Published Tuesday 24th January 2012
Floriana Fran. Fenech 65
Depiro Mtarfa 37
(16-6, 17-11, 19-8, 13-12)
Floriana chalked up their second victory after beating a below-par Depiro who had Adrian Micallef unavailable.
With Evan Fjeld again showing his strength both in attack and defence, Floriana took control from the opening minutes and never looked back to maintain their high placing in the standings.
Depiro had their best moment as the second session got underway to close the gap to 16-13 but Floriana soon regained con-trol to change ends 33-17 to the good.
With Depiro unable to get going, Floriana continued to dictate matters for a comfortable victory and Fjeld helping himself to 35 points.
Floriana: J. Curmi, C. Sammut 22, I. Mercieca, S. Sammut, C. Calleja, A. Baldacchino, E. Fjeld 35, A. Sul-tana 6, M. Ciantar 2.
Depiro: R. Vella 8, J.P. Schembri, A. Aquilina, A. Portelli 6, E. Lupo 4, M. Mallia 2, I. Tanti 8, G. Hamlin 9.
Referees: G. Barbara, C. Terri-bile, S. Gouder.
Standings: Athleta A-Z 6 (3-0), Floriana 5 (2-1), BUPA Luxol 5 (2-1), Depiro 4 (1-2), Siġġiewi 4 (1-2), Loyola 3 (0-3).