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Marlon Tanti from Tubertini wins the second match of the Gold Market HOFC Singles League.


Marlon Tanti from Tubertini wins the second match of the Gold Market HOFC Singles League.

It was Xghajra coast to host the second match of the Gold Market Singles League organised by HOFC Malta. In a very sunny morning with a soft north westerly wind breeze from the back all 18 anglers registered for this league were divided in the three different groups by means of a draw in the early hours of Sunday. 4 different sections of anglers each section with another 4 marshalls supervising the match.

In the first section Marlon Tanti powered by Tubertini products managed a nice 4.88kgs and a top 6 points that sees him goes in top position of the table. In the early hours he managed to bring in the bubin on groundbait and kept on his float fishing session throughout the whole match. Followed in section by John Cardona with 5 points, Sheldon Bouvett and Adrian Nelson on a tie of 4 points, while Joe Buttigieg with 2 points.

The next section was won by Jonathan Farrugia hitting a nice number of parrot fish and totalling a net of 4.22kgs. Second in this section was Giovanni Mercieca with 5 points followed by Martin Pace 4points, Jean Claude Mifsud on 3 points and Noel Baldacchino on 2 points.

In the third section Alexander Spiteri won the section with 6 points, while Paul Sammut and Jean Claude Tonna with 5 and 4 points respectively.

The fourth Section seen Michael Godfrey gain the full 6 points followed by Brady Sammut & Ettienne Bugeja with Etienn Grech Sillato securing 3 ponts & Ninu Zhara scored 2.

Overall winners on the day were Marlon Tanti in 1st place who also won the jackpot on the day. Second overall Jonathan Farrugia and third overall Giovanni Mercieca with a total of 4.08kgs. Jonathan Farrugia managed to overtake the Biggest fish weight with a nice sized Moray Eel at 740grams.

Goes without saying a big well done to all that took part today for the great sportsmanship and the marshals for the snack and marshalling the match to ensure everything running smoothly. Raffle winner for today was Carmel Spiteri winning a nice match rod provided by Fishing Fever. Thanks to our main Sponsor for this year’s League @Gold Market including other contributors Fishin Fever Tar Rabat for the vouchers & @General Soft Drinks for the refreshments. Next match is scheduled for Sunday the 30th June at Manoel Island . More details will be given closer to the time depending to weather forecasts

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