San Giljan claim derby to retain top spot with maximum points

San Giljan 8 Neptunes Grimaldi 5 (3-0), (2-4), (1-1), (2-0)

San Giljan ended top of the group in the Waterpolo Premier League with a comprehensive win over their neighbours and rivals Neptunes Grimaldi.

San Giljan won the first session 3-0 with goals from Dino Zammit and Aurelian Cousin with Neptunes missing a penalty through Niki Lanzon. The second session was a more entertaining affair with Neptunes making it 3-3 at one point through Niki Lanzon and Kyle Navarro. Cousin and Dino Zammit made it 3-2 but at the end of the session, Lanzon scored with a superb lob to make it 4-2 for Neptunes and 4-5 midway through the game.

The third session ended 1-1 with Benji Lanzon scoring for Neptunes and Cousin striking for San Giljan to set up an intriguing final session.

However San Giljna won the final session 2-0 with Dino Zammit and Cousin adding two more for an 8-5 victory and top placing in the group.

San Giljan: J Sammut, P Borg, A Galea, J Galea, M Zammit, K Galea, C Mercieca, B Plumpton, A Cousin (4), P Fava, D Zammit (4), D Camilleri

Neptunes: A Borg Cole, N Lanzon (3), L Calleja, L Gialanze, T Agius, M Tabone, K Navarro (1), J Camilleri, J Abela, M Zammit, B Lanzon (1), J Tanti, M Martellacci

Source: independent.com.mt