Sporting shooters host Bankstown

Results of the Forbes S.S.A.A. sporting shooters .22 rimfire rifle shoot on Sunday August 2, there was an easterly breeze and the temperature was 14 degrees. 

Allan Belcher shooting the 75metre Mosquito target.

Allan Belcher shooting the 75metre Mosquito target.

Range officers were; John Dean and Anthony Bratton. Scorers were John Dean, Allan Belcher and Jennie Carpenter.  Results follow.

25metre .22 target shoot were: Ian Keene, 250/250; John Dean, 250/250; Lyall Strudwick, 248/250; Allan Belcher, 246/250; Jennie Carpenter, 243/250; Brian Shea, 241/250; Dennis Finn, 239/250; Anthony Bratton, 232/250 and  Dave Sanderson, 212/250.

50metre Fox target shoot were: Ian Keene, 250/250; John Dean, 250/250; Lyall Strudwick, 250/250; Allan Belcher, 248/250; Brian Shea, 245/250; Dennis Finn, 241/250; Anthony Bratton, 226/250;  Jennie Carpenter, 213/250 and  Dave Sanderson, 178/250.

75metre Mosquito target shoot were: Allan Belcher, 112/120; Ian Keene, 109/120; John Dean, 108/120; Lyall Strudwick, 106/120; Dennis Finn, 96/120; Anthony Bratton, 87/120; Jennie Carpenter, 84/120; Brian Shea, 80/120 and  Dave Sanderson shot practice only.

On Sunday 6th August we held a clay target shoot for members of the Bankstown sports club.

There were 27 members and 1 local person took part in a 50 target shoot. The results were, Squad one, Yarth Grant 13-18 total 31; Shane McSavdney 10-13 total 23;Sasha Milenkivic 5-5 total 10; Keith Whitley 9-11 total 20; Richard McRea 2-1 total 3.

Squad two, Bruce Whitley 4-13 total 13; Blake Watson 3-1 total 4; Reuben Cole 8-12 total 20; John Aloisio total 5; Sean Williams total 11. Squad three, Gres Jurd total 5; Peter Fitze total 8; Dennis Wagstaff total 4; Manfred Harle total 13; Scott Walsh 9-11 total 20. Squad four, Greg Sheens total 4; Graham Sheens total 7; Brett Shearer total 6; James Sorrenti total 12; Troy Singh total 13.squad five Chris Sedler 8-9 total 17; Todd Stone 12-9 total 21; Robert Goldfinal 6-12 total 18; Wayne Stelmach total 3; Mark Merlino 7-12 total 19. Squad six, John D'Acciaro 7-10 total 17; Andrew Cooke 8-9 total 17; John Rennick total 14.  

Results of the Forbes S.S.A.A. sporting shooters .22 rimfire rifle shoot held on Sunday August 6, The weather was cool with a strong breeze from the north west at 18kph and the temperature was 16degrees. 

There were 13 members in attendance. Brian Neilsen and David Coleman put the Bankstown members who shot clay targets and then shot the .22 targets under guidence.

Range officers were; Brian Neilsen and David Coleman. Scorer was; John Dean. Results follow.

25metre Fox target shoot: Allan Belcher, 280/280; Garry Parslow, 279/280; John Dean, 278/280; Nicholas Parslow, 277/280; Dennis Finn, 277/280; Wayne Facey, 276/280; Pam Parsons, 275/280; Bruce Sayers, 274/280; Julie Crimp, 269/280; John Spice and Jamie Davis shot practice only.

50metre Crow target shoot: John Dean, 241/250; Garry Parslow, 240/250; Nicholas Parslow, 233/250; Dennis Finn, 233/250; Wayne Facey, 232/250; Pam Parsons, 225/250; Bruce Sayers, 208/250; Julie Crimp, 191/250; Allan Belcher, 124/250; John Spice and Jamie Davis shot practice only. 

75metre Feral Cat target shoot: Garry Parslow, 110/120; Wayne Facey, 106/120; John Dean, 104/120; Allan Belcher, 104/120; Nicholas Parslow, 100/120; Julie Crimp, 99/120 and  Jamie Davis 82/120.

The next S.S.A.A. sporting shooters .22 cabilre and other rimfire rifle (.22 magnum or.17HMR) shoot will be Wednesday 16th  August at 3pm. The next Sunday will be Sunday 20th August starting at 10am at the Bedgerebong road range. All target shooters are welcome. Any person wishing to try rifle or shotgun shooting can take part after filling out a P650 form at the club, Juniors must be 12 years or over.  

For information on .22 cabilre rimfire shooting contact: Wayne Facey 0414524059, Norm Brook 0458664541.

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 information on clay target shooting contact: Norm Brook mobile 0458664541: Tony Bratton (02) 68523349: Ben Smith (mobile 0427524151); Doug Davis (02) 68523249 & 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.