News from the clay target shoot

There were ten shooters who took part in the S.S.A.A. club's monthly clays shoot. File photo.

There were ten shooters who took part in the S.S.A.A. club's monthly clays shoot. File photo.

Results of the Forbes S.S.A.A. sporting shooters sporting clays monthly shoot held on Sunday December 12.

There were 10 shooters in attendance for the shoot on Sunday.

The shooters in attendance came from Forbes and Parkes. The weather was warm and with a temperature of 27 degrees.

The results of Sunday's shoot were; Phil Cleal, 21-19-20-22 total 82; David Tanks (Parkes) 21-22-15-16 total 74; Phil Picker 15-12-19-19 total 65; David Coleman 13-16-15-17 total 61; Brian Neilsen 12-14-17-16 total 59; Des Shead 9-10-14-14 total 47; Haydon Coleman 2-5-9-7 total 23; Konnor Coleman 9-8-3-1 total 21; Doug Davis 22-15 total 37 and Adrian Hodges 15-21 total 36.

The next shoot for the Forbes S.S.A.A. sporting clays will be their new year shoot on Sunday January 9.

This will be a 100 target field shoot starting at 10am. If wet a five stand shoot will be held.

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

Any person wishing to obtain a long arm firearm licence can contact Wayne Facey on 0414524059, Norm Brook or Tony Bratton to do a firearm safe shooting assessment course which is a requirement for a firearm licence application.

The next S.S.A.A. sporting shooters .22 calibre and other rimfire rifle (.22 magnum or .17HMR) will be held on this Sunday, December 19 starting at 10am.

The centre- fire shoot will take place at 2pm on Sunday after the rimfire shoot.

The next Wednesday shoot will be Wednesday December 29 starting at 2pm.

All target shooters are welcome to attend these shoots.

Any person wishing try rifle or shotgun shooting can attend any of these shoots to take part after filling out a P650 form at the club. Junior shooters must be 12 years or over.

For all information on .22 cabilre rimfire shooting contact Wayne Facey, Norm Brook, Ben Smith or David Coleman.

Members are reminded that local range rules apply.