Monthly shoot

May 12, 2018

Seymour Field and Game Club held its monthly shoot in Avenel on Saturday.

Seymour Field and Game Club held its monthly shoot in Avenel on Saturday.

While numbers were down on previous shoots, 79 turned up for a great day of clay target shooting.

The 75-target handicap shoot saw some good scores recorded.


Overall handicap winner: Andrew Monks, 74/75.

AA-grade: Chris Tingay 64; Travis Tait 62; Colin Tingay 56.

A-grade: Shaun Green 70; Geoff Black 69; Bruce Allen 69 (count back).

B-grade: Shane Rich 71; Rod Drew 69; Jeremey Joyce 68.

C-grade: Neville Green 67; Mark Ripper 66; Stuart Hooper 66 (count back).

Women: Beatrice Hart 57; Stephanie Sherwood 39.

Veterans: Ron Purss 66; Don Lomas 66 (count back); Neil Mcintosh 63.

Juniors: Brayden Baker 63; Scott Mcmaster 63 (count back); Tim Micallef 56.

Sub-juniors: Joseph Micallef 69; Tristan Murphy 65; Logan Baker 56.

The club also ran a side-by-side competition — gun barrels are side by side, rather than vertical — with 12 competitors competing in the concurrent event.

Jeremy Joyce won the event, followed by Ron Purss second and Steve Norris third.

The club is holding a firearm safety and training day on June 23 for people to do their firearm safety course and sit the exam. Participants must be at least 12 and the course is a prerequisite for a junior permit or open firearm licence.

The day costs $25 and includes cartridges, clays and lunch.

Inquiries to Heather Tingay on 57962455 or 0428210759.

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