Crowe Morgan English Skeet GP
The Crowe Morgan English Skeet GP was held on Saturday 11th July at Meary Veg Santon with 22 competitors taking part in dry but breezy conditions.
The leader at the half way stage was trap shooter Mark Riley with 48 points, in equal second place on 47, were Rob Corlett and John Moore, followed by Paul Mihailovits, James Simpson and Mike Walker on 46. After the second fifty Will Rand finished in third place in C class with 74 points, second place in C class went to mark Barnett but winning C class with 82 points was junior Joe Faragher. In B class Peter Fabrizio finished in third place with 76 points, with Brian Faragher taking second place on 80, but the winner of B class with 81 points was David Morgan. In A class James Simpson finished in third place with 92 points, with Paul Mihailovits and Rob Corlett on 93, but the new Crowe Morgan English Skeet GP 2020 Champion is Mark Riley with a well shot 97 . Well done Mark (who needs pad time) .
- =1st R Corlett (22, 25, 23, 23 = 93)
- =1st P Mihailovits (23, 23, 25, 22 = 93)
- J Simpson (24, 22, 23, 23 = 92)
- D Morgan (18, 23, 22, 18 = 81)
- B Faragher (18, 22, 20, 20 = 80)
- P Fabrizio (19, 19, 17, 21 = 76)
- J Faragher Jnr (21, 20, 21, 20 = 82)
- M Barnett (21, 19, 20, 21 = 81)
- W Rand (16, 20, 19, 19 = 74)
- M Riley (25, 23, 25, 24 = 97)
- 1st Lady R Bowen Matthews (89)
- 1st Vet P Mihailovits (93)
- 1st Junior J Faragher (82)
- 1st Team D Morgan/M Riley (178)
Colin Bowen Memorial English Skeet League – 3rd Round
The next day Sunday 12th July was the third round of the Colin Bowen Memorial English skeet league with 19 competitors taking part again in near ideal conditions which had the added incentive of having the Easter cups up for grabs.
The leader after the first round was James Simpson with a perfect 25 straight, in equal second place on 24 were Giulio Fabrizio, Dave Corlett, Paul Mihailovits, Jeff Corkill and Mark Barnett. After the second round Rob Marshall was third in C class with 36 points, with Joe Faragher taking second place on 43, with Mark Barnett taking C class with 46 points. Peter Fabrizio was third in B class with 41 points, with Dave Morgan and Brian Faragher in equal first place on 43. Rachael Bowen Matthews and Dave Corlett were in equal third place in A class with 47 points, taking second place with 48 was Giulio Fabrizio, but top of the class with a perfect 50 straight and retaining the Stan Cross high gun cup was James Simpson. We also had the George Costain handicap cup being shot for and the winner was Mark Barnett with 61 points, in seocnd place on 59 was junior Joe Faragher, with Steven Rand and Nicky Barnett in equal third place on 55.
- J Simpson (25, 25 = 50)
- G Fabrizio (24, 24 = 48)
- D Corlett (24, 23 = 47)
R Bowen Matthews (23, 24 = 47)
- D Morgan (22, 21 = 43)
B Faragher (23, 20 = 43)
- P Fabrizio (19, 22 = 41)
- M Barnett (24, 22 = 46)
- J Faragher (21, 22 = 43)
- R Marshall (20, 16 = 36)
- M Barnett (46+ 15 = 61)
Fourteen shooters carried on to complete a 100 targets which included the Colin Bowen Team Cup. James Simpson made it 75 straight after the third round with Dave Corlett and Giulio Fabrizio next on 71. All eyes were on James Simpson to see if he could hit a 100 straight but he did not get any further than stand two missing the low house on the double to finish with a 22 for 97, in second place on 96 was Giulio Fabrizio with Dave Corlett third on 95. In the team event Brian Faragher and Giulio Fabrizio were the winners on 183, with Mark Barnett and Jeff Corkill second on 177, followed by Rachael Bowen Matthews, Joe Faragher and Ted Kermeen, Madeleine Simpson in equal third place on 176.
- J Simpson (97)
- G Fabrizio (96)
- D Corlett (95)
- P Mihailovits (93)
- R Bowen Matthews (92)
- M Simpson (90)
Next week is the IOM DTL Championship sponsored by Sadler Agricultural Supplies on Saturday afternoon ,entries close at 1-30 and then on Sunday is the next round of the Tower Insurance DTL league in the morning followed by the next round of the Manx Pettroleum’s Olympic Skeet league and the Sadler Agricultural Supplies ABT leagues in the afternoon . The sheet is now up in the club hose for the Hospice shoot on Saturday 15th August or contact Peter for an entry non shooters most welcome. Duty officers this week are P Kelly & R Radcliffe.