Perfect scores on Fly target shoot

Brian Neilsen aiming down the sights at the 75metre Mosquito target. Photo supplied.

Brian Neilsen aiming down the sights at the 75metre Mosquito target. Photo supplied.

Results of the Forbes S.S.A.A. sporting shooters .22 calibre rimfire rifle shoot held on Sunday, December 1. The weather was warm with wind gusts from the west to 20kph.

Range officers: Brian Neilsen and David Coleman. Scorer: John Dean.

The results of the 25metre Fly target shoot were; David Coleman, 200/200; John Dean, 200/200; Dennis Christey, 200/200; Brian Neilsen, 199/200; Mike Hamilton, 197/200; Phil Picker, 179/200; Anthony Bratton, 177/200; Norm Brook, 175/200 and Jane Coleman, 175/200.

The results of the 50metre Rabbit target shoot were; John Dean, 190/200; Dennis Christey, 170/200; Brian Neilsen, 165/200; David Coleman, 163/200; Mike Hamilton, 144/200; Norm Brook, 138/200; Phil Picker, 125/200; Anthony Bratton, 102/200 and Jane Coleman, 93/200.

The results of the 75metre Rabbit target shoot were; John Dean, 119/120; Phil Picker, 101/120; David Coleman, 100/120; Brian Neilsen, 99/120; Anthony Bratton, 85/120; Norm Brook, 79/120 and Jane Coleman, 70/120.

The next S.S.A.A. sporting shooters .22 calibre and other rimfire rifle (.22 magnum or .17HMR) will be held on Sunday, December 15 starting at 10am. The next Wednesday shoot will be on December 18 starting at 3pm. The last rimfire shoot for the year will be held on Sunday, December 29.

All target shooters are welcome to attend. Anyone wishing to try rifle or shotgun shooting can take part after filling out a P650 form. Junior shooters must be 12 or older.

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 Christmas shoot to be held this 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 or Doug Davis on 68523249.

To obtain a long arm firearm licence contact Wayne Facey, Norm Brook or Tony Bratton to do a firearm safe shooting assessment course.