Sporting shooters next meet Sunday

Phil Picker and Denis Finn taking part in last Sunday's 50m .22 target shoot.

Phil Picker and Denis Finn taking part in last Sunday's 50m .22 target shoot.

All members are reminded that all bi-monthly meetings will now start at 7pm. 

Results of the Forbes S.S.A.A. sporting shooters .22 rimfire rifle shoot on Sunday April 30, the weather was warm with a light breeze at times. 

There were 13 members in attendance. Range officers were; Brian Neilsen and David Coleman. Scorers were John Dean.   

The results of the 25metre Fox target shoot were: John Dean, 280/280; Allan Belcher, 279/280; Wayne Facey, 279/280; Nicholas Parslow, 277/280; Garry Parslow, 276/280; Brian Neilsen, 273/280; Jane Coleman, 262/280; David Coleman, 259/280; Doug Shead, 258/280; Dennis Finn, 248/280; Brad Hines, 214/280; Phil Picker, 206/280 and Anthony Bratton shot practice. 

The results of the 50metre .22 target shoot were; John Dean, 243/250; Allan Belcher, 241/250; Garry Parslow, 238/250; Wayne Facey, 233/250; Nicholas Parslow, 230/250; Brian Neilsen, 225/250; David Coleman, 213/250; Jane Coleman, 210/250; Doug Shead, 206/250; Phil Picker, 206/250; Brad Hines, 187/250; Anthony Bratton, 153/250 and Dennis Finn, 153/250. 

The results of the 75metre Bear target shoot were: John Dean, 118/120; Garry Parslow, 114/120; Nicholas Parslow, 114/120; Brian Neilsen, 112/120; Jane Coleman, 103/120; David Coleman, 100/120; Anthony Bratton, 90/120; Brad Hines, 81/120 and Phil Picker, 81/120. 

The next S.S.A.A. sporting shooters .22 cabilre and other rimfire rifle (.22 magnum or.17HMR) shoot will be held this Sunday May 7 starting at 10am, the next Wednesday shoot will be held on Wednesday May 17, starting at 3pm at the Bedgerabong road range. 

Turn right off the Bedgerabong road onto Dr. Young Drive. All target shooters are welcome to attend these shoots.

Any person wishing to try rifle or shotgun shooting can attend any of these shoots to take part after filling out a P650 form at the club, Junior shooters must be 12 years or over.  

For all information on .22 cabilre rimfire shooting contact: Wayne Facey 0414524059; Norm Brook 0458664541; Ben Smith 0427524151; David Coleman 0427401263 AH.

The next shoot for the Forbes S.S.A.A. sporting clays will be held on Sunday May 28 this shoot will be a 100 target handicap field shoot starting at 12noon.  

For all information on clay target shooting contact: Norm Brook, Tony Bratton (02) 68523349; Ben Smith 0427524151; Doug Davis (02) 68523249 or Phil Picker (02) 68516494.

Any person wishing to obtain a long arm firearm licence can contact Wayne Facey 0414524059; Norm Brook, Tony Bratton to do a firearm safe shooting assessment course which is a requirement for a firearm licence application. 

Members are reminded that Local Range rules apply to the Forbes SSAA range.

Contributed by Forbes sporting shooters publicity officer Tony Bratton.

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