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  • Fine scores in build-up to GSSE

    Fine scores in build-up to GSSE

    Target shooters from the Malta Shooting Sport Federation have just taken part in two major events as they continue with their preparation for the GSSE in Luxembourg next month. The competitions included a selection shoot and Stage 2 from the...

  • Low-key display for Xuereb and Chetcuti

    Shooters William Chetcuti and Nathan Lee Xuereb both failed to sparkle in their first competitive appearance outside the country this year when they took part in the Double Trap event at the The Amir of Kuwait Grand Prix 2013, in the Middle East,...

  • Young Chetcuti beats famous namesake in double trap event

    Young Chetcuti beats famous namesake in double trap event

    Junior shooter Gianluca Chetcuti took centre-stage at the Bidnija ranges yesterday after seeing off the challenge of established duo William Chetcuti and Nathan Lee Xuereb to win a double trap competition. After qualifying for the final stages...

  • Kisvardai hits record score at Bidnija range

    Kisvardai hits record score at Bidnija range

    Marianna Kisvardai established a new national record in the third Eley-NSRA selection competition held on Saturday at the air-gun ranges in Bidnija. Kisvardai shot impeccably all the way to achieve a world class score of 391/400 points and claim...

  • Sciberras wins skeet event

    Jason Sciberras is the winner of this year’s Skeet Maionchi Cup. The new ISSF regulations were introduced for the first time in yesterday’s competition at Bidnija. The shooters who made it to the semi-finals were Noel Scicluna (11/16), Ian Grima...

  • Female shooters lead the way

    Female shooters lead the way

    The Malta Shooting Sport Federation (MSSF) has expressed its satisfaction at the improving standards of Olympic airgun shooting within its ranks. The female shooters in air-rifle and air-pistol have been raising the bar lately. In less than a...

  • MSSF’s Darmanin acquires coaching ‘C’ licence

    Lawrence Darmanin, an active member of the Malta Shooting Sport Federation (MSSF), recently completed with success an international ‘C’ Course in rifle coaching. Darmanin was one of 38 coaches accepted for this course which was conducted by the...

  • Two silver medals for MSSF shooters in Jersey

    Two silver medals for MSSF shooters in Jersey

    The Commonwealth Shooting Federation European Division Championships in Jersey proved to be a happy hunting ground for Malta Shooting Sport Federation (MSSF) members yesterday as they landed two silver medals in different competitions. First, it...

  • Chetcuti and Xuereb miss out on final in Maribor

    William Chetcuti and Nathan Lee Xuereb, Malta’s two representatives at this year’s World Cup finals, just missed out on a place in the Double Trap medal match yesterday as the world’s best shooters gathered at the Gaj Shooting Club ranges in...

  • Chetcuti and Xuereb for WCup finals in Maribor

    William Chetcuti and Nathan Lee Xuereb left the island yesterday on their way to Maribor, Slovenia, where they will take part in the 2012 ISSF World Cup finals shoot. For the first time in the history of shooting sport locally, both Maltese...

  • High scores at All Malta trap shoot

    Jeffrey Pisani was in top form last weekend at the Bidnija ranges where the All Malta trap shoot was organised by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation. Pisani managed a perfect 25/25 in his first round followed by a double 24 on Day One of...

  • Husband and wife ban hits the Marks

    Husband and wife ban hits the Marks

    Australia shooter Russell Mark arrived in Britain an angry man after being told he won’t be allowed to sleep with his wife during the London Olympics. Mark and his wife Lauryn, a fellow competitor who is also on the Australian shooting team, have...

  • Vella wins MSG Skeet Trophy

    Darren Vella was the overall winner of the MSG Skeet Selection shoot organised yesterday by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation at its ranges in Bidnija to determine those shooters representing the country at the 2012 European Commonwealth...

  • Xuereb grabs silver after shoot-off

    Xuereb grabs silver after shoot-off

    Nathan Lee Xuereb strengthened his reputation as a bright prospect in the Double Trap scene after winning a tense shoot-off to clinch second place at the European Junior Championships in Cyprus, yesterday. This was another outstanding achievement...

  • Aussie shooter in ‘mankini’ threat

    Australian shooter Russell Mark has threatened to parade at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics in a lime-green “mankini” after losing a bet. The burly 48-year-old said the penalty for losing the wager over the outcome of an Aussie Rules...

  • Chetcuti places fifth in Lonato

    Double trap shooter William Chetcuti produced a creditable performance in a World Cup shoot yesterday as he finished fifth overall in Lonato, Italy. Chetcuti headed into yesterday’s competition determined to make up for the disappointment of...

  • Xuereb ‘straight’ to the title

    Xuereb ‘straight’ to the title

    Nathan Lee Xuereb, still only 15, stole the headlines yesterday after upstaging some top-class shooters, including William Chetcuti, to claim the Malta International Double Trap Grand Prix in convincing fashion, hitting an incredible 50-clay...

  • Xuereb wins Malta International Grand Prix

    Xuereb wins Malta International Grand Prix

    Nathan Lee Xuereb stole the headlines in the 2012 International Double Trap Grand Prix in Bidnija after the 15-year-old hit an extraordinary straight in the final barrage to win the title yesterday. It was an impressive performance from the...

  • Olympic hope Chetcuti up against rivals

    Olympic hope Chetcuti up against rivals

    The Malta Shooting Sport Federation (MSSF) premises were buzzing with activity yesterday as the foreign shooters began to arrive ahead of Sunday’s Malta International Double Trap Grand Prix at the Bidnija ranges. A total of 21 double trap shooters...

  • Dahlby backs Chetcuti for London medal

    Hakan Dahlby has backed William Chetcuti to fulfil his lifelong dream of winning a medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The 46-year-old Swede, winner of back-to-back European titles in 2003 and 2004, is one of the most experienced shooters...

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