Sporting shooters news, results

Mal Smith at last Sunday's 25m fox target shoot.
Mal Smith at last Sunday's 25m fox target shoot.

Members are reminded that the bymonthly meeting on April 12, and all other meetings this year, will start at 7pm.

Results of the Forbes S.S.A.A. sporting shooters .22 cabilre rimfire rifle shoot on Wednesday March 15, the weather was hot with a strong wind gusts from the north east.  

There were 14 members in attendance. The range officers were John Dean, Bruce Runchel, and Anthony Bratton. The scorers were Bruce Runchel and John Dean.

Results of the .22 target shoot were; John Dean, 248/250; Paul Baker, 248/250; Allan Belcher, 246/250; Bruce Runchel, 244/250;  Norm Haley, 243/250; Graham Freney, 241/250; Jennie Carpenter, 236/250; Allan Jones, 234/250; Robyn Shea, 228/250; Joel Cuskelly, 198/250;  Anthony Bratton, 193/250; Dennis Finn, 189/250; Brian Shea and Denise MacDonald shot practice only.  

Results of the Crow target shoot over 50 metre were; Paul Baker, 239/250; Dennis Finn, 238/250; Bruce Runchel, 232/250; Allan Belcher, 223/250; Graham Freney, 220/250; Jennie Carpenter, 209/250; John Dean, 203/250;  Norm Haley, 192/250; Joel Cuskelly, 189/250;  Anthony Bratton, 151/250; Robyn Shea, 147/250.  

Results of the Mosquito target shoot over 75 metre were; Paul Baker, 103/120; John Dean, 99/120; Graham Freney, 93/120; Jennie Carpenter, 85/120; Bruce Runchel, 84/120; Norm Haley, 81/120 and Anthony Bratton, 47/120.

Results of the .22 rimfire rifle shoot on Sunday March 19, The weather was hot with a south-easterly wind gusts.

There were 10 members in attendance. Range officers were Wayne Facey and John Dean. Scorers were; John Dean and Wayne Facey.  

The results of the 25m Fox target shoot were: Allan Belcher, 280/280; John Dunkley, 280/280; Dennis Finn, 277/280; John Dean, 274/280; Mal Smith, 269/280; Mathew Dwyer, 183/280; Joel Cuskelly, 178/280 and Neville Allen, 150/280.

The results of the 50m .22 target shoot were: Allan Belcher, 238/250; John Dunkley, 235/250; Dennis Finn, 233/250; John Dean, 232/250; Mal Smith, 218/250; Mathew Dwyer, 202/250; Joel Cuskelly, 175/250; Cecil Neilsen, 163/250 and Neville Allen, 121/250.

The results of the 75m Bear target shoot were: John Dunkley, 118/120; John Dean, 110/120; Cecil Neilsen, 95/120; Joel Cuskelly, 87/120 and Mathew Dwyer, 83/120.

The next .22 cabilre and other rimfire rifle (.22 magnum or.17HMR) shoot will be on Sunday April 2 starting at 10am, the next Wednesday shoot will be held on April 5, starting at 3pm. For information on .22 cabilre rimfire shooting contact: Wayne Facey 0414524059.

The next shoot for the sporting clays will be on Saturday April 8, names in by 6pm, shoot starting at 6.30pm, on Sunday a 100 target handicap field shoot starting at 9.30am.  

For all information on clay target shooting contact: Norm Brook mobile 0458664541 or Tony Bratton (02) 68523349.