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  • Camilleri propels Ortigia closer to Serie A1 safety

    Stevie Camilleri (picture) is one of the players who is propelling CC Ortigia , the Serie A1 team from Syracuse, towards permanency in the top division in Italy. Late last month, he scored two goals to help his team beat Roma Vis Nova 8-4 after...

  • Super Cup duels kick off summer season

    As has been the case in recent years, the summer waterpolo competitions over the six-team BOV Premier Division and the First Division, which year will be made up of five teams, start in the first week of June. The draws were made by Bank of...

  • San Ġiljan retain title

    San Ġiljan retain title

    San Ġiljan retained the winter title, their third in this competition, when yesterday they beat Sliema 8-6 in a very tight contest which was resolved in the last session. In those latter stages of the match, the Saints rediscovered their bearing...

  • Sliema, San Ġiljan face off in title decider

    The 2017 BOV Winter League, this year in its 23rd edition, will come to an end tomorrow when three ranking matches are played at the National Pool, Tal-Qroqq. It will involve the six Premier League teams who are engaged in determining the final...

  • Sliema, Neptunes pick up wins

    Sliema and Neptunes continued where they left off last week when they registered victories over Exiles (7-4) and Valletta (13-7) respectively in yesterday’s ninth round of the winter league. By the end of the day the Blues had made sure of...

  • Reds beat Sirens

    The resilience of Neptunes’ units emerged yesterday when they found their smooth bearing to annul Sirens’ three-goal headstart and take a commanding fourth session 11-4 lead trimmed by two goals before the match ended. After conceding three early...

  • Malta U-17 selections set for EU Nations Cup

    The Malta U-17 selections, male and female, are braced to compete in the EU Nations Cup tournament this month. Aquatic Sports Association president Joe Caruana Curran gave details of an extensive programme of events during a news conference at the...

  • Saints, Blues pick up wins

    San Ġiljan and Sliema picked maximum points from yesterday matches against Exiles and Valletta to move to 12 and nine points respectively at the top of the table. There was no sweating for leaders San Ġiljan when they overcame their opponents from...

  • San Ġiljan pass test

    San Ġiljan pass test

    There were wins for Valletta, San Ġiljan and Sliema over Exiles, Neptunes and Sirens respectively when the BOV Winter League went into its fifth day yesterday with a programme of three matches. The derby between San Ġiljan and Neptunes turned out...

  • Late goals earn Blues victory

    Three goals scored late in the last session provided the salvo Sliema needed to beat Neptunes and wipe away the memory of their 9-3 defeat at the hands of San Giljan a week ago. In so doing the Blues also kept alive their hopes of putting up a...

  • Third session decisive for Saints

    San Ġiljan scored their second valid victory on day three of the BOV Winter League yesterday when they defeated Valletta 12-6. In the subsequent match Exiles and Sirens shared the points and ten goals. Five goals in the latter stages of the third...

  • Camilleri’s Ortigia slip down in Serie A1

    CC Ortigia picked four points out of a possible nine when they figured in three Serie A1 matches during March. Steve Camilleri, one of the leading scorers for the Sicilian side, added four more goals to reach the 29-mark. He scored twice in each...

  • Neptunes strike late

    Neptunes strike late

    There were victories for Neptunes and San Ġiljan as the Winter League resumed yesterday at Tal-Qroqq. Neptunes scored a last-gasp winner over Exiles while the Saints, as anticipated, overcame the ASA Under-17 selection in a non-competitive...

  • Camilleri is our moral winner – ASA chief

    Camilleri is our moral winner – ASA chief

    Aquatic Sports Association president Joe Caruana Curran expressed his disappointment following Saturday’s Sportivi Nazzjonali contest. Waterpolo player Steve Camilleri, who finished as the top scorer in the European Championships in Belgrade in...

  • Camilleri reaches the 25-goal mark with CC Ortigia

    Steve Camilleri was unable to help his team, CC Ortigia, maintain their mid-table position in the Italian Serie A1. After suffering four defeats, the Sicilian side are now occupying 11th place out of the 14 teams that make up the Italian senior...

  • Sliema face San Ġiljan in Winter League opener

    Sliema face San Ġiljan in Winter League opener

    Holders San Ġiljan will face Sliema in the opening match of this year’s Winter League on March 30 as the draws of the competition were held at the ASA headquarters, yesterday. The league will comprise 24 matches, with Exiles, Neptunes, Sirens and...

  • Zammit pens new San Ġiljan contract

    Zammit pens new San Ġiljan contract

    Matthew Zammit has pledged his future to San Ġiljan ASC after putting pen to paper on a new contract which runs until 2022, the Premier League side announced this week. Left-hander Zammit has played a key role in helping the Saints end their...

  • Top Serbia centre Nikic to play for Exiles in summer

    Top Serbia centre Nikic to play for Exiles in summer

    Premier League club Exiles Jetfreight have confirmed the signing of the current world, European and Olympic champion Slobod Nikic, a prominent member of the Serbian national team, for the new season. One of the most decorated centres in the...

  • Camilleri increases tally but Ortigia slide down the table

    Camilleri increases tally but Ortigia slide down the table

    Steve Camilleri’s naphand of goals in three matches played in January did little to prevent his Sicilian waterpolo team CC Ortigia from sliding down the Serie A1 table after three consecutive defeats. They lost 11-8, 10-8 and 11-9 to Roma Vis...

  • Exiles SC to mark 50th anniversary with a programme of activities

    Exiles SC to mark 50th anniversary with a programme of activities

    Fifty years in the life of a club is an occasion to savour. Exiles Sports Club, one of six premier league waterpolo clubs in Malta, are proud to have reached such a landmark this year and will be celebrating this milestone in the most appropriate...