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  • Galea hits record score in Trap

    Galea hits record score in Trap

    James Galea Jr had good reason to celebrate at the Tal-Ħandaq Ranges on Sunday after achieving a record score on his way to winning the two-day Qormi Trap Grand Prix, sponsored by MSG Limited. Galea was in scorching form on Saturday, hitting three...

  • Stephanie Cassar almost makes the podium at Bidnija trap competition

    Stephanie Cassar, the only woman trap shooter in the country, was a step away from breaking into the top three in an official competition yesterday as the Malta Shooting Sport Federation hosted the LLMA Selection shoot at its ranges in...

  • Veteran Pace wins trap Grand Prix at the Bidnija ranges

    Veteran Pace wins trap Grand Prix at the Bidnija ranges

    Seasoned trap shooter Frans Pace was back in the limelight after winning the Malta International Tumas Group Trap Grand Prix at the Bidnija ranges, yesterday. Pace, who represented the country at various levels on the international scene in a...

  • Chetcuti loses out to Chianese in shoot-off

    William Chetcuti narrowly missed out on top spot at the Malta International Double Trap Grand Prix last weekend after losing out to Italian Alessandro Chianese in a tight shoot-off. The competition, hosted by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation...

  • Chetcuti misses out on top-six berth after shoot-off in UAE

    Double Trap shooter William Chetcuti was a whisker away from qualifying to the top-six finals of the ISSF World Cup event which was held in Al Ain, UAE, yesterday. Chetcuti managed a remarkable score of 140 (30, 29, 28, 28, 25) from a possible 150...

  • Xuereb edges Chetcuti to win Keeper’s trophy

    Nathan Lee Xuereb had the better of William Chetcuti in the decisive match to win The Keeper’s Double Trap Selection, organised by The Malta Shooting Sport Federation yesterday. This competition was on five rounds of 30 clays each and the...

  • Galea second in U-21 trap shoot in Kuwait

    Galea second in U-21 trap shoot in Kuwait

    The Malta Shooting Sport Federation (MSSF) venture in this year’s HH Amir of Kuwait International Grand Prix got off to an auspicious start yesterday when James Galea finished second in the trap competition for under-21s. Galea, who is assisted by...

  • Fine results for Maltese team in Luxembourg

    Five members from the Malta Air Rifle and Pistol Shooting Club have just taken part in a series of shoots in Strassen, Luxembourg. The team was composed of Eleonor Bezzina, Josephine Galea Calleja (air pistol), Alison Vella (air rifle), Wayne...

  • Malta to host 2017 World Cup

    Malta to host 2017 World Cup

    The international shooting body has promised the Malta Shooting Sport Federation (MSSF) that it will host a World Cup shoot in 2017, president Saviour Portelli told a news conference yesterday. Portelli said that the MSSF had initially lodged a...

  • No joy for Malta as Xuereb loses bronze medal match

    No joy for Malta as Xuereb loses bronze medal match

    Nathan Lee Xuereb had high hopes of winning a medal at the ISSF World Championship junior double trap event after qualifying for the semi-finals in top spot but his optimism turned into disappointment as the young shooter went down to Russia’s...

  • Vella claims top honour in All Malta Skeet event

    Darren Vella claimed The All Malta Skeet Trophy after winning this year’s competition held at the Malta Shooting Sport Federation ranges in Bidnija last weekend. The event was on 125 clays with the top six shooters moving into the semi-finals and...

  • Sixth place for Galea in Finland

    Sixth place for Galea in Finland

    Trap shooter James Galea led the field at the end of the qualifying round at the sixth ESC International Shotgun Cup, held in Finland last weekend, but failed to maintain his sharpness in the semi-finals, finishing sixth overall. After starting...

  • Update 2 - Commonwealth Games: Xuereb loses bronze medal play-off

    Update 2 - Commonwealth Games: Xuereb loses bronze medal play-off

    Nathan Lee Xuereb missed out on a bronze medal in the Double Trap event at the Commonwealth Games after losing his third place play-off with Indian shooter Asab Mohd at the Barry Buddon Shooting Range. The young Maltese shooter had done well to...

  • Pisani wins Malta Trap GP

    Jeffrey Pisani won the Malta Trap Grand Prix, organised by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation at its Bidnija ranges yesterday. Pisani was among the six shooters progressing to the semi-finals after hitting 113 points out of 125. The gold medal...

  • Retaining the junior title was never going to be easy – Xuereb

    Retaining the junior title was never going to be easy – Xuereb

    Nathan Lee Xuereb and coach Jimmy Bugeja were given a rousing welcome by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation fraternity yesterday on their return from the European Championships in Hungary where the talented shooter confirmed his status as the...

  • Xuereb wins Euro gold in Hungary

    Xuereb wins Euro gold in Hungary

    Young shooter Nathan Lee Xuereb yesterday won the gold medal in the Double Trap junior event at the European Championships, held in Hungary. Xuereb produced identical scores of 28 out of 30 in the first two rounds before hitting a straight. In the...

  • Italy’s Chianese wins Grand Prix at Bidnija

    Italian marksman Alessandro Chianese won the fifth edition of the Malta International Double Trap Grand Prix which was hosted by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation at its ranges in Bidnija, yesterday. In all, there were 15 competitors vying for...

  • MSSF team face Italian challenge

    MSSF team face Italian challenge

    Fourteen shooters from Malta and Italy will challenge each other in the fifth Malta International Double Trap Grand Prix which is being held at the Bidnija ranges on Sunday. William Chetcuti and Nathan Lee Xuereb will lead the local charge in the...

  • Galea top marksman in the Greener Cup

    Brian Galea was the best marksman in the Greener Cup Trap selection shoot hosted by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation at their premises in Bidnija, yesterday. The event is part of a series of shoots to pick two Trap competitors for the...

  • Healthy entry for competition in Nadur

    For the second year running, U-Group Ltd sponsored an International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) competition. The dynamic target shooting event was organised by the Association of Maltese Arms Collectors and Shooters and held at the...

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