Visitor claims first in Forbes shoot

Results of the Forbes S.S.A.A. sporting shooters 75 target five stand shoot on Sunday June 9.

The weather was warm with a north westerly wind at 5kph and a temperature of 19 degrees. Shooters from Forbes, Bathurst and Condobolin attended.

The results of the 75 target five stand shoot were: first Cameron Smith (Bathurst hcp14) 18-20-21 total 59 hcp total 101; second Ben Smith (Fbs hcp12) 11-21-20 total 53 hcp total 89.

The other scores were Laurie Redfern (Fbs hcp5) 24-23-25 total 72 hcp total 87; Grant Neilsen (Fbs hcp14) 15-16-14 total 45 hcp total 87; David Coleman (Fbs hcp11) 13-20-19 total 52 hcp total 85; Phil Cleal (Fbs hcp8) 19-21-20 total 60 hcp total 84; Brian Neilsen (Fbs hcp12) 17-12-18 total 47 hcp total 83; Nicholas Parslow (Fbs hcp14) 9-15-16 total 40 hcp total 82; Phil Picker (Fbs hcp8) 19-17-18 total 54 hcp total 78; Leigh Dridan (Condobolin hcp7) 17-21-19 total 57 hcp total 78; David Mitton (Fbs hcp9) 15-16-19 total 50 hcp total 77; Garry Parslow (Fbs hcp14) 11-12-12 total 35 hcp total 77; Anthony Bratton (hcp8) 17-12-19 total 48 hcp total 72; Norm Brook (Fbs hcp7) 15-14-17 total 46 hcp total 67;

The next shoot for the sporting clays will be on Sunday July 14. This will be a 100 target non graded handicap five stand shoot starting at 9-30am at the Bedgerebong road range. This shoot will be shot as targets unknown.

All S.S.A.A. members are reminded that all rimfire rifle shoots are postponed until further notice while the work is carried out on the range.

At the meeting on Wednesday June 12 the committee will organise when a working bee will be held to get the rimfire range ready to start shooting again.

All target shooters are welcome to attend these shoots. Any person 12 years or over wishing try rifle or shotgun shooting can attend and fill out a P650 form at the club.

Brian Neilsen and Phil Picker at a five-stand shoot at the Forbes range. Photo supplied.

Brian Neilsen and Phil Picker at a five-stand shoot at the Forbes range. Photo supplied.

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

For all information on .22 calibre rimfire shooting contact Wayne Facey (0414524059), Norm Brook, Ben Smith or David Coleman (0427401263 AH).