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.
M walker (48 / 142)
P Kelly (46 / 134)
J Moore (47 / 133) Arr Wade (J) (45 / 133)
J Faragher (J) (45 / 132)
S Cross (45 / 132)
G Fabrizio (44 / 128)
A Wright (43 / 126)
R Marshall (44 / 124)
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.
A Wade (24, 24 = 48)
M Walker (23, 24 = 47) S Skinner (23, 24 = 47)
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.
S Cross (17, 18 = 35)
T Davis (J) (14, 18 = 32)
J Faragher (J) (14, 17 = 31)
G Fabrizio (29 + 20 = 49) B Faragher (26 + 23 = 49)
The IOM ABT Championship was held at Meary Veg, Santon, kindly sponsored by Sadler Agricultural Supplies with Field and Range sponsoring the junior section. 14 competitors took part in near perfect conditions.
The leader after the first round was Alan Wade with 24 points with Neil Parsons, Peter Kelly, Mark Riley and Mike Walker in equal second place on 23. We had a tie for first place after the second round between Alan Wade and Neil Parsons on 47 with Mark Riley in third place on 46 followed by Mike Walker on 44 with Robert Watterson next on 43 and making up the top six were Peter Kelly and Phil Ward on 42.
Neil Parsons was in the lead on his own after round three with 70 points two ahead of Alan Wade and Mark Riley on 68 with Rob Watterson in fourth place on 67 followed by Mike Walker in fifth place on 65 and making up the top six were Phil Ward and Peter Kelly on 63. After the fourth and final round Arran Wade Phil Ward finished in sixth place on 85 with Peter Kelly taking fifth place on 87, Mark Riley was fourth on 90 but we had to have a shoot off for second and third place between Rob Watterson and Alan Wade who both tied on 91 with Alan taking second place with a 23 to Roberts 22. This only left Neil Parsons to claim the IOM ABT championship with a score of 92 – well done Neil!
It was another busy Sunday at Meary Veg, Santon, with three competitions taking place. First up was the third round of the Tower Insurance DTL League with 14 shooters taking part in nice dry calm conditions. The leader after the first round was John Moore with a 25/73 straight, in second place on 72 was junior Arran Wade with Mark Riley and Mike Walker next on 71 followed by Alan Wright, Peter Lowe and Rob Corlett all on 65.
At the end of the second round Allana Wade was in second place in C class with 95 points but taking C class 121 points was Rob Marshall. We had a tie for second in B class between Rob Corlett and Giulio Fabrizio on 127 points but taking B class with 129 points was Peter Lowe.
In A class Mike Walker was third on 141 with junior Arran Wade taking second place on on 142 but top of the class with a fifty straight for 145 points was Mark Riley.
In the afternoon the fourth round of Manx Petroleum’s Olympic Skeet League was also held which had the Parkinson Highgun cup up for grabs. The leader after the first round was veteran Peter Fabrizio with 17 point followed by son Giulio and junior Joe Faragher on 15.
After the second round we had a three way tie for third place between Ted Davis, Brian and Joe Faragher on 27 in second place on 29 was Giulio Fabrizio but turning back the years in first place was Peter Fabrizio with 33 points which also earned him the Parkinson Highgun Cup.
The final shoot of the day was the fourth round of the Sadler Agricultural Supplies ABT League. In equal first place after the first round were Mark Riley and Arran Wade on 22 with Stan Skinner in third place on 21 with Peter Lowe in fourth place on 20. At the end of the second round Arran Wade was in third place on 37 with Stan Skinner repeating his first round score of 21 to take second place on 42 but the winner with 44 points was Mark Riley.
The IOM Clay Pigeon Shooting Club held their Club all-round Championship kindly sponsored by Manx Petroleum with 22 competitors taking part in dull but dry conditions. The championship is held over one round of all the disciplines shot in the summer leagues.
The leader after the first two disciplines, English Skeet and DTL was Mark Riley with 145 points, in second place on 143 was John Moore with Jeff Corkill in third place on 140, Neil Parsons was fourth on 139 followed by Stan Cross in fifth place on 138 and making up the top six was Peter Kelly on 137.
The next two disciplines were ABT and Olympic Skeet saw John Moore take the lead with 275 points seven ahead of Neil Parsons in second place on 268 with Mark Riley third on 262. In fourth place was Jeff Corkill on 254 followed by Brian Faragher in fifth on 250 and making up the top six was Peter Kelly on 248.
The final discipline was English Sporting which was shot in reverse order. In the ladies section Nicky Barnett was second on 204 but taking the ladies title with 208 points was junior Allana Wade. Third in the junior section was David Cowin on 239 with Joe Faragher taking second place on 260 but retaining his junior title with 313 points was Michael Cross. In C class David Cowin was the winner with Allana Wade taking second place and Orry Watterson taking third place.
In B class Michael Cross was the winner on 313 with Brian Faragher taking second on 310 followed by Jeff Corkill in third place on 299. In A class Mark Riley was third on 304 with Peter Kelly taking second place on 311, in first place on 326 and also taking the veterans championship was John Moore but top of the class taking the Club All Round Championship and the senior championship with 328 points was Neil Parsons.
Saturday 24th July proved another busy day for the club as we ran the third rounds of our ABT and Olympic Skeet leagues, catching up with fixtures impacted by the third lockdown earlier this year.
The third round of the Manx Petroleum’s Olympic Skeet League was held at Meary Veg, Santon, on Saturday afternoon in very hot conditions.
Joint leaders after the first round were Stan Cross and Jeff Corkill on 21 with junior Michael Cross in third place on 20. After the second round Stan Cross was in third place on 41 with Jeff Corkill taking second place on 42 but top of the class with 43 points hitting a 23 in his second round was Michael Cross.
M Cross (J) (43)
J Corkill (42)
S Cross (41)
W Rand (24)
The third round of the Sadler Agricultural Supplies ABT League was also held and leading the way with a 25 straight was veteran Peter Kelly. In second place on 24 was Alan Wade with Neil Parsons and Stan Skinner in equal third place on 23 followed by junior Arran Wade on 22. Making up the top six was Jack Clague on 21.
The high scoring was maintained in the second round with Stan Skinner hitting 24 to finish in third place on 47, one point ahead on 48 and recording a 25 straight in his second round was Neil Parsons. Top of the class with 49 points was Peter Kelly.