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  • Pace prevails in tight shoot

    Frans Pace had to rely on his vast reserves of experience yesterday to top a tight Vivendo Group Trap Selection shoot organised by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation in Bidnija. The competition was on 125 clays with the best six qualifying for...

  • Chetcuti fifth in worlds

    Malta’s William Chetcuti came a whisker away from winning a medal at the ISSF World Championships in Belgrade yesterday. The Mellieħa shooter was in fine form as he compiled scores of 48, 50 and 48 to qualify for the final barrage with an overall...

  • Maltese shooters in Belgrade

    Trap shooters Jason John Aquilina, George Cassar and Jeffrey Pisani will be in action at the 2011 ISSF World Championships in Belgrade between today and tomorrow. Saviour Portelli, the president of the Malta Shooting Sport Federation (MSSF), is...

  • Impressive scores at Bidnija Trap competition

    Impressive scores were achieved during the weekend competition at Bidnija where the All Malta Trap shoot was organised by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation. This annual event was on 125 clays – 75 shot on Saturday and 50 yesterday morning. The...

  • Chetcuti sixth at Euro Double Trap

    William Chetcuti had to be content with sixth place in yes-terday’s European Champion­ship Double Trap shoot which took place in Belgrade, Serbia. Chetcuti did well to reach the finals after winning a three-way shoot-off with Germany’s An-dreas...

  • Impressive Varga wins Trap title in Belgrade

    The trap competition from the 2011 European Championships in Bel-grade, Serbia, came to a close yesterday with Slovakia’s Erik Varga winning the title in impressive style thanks to an overall score of 147 from a maximum of 150 points. Varga only...

  • Pace hits straight in Belgrade

    Frans Pace, one of five Maltese shooters at the Euro Champion-ships in Belgrade, yesterday hit a straight of 25 clays in the first three rounds of the Trap competition. Pace also had another good effort of 24 and a lower 21 in his two other rounds...

  • Nine-strong MSSF squad for Euro Champs

    Nine shooters from the Malta Shooting Sport Federation (MSSF) will travel to Serbia this week ahead of their participation in the European Championships, to be held in Belgrade. Jason J. Aquilina, Nicky Carabott and Frans Pace will represent Malta...

  • Cool Chetcuti hits Grand Prix glory at Bidnija

    Cool Chetcuti hits Grand Prix glory at Bidnija

    William Chetcuti made up for last year’s upset in the inaugural Malta Grand Prix after an almost faultless display in the second edition of the Double Trap competition held yesterday at the Malta Shooting Sport Federation ranges in Bidnija. In...

  • Double Trap GP at Bidnija this weekend

    A list of world class shooters are currently in Malta for the week-end’s Double Trap Grand Prix at the Malta Shoot Sport Federation ranges in Bidnija. The first to arrive was Saad Almutairi, from Kuwait. He conducted a one-week training camp here...

  • Strong field for International Double Trap GP

    Strong field for International Double Trap GP

    The Malta Shooting Sport Federation (MSSF) will be hosting an array of talented shooters for the second International Double Trap Grand Prix at its ranges in Bidnija on July 24. Carmel Cascun, MSSF secretary general, yesterday told a news...

  • Bright start for Farrugia in skeet

    Clive Farrugia produced an almost flawless display in the opening two rounds of the skeet event at the ISSF World Cup in Maribor, Slovenia yesterday. The talented Maltese shooter began impressively, firing a straight in the first round before...

  • Chetcuti 13th in Slovenia

    William Chetcuti just missed out on a place in the ISSF World Cup Double Trap final in Slovenia yesterday as he finished just one point short of a top-six placing. Competing in his first World Cup shoot since his triumph in Beijing in April,...

  • Chetcuti heads MSSF team for shoot in Slovenia

    Double trap stalwart William Chetcuti heads a group of Maltese shooters who are travelling to Slovenia to compete in the ISSF World Cup. Around 591 shooters from 77 countries are expected to head to Maribor for the World Cup with many vying to...

  • Farrugia shows form in Skeet Selection

    Farrugia shows form in Skeet Selection

    Clive Farrugia was in top form during the weekend when he won the MSG Skeet Selection organised by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation at the Bidnija ranges. The two-day competition was contested over 125 clays and another round of 25 in the...

  • Federation of Maltese Target Shooters established

    The Association of Arms Collectors and Target Shooters (AACTS) and the Association of Maltese Arms Collectors and Shooters (AMACS) have announced that they have jointly set up a federation to cover all forms of target shooting sports other than...

  • Aquilina wins Bidnija Trap competition after final shoot-off

    Jason John Aquilina was the overall winner of the Horace Micallef Enterprises Ltd Trap Selection shoot organised over the weekend by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation at its ranges in Bidnija. The fine weather during the two days of competition...

  • Vella misses out on bronze after tense shoot-off

    Vella misses out on bronze after tense shoot-off

    William Vella was a whisker away from a GSSE medal yesterday when he was edged out to fourth place following a tense shoot-off with Liechtenstein’s Michael Mattle in the men’s Air Rifle final at the Gemeindessal Range in Balzers. Vella, winner of...

  • Shooting: Malta just misses first medal

    William Vella came a whisker away from winning Malta’s first medal of the Small Nations Games after he was edged out to fourth place following a thrilling shoot-off with Liechtenstein’s Michael Mattle in the men’s Air Rifle final at the...

  • Malta-Wales competition

    A team of Welsh trap shooters, that included Scott Morgan, Davies Jonathon, Lyons Nick and Williams Alan, were in Malta these past few days for a training camp. During the weekend, they competed against local shooters in a selection shoot at...

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