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  • MSSF trap squad in Italy training camp

    A team of shooters from the Malta Shooting Sport Federation (MSSF) are currently undergoing a training camp in Italy. Trap shooters George Cassar, Nicky Carabott, Steve Vella, Frank Scorfna and Jason J. Aquilina are accompanied by MSSF president...

  • Farrugia edges Vella in skeet competition

    Clive Farrugia was in fine form for skeet competition last weekend during a tight selection shoot at the Malta Shooting Sport Federation ranges in Bidnija. Farrugia hit scores of 24 and 21 before a straight of 25 on Saturday. Yesterday, he added a...

  • Bezzina sets new standard in ladies 10m air rifle

    Bezzina sets new standard in ladies 10m air rifle

    Eleanor Bezzina set a number of records on her way to winning the air-pistol selection shoot at the Bidnija Airgun range last week. Bezzina became the first Maltese female shooter to surpass the Olympic Minimum Qualifying score of 365/400 when...

  • AMACS members visit Caltagirone

    AMACS members visit Caltagirone

    A group of 34 shooters from the Malta Rifle and Pistol Shooting Club (MRPSC) recently visited the ATS range close to Caltagirone, Sicily. The club is affiliated with the Association of Maltese Arms Collectors and Shooters (AMACS). This was the...

  • ISSF referee Goodfellow visits Bidnija

    ISSF referee Goodfellow visits Bidnija

    The Malta Air-Rifle and Pistol Shooting Club recently hosted international referee David Goodfellow at its ranges in Bidnija. Goodfellow is an experienced official who was recently elected as the head of jury at the India Pre-Commonwealth Games...

  • Trap's Stanley Cardona lands Breda Cup

    Stanley Cardona won the Breda Cup Trap Selection at the Bidnija ranges last weekend. This competition was organised by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation over 125 clays with the best six shooters qualifying for the barrage finals. The perfect...

  • Portelli confirmed MSSF president

    Saviour Portelli was re-elected president of the Malta Shooting Sport Federation during an annual general meeting which was held last weekend at the organisation's headquarters in Bidnija. During the meeting, Carmel Cascun was elected secretary...

  • Bezzina - a champion in the making

    Bezzina - a champion in the making

    In the few months Eleanor Bezzina has been training in air-pistol shooting, she has managed to climb to the top in this sport, practised mainly at the Bidnija ranges. In last weekend's competition at the Larry Vella Hall, she won the day's honours...

  • William Vella underlines supremacy in air-rifle

    William Vella underlines supremacy in air-rifle

    There is no stopping William Vella in 10m air-rifle shooting. In last weekend's competition at the Bidnija Airgun Ranges, Vella underlined his status as Malta's no.1 air-rifle shooter after hitting an MQS score of 570+96.6 for a leading tally of...

  • Vella top scorer in air-rifle event at Bidnija

    Vella top scorer in air-rifle event at Bidnija

    The first competitions in a series of air-rifle and air-pistol selection shoots were held at the Larry Vella indoor shooting hall in Bidnija on Saturday. The Malta Air-Rifle & Air-Pistol Shooting Club, under the auspices of the Malta Shooting...

  • Double delight for Farrugia at Bidnija

    Clive Farrugia clinched the individual skeet title at the Malta International Grand Prix, held at the Bidnija ranges last weekend. The young Maltese shooter led the field going into the final barrage after hitting 114 clays in the qualifying...

  • Vella wins air rifle event at Bidnija

    William Vella targeted remarkable scores of 575 and 104.8 on his way to winning the air rifle event in the Malta Autumn International Grand Prix which was held at the Bidnija ranges, yesterday. Vella's overall score of 679.8 points earned him the...

  • Cacciattolo tops pistol event as Vella rifles MQS score

    The Malta Air Rifle and Pistol Shooting Club last weekend organised a selection shoot ahead of the International Autumn Grand Prix of Shooting. Members of other shooting clubs in Malta took part in this competition, notably in the air pistol...

  • Conventional Pistol schedule for 2009 continues

    Conventional Pistol schedule for 2009 continues

    The Malta Rifle and Pistol Shooting Club's sixth Conventional Pistol event of the 2009 season was held earlier this month. As usual, the competition attracted a healthy turnout and the participants recorded some good results. This match followed...

  • MAAC launch 2009/10 season

    Despite near gale force winds, the first MAAC Open Bench Rest competition for the 2009/10 season turned out to be a great event. A total of 15 shooters battled the brute wind force that literally seemed intent on wreaking havoc at the Victoria...

  • Cacciattolo, Vella on top

    The Malta Air Rifle and Pistol Shooting club organised another competition last weekend. Ray Cacciattolo, winner of a bronze medal at last year's European Commonwealth Championships in Gibraltar, secured top spot in the air pistol event with a...

  • Useful experience in Pretoria

    A team of eight Maltese shooters from the Malta Allied Airgunners Club have just represented the country in the World Field Target Federation Championships which were held in Pretoria, South Africa. The championships were well attended. In fact,...

  • Farrugia, Vella strike gold in Commonwealth skeet pairs

    Clive Farrugia and Darren Vella won the gold medal in the skeet pairs competition at the European Commonwealth Shooting Champ-ionships, held on the Isle of Man last weekend. For the second year running, Maltese shooters left their mark on these...

  • MSSF team for Isle of Man

    The Malta Shooting Sport Federation (MSSF) will be represented by a team of 12 shooters in this week's Commonwealth Shooting Federation Championships at the Isle of Man. In Skeet, Clive Farrugia and Darren Vella will be looking to defend the gold...

  • MAAC team for Pretoria championships

    MAAC team for Pretoria championships

    Eight shooters from the Malta Allied Airgunners Club (MAAC) will be taking part in the World Field Target Federation Championships in Pretoria, South Africa. This will be the first time that Mario Spiteri, Carmelo Ellul, Gordon Gouder, Rene...

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