Summer Leagues Continue in Fine Weather

Down the Line

The third round of the Tower Insurance DTL league was held at Meary Veg Santon with twenty competitors taking part in near ideal conditions.

The joint leaders after the first round were A class shooters Mike Walker and Mark Riley with perfect 25/75 rounds in equal third place were John Moore and junior Arran Wade also with 25 straights but for 73 points, another junior Joe Faragher also had a straight but for 72 points. The leading B class shooter was Calum Craine with 72 points . The leading C class shooter was lady shooter Allana Wade with 62 points.

After the second round Allana Wade finished in third place in C class with 120 points with Rob Marshall taking second place on 125 but taking C class with 128 points mainly thanks to a second round of 24/71 was Mark Sweetman. In equal second place in B class were Dave Corlett and Stan Cross with 134 points but winning B class with 140 points was Calum Craine. We also had a tie for second place in a class between Alan Wade and junior Joe Faragher with 145 points but winning a class and overall high gun was Mark Riley with 147 points.

Results

Class A

  1. M Riley (50 / 147)
  2. J Faragher (50 / 145)
  3. A Wade (49 / 145)

Class B

  1. C Craine (48 / 140)
  2. S Cross (46 / 134)
  3. D Corlett (46 / 134)

Class C

  1. M Sweetman (43 / 128)
  2. R Marshall (43 / 125)
  3. A Wade (L) (41 / 120)

Automatic Ball Trap

In the afternoon the third round of the Sadler Agricultural Supplies ABT league was held with the Faulkner highgun cup and the Kelly handicap cup up for grabs.

Mark Riley was the first round leader on 24 with Rob Watterson and Alan Wade in equal second place on 23. After the second round Mike Parr finished in third place on 45 with Alan Wade taking second place on 46 but piping them all with 47 points and winning the Faulkner cup was Rob Watterson. Winning the Kelly handicap cup with 54 points was Mike Parr.

Results

Handicap Cup

  • M Parr (45 + 9 = 54)

Overall

  1. R Watterson (23, 24 = 47)
  2. A Wade (23, 23 = 46)
  3. M Parr (21, 24 = 45)

Olympic Skeet

Also in the afternoon the third round of the Manx Petroleum’s Olympic Skeet League was held with the Cannell Crossing cup up for grabs. The leader after the first round was Dave Corlett with a score of 23 in second place on 21 was David Clague with Jeff Corkill third on 19. After the second round Jeff Corkill finished in third place overall with 39 points, in second place with 42 points was Dave Corlett but top of the shop with 45 hitting 24 in his second round was Dave Clague who also won the Cannell Crossing cup .

Results

  1. D Clague (21, 24 = 45)
  2. D Corlett (23, 19 = 42)
  3. J Corkill (19, 20 = 39)

On Saturday afternoon a Sport trap selection shoot was held for selection for next years Islands Games. Michael Cross,Neil Parsons and Marty Kneen finished in equal first place with 79 points, Ben Richards was forth on 76 with Jack Kneen and Mark Riley in equal fifth place on 75. Many thanks to Stan and Brian for setting up the four layouts with some very interesting targets.

M Sweetman, D Corlett, A Wade, S Cross, M Riley, R Marshall, J Faragher, C Craine, A Wade

Moore and Wade in DTL Shoot-off

DTL Round Two

The second round of the Tower Insurance DTL league was held at Meary Veg, Santon, with 20 competitors taking part in dry calm but cool conditions. It also included the IOM Goats highgun cup and the Jack Harrison handicap cup.

The leader after the first round was ever green John Moore with a perfect 25/75, in equal second place also with straights but with one second barrel kill were Mark Riley, Alan Wade and junior Arran Wade. The leading B class shooter was Dave Corlett with Will Rand leading C class with 66 points.

After the second round Mark Sweetman was third in C class with 120 points with Rob Marshall taking second place on 132 but taking C class with 135 was the first round leader Will Rand. We had a tie for second place in B class between Rob Corlett and Stan Cross on 135, Rob had a perfect 25/75 in his round, but pipping them by one point and taking B class was Calum Craine with 136 points.

In A class Phil Ward finished in third place on 144 but we had a tie for first place between John Moore and Alan Wade and because there was a cup on it a shoot off was required. In the shoot off Alan missed his first target but that was all and finished on 72 points while John also missed a target but had two second barrel kills for 70 points so Alan was the winner of the IOM Goats Highgun Cup. In the handicap section Rob Marshall was third on 160 with Will Rand taking second place on 162 but the winner with 175 points was Mark Sweetman.

Results

IOM Goats High Gun

  1. A Wade (148 + 72 = 220)
  2. J Moore (148 + 70 = 218)

Class A

  1. A Wade (74, 74 = 148)
  2. J Moore (75, 73 = 148)
  3. P Ward (70, 74 = 144)

Handicap

  • M Sweetman (120 + 57 = 177)

Class B

  1. C Caine (67, 69 = 136)
  2. S Cross (63, 72 = 135)
  3. R Corlett (60, 75 = 135)

Class C

  1. W Rand (66, 69 = 135)
  2. R Marshall (66, 66 = 132)
  3. M Sweetman (66, 54 = 120)
J Moore, S Cross, A Wade, C Craine, R Corlett, P Ward, M Sweetman, R Marshall

ATB Round Two

In the afternoon the second round of the Sadler Agricultural Supplies ABT league was held and leading after the first round was the man in form Alan Wade along with Rob Watterson who both shot  25 straights, in third place on 23 was Mark Riley With the light getting duller the scores were not as high in the second round but Alan Wade defied that and scored 24 to finish in first place on 49, Mark Riley finished in second place on 47 with Rob Watterson taking third place on 46. The handicap winner with 49 points was Phil Ward.

Results

Overall

  1. A Wade (25, 24 = 49)
  2. M Riley (23, 24 = 47)
  3. R Watterson (25, 21 = 46)

Handicap

  1. P Ward (42 + 7 = 49)

Olympic Skeet Round Two

The second round of the Manx Petroleum’s Olympic skeet league was also held and the winner was Stan Cross with 47 points in second place on 46 was James Bradley with Giulio Fabrizio taking third place on 41.

Results

  1. S Cross (24, 23 = 47)
  2. J Bradley (22, 24 = 46)
  3. G Fabrizio (23, 18 = 41)
  4. M Barnett (23, 16 = 39)

Windy Start to Summer Leagues

DTL Round One

The first round of the Tower insurance DTL summer league was held at Meary Veg, Santon, with 21 competitors taking part in very windy but dry conditions.

The leader after the first round was B class shooter Calum Craine with the only 25 straight of the round scoring 74 points beating his dad Steven Caine by three points who was the leading A class shooter in second place on 71 points. In equal third overall were Arthur Hayes, junior Arran Wade and leading C class shooter Michael Cross on 70.

After the second round we had a three way tie for first place in A class between Steven Craine, Mike Parr and Arran Wade all on 138 points. Calum Craine claimed B class with 137 points with Rob Corlett second on 136 and dad David third on 133. In C class Mark Sweetman finished in third place on 116 points, in second place on 131 was Rob Marshall but beating them all and claiming overall high gun was Michel Cross with 143 points who shot the only 25 straight in the second round – well done Mike!

Results

Class A

  1. S Craine (47 / 138)
  2. M Parr (48 / 138)
  3. Arr Wade (J) (47 / 138)

Class B

  1. C Craine (47 / 137)
  2. R Corlett (46 / 136)
  3. D Corlett (47 / 133)

Class C

  1. M Cross (49 / 143)
  2. R Marshall (45 / 131)
  3. M Sweetman (41 / 116)

ABT Round One

In the afternoon the first rounds of the Sadler Agricultural Supplies ABT and the Manx Petroleum’s Olympic skeet leagues were held. Robert Watterson was the winner in the Sadler Agricultural Supplies ABT league scoring 45 with Alan Wade second on 44 and Mark Riley third on 41. Junior Arran Wade was the handicap winner with 45 points

Results

Overall

  1. R Watterson (23, 22 = 45)
  2. A Wade (20, 24 = 44)
  3. M Riley (21, 20 = 41)

Handicap

  • Arr Wade (J) (37 + 8 = 45)

Olympic Skeet Round One

In the Manx Petroleum’s Olympic skeet league James Bradley was the winner with 46 points with Stan Cross second on 39 and taking third place with 38 points was Jeff Corkill. David Clague was the handicap winner with 49 points.

Results

Overall

  1. J Bradley (22, 24 = 46)
  2. S Cross (20, 19 = 39)
  3. J Corkill (19, 19 = 38)

Handicap

  • D Clague (37 + 12 = 49)
R Marshall, S Craine, M Sweetman, M Cross, R Corlett, A Wade, D Corlett, C Craine, M Parr

Wades Triumphant on Sunday

Father & Son take Trap Medley

The annual Trap Medley kindly sponsored by Creer and Kelly Ltd was held at Meary Veg, Santon, with 24 competitors taking part in dry and breezy conditions.

The first discipline to be shot was DTL over 30 targets which saw Alan Wade take the lead hitting all 30 targets and having one second barrel kill for a total of 89 ex 90. In second place on 87 was James Bradley with Mike Walker third on 86 followed by Jack Clague in forth place on 84 with Peter Kelly and Dave Corlett next on 83.

The next discipline was ABT also over 30 targets which saw Wade increase his lead to 12 points hitting 27 targets for a running total of 170,in second place on 158 was Mike Walker with Arran Wade in third place on 156, one point behind on 155 was Dave Corlett in fourth place who was also the first B class shooter, James Bradley was in fifth place on 153 and making up the top six was Peter Kelly on 149.

The final trap discipline was Double Rise again over 30 targets. In B class Mark Barnett was in third place on 193 with Will Rand taking second place on 201 but taking B class with 213 points was Dave Corlett. In A class Neil Parsons was third on 209 with Mike Walker taking second place on 218 with junior shooter Arran Wade taking a class with 222 but top of the shop and a clear with 236 points was Alan Wade.

There was also some extra prizes donated by IOM Goats for the best scores in each discipline and overall score. The winners were Highgun A Wade, DTL J Bradley, ABT N Parsons, and D/R Arr Wade (J).

Results

Highgun

  1. A Wade 89 (DTL = 81, ABT = 66, D/R = 236)

A Class

  1. Arr Wade (J) (81, 75, 66 = 222)
  2. M Walker (86, 72, 66 = 218)
  3. N Parsons (68, 78, 60 = 209)

B Class

  1. D Corlett (83, 72, 60 = 215)
  2. W Rand (75, 69, 57 = 201)
  3. M Barnett (79, 57, 57 = 193)

Team

  1. A Wade & J Clague (428)
  2. S Cross & M Walker (409)
  3. D Corlett & B Faragher (401)
J Bradley, D Corlett, M Walker, A Wade, B Faragher, Arr Wade, N Parsons, M Barnett

Double Trap, Olympic Skeet

DTL League, Round 4

The fourth round of the Tower Insurance DTL League was held at Meary Veg, Santon, with 21 competitors taking part in near ideal conditions.

The leader after the first round was Mike Walker with 71 points, in second place on 69 were Stan Cross and Alan Wright with Peter Kelly and Ted Kermeen next on 67 and making up the top six were Jack Clague and Brian Faragher on 65.

After the second round Mark Barnett finished in third place in C class on 115 with Rob Marshall taking second in C on 124 but winning C class with 126 points was Alan Wright. Giulio Fabrizio was third in B class with 128 points but we had a tie for first place between Stan Cross and junior Joe Faragher on 132 points.

We also had a tie for third place in A class between junior Arran Wade and John Moore on 133 points, one point ahead on 134 in second place was Peter Kelly but taking the high-gun and a class with 142 points was Mike Walker.

Results

A Class

  1. M walker (48 / 142)
  2. P Kelly (46 / 134)
  3. J Moore (47 / 133)
    Arr Wade (J) (45 / 133)

B Class

  1. J Faragher (J) (45 / 132)
  2. S Cross (45 / 132)
  3. G Fabrizio (44 / 128)

C Class

  1. A Wright (43 / 126)
  2. R Marshall (44 / 124)
  3. M Barnett (40 / 115)

ABT League, Round 5

In the afternoon the fifth round of the Sadler Agricultural Supplies ABT League was held and the winner was Alan Wade with a well shot 48 but only one behind on 47 were Stan Skinner and Mike Walker with Phil Ward in forth place on 46 followed by Robert Watterson in fifth place on 45 and making up the top six was Peter Kelly on 44. The handicap winner was Orry Watterson with 57 points.

Results

High Gun

  1. A Wade (24, 24 = 48)
  2. M Walker (23, 24 = 47)
    S Skinner (23, 24 = 47)

Handicap

  1. O Watterson (32, 25 = 57)

Olympic Skeet, Round 5

Also taking place was the fifth round of the Manx Petroleum’s Olympic Skeet League and the winner was Stan Cross with 35 points, in second place on 32 was junior Ted Davis with another junior Joe Faragher in third place on 31. We had a tie in the handicap section between Brian Faragher and Giulio Fabrizio both on 59 points.

Results

High Gun

  1. S Cross (17, 18 = 35)
  2. T Davis (J) (14, 18 = 32)
  3. J Faragher (J) (14, 17 = 31)

Handicap

  1. G Fabrizio (29 + 20 = 49)
    B Faragher (26 + 23 = 49)
S Cross, W Rand, A Wade, O Watterson, S Skinner, M Walker