News from the sporting shooters

Barbara Brook shooting the 25metre .22 target shoot in February.
Barbara Brook shooting the 25metre .22 target shoot in February.

Results of the Forbes S.S.A.A. sporting shooters .22 calibre rimfire rifle shoot on Wednesday, January 30. The weather was hot with a hot gusting winds from the north-north west at 20kpm.

This shoot was a .22 target shoot held over 25 metres with a maximum score of 250 points, using a .22 calibre rimfire rifle fitted with a scope, a 50 metre .22 target shoot with a maximum score of 250 points  and a 75 metre Rabbit target shoot with a maximum score of 120 points.  

The range officers were Anthony Bratton and Bruce Runchel. The scorer was John Dean.

25metre .22 target shoot: John Dean, 247/250; Lyall Strudwick, 243/250; Bruce Runchel, 240/250 and Anthony Bratton, 222/250.

50metre .22 target shoot: Lyall Strudwick, 236/250; Bruce Runchel, 235/250; John Dean, 234/250 and Anthony Bratton, 174/250.

75 metre Rabbit target shoot; Bruce Runchel, 110/120; Lyall Strudwick, 109/120; John Dean, 108/120 and Anthony Bratton, 61/120.

Results of the Forbes S.S.A.A. sporting shooters .22 calibre rimfire rifle shoot on Sunday, February 3. The weather was hot with stiff winds from the north at 20kpm.

This shoot was a Fly target shoot held over 25 metres with a maximum score of 200 points, using a .22 calibre rimfire rifle fitted with a scope, a 50 metre Fox target shoot with a maximum score of 250 points, and the 75 metre Fox target shoot with a maximum score of 120 points.    

The range officers were; David Coleman and Wayne Facey.

The scorers were; John Dean and Barbara Brook.

25metre Fly target shoot: Mal Smith, 200/200; John Dean, 200/200; Wayne Facey, 200/200; Garry Parslow, 200/200; David Gorman, 200/200; John Dunkley, 199/200; David Coleman, 198/200; Graham Haley, 198/200; Wayne Parsons, 194/200; David Sanderson, 189/200; Jane Coleman, 186/200; Barbara Brook, 185/200; Bruce Sayers, 184/200; Pam Parsons, 160/200 and Cecil Neilsen, 160/200.

50metre Fox target shoot: John Dean, 249/250; Garry Parslow, 248/250; Wayne Facey, 247/250; Graham Haley, 245/250; John Dunkley, 243/250; David Sanderson, 242/250; David Coleman, 240/250; Wayne  Parsons, 238/250; David Gorman, 236/250; Bruce Sayers, 234/250; Jane Coleman, 225/250; Barbara Brook, 221/250; Mal Smith, 214/250; Pam Parsons, 178/250 and Cecil Neilsen, 176/250.

75metre Fox target shoot: John Dean, 105/120; John Dunkley, 103/120; David Gorman, 100/120; Garry Parslow, 99/120; Wayne Facey, 91/120; David Coleman, 90/120; Cecil Neilsen, 61/120; Barbara Brook, 51/120 and Jane Coleman, 38/120.

The next .22 calibre and other rimfire rifle (.22 magnum or .17HMR) shoot will be on Sunday, February 17 starting at 10am. The next Wednesday shoot will be on February 20 starting at 3pm.

Anyone wishing to try rifle or shotgun shooting can take part after filling out a P650 form at the club. Junior shooters must be 12 years or over.

For information on .22 calibre rimfire shooting contact: Wayne Facey on 0414524059, Norm Brook on 0458664541 or Ben Smith on 0427524151.

The next shoot for the sporting clays will be the monthly shoot on Sunday, February 10. This shoot will be a non graded handicap five stand shoot starting at 1pm.

For information on clay target shooting contact: Norm Brook, Tony Bratton on 68523349, Ben Smith or Doug Davis on 68523249.

Anyone wishing to obtain a long arm firearm licence can contact Wayne Facey, Norm Brook or Tony Bratton to do a firearm safe shooting assessment course.