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Waterpolo

  • Malta succumb to second defeat against Montenegro

    Malta  6Montenegro  19(2-3, 1-8, 3-4, 0-4) A dismal second-session performance again proved fatal for Malta as they went down 19-6 to the strong Montenegro team in their second Group D game at the European U-19 Championships, being played in the...

  • Strong Hungarians beat Malta in group opener

    Hungary 22Malta 5 (6-3, 8-0, 3-2, 5-0) Malta found the going tough in their opening match of the U-19 European Championships as they lost to Hungary 22-5 in Alphen, the Netherlands, yesterday. The Hungarians were the stronger side on the day as...

  • Champions’ whopping win sinks San Ġiljan

    Champions’ whopping win sinks San Ġiljan

    As could be anticipated and as was the case last year, when the Saints had already sealed the league title before the St Julian’s teams met in what was supposed to be the showdown duel, the match between the 2016 newly-crowned champions Neptunes...

  • Waterpolo: Neptunes Grimaldi crowned champions

    Waterpolo: Neptunes Grimaldi crowned champions

    Neptunes Grimaldi were this evening crowned champions of the BOV Water Polo Premier League 2016. Having already mathematically won the championship, Neptunes ended their season in style by beating last year's champions San Giljan 17-11 to win the...

  • Reds chief savours ‘special’ 24th title

    Reds chief savours ‘special’ 24th title

    The National Pool will be painted in red and white this evening as Neptunes Grimaldi Lines celebrate their 24th league title when they complete their summer campaign with a Championship Pool match against deposed champions San Ġiljan Salini Resort...

  • Enemed unveiled as new national teams sponsors

    Enemed unveiled as new national teams sponsors

    The Aquatic Sports Association have announced that Enemed are the new sponsors for Malta’s senior national team, the juniors and the women’s teams. The association’s president Joe Caruana Curran told a news conference yesterday that this was...

  • Sliema waterpolo girls make it a double

    Sliema waterpolo girls make it a double

    The Sliema Betsson women’s waterpolo team rounded up their season on a good note yesterday after adding the BOV championship to the BOV KO won the week before for an impressive league and cup double. Mario Cachia’s Blues took the point they needed...

  • Exiles win first relegation decider

    In the first of possibly three relegation deciders Exiles Jetfreight made the right start in their bid to retain their Premier Division status when they beat Marsaxlokk Fischer 13-5, yesterday. The victory was a foregone conclusion as the top...

  • Reds wrest title from Saints

    Reds wrest title from Saints

    It may not have been time for full scale celebrations by Neptunes Grimaldi fans yesterday but it was certainly an occasion for felicitations. The Reds’ 14-9 victory over Sliema Betsson sealed their 24th championship title, their sixth in seven...

  • Neptunes on verge of title

    Neptunes on verge of title

    Neptunes Grimaldi are close to becoming Malta waterpolo champions for the sixth time in the last seven years and 24th in the all-time winners’ list. Victory over rivals Sliema Betsson this evening would guarantee Zoran Maslovar’s team an...

  • San Ġiljan’s redemption earns them the KO title

    San Ġiljan’s redemption earns them the KO title

    San Ġiljan Salini Resort were on a double mission last night. That of retaining the knock-out, and thus land their eighth prize in this competition, and to seek redemption after suffering a 10-6 league defeat at the hands of Neptunes Grimaldi only...

  • Title rivals Neptunes, Saints clash again with KO at stake

    Title rivals Neptunes, Saints clash again with KO at stake

    The first major honour of the 2016 summer season will be decided tonight when holders San Ġiljan Salini Resort clash with rivals Neptunes Grimaldi in the BOV Knock-Out final at the National Pool. The Premier Division showdown is the highlight of...

  • Marsaxlokk keep clean slate

    Marsaxlokk keep clean slate

    Marsaxlokk Fischer, who deposed neighbours Marsascala for the First Division league title, ended their campaign with a clean slate when yesterday they beat Ta’ Xbiex Amigos 12-10 thus bringing their total to 36 points from 12 matches. The...

  • Neptunes widen gap in title race

    Neptunes widen gap in title race

    Neptunes Grimaldi again produced supremely confident fare to lower the colours of current champions San Ġiljan Salini Resort and in so doing widen the gap to four points in the race for the title. Much as their 15-5 first round victory over the...

  • San Ġiljan remain in hot pursuit

    The two-horse battle between champions San Ġiljan Salini Resort and neighbours Neptunes still rages on. By virtue of a clear-cut 11-5 win over Sliema Betsson the Saints kept breathing down the necks of their Balluta neighbours in their bid to...

  • Croatia to defend title in waterpolo final

    Croatia remain on course for back-to-back golds after defeating Montenegro 12-8 in the first men’s water polo semi-final to clinch a spot in tomorrow’s gold-medal match. In a hard-fought match notable for aggressive grappling close to the goals,...

  • Valletta outgun Sirens

    Valletta McDonald’s are fast earning the tag of a yo-yo team this season after a series of mixed results. This was none more evident than in their last two matches when they lost 13-5 to Sirens in the knock-out and then contrived to bow to bottom...

  • Unbeaten US women face Hungary in waterpolo SFs

    Unbeaten US women face Hungary in waterpolo SFs

    World champions US women’s waterpolo team won a spot in the Olympic semi-finals by overwhelming home team Brazil on Monday, prevailing 13-3 and moving a step closer to defending their London Games title. In today’s semi-finals, the US will face...

  • Marsaxlokk claim final spot

    Marsaxlokk claim final spot

    Neptunes Grimaldi have become well-steeped in making minimum use of the units at their disposal and at the same time drawing the maximum from their established guns however long they are in the water. In yesterday’s second knock-out semi-final...

  • Saints, Marsascala stroll into finals

    Knock-out holders San Ġiljan Salini Resort, firm favourites to beat Exiles Jet Freight in yesterday’s first semi-final, duly signed off with a very comfortable victory over opponents who could not but offer token resistance. It may not have been a...

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