Dean, Parslow top Forbes sporting shooters event

Aiming at the target.
Aiming at the target.

Members are reminded all bi-monthly meetings will start at 7:30pm at the Forbes Services Memorial Club.

Results of the Forbes Sporting Shooters Association of Australia (S.S.A.A) .22 calibre rimfire rifle shoot held on Sunday, November 17.

The weather was cool with changing winds from the south to 15kph and a temperature of 27 degrees.

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 Fox target shoot with a maximum score of 250 points, and the 75 metre Mosquito target shoot with maximum score of 120 points.

The range officers were; Brian Neilsen and Norm Brook.

The scorer was; John Dean and Barbara Brook.

The results of the 25metre .22 target shoot were; John Dean, 249/250; Dennis Christey, 245/250; Phil Picker, 244/250; Wayne Facey, 243/250; Brian Neilsen, 241/250; Garry Parslow, 240/250; David Gorman, 240/250; Wayne Parsons, 238/250; Norm Brook, 225/250; Peter Brown, 225/250; Doug Shead, 223/250; Barbara Brook, 215/250; Brian Whalan, Dave Sanderson, J. Whalan and Keith Button, shot practice only.

The results of the 50metre Fox target shoot were; John Dean, 250/250; Wayne Facey, 247/250; Garry Parslow, 246/250; Wayne Parsons, 246/250; Brian Neilsen, 242/250; Phil Picker, 241/250; David Gorman, 239/250; Dennis Christey, 237/250; J. Whalan, 230/250; Doug Shead, 225/250; Brian Whalan, 225/250; Norm Brook, 213/250; Barbara Brook, 139/250.

The results of the 75metre Mosquito target shoot were; Garry Parslow, 108/120; John Dean, 107/120; Brian Neilsen, 102/120; Norm Brook, 88/120; Doug Shead, 78/120 and Barbara Brook, 70/120.

The next .22 calibre and other rimfire rifle (.22 magnum or .17HMR) will be held on Sunday, December 1 starting at 10am.

The next Wednesday shoot will be held on December 4 starting at 3pm. All target shooters are welcome to attend.

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, Ben Smith on 0427524151 or David Coleman on 0427401263.

The next shoot for the Forbes S.S.A.A. sporting clay's will be their Christmas shoot to be held Sunday, December 8. This will be a 75 target non graded five stand shoot starting at 1pm.

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

Any Person 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 which is a requirement for a firearm licence application.

The Forbes S.S.A.A. range is located on Dr. Young Drive, off the Bedgerebong Road.

Members are reminded that local range rules apply.

For more information on the Forbes S.S.A.A. visit their Facebook page.