Runchel tops .22 target shoot

Scott Burton and Brian Neilsen in a 50m fox target shoot. All target shooters are welcome to attend local shoots. Anyone 12 years and over wishing to try the sport can take part after filling out a P650 form at the club.
Scott Burton and Brian Neilsen in a 50m fox target shoot. All target shooters are welcome to attend local shoots. Anyone 12 years and over wishing to try the sport can take part after filling out a P650 form at the club.

Results of the Forbes Sporting Shooters Association sporting shooters .22 rimfire rifle shoot held on Wednesday May 3. 

The weather was warm and sunny with a  south westerly breeze gusts to 8kph and the temperature was 19 degrees.

There were nine shooters in attendance.

Range officers were; Bruce Runchel and Brian Neilsen. Scores were; Bruce Runchel.

The results of the 25m Fox target shoot were: Bruce Runchel, 276/280; Denis Finn, 273/280; Lyall Strudwick, 265/280; Jennie Carpenter, 260/280; Anthony Bratton, 253/280; Lionel Redfern, 246/280; Scott Burton, 249/280; Brian Neilsen, 226/280  and  Pierre Dalle did not shoot the 25metre round.

The results of the 50metre .22 target shoot were: Bruce Runchel, 239/250; Lyall Strudwick, 232/250;  Denis Finn, 232/250; Scott Burton, 228/250; Brian Neilsen, 225/250; Lionel Redfern, 215/250; Pierre Dalle, 208/250; Jennie Carpenter, 202/250 and Anthony Bratton 178/250.  

The results of the 75metre Rabbit target shoot were: Bruce Runchel, 109/ 120; Lyall Strudwick, 103/120; Scott Burton, 103/120; Denis Finn, 97/120; Brian Neilsen, 94/120;  Anthony Bratton, 86/120 and Lionel Redfern, 80/120.

Results of the Forbes S.S.A.A. sporting shooters .22 rimfire rifle shoot held on Sunday 7th May 2017. 

The weather was warm with a south to south east breeze at 15kpm and the temperature was 24 degrees. 

There were nine members in attendance.

Range officers were; Brian Neilsen and David Coleman. Scorers were John Dean.   

The results of the 25metre Buffalo target shoot were: John Dean, 267/270; Nicholas Parslow, 267/270; Dennis Finn, 267/270; Scott Burton, 267/270; Garry Parslow, 262/270; Brian Neilsen, 259/270;  Dennis Christey, 256/270; Jane Coleman, 253/270 and David Coleman, 236/270.

The results of the 50metre Crow target shoot were: John Dean, 242/250; Brian Neilsen, 236/250; Scott Burton, 233/250; Garry Parslow, 242/250; Nicholas Parslow, 221/250; David Coleman, 199/250 and Jane Coleman, 162/250.  

The results of the 75metre M0squito target shoot were: Brian Neilsen, 110/120; John Dean, 104/120; Scott Burton, 104/120; Nicholas Parslow, 81/120; Jane Coleman, 80/120 and David Coleman shot practice only.

The next S.S.A.A. sporting shooters .22 cabilre and other rimfire rifle (.22 magnum or.17HMR) shoot will be held this Wednesday 17th May 2017, starting at 3pm.

The next Sunday shoot will be held on Sunday 21st May 2017 starting at 10am at the Bedgerebong road range, turn right off the Bedgerebong road onto Dr. Young Drive. 

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 or Tony Bratton to do a firearm safe shooting assessment course which is a requirement for a firearm licence. 

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

Local range rules apply to the Forbes SSAA range.

To find out more, like the club on facebook @ Forbes Sporting Shooters.