Memorial shoot on this Sunday

Ernest Coleman aiming down the sights during the 50metre Rabbit target shoot.
Ernest Coleman aiming down the sights during the 50metre Rabbit target shoot.

Results of the Forbes S.S.A.A. sporting shooters .22 calibre rimfire rifle shoot held on Wednesday, October 30. The weather was hot with an alternating breeze from south west to 15 kph.

The range officers were; Wayne Facey and John Dean.

The scorer was; John Dean.

25 metres .22 target shoot were: Paul Baker, 248/250; John Dean, 247/250; Lyall Strudwick, 246/250; Wayne Facey, 246/250; Anthony Bratton, 222/250 and Max Vincent, 220/250.

50 metre Fox target shoot: Lyall Strudwick, 248/250; Wayne Facey, 248/250; Paul Baker, 247/250; John Dean, 246/250; Anthony Bratton, 221/250 and Max Vincent, 197/250.

75 metre Rabbit target shoot: Paul Baker, 106/120; Lyall Strudwick, 103/120; Wayne Facey, 99/120; John Dean, 97/120; Anthony Bratton, 72/120 and Max Vincent shot practice only.

100 metre Feral Cat target shoot: John Dean, 103/110; Paul Baker, 102/110; Lyall Strudwick, 101/110; Wayne Facey, 101/110; Anthony Bratton, 75/110 and Max Vincent shot practice only.

Results of the Forbes S.S.A.A. sporting shooters .22 calibre rimfire rifle shoot held on Sunday, November 3. The weather was cool with wind speeds to 39kph from the north.

The range officers were; David Coleman and Wayne Facey.

The scorer was; John Dean.

25metre .22 target shoot: John Dean, 246/250; David Coleman, 242/250; Wayne Facey, 242/250; Michael Buttriss, 242/250; Garry Parslow, 242/250; Jordan Wright, 235/250 and Jane Coleman, 229/250.

50metre Fox target shoot: Wayne Facey, 247/250; Michael Buttriss, 245/250; John Dean, 245/250; Garry Parslow, 242/250; Jane Coleman, 234/250; David Coleman, 232/250 and Jordan Wright, 219/250.

75metre Rabbit target shoot: John Dean, 110/120; Wayne Facey, 106/120; Garry Parslow, 101/120; David Coleman, 94/120; Jane Coleman, 83/120; Jordan Wright, 82/120 and Michael Buttriss, 71/120.

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

Any person 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 all 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 clay's will be the Graham West Memorial Trophy shoot to be held this Sunday, November 10. This will be a 100 target graded five stand shoot, unknown targets, starting at 1pm.

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

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.