From the papers:San Giljan-Neptunes

The St Julian’s derby resulted in a win for the Balluta team who obtained the base for their victory in the second session and then maintained it till the closing stages, adding a brace in the last quarter.

Both goalkeepers had a fine match as did Clint Mercieca with his impressive work-rate.

The Saints offered a noteworthy challenge against superior opponents and in the end held their heads high.