The Malta Independent 16 January 2019, Wednesday

Basketball

Basketball, Women's Mapfre MSV Life National League: Starlites see off Luxol, after a scare

Sunday, 13 January 2019, 21:14 Last update: about 2 days ago Willie Vassallo

The champions remain locked in a two-way race at the top, after disposing of Depiro. They have now beaten their opponents five times, from six matches. The opening two sessions were enough for the champions, to claim the win, even if, after the break, it was Depiro winning the next couple of sessions, with minimal differences. ...

Basketball, Louis Borg Cup - Women: Depiro in final despite defeat, Hibs recover from weak start

Sunday, 16 December 2018, 21:31 Last update: about 30 days ago Willie Vassallo

Depiro already had a heavy advantage, from the first game, and a powerful start had them on velvet, but then they had to endure Luxol's comeback, in the next three sessions. The Violets went close, on aggregate, in the last period, but Depiro held out, and made sure, even though Luxol had a fine ending, but time was against them....

Basketball, Louis Borg Cup - Men: Athleta in commanding position, Depiro claim Starlites' scalp

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 21:15 Last update: about 2 months ago Willie Vassallo

Athleta took a hefty advantage with them, into the second match, next Sunday, disposing of Floriana, putting one foot, already, into the final. Floriana failed to maintain the pace of the game, and fell behind, towards the end of the second session. they didn't make any progress, after the break, and then fell...

Basketball, Louis Borg Cup - Men: Athleta stroll into the semis

Sunday, 9 December 2018, 22:10 Last update: about 2 months ago Willie Vassallo

The match had no story, as Athleta walked all over their opponents in the opening session, and then could put in their bench players. Balkan did rally a little, but they were far back, and their six-man side will have difficulties in later matches....

Basketball, Women's Mapfre MSV Life National League: Weak Luxol start paves way for Hibs' victory

Sunday, 9 December 2018, 04:52 Last update: about 2 months ago Willie Vassallo

Luxol were coming on the back of two victories, but they were no match for the champions, who dominated from the second period onwards, and made the game safe, well before the end. When Luxol finally produced a good finish, it was just to make up a more respectable score, as the Paolites were far ahead, and untouchable. ...

Basketball, Women's Mapfre MSV Life National League: Luxol throw league race wide open

Sunday, 2 December 2018, 20:38 Last update: about 2 months ago Willie Vassallo

A storming ending to match, by the Luxol lasses, gave them the spoils, against the overwhelming favourites, and unbeaten, Starlites, who saw their sole top spot now being shared with the reigning champions, Hibs. Luxol came back from an initial two league game loss, to grab back to back victories. ...

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