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  • Attard top marksman in SR Trophy

    Nazzareno Attard was the most consistent shooter at the SR Trap Trophy competition held over the weekend at the Malta Shooting Sport Federation ranges in Bidnija. Attard smashed a straight of 25 in the first round of the 125-clay shoot, signalling...

  • Vella in scorching form at Trap event

    Stephen Vella was the top marksman in the Attard Brothers Trap Selection shoot organised by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation at its ranges in Bidnija last weekend. The competition was on 125 clays with the top six to qualify for the...

  • Sciberras lands Luigi Franchi Trophy

    Jason Sciberras ended the year on a high yesterday after winning the Luigi Franchi Trophy. The skeet competition, organised by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation at its Bidnija ranges, was on 50 clays with the top six shooters progressing to the...

  • Azzopardi Spiteri outsmarts rivals

    Young air-rifle marksman Gianluca Azzopardi Spiteri convincingly won the second selection shoot of this year’s UK Eley-NSRA competition, held in Bidnija last weekend. Azzopardi Spiteri prevailed over six other shooters in the mixed event. His best...

  • Azzopardi hits an almost perfect score

    On Target Shooting Club member Patrick Azzopardi won the Bench-rest 0.22 Rifle competition which was held recently at the ranges in Magħtab. The shoot was the first in a series of three staged under the auspices of the UK Smallbore Rifle...

  • Vella and Vassallo claim the honours at Bidnija

    British international referee Colin Watson was the guest of honour as the Malta Shooting Sport Federation (MSSF) held the opening event in connection with the annual UK Eley-NSRA Target Shooting competitions. Watson, who has been selected to...

  • Wixey tops trap event

    Mike Wixey was the overall winner of the Malta-Wales trap event, organised by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation (MSSF) at its Bidnija ranges at the weekend. Leading the field on 116 points at the end of the qualifying round, Wixey smashed 13...

  • Carabott lifts the LTP Trap Trophy

    Nicky Carabott won the LTP Trap Trophy after a combination of fine scores placed him on top of the leaderboard in a competition organised by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation at their ranges in Bidnija, yesterday. The competition was on 50 clays...

  • Azzopardi hits target in Sicily

    Patrick Azzopardi, a member of the On Target Shooting Club, won two events during a 300m benchrest competition in Sicily on Sunday. The Maltese shooter also established a new record on the 300-metre five-shot grouping with a superb shot of 2.6cm,...

  • Chetcuti up to seventh in ISSF world rankings

    William Chetcuti has shot up from 13th to seventh place in the latest ISSF world rankings. The Double Trap shooter has now accumulated 1,224 points following his fifth placing at the World Cup shoot in Lima last month. This year, Chetcuti also won...

  • Chetcuti fifth in Lima WCup

    Malta’s double trap shooter William Chetcuti just missed out on a place in the medal matches after placing fifth in an ISSF World Cup shoot held in Lima, Peru, on Friday. Chetcuti, a gold medallist in last June’s Mediterranean Games in Mersin,...

  • Chetcuti, Xuereb in Lima for ISSF shoot

    Double Trap shooters William Chetcuti and Nathan Lee Xuereb, along with coach Jimmy Bugeja, have arrived in Lima, Peru ahead of their participation in the ISSF World Championships. Around 400 shooters from 55 countries, including 120 juniors, will...

  • Galea wins Trap competition

    Brian Galea was the overall winner of the Shooting Supplies Challenge Cup, a Trap competition hosted by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation at their ranges in Bidnija, yesterday. The event was on 125 clays with the top six shooters reaching the...

  • Bernasconi at the double

    Italian marksman Emanuel Bernasconi showed all his versatile qualities yesterday when he added the Malta Trap Grand Prix title to the Double Trap trophy he had won last week at the Bidnija ranges. The competition was contested by over 40 shooters,...

  • Grima takes All Malta Skeet trophy

    Ian Grima fended off strong competition to win the All Malta Skeet Trophy, organised by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation (MSSF) at its Bidnija ranges yesterday. The skeet event was on 125 clays with the top six shooters moving into the...

  • Xuereb hits gold at junior Europeans

    Nathan Lee Xuereb is the new European junior champion in Double Trap after winning the competition which was held in Suhl, Germany, yesterday. Xuereb had very encouraging scores of 29, 30 (straight), 27, 27 and 28 in his opening five rounds to...

  • Dimitrov tops skeet competition

    Bozidar Dimitrov is the winner of the MSSF skeet competition, organised by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation at its Bidnija ranges yesterday. The event was on 50 clays with the top six shooters advancing to the semi-finals and medal matches,...

  • Xuereb score is Euro junior record

    Nathan Lee Xuereb received a timely lift from the International Shooting Sport Federation yes-terday after it was revealed that his overall score in the World Cup Double Trap shoot in Cyprus is a new European junior record. On Thursday, Xuereb...

  • Chetcuti fifth in Nicosia

    William Chetcuti reached the final barrage but missed out on a medal after placing fifth in an ISSF World Cup Double Trap shoot, held in Nicosia yesterday. The Maltese shooter started off with a solid score of 27 from 30 clays and followed it up...

  • Bezzina hits gold target

    Eleanor Bezzina put the 2011 GSSE heartache behind her yesterday when she produced a stellar performance to strike gold in the 10m Air Pistol shoot at the Tramsschapp ranges. The bubbly shooter came into this year’s Games in Luxembourg with a...

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