Sport Trap Selection Shoot
The IOM Clay Pigeon shooting club hosted a 100 bird Sport Trap selection shoot at Meary Veg, Santon, with 21 competitors taking part in near ideal conditions.
The leader at the half way stage was Alan Wade with 46 points, in equal second place on 43 were Nigel Moffatt, Ben Richards, and Alan Kinrade followed by the first junior Michael Cross on 42. Making up the top six were Neil Parsons and Stan Cross, each on 39.
After a short break to change the schemes on the layouts Dave Corlett finished in sixth place on 77 with Michael Cross taking fifth overall as well as leading junior on 80. We then had a three way tie for overall second place on 81 points between Alan Wade, Ben Richards and Nigel Moffatt, but the convincing winner five points ahead of everyone else on 86 points was Alan Kinrade – well shot Alan!
- A Kinrade (20, 23, 21, 22 = 86)
- N Moffatt (19, 24, 19, 19 = 81)
B Richards (20, 23, 19, 19 = 81)
A Wade (23, 23, 14, 21 = 81)
- M Cross (J) (23, 19, 19, 19 = 80)
- D Corlett (15, 22, 20, 20 = 77)
- M Cross (J) (80)
- J Faragher (J) (66)
- A Wade (J) (59)
- Lady C Moffatt (L) (64)
- N Barnett (L) (57)
Colin Bowen Memorial 100 English Skeet
On Bank Holiday Monday the first round of the Colin Bowen Memorial English skeet was held, and what a difference in the weather with driving rain and at times hail and sleet greeting the 14 hardy shooters taking to the stands.
The leader after the first round was B class shooter Chris Workman with 21. In equal second place on 20 were Rachael Bowen Matthews and Stan Cross, with his new gun, and Brian Faragher. Dave Corlett was in fifth place on 19 and making up the top six were Jeff Corkill and John Moore on 18.
With the weather not improving for the second round junior Zach Bellhouse finished in second place in C class on 21 points, with Nicky Barnett taking C class with 30 points. Will Rand was in third place in B class with 31 points with Brian Faragher and Chris Workman in equal first place with 40 points.
In A class we had a three way for first place on 41 points between Stan Cross, Rachael Bowen Matthews and Dave Corlett who had the best round of the day with 22 in his second.
- 1st D Corlett (41)
S Cross (41)
R Bowen Matthews (L) (41)
- B Faragher (40)
C Workman (40)
- W Rand (31)
- N Barnett (L) (30)
- Z Bellhouse (J) (21)
Next week is the IOM English skeet Championship sponsored by Sadler Agricultural Supplies over 100 targets, entries close at 10am prompt
Entries are also now open for the Hospice shoot on Saturday June 26th which can be done on line at iomclays.com/hospice, non shooters/members most welcome.