-off against the winner of Wednesday’s quarter-final between Sirens and Exiles after being handed a one-match ban. The ASA Disciplinary Commissioner Alan Bonello...

  • Sirens have last word as Neptunes dismiss Valletta

    Sirens have last word as Neptunes dismiss Valletta

    Sirens pipped Exiles in a close encounter yesterday to obtain a one-goal advantage in the first of a two-match play-off, while Neptunes were too good for Valletta in the other quarter-final. Exiles took most of their chances in the opening...

  • Roma move will make me better player, says Camilleri

    Roma move will make me better player, says Camilleri

    Neptunes player Jordan Camilleri will get his first taste of top class waterpolo at a club level after he agreed to join Italian A1 side AS Roma Nuoto. Jordan will team up with his brother Stevie Camilleri who last season played an influential...

  • San Ġiljan beat Neptunes to remain unbeaten

    San Ġiljan beat Neptunes to remain unbeaten

    San Ġiljan preserved their unbeaten record when they edged out Neptunes 9-7  to stay on top of the standings ahead of the start of the play-offs. The result left the Balluta Bay team with the prospect of starting their play-off campaign from the...

  • San Ġiljan snatch win at the death against Sliema

    San Ġiljan snatch win at the death against Sliema

    The latest of many battles between San Ġiljan and Sliema was again won by the champions, who have always lowered their rivals’ colours in the past matches. Yet, the unbeaten San Ġiljan were this time given a test in resilience before finally...

  • Sliema, Neptunes share spoils in thriller

    Sliema, Neptunes share spoils in thriller

    True to tradition, Sliema and Neptunes served up an exciting match with the teams simply playing their hearts out and the sizeable crowd present at the National Pool enjoying every second of the proceedings. That the spoils were shared was fair,...

  • Malta waterpolo go down to Turkey on penalties

    Malta waterpolo go down to Turkey on penalties

    TURKEY                7 MALTA                  7 (3-1, 2-1, 0-2, 2-3; Turkey win 6-5 penalties) The Malta waterpolo national team suffered a heart-breaking shoot-out defeat to Turkey to in 16th place in the European Championships in Barcelona. It...

  • Malta lose to Slovakia in tight encounter

    Malta lose to Slovakia in tight encounter

    MALTA       6 SLOVAKIA 11 (2-3, 1-4, 3-2, 0-2) Malta suffered its fourth straight loss at the 2018 LEN European Waterpolo Championships after losing 11-6 to Slovakia in their ranking match, on Sunday. This defeat means that Team Malta will...

  • Malta suffer third defeat in Euros

    Malta suffer third defeat in Euros

    MALTA       6 FRANCE     12 (0-3, 1-2, 3-3, 2-4) Malta succumbed to its third defeat in the 2018 LEN European Waterpolo Championships after falling 12-6 to France, on Friday. It was an improved performance by the Maltese side as they scored their...

  • Malta waterpolo limit the damage against Montenegro in Euros

    Malta waterpolo limit the damage against Montenegro in Euros

    Montenegro       17 Malta                5 (4-1, 7-0, 4-2, 2-2) Malta suffered their second defeat in the European Championships when they went down to Montenegro 17-5 in Barcelona on Wednesday. It was another challenging afternoon for the...

  • Malta suffer heavy defeat in Euro opener

    Malta suffer heavy defeat in Euro opener

    Malta                 4 Spain                21 (1-4, 0-5, 2-8, 1-4) The Malta waterpolo national team endured a difficult start to their European Championship opener when they slumped to a heavy 21-4 defeat in Barcelona on Monday. Karl Izzo’s men...

  • Watch: National team ready for Barcelona challenge – Izzo

    Watch: National team ready for Barcelona challenge – Izzo

    Malta coach Karl Izzo sounded pleased with the national team’s preparations as this evening they head to Barcelona to take part in the 2018 European Championships that get under way on Monday. This is the second time that the national team are...

  • Camilleri tops Serie A1 scorers’ charts

    Camilleri tops Serie A1 scorers’ charts

    Steve Camilleri achieved another milestone in his career when his side AS Roma Nuoto won promotion to Serie A1 at the third time of asking, on Saturday. Camilleri played a key role in the Rome-based club’s promotion to the Italian top Division...