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Valletta Dhalia taste first defeat…. Exiles trounce Sirens

Posted By Sportinmalta On June 12, 2011 @ 10:09 pm In Featured,Waterpolo | 9 Comments

by Gerald Fenech

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Neptunes' Tamas Molnar

Valletta Dhalia 8 Neptunes Emirates 20

(2-5), (2-6), (1-4), (3-5)

Neptunes Emirates cantered to their third victory on the trot virtually guaranteeing first place in their group when they disposed of Valletta stopping the Citizen’s run in their tracks. The first two sessions emphasised Neptunes’ superiority with the Balluta boys winning 5-2 and 6-2 with Steve Camilleri and Gojkovic scoring regularly while Valletta relied on the power of Kovacs for their goals.

The third session was another one sided affair with Neptunes winning 4-1 while the final session again saw Neptunes prevail 5-3 for a final score of 20-8 in their favour and a third win on the trot.

Valletta Dhalia: A Sammut, A Decker (1), K Hyzler (1), K Micallef, G Sammut (1), S Cachia, A Galea, T Camilleri, R Kovacs (5), S Cini, A Arrigo, G Ghirxi, T Agius

Neptunes Emirates: I Bugeja, N Lanzon (3), E Aquilina (1), M Stellini (2), J Camilleri, Z Mizzi, S Camilleri (6), Z Mizzi, S Camilleri, V Gojkovic (3), K Debattista, G Pace, R Sciortino, T Molnar (4), M Pisani (1)

Referees: S Licari, R Spiteri

3CX Exiles 10 Sirens Ritter Sport 5

(2-2), (4-1), (2-1), (2-1)

After their disappointing defeat against Valletta, Exiles bounced back with a strong performance against newcomers Sirens who were playing their first match. After a close first session which ended 2-2, Exiles opened up a three goal lead at the change of ends to win 4-1 and build a 6-3 lead.

The third session saw Exiles increase their lead by winning 2-1 with Sullivan scoring a brace and setting up a 4 goal game in the final session. Exiles continued administering their advantage in the final session through two goals by Cuk for a final scoreline of 10-5 in their favour.

3CX Exiles: A Borg Cole, K Rizzo Naudi, J Rizzo Naudi (1) K, D Pace Lupi, T Sullivan (3), M Calleja (1), M Cuk (3), K Griscti, A Zarb Cousin, A Cousin (1), J Paris, A Sciberras (1), K Lanzon

Sirens Ritter Sports: J Sammut, A Attard (1), P Micallef, P Borg, B Nyeki, R Mock, J Borg, D Cutajar (1), G Krstonosic (2), C Zammit, L Caruana, D Zammit, C Mercieca (1)

Referees: M Dalli, A DeRaffaele

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