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Scott Burton shooting at the 50metre Fox target shoot on January 18 this year. To learn more follow Forbes Sporting Shooters on Facebook.
Scott Burton shooting at the 50metre Fox target shoot on January 18 this year. To learn more follow Forbes Sporting Shooters on Facebook.

All members are reminded that all bimonthly meetings will now start at 7pm. 

Results of the Forbes S.S.A.A. sporting shooters .22 rimfire rifle shoot held on Sunday July 16. 

The weather was cold and sunny with a slight breeze at 4kpm from the east and the temperature was 16degrees.

This shoot was a Fox target shoot held over 25metres with a maximum score of 280 points, and a 50metre .22 target shoot with a maximum score of 250 points, and the 75metre Mosquito target shoot with a maximum score of 120 points. 

There were 18 members in attendance. Range officers were David Coleman and John Dean.

Scorers were John Dean and Allan Belcher.   

The results of the 25metre Fox target shoot were: Garry Parslow, 280/280; John Dean, 280/280; Allan Belcher, 279/280; Brian Neilsen, 278/280; Julie Crimp, 278/280; Wayne Parsons, 277/280; Scott Burton, 277/280; Doug Shead, 271/280; Nicholas Parslow, 270/280; Bruce Sayers, 270/280; Wayne Facey, 266/280; Bo Stanmore, 262/280; David Coleman, 261/280; Pam Parsons, 257/280; Phil Picker, 247/280; Dennis Finn, 216/280; Wayne Burton, 205/280 and Denise McDonald shot practice only. 

The results of the 50metre .22 target shoot were; Allan Belcher, 244/250; Scott Burton, 239/250; John Dean, 238/250; Brian Neilsen, 235/250; Wayne Parsons, 235/250; Wayne Facey, 235/250; Garry Parslow, 233/250; Bruce Sayers, 228/250; David Coleman, 226/250; Nicholas Parslow, 218/250; Dennis Finn, 215/250; Bo Stanmore, 201/250; Doug Shead, 201/250; Pam Parsons, 209/250; Phil Picker, 155/250 and Wayne Burton, 92/250.

The results of the 75metre Mosquito target shoot were: Allan Belcher, 116/120; Garry Parslow, 113/120; John Dean, 107/120; Nicholas Parslow, 106/120; Wayne Facey, 104/120; Brian Neilsen, 102/120; David Coleman, 100/120; Bo Stanmore, 94/120; Phil Picker, 88/120; Bruce Sayers, 86/120; Julie Crimp, 84/120 and Doug Shead, 70/120.  

The next S.S.A.A. sporting shooters .22 cabilre and other rimfire rifle (.22 magnum or.17HMR) shoot will be held on Sunday 30th July 2017 starting at 10am.

The next Wednesday shoot will be held on Wednesday 2nd August 2017, starting at 3pm at the Bedgerebong road range, turn right off the Bedgerebong 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 mobile 0458664541; Ben Smith (mobile 0427524151); David Coleman 0427401263 After Work:

The next shoot for the Forbes S.S.A.A. sporting clays will be held their 75 target Handicap five stand shoot on Saturday 12th August starting at 1pm.

On Sunday 13th August a 100 target off the gun field shoot will be held for the Tim Lynch Memorial Shield shoot starting at 9.30am.   

For all information on clay target shooting contact: Norm Brook 0458664541: Tony Bratton (02) 68523349: Ben Smith (mobile 0427524151); Doug Davis (02) 68523249 and Phil Picker (02) 68516494  

Any Person wishing to obtain a long arm firearm licence can contact Wayne Facey on 0414524059; Norm Brook on 0458664541; Tony Bratton on (02) 68523349 to do a firearm safe shooting assessment course which is a requirement for a licence. 

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