National League DIV I (January 9th 2020)
Top 24 One Day Tournament (January 13th 2020)
National League DIV II (January 14th 2020)
MBC Qualification Tournament (January 18 - 19 - 20)
National League DIV III (January 27th 2020)
Masters (March 11 - 15 - 16)
MBC France (March 22 - 28)
Youth Bowling Squad
Saturday mornings at 09:30
For more information contact Liliana Spiteri on 79580921 or email on: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bowlers of the Week
Male - Daniel Ricciari (689)Team XS
Female - Melissa Swift (594) - Team Turu's Knights
Team Malta for ESC in Vienna
Team Malta for ESC in Vienna starts its venture as from tomorrow Friday 24th January. We wish good luck to all bowlers, namely Sue, Kenneth, Dennis, Giancarlo and Mark
For more information one may visit ESC Link
For more information one may visit ESC Link
MBC 2020 - Team Malta
Team Malta for the coming MBC 2020 in Paris. Newsbook
Top 24 One Day Tournament
MOC Sports Awards 2019
Another successfull year for MTBA both locally and especially in International Tournaments. Proof of this is the recognition Malta Olympic Committee gave to seven bowlers for their successes
For more information visit MTBA FB page
Platinum Cup 2019
Intermediate National Championships
Sara Xuereb and Nichaolas Muscat were crowned the Under 23 National Champions. Sara won this title for the seventh consecutive year, while for Nicholas this was his first title. We may also add that Nicholas also won the Under 16 championship.
Sue Abela travelled to Gibraltar last week and placed 5th overall and 1st in Seniors Ladies. She also played and won the mixed Doubles with Rob Thurlby. More information in November News Letter / Downloads page.
Kayden Lagana managed to win his Under 12 Category at the YET in Ireland. He finished 1st in his group and then managed to win all his games in the round robin finals. Another Maltese youth, Philip Gruppetta, finished in 12th place in his category. Philip also managed to play his 2nd 300 game.Read More Here
Dwayne Zahra JIC Sinjoor
Dwayne Zahra managed to win his category in this year JIC Sinjoor tournament in Belgium. 10 Maltese youths took part in this year EYC tournament. Kayden Lagana managed to place 2nd in his category. Also Miguel Xuereb managed to pass for the finals in 3rd place. He also played a 277 game, one of the highest games in this tournament.Read More Here
Bronze Cup 6th Edition
Sandra Xuereb and Ian Howard won this year Bronze Cup. Second place Kathryn Fenech and Damian Pisani and third place Jessica Farrugia and Travis Barbara.Read More Here
Team Malta Seniors Confirmed for Vienna
Dennis Mercieca, Mark Spiteri, Kenneth Arpa and Giancarlo Tolu are the 4 bowlers to form Team Malta and will we representing our country in the coming European Senior Championships to be held in Vienna, Austria, between 24th January and 2nd February 2020.Read More Here
Bank Of Valletta Senior National Championship
Sue Abela and Dennis Mercieca won this year's Senior National Championship. Second place Liliana Spiteri and Mark Spiteri respectively and in third place Josephine Borg and Kenneth Arpa.One may read more here
Cynthia Frendo Duca EBT Tour
Cynthia Frendo Duca wins her first major tournament in Thessalonki. This was one of the EBT Tour, European Bowling TourRead More Here
Bronze Medal for Mark Spiteri in WSC 2019
Mark Spiteri won a Bronze medal in the Singles Event by placing 3rd in this year World Senior Championships, being held in Las Vegas, USA. This is the first medal that a Maltese bowler had won in such a level. For more
information click on the following links
YET The English Rose Open
Chris Fenech and Edward Xuereb placed 3rd in their respective categories in this year YET "The English Rose" Open.Read More Here
World Senior Championships
Silver Cup Tournament
Raquel Xuereb and Albert Borg won this year's Silver Cup Tournament. Runners Up Liliana Spiteri and Kyle Camilleri and 3rd place Kathryn Fenech and Julian Baldacchino.Read More Here
Qubica AMF Bowling World Cup
Tiziana Carannante and Philip Gruppetta won this year's AMF World Cup Qualification Tournament. Both Tiziana and Philip will be taking part in these championships for their first time. The tournament is going to be held between 16th and 24th November in Palembang, Indonesia. Good luck goes to our bowlers.
June 2019 Newsletter
June 2019 Newsletter Get to know what happened during last month. Read or download the document by click on this link.
1. National Championships
2. Malta Open
3. Balkan Open
5. And more
Bank Of Valletta National Championship
Sue Abela and Mauro Anastasi won this year's National Championship, in a hard fought championship. Cynthia Duca and Mark Spiteri placed 2nd, whilst Tiziana Carannante and Dennis Mercieca placed 3rd.
MAPFRE National League Winners
FINA, Bank of Valletta and Central Bank of Malta are this year The National League champions for their respective divisions. National Leagues will start again as follows:
1. DIV I - 27th June @ 8:30pm
2. DIV II - 2nd July @ 8:30pm
3. DIV III - 15th July @ 8:30pmDownload May Newsletter
Gold Cup Tournament 2019
Juliana Bonanno and Nicholas Muscat are this year The Gold Cup Tournament winners. Juliana won the final match against Amanda Cini while Nicholas had to win two times against Dwayne Zahra. Positions after the round robin were as follows:
1. Juliana Bonanno and Dwayne Zahra
2. Amanda Cini and Nicholas Muscat
3. Liliana Spiteri and Dylan Santillo
Congratulations. One may read more here
Team Malta Youths EYC 2019
Team Malta Youths returned back from this year EYC held in Vienna with very good results. The team composed from siblings Sara and Edward Xuereb, Miguel Xuereb, Matthew Magro and Kurt Attard, were accompanied by Youths National Coach Mark Spiteri. Sara managed to win 2 more medals, being Silver in Singles event and Bronze in Masters event. The boys all played well and managed to end up in the 10th position from 26 countries, in the Teams event, playing a good 195ave on a 41 feet sport pattern. The best performer from the boys was Miguel Xuereb, playing 195ave, ended in the 30th place from 96 bowlers. For more information click on the following link.
GOLD Medal Ladies Doubles for Team Malta
Sara Xuereb and Sue Abela after a fierce fight with Team Greece won Gold in the Ladies Doubles, the first gold medal for Malta in this year MBC. In the meantime, Mauro Anastasi and Justin C Scicluna finished in 5th place in the Men Doubles. At this point in time, Malta is leading the medal tally in these championships. Competition will continue tomorrow, Thursday, with the Mixed Doubles.
For more information click on the following link.
First Medals for Team Malta
Sue Abela, Mauro Anastasi and Sara Xuereb won the first medals today during the Singles Event. The medals were 2 Silver and 1 Bronze respectively.
For more information click on the following link.
Official Opening of the 22nd MBC 2019
The President of the WTBA Mr. Sheikh Talal M Al Sabah, yesterday officially opened the 22nd Mediterranean Bowling Championships at the Eden Super Bowl. 16 Nations are participating in this event. Ladies Singles will start this morning at 9:30am.
Follow this link to view this event. MBC LIVE Link
Mediterranean Bowling Championships
The 22nd Mediterranean Bowling Championships will start tomorrow 1st April at the Eden Superbowl. One may find all information by visiting the MBC pages from the main menu. You may also view the championships LIVE by following this link. MBC LIVE Link
Silvio Anastasi Memorial Tournament
Alessia Schembri and Mauro Anastasi won the First Silvio Anastasi Memorial sanctioned tournament. The finals were played against Cythia Duca and Justin C Scicluna respectively.
Philip Gruppetta wins 2019 Masters
Philip Gruppetta warms up for Abu Dhabi with a convincing win in 2019 Masters, winning the final against Mauro Anastasi 251 vs 174. Semi finalists were Melissa Swift and Neil Sullivan. Find More Here
Sara Xuereb Zaghzugha Nazzjonali
Sara Xuereb wins for the third time the Zaghzugha tas-Sena during this year Sportivi Nazzjonali awards.
New committee for 2019
Paul Baldacchino reconfirmed as MTBA President for another term till February 2022. Below is the result after yesterday election:
1. Liliana Spiteri - 50 votes; 2. Josward Xuereb - 45 votes; 3. Mark Spiteri - 43 votes; 4. David Fenech - 33 votes; 5. Jonathan Sciberras - 32 votes; 6. Alan Attard - 30 votes; 7. Giancarlo Tolu - 29 votes; 8. Matthew Muscat - 23 votes.
The none elected nominees were Daniel Magro (17 votes) and Juliana Bonnano (13 votes). The duties of the new committee will be announced after our first committee meeting.
MBC 2019 - Team Malta
Team Malta for the coming championships published. Read More
MOC Sports Awards 2018 - Hall Of Fame
Melissa Anasatsi awarded with the Hall Of Fame during this year MOC Sports Awards. Read More
MOC Sports Awards 2018
Team Malta who participated in this year MBC were awarded with the MOC Sports awards . Read More
Intermediate Championships 2018
Sara Xuereb and Philip Gruppetta won the Under 23 Championships for their 6th consecutive year. Read More
Bronze Cup 2018
Tiffany Camilleri and Kayden Lagana won this year Bronze Cup tournament. This year we had a record of participants, 41, most of who were youngsters and Special Olympic Bowlers Read More
National Senior Champions
Sue Abela and Mark Spiteri won the 9th National Senior Championships. Both athletes won this title for their second time. Read More
Mediterranean Bowling Championships
Malta to host the 22nd Mediterranean Bowling Championships. This is going to be the 3rd time for Malta to host these championships, being the previous two in 1999 and 2005. Access the MBC pages from the main menu for more information.
MAPFRE MSV Life National Leagues
MAPFRE MSV Life National Leagues. Team OKMalta.com crowned as DIV I League Champions. Read More
Youth Team Event Margate Kent UK
First Team event competition in Margate UK. Gold Medal for our 4 youths which competed in this event during July 2018. Read More
Juliana Bonanno and Kayden Lagana won this year Silver Cup competition. Read More
National Champions 2018
Sara Xuereb and Mauro Anastasi won this year National Championships. In the mens section Mark Spiteri placed 2nd while Neil Sullivan placed 3rd. Ladies section, Sue Abela placed 2nd while Melissa Swift placed 3rd. Congratulations to the winners, which now will represent Malta in Langen Germany this October.
MBC 2018 Ankara Turkey - Masters Event
Sara Xuereb placed 2nd in the Masters Event. She had to play against Amandine Jacques from France after good wins against Martha Karatzoyla from Greece and Lauriane Célié from France. Find More Here
MBC 2018 Ankara Turkey - Team's Event
Team Malta placed 2nd in the Team's Event winning a Silver Medal. 1st place was Team France while 3rd place Team Croatia Find More Here
MBC 2018 Ankara Turkey - Singles Event
Malta wins Gold Medal in first day of the Mediterranean Bowling Championships 2018. Justin Caruana Scicluna dominated the men's event, beating off a late challenge from Turkey, Greece and France. Find More Here
EYC 2018 Aalborg Denmark
Team Malta Youths Participated for the second time in the Europen Youth Championships, held in Aalborg, Denmark. The team was composed of Sara and Raquel Xuereb for the girls section and Edward Xuereb, Miguel Xuereb, Matthew Magro and Kurt Attard for the boys section, lead by National Youths Coach Mark Spiteri. This participation saw Malta winning the first medal for this small nation by Sara for finishing 3rd in the Masters section. Find More Here
Masters Event 2018
Sue Abela won 2018 Masters Event 19 top bowlers participated in this year event. Read More
Sportivi Nazzjonali 2018
Sara and Edward Xuereb wins the Zghazugha u Zghazugh Sportivi Nazzjonali 2018. They also wrote history as the first siblings to win this honor in the same year. Sara's won this honor for her 3rd time, while Edward won this honor for his first time. Find More Here
MBC Qualification Tournament 2018
Team Malta for this year Mediterranean Bowling Championships is now known, all this after the qualification tournament held during the last weekend of January 2018. This year tournament is going to beld in Ankara, Turkey, between 16th and 22nd April. Find More Here
Finalist for Sports Women of the Year - Sue Abela
The Malta Tenpin Bowling Association would like to wish Sue Abela the best of luckfor being one of the five finalists for the upcoming 2017 Sports Awards. Find More Here
Sports Malta Awards 2017
Following nominations by Maltese sports associations and federations, the semi-finalists for the Sport Malta Awards – Ghazliet Sportivi Nazzjonali 2017 were announced by the Sports Journalists Association. Find More Here
Top 24 Tournament
The first tournament for this year 2018 was the Top 24 were a good number of athletes participated in this year event. Kenneth Arpa won this first tournament of the year. Find More Here
MOC Sports Awards 2017
Great Success for MTBA in this year MOC Sports Awards 12 athletes were honored for thier international success during the Year 2017. Find More Here
5th Platinum Cup Winners
Marthese Cossai and Mark Spiteri won this year Platinum Cup. Marthese won this title for her first time while Mark won this title for the second time. 32 bowlers participated in this year event. Runners up were Sue Abela and Kurt Attard while 3rd place for each category were Cynthia Duca and Mauro Anastasi. Good to mention that during the second set of 6 games, Kurt also played the highest series for the youths section by playing 1333, to take up the record from Matthew Magro (1327). Read More
Intermediate Championships 2017
Sara Xuereb and Philip Gruppetta won the Under 23 Natioinal Championships. A nice group of 35 youths participated in three different categories. Read More
Another success by our youths in the J.I.C. Sinjoor International
3 Young Female Maltese Bowlers enjoyed a great success at the international Youth Tournament in Wommelgem, Belgium. Read More
European Championships Vienna 2017
Sue Abela added another honour to her already glittering career when the veteran bowler won a bronze medal at the European Championships held in Vienna, Austria. Read More
National Senior Champions 2017
Sue Abela and Giancarlo Tolu are the new Senior National Champions for 2017. Read More
Bronze Cup 2017
The fourth Bronze Cup was held in mid September where 28 bowlers, most of who were youngsters and Special Olympic Bowlers, competed in this year competition. Natasha Bianchi and Christopher Fenech won this year competition. Read More
MAPFRE MSVLife Sponsor Once Again MTBA National Leagues
The MTBA Awards night was held to honour the winners of the National Championships and other local competitions. The highlight was the renewal of the sponsorship of the National Leagues by MAPFRE MSVLife. During the same presentation Mr. Mifsud, on behalf of MAPFRE MSVLife, presented the teams with the team and individual awards. Read More
Another success in the British Youth Open in Norwich UK
18 Young Bowlers successfully competed in this year Norwich Junior Open. 13 medals were won, 5 of which Gold Read More
Michaela Briffa and Miguel Xuereb won this year Silver Cup Competition
This year Silver Cup Competition once again proved its popularity. 38 bowlers in all participated in this year tournament Press Release
Sue Abela and Justin Caruana Scicluna will represent Malta in this Year AMF World Cup in Mexico
The Qubica AMF World Cup is always a tournament which gives that extra effort from many bowlers to particpate and try to win to represent our country. Press Release
BOV National Championships 2017
The 2017 BOV National Bowling Champions are Sue Abela and Mauro Anastasi, having won their respective division in the National Championships, organised by the Malta Ten Pin Bowling Association (MTBA). Press Release
Alessia Schembri and Mario Ellul wins the 2017 Gold Cup Tournament
The Gold Cup Tournament is one of the associations major tournaments within the yearly calendar. 39 participants took part this year, 29 males and 10 females . Press Release
20th Mediterranean Championships at Ljubljana, Slovenia
Malta leads the all time medal tally after 20 editions of the Mediterranean Bowling Championships. Five medals were won in this edition, 2 Gold, 1 Silver and 2 Bronze Press Release
First Small Nations Cup at San Marino
Team Malta is playing in the First Small Nations Cup in San Marino. Four National Teams are taking part in this initial tournament namely San Marino, Iceland, Cyprus and Malta. Press Release
Kenneth Arpa wins 2017 Masters Championship
Kenneth Arpa played the final against Justin Caruana Scicluna in an exciting game on a very tough lane pattern. The tournament was open to all bowling members and is the only one which is played in one category. Press Release
Tiziana Carannante crowned as "Sports Woman of The Year 2016"
Tiziana Carannante last Saturday was crowned as "Sports Woman of The Year 2016". Sue Abela placed 3rd place in same category. MTBA also had Sara Xuereb which placed in 2nd place in the Young Sportswoman and Matthew Magro placing 5th in the Young Sportsman of the Year. Tiziana also placed second in the People's Choice Awards missing out by just 1%.
Team Malta for the 20th Mediterranean Championships
Sara Xuereb, Sue Abela, Justin Caruana Scisluna and Mark Spiteri are going to represent Malta in the 20th Mediterranean Bowling Championships to be held in Ljubljana Slovenia between the 26th March and 2nd April 2017 Read more
Top 24 Tournament
Mauro Anastasi won this first tournament of the year, The Top 24 with Rankin Camilleri placing in the 2nd place and Justin Caruana Scicluna in the 3rd place. As from this year this tournament, is going to be played during the month of January, as a preparation for the coming events, mainly the MBC qualification tournament and the Masters tournament. Read more
Tiziana Carannante Commonwealth Champion
Tiziana Carannante wrote history in the MTBA story by winning the first ever gold in these championships, bowling a magnificent 1325 series, and putting herself on the national records' list for 6 games Read more
Bowling has finally been introduced to the Small Nations Games
Justin took to this tournament like a fish takes to water and rolled a whirlwind 5345 series to beat the national record which was a 5294 bowled by none other than his mum Sue Abela way back in 2007. Mauro succeeded in winning the second spot with a 5121 series. The ladies' section was won by Sue Abela 5076, whilst Sara Xuereb won her 2nd sport in the International Arena bowling a brilliant 5007 series. These 4 athletes have won the right to represent Malta in San Marino next March.
National Junior Championships
Philip Grupetta and Sarah Xuereb retain the junior national championship titles Read more
Josephine Borg and Paul Gray 2016 MTBA National Senior Championships.
Josephine Borg defended her title whilst Paul Gray won the event for the first time. Paul Gray played a good 1354 pins scratch to hold off second placed Paul Baldacchino who scored a 1338 series scratch. The event is held every year, usually one week before the Malta Senior Open. The oldest bowler at the event was Roy Swift whilst the youngest was Dennis Mercieca. The Senior category is open to bowlers over 50 years.
Bronze Cup Tournament Champions - Natasha Bianci and Daniel Grech
Natasha Bianchi and Daniel Grech are this year winners. Read more
OKMALTA.COM established new team national record
Team okmalta.com have established a new national record for 4-man team hi game. The team garnered 1017 pins to nudge ahead of the existing record of 1011 set by Fina in 2015.
Team Malta sets new National Records.
Team Malta sets new National Records. Read more
Alessia Schembri wins all events at the Norwich 2016 Youth Open
More Iternational Success For Youth and Junior Squad. Read more
Mark Spiteri retains ESBC Masters Silver Medal for the second consecutive year.
Mark Spiteri repeated his feat from 2015 by retaining the Silver medal during the European Seniors Bowling Championships (ESBC) held in Copenhagen. Read more
Alessia Schembri and Nicholas Muscat are the 2016 Silver Cup Champions
Alessa Schembri and Nicholas Muscat win the Silver Cup for the first time after an exciting and closely contested finals. Read more
Sara Xuereb and Justin Caruana Scicluna are the New National Champions
Sara Xuereb at only 14yrs of age, has won the 2016 National Championships in fantastic style, while Justin Caruana Scicluna has bagged his first national title in the men's division. Read more
Cynthia Duca and Paul Gray wins Gold Cup 2016 Tournament
An excellent turnout of 44 intermediate level tenpin bowlers, have participated in the 2016 edition of the MTBA Gold Cup Tournament held at the Eden SuperBowl. Read more
|Top 10 Averages - Men (December 2019)|
|2||Mauro Anastasi||OK Malta||213.54|
|3||Mark Spiteri||Turu's Knights||209.25|
|4||Kenneth Arpa||OK Malta||208.68|
|6||Dennis Mercieca||OK Malta||205.80|
|10||Neil Sullivan||OK Malta||200.84|
|Top 6 Averages - Female (December 2019)|
|4||Tiziana Carannante||Turu's Knights||190.39|
|5||Melissa Swift||Turu's Knights||189.37|