Several top scores at weekly shoot

Results of the Forbes S.S.A.A. sporting shooters .22 calibre rimfire rifle shoot on Wednesday December 1. The weather was warm with a light breeze from the south at 7kph.

Range officers: Bruce Runchel and Tony Bratton. Scorers: Wayne Facey, John Dean and Bruce Runchel.

25metre Fly target: Dave Sanderson 200/200; Wayne Facey 200/200; Paul Baker 200/200; Lyall Strudwick 199; Tony Bratton 199; John Dean 198; Bruce Runchel 198; Lionel Redfern 195.

50metre Rabbit target: Paul Baker 246/250; Wayne Facey 236/250; Tony Bratton 233; Dave Sanderson 230; Lyall Strudwick 229; John Dean 224; Bruce Runchel 220; Lionel Redfern 214.

75metre Feral Cat target: Wayne Facey 113/120; Paul Baker 113/120; Lyall Strudwick 111; Tony Bratton 111; John Dean 110; Bruce Runchel 103; Lionel Redfern 98; Dave Sanderson 95.

100metre Mosquito target: Dave Sanderson 114/120; John Dean 104/120; Wayne Facey 104; Paul Baker 104; Lyall Strudwick 98; Tony Bratton 98; Bruce Runchel 95; Lionel Redfern 64.

Results of the .22 calibre rimfire rifle shoot on Sunday, December 5. The weather was warm with a wind from the north east at 8kph.

Range officers: Norm Brook and Tony Bratton. Scorers: Steve Hindmarsh and Tony Bratton.

25metre Fox target: Steve Hindmarsh 279/280; Norm Brook 270/280; Anthony Bratton 266; Barbara Brook 260.

50metre .22 target: Anthony Bratton 249/250; Norm Brook 246/250; Steve Hindmarsh 246; Barbara Brook 241.

75metre Rabbit target: Anthony Bratton 102/120; Norm Brook, 95/120; Barbara Brook 95; Steve Hindmarsh 89.

100metre Feral Cat target: Barbara Brook 85/120; Steve Hindmarsh 84/120; Anthony Bratton 79; Norm Brook 66.

There were 3 shooters in attendance for the Centre-fire rifle shoot. The shooters were; Steve Hindmarsh, Norm Brook and Tony Bratton. The range officer was; Norm Brook.

The next Wednesday shoot will be on December 15 at 2pm. The next Sunday shoot will be on December 19 at 10am. The Centre-fire rifle shoots start at 2pm on Sunday.

Anyone wishing to try Rim-fire or Centre-fire rifle or shotgun shooting can take part after filling out a P650 form.

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 Forbes S.S.A.A. sporting clay's will be on Sunday December 12. This will be a 100 target field (or five stand) shoot at 10am.

For all information on clay target shooting contact Norm Brook on 0458664541, 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.

S.S.A.A. members should check the Club's Facebook page for shoot details for dates and times.