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  • Steve Farrugia aims well to finish top

    Steve Farrugia aims well to finish top

    The Malta Allied Airgunners Club (MAAC) has just held its first air-pistol Steel Plate Challenge for 2009 at the Victoria Shooters Range, Tal-Ħandaq. Twelve air gunners took part in this competition which is gaining in popularity among MAAC...

  • High scores in Bidnija

    The Malta Shooting Sport Federation organised two competitions yesterday, skeet and double trap, as part of its process to select the shooters that will represent Malta in next June's GSSE in Cyprus. A spate of impressive scores were registered,...

  • Chetcuti leads selection as Farrugia lifts Keepers Trophy

    The first selection shoot ahead of the Cyprus GSSE in June was held yesterday at the Malta Shooting Sport Federation's ranges in Bidnija. Under the supervision of coach Jimmy Bugeja, all contenders in this category registered impressive results,...

  • Chetcuti hits 140 in friendly shoot

    Malta's 2008 Sportsman of the Year William Chetcuti hit a remarkable 140/150 in a friendly Double Trap shoot at the Bidnija ranges yesterday. Chetcuti capped a memorable night for the Malta Shooting Sport Federation on Saturday following other...

  • Vella targets air-rifle MQS in Bidnija competition

    In the third selection shoot for airguns at the Bidnija ranges last weekend, William Vella took centre-stage once again as he attained a MQS score in the air-rifle competition. Vella shot extremely well in adverse weather conditions to record his...

  • Giardina attains best score

    Giardina attains best score

    The Malta Allied Airgunners Club (MAAC) recently kicked off its 2009 calendar with a classic Open Field Target competition at the Victoria Range, limits of Qormi. Despite Force 5-6 winds, the final outcomes did not differ significantly from scores...

  • Pace wins Vassons Trophy after high score in barrage

    Trap ace Frans Pace adjusted best to the unfavourable cold conditions at the Bidnija Ranges yesterday to win the Vassons Trophy, another competition organised by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation. Pace was lagging behind at the end of the...

  • Farrugia attains high score to top skeet competition at Bidnija

    Farrugia attains high score to top skeet competition at Bidnija

    Junior shooter Clive Farrugia won the first skeet competition organised by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation (MSSF) in 2009 with a remarkable score of 71/75 yesterday. Under the guidance of coach Steve Mock, Farrugia is refining his shooting...

  • Giardina, Spiteri end 2008 on winning note

    Giardina, Spiteri end 2008 on winning note

    The MAAC wrapped up its 2008 activities with a bench rest competition at its Victoria shooting range in Ħandaq. The event was split into two classes, International Sporter for air rifles below 15ft/lbs and Unlimited Class for air rifles over...

  • Vella hits MQS of 571 in 10m air rifle competition

    Vella hits MQS of 571 in 10m air rifle competition

    Members of the Malta Air Rifle and Pistol Shooting Club (MARPSC) are currently preparing for the forthcoming Games of the Small States of Europe, to be held in Cyprus in June. Last weekend, the MARPSC held its second selection competitions in...

  • First Hunter Field Target competition

    The MAAC recently held its first Hunter Field Target competition since earning recognition from the United Kingdom Association for Hunter Field Target. It was a perfect day for such an event with bad weather sweeping the Victoria Shooting Range at...

  • Giardina first in MAAC event

    The Malta Allied Airgunners Club (MAAC) recently held their second Air Pistol Steel Plate Challenge competition of the year. Despite the strong winds that swept across the Victoria Shooting Range in Ħandaq, the turn-out for this event was very...

  • All-family victors in Air-Rifle

    The Malta Air-Rifle and Pistol Shooting Club has just held the first from a series of selection shoots ahead of next year's GSSE in Cyprus. Eleven shooters took part in four competitions at the 10m Airgun Range in Bidnija. The most notable event...

  • Home joy as Carabott and Farrugia claim honours

    Local shooters maintained their dominance of the three-day Malta International shoot at the Bidnija ranges as overnight leaders Clive Farrugia and Nicky Carabott claimed the honours in skeet and trap respectively. Farrugia was the top shooter in...

  • Farrugia, Carabott sole leaders

    Clive Farrugia and Nicky Carabott are sole leaders in the provisional standings of the Malta International Trap and Skeet Shoot, currently underway at the Bidnija ranges. Both shooters were in top form, Carabott, in particular, smashing a...

  • Locals lead after opening round

    Maltese shooters are topping the provisional leaderboards at the Bidnija ranges following the opening day of competition in the International Trap and Skeet Shoot, organised by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation. Shooters from Wales and Italy are...

  • Trap and Skeet International at Bidnija

    Shooters from Italy and Wales will be joining their Maltese counterparts from the Malta Shooting Sport Federation between Friday and Sunday for the International Trap and Skeet competitions at the Bidnija ranges. The first official training for...

  • Giardina wins after shoot-off

    Giardina wins after shoot-off

    An Air Rifle Field Target competition, the second this year from the Malta Allied Airgunners Club (MAAC) calendar, was held earlier this month at the Victoria Shooting Range at Ħandaq, limits of Qormi. The competition was characterised by forceful...

  • MAAC competition

    The third competition for 2008 by MAAC, held last Sunday, was dedicated entirely to CO2 pistol and Air Soft GBB pistol enthusiasts. In the Malta Allied Airgunners Club's Steel Plate Challenge, the shooter must hit a set-up of steel plates at a...

  • Air Rifle event at Ħandaq

    Following recognition from the Euro Rimfire & Air Rifle Benchrest Shooting Federation, the MAAA held its first Air Rifle Benchrest competition at national level. The event was held last weekend at the Victoria Shooting Range, tal-Ħandaq,...

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