Hot weather, scores for sports shooters

Phil Cleal taking part in a five stand shoot at the Forbes Sporting Shooters range.
Phil Cleal taking part in a five stand shoot at the Forbes Sporting Shooters range.

Results of the Forbes S.S.A.A. sporting shooters .22 calibre rimfire rifle shoot on Wednesday, February 6. The weather was hot with a hot breeze from the north east changing from 8 to 15kpm.

Range officers: John Dean and Bruce Runchel. Scorers: John Dean and Ken Morley.

25metre Fly target shoot: John Dean, 200/200; Ian Keene, 200/200; Ken Morley, 200/200; Bruce Runchel, 200/200; Greame Freney, 197/200; Wayne Burton, 193/200; Jennie Carpenter, 184/200; Anthony Bratton, 169/200 and Kingsley Press shot practice only for the 25metre shoot.

50metre Rabbit target shoot: Bruce Runchel, 236/250; Ken Morley, 232/250; Ian Keene, 230/250; John Dean, 227/250; Greame Freney, 114/250; Jennie Carpenter, 202/250;  Anthony Bratton, 192/250. No score recorded for Wayne Burton.

75 metre Fly target shoot: John Dean, 109/120; Ian Keene, 104/120; Bruce Runchel, 104/120; Ken Morley, 101/120; Anthony Bratton, 79/120 and Barbara Brook 34/120, Barbara shot 75metre only.

Results of the 75 target five stand targets only shoot on Sunday, February 10. The weather was warm with a south easterly breeze.

Results: Laurie Redfern (Fbs) 25-22-25 total 72; Anthony Bratton (Fbs) 22-25-19 total 66; Sean McCarthy (Fbs) 21-20-20 total 61; Phil Cleal (Fbs) 19-21-20 total 60; Cameron Smith (Fbs) 15-17-15-17 total 47; David Coleman (Fbs) 12-15-12 total 39; Ben Smith (Fbs) 7-14-14 total 35; two shooters shot two rounds only, Adrian Hodges (Fbs) 21-19 total 40 and Garth Gault (Caragabal) 19-20 total 39.

The next sporting clay's are on Sunday, March 10. This will be the Cliff Bradley Memorial Trophy shoot and is a 25 target DTL point score at 12:30pm, followed by a 75 target non graded handicap field shoot.

For information on clay target shooting call Norm Brook on 0458664541 or Tony Bratton on 68523349. To obtain a long arm firearm licence call Wayne Facey on 0414524059 or Norm Brook.

The next .22 calibre and other rimfire rifle (.22 magnum or .17HMR) shoot is on Sunday, February 17 at 10am. The next Wednesday shoot is on February 20 at 3pm. For information on .22 calibre rimfire shooting call Wayne Facey or Norm Brook.