News from the sporting shooters

Des Shead aiming down the sights in the 100 target shoot.
Des Shead aiming down the sights in the 100 target shoot.

Members are reminded all bi-monthly meetings will start at 7:30pm.

Results of the Forbes S.S.A.A. sporting shooters night shoot on Saturday, April 13. The weather was warm with a south westerly wind at 5kph..

Results of the 50 target night shoot were; David Mitton 14-20 total 34; Anthony Bratton 18-12 total 30; Norm Brook 12-12 total 24; Phil Cleal 14-12 total 26;

Doug Davis 12-11 total 23; Wayne Facey 9-12 total 21; Quade Facey 5-6 total 11. This was Quade Facey first time shooting clays at night and also on Sunday field shoot.

Results of the 100 target field shoot on Sunday, April 14; Cameron Smith (Fbs)14-20-19-15 total 68; Leigh Dridan (Condobolin) 17-17-14-17 total 65; Norm Brook (Fbs) 13-17-18-17 total 65; Phil Cleal (Fbs) 12-17-14-16 total 59; Bruce Dent (Fbs) 10-17-15-14 total 56; Anthony Bratton 12-13-13-11 total 49; David Coleman (Fbs) 13-12-9-15 total 49; Des Shead (Fbs) 7-8-11-11 total 37; Wayne Facey (Fbs) 10-12 total 22; Quade Facey (Fbs) 9-3 total 12; Wayne, Quade Facey shot two rounds only. Doug Davis shot one round only for a total 17. Garth Gault (Caragabal) shot one round only for a total 16.

The next shoot for the sporting clay's will be the monthly shoot on Sunday, May 26. This will be a 100 target non graded handicap five stand shoot.

For information on clay target shooting contact: Norm Brook on 0458664541, Tony Bratton on 68523349 or Ben Smith on 0427524151.

Anyone wishing to obtain a long arm firearm licence can contact Wayne Facey on 0414524059; Norm Brook or Tony Bratton to do a firearm safe shooting assessment course.

The next S.S.A.A. sporting shooters .22 calibre and other rimfire rifle (.22 magnum or .17HMR) shoot will be on Wednesday, April 17 starting at 3pm.

The next this Sunday shoot will be on April 21 starting at 10am. 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, Norm Brook or Ben Smith.

Members are reminded that local range rules apply.