San Ġiljan 8
(3-1, 3-2, 2-2, 0-2)
San Ġiljan: D. Camilleri, G. Cutajar, N. Sutic 4, K. Galea 1, B. Plumpton, R. Mock, B. Letica, A. Bianchi 2, K. Mock, C. Gialanze 1, P. Fava, D. Abela, M. Pisani.
Sliema: I. Gergely, J. Gabaretta 2, P. Privitera, M. Meli, Lubrano 1, J. Soler 1, D. Paolella, J. Brownrigg 1, C. Debono 1, F. Salomon 1, M. Rizzo, M. Spiteri Staines, R. Coleiro.
Refs: I. Sciriha, M. Dalli.
San Ġiljan fought gallantly and were a better outfit in the first three sessions during which they built an 8-3 lead thanks to the opportunism of Nikola Sutic who netted a poker.
This advantage was trimmed down to 8-7 by the end of proceedings with Sliema trying desperately to save their faces. At the end of the day, Karl Izzo’s team were satisfied with their success and look forward to a brighter outlook once Matthew Zammit re-enters the fray after his two-year suspension for doping.