The third round of The Dave and Pam Corlett Pro Sporting league was held at Meary Veg, Santon, in wet and misty conditions but the shooters stayed dry shooting under the new shelters built over the past year.
The leader after the first 25 was John Moore with 23 points in second place on 21 were Will Rand and C class shooter Mark Sweetman. Leading B class were Steven Craine and son Calum with 20 points. After the second round in C class Brian Kelly finished in third place on 28 points with lady shooter Nicky Barnett taking second place with 31 points but the run away winner of C class with 40 points was Mark Sweetman.
In B class Brian Faragher was third on 41 points with Calum Craine in second place on 42 but winning B class and overall highgun was Rob Corlett with 43 points. We had a three way tie for first place in A class between the first round leader John Moore, Stan Cross and Peter Kelly who had a 25 straight in his second round
J Moore (23, 19 = 42)
S Cross (20,22 = 42)
P Kelly (17, 25 = 42)
R Corlett (19, 24 = 43)
C Craine (20, 22 = 42)
B Faragher (19, 22 = 41)
M Sweetman (21, 19 = 43)
N Barnett (L) (13, 18 = 31)
B Kelly (18, 10 = 28)
English Sporting League Round 3
In the afternoon the third round of the Suntera Global Sporting League was held in dry sunny conditions.
We had a three way tie after the first stand between A class George Davies and B class shooter Stan Cross and Will Rand with perfect ten’s. We still had a three way tie after the second stand but this time it was between George Davies and B class Rob Corlett and Peter Kelly all on 19 points followed by Will Rand, Brian Faragher and unclassified Calum Craine on 18.
After stand three we still had a tie for first place between Will Rand and Rob Corlett with 27 points, in third place on 26 was Peter Kelly with George Davies and Brian Faragher next on 25. It was till a tie for first place after stand four between Rand and Corlett on 34 points but not far behind in third place was Stan Cross on 32.
With all to play for on the last stand Rand and Corlett scored 7 but Cross scored 9 to make it a three way tie for first place in B class on 41 points. George Davies was the leading A class shooter with 39 points with Ben Richards in second place on 33 and taking third in A was Jack Clague on 27. In C class Mark Sweetman made it a double by winning both C class’s on the day with 26 points, Rob Marshall was second in C with 24 points and Alan Wright was third with 21 points.
A big thank you must go to Will Rand and Brian Faragher for setting the course’s up which were well received by all.
The second round of the Suntera Global English Sporting League was held at Meary Veg, Santon, in cold but dry conditions.
Fast out of the traps on the first stand was Alan Wade who shot a perfect 10 to lead from Michael Cross and George Davies by one on 9 with Peter Kelly, David Morgan and junior Zac Bellhouse next on 8. We had a three way tie after stand two with Wade, Cross and Davies all tying on 16 followed by Stan Cross, Will Rand and Dave Corlett on 15.
We sill had a three way tie after stand three with Cross and Davies being joined by Stan Cross on 25, John Moore was next on 24 with Wade, Corlett and Kelly next on 23. It was all change after stand four with Davies in the lead on his own with 34 points followed by the Cross’s Stan and Michael on 33 with Moore and Corlett next on 32.
After the fifth and last stand Mark Sweetman finished in third place in C class on 23 but we had a tie for first place between Rob Marshall and Brian Kelly with 25 points each. In B class Brian Faragher finished in third place on 36 one point ahead in second place was Will Rand but taking B class with a well shot 39 was Stan Cross. Alan Wade was third in A class with 39 points with Michael Cross second on 40 but A class winner and overall highgun was George Davies with 41 points.
G Davies (41)
M Cross (40)
A Wade (39)
S Cross (39)
W Rand (37)
B Faragher (36)
R Marshall (25)
B Kelly (25)
M Sweetman (23)
Pam & Dave Corlett Pro Sporting League
In the afternoon the second round of the Dave and Pam Corlett Pro Sporting league was held again in dry but cool conditions.
The leader after the first 25 was Alan wade with a well shot 22 who lead by three from George Davies and Peter Kelly on 19 followed by Stan Cross, John Moore and junior Joe Faragher on 18 who was the leading B class shooter at this stage. Leading C class was Mark Sweetman with Brian Kelly second on 14.
After the second 25 Brian Kelly finished in third place in C class with 27 points, in second place on 28 was lady shooter Allana Wade with Mark Sweetman taking first place on 29. Mark Barnett was third in B class with 35 points with Brain Faragher taking second place on 37 but winning B class with a well shot 39 was newcomer Calum Craine. George Davies was third in A class with 36 points with Stan Cross taking second place on 37 but highgun and A class winner was Alan Wade on 40.
The first round of the Summer 2022 Pro Sporting League was held at Meary Veg, Santon, on the morning of Sunday 6th March, with twenty-one competitors enjoying 50 targets in perfect conditions.
Class A shooter Neil Parsons took the lead after round one, dropping just one target in the instant pairs for a healthy 24. Hot on his heels were Brian Kelly with 22 and junior Joe Faragher on 21, with Rob Corlett also scoring 21 to make up the top three.
Round two featured some tricky targets, and Parsons was joined at the top by Brian Faragher with 20 points apiece, followed by Guilio Fabrizio and Stevie Craine with 19 and 18 respectively.
The combined scores after two rounds saw Neil Parsons claim top slot on 44 points, with Joe Faragher in second on 38 and John Moore in third with 37.
N Parsons (24, 20 = 44)
J Moore (20, 14 = 34)
P Kelly (19, 14 = 33)
J Faragher (J) (21, 17 = 38)
G Fabrizio (18, 19 = 37)
B Faragher (17, 20 = 37)
M Sweetman (20, 12 = 32)
N Barnett (L) (16, 15 = 31)
B Kelly (22, 8 = 30)
Our heartfelt thanks to Pam and Dave Corlett for once again sponsoring the Pro Sporting League this summer.
English Sporting – Round 1
Sunday afternoon again saw twenty-one competitors taking part in another season opener, this time Meary Veg’s Summer English Sporting League, also in cold but bright conditions. This discipline was originally created to simulate a game shoot, presenting fifty ‘birds’ across six stands as instant pairs, report pairs, or tricky single targets requiring both barrels.
B class shooter Mark Barnett hit the ground running with a perfect 10 on stand one, closely followed by Neil Parsons, Rob Corlett, and Richard Kneen with 9 points each. Parsons made his mark with 10 points on stand two, which also saw Brian Faragher and junior David Cowin shake off an iffy start to begin an impressive run of nines. Stand three featured a low incoming pair, proving a popular half-way respite which saw four shooters scoring top marks, with seven shooters letting just one get away.
The long-overdue sunshine and entertaining targets made for a buoyant atmosphere throughout the afternoon, at the end of which Parsons finished neck-and-neck with Alan Wade on 44 points, followed by Barnett on 43, with Richard Kneen, Peter Kelly, and Rob Corlett level on 42. Our sincere thanks to Suntera Global for once again sponsoring the English Sporting League this summer.
The sixth and final round of the Dave and Pam Corlett Pro Sporting league was held at Meary Veg, Santon, with 19 competitors taking part in near ideal conditions.
We had a four way tie for first place after the first set of 25 targets with Mark Barnett, Peter Kelly, Dave Corlett and John Moore all scoring 23. In equal fifth place were Stan Cross and George Davies on 22, with Alan Wright leading C class on 17.
After the second set of 25 targets Alan Wright and Orry Watterson were in equal second place in n C class on 29 but taking C class with 30 points was lady shooter Nicky Barnett. Will Rand was third in B class with 35 points with Paul Mihailovits taking second place on 36 but top of the pile in B class with 39 points was Peter Kelly.
John Moore and Mark Barnett were in equal third place in A class with 40 points one behind George Davies in second place on 41 but taking class A was Stan Cross on 42.
S Cross (22, 20 = 42)
G Davies (22, 19 = 41)
M Barnett (23, 19) J Moore (23, 17 = 40)
P Kelly (23, 16 = 39)
P Mihailovits (21, 15 = 36)
W Rand (19, 16 = 35)
N Barnett (L) (15, 15 = 30)
O Watterson (15, 14) A Wright (17, 12 = 29)
A Wade (6 penalty points)
B Richards (8 penalty points)
J Moore 12 (12 penalty points)
P Mihailovits (6+11) (after shoot off )
W Rand (6+9)
B Faragher (10)
N Barnett (L) (0)
A Wright (25)
O Watterson (42)
Will Rand had the highest overall score in any shoot with 45 points.
English Sporting League, Round 6
In the afternoon the final round of the Suntera Global English sporting league was held with 21 competitors taking part again in near perfect conditions.
The leader after the first stand were Stan Cross and John Moore on 11 with eight shooters tying for third place on 10. We had a new leader after stand two in Mark Riley with 19 points, in second place on 18 was Paul Mihailovits with Jack Clague, Alan wade and Mark Barnett in equal third place on 17.
Mark Riley was still in the lead after stand three but was joined by George Davies on 24 points with Alan Wade in third place on 23. We had new leaders after stand four with Paul Mihailovits and Dave Lally both on 30 point followed by Mark Riley and John Moore on 29. After the fifth and last stand in C class Alan wright was third on 29 with Nicky Barnett second on 32 but taking C class with 37 points was junior David Cowin.
Jack Clague was third in B class on 37 with George Davies second on 39 but taking B class with the highest score of the day 41 points was Mark Riley. Stan Cross and Dave Corlett tied for second place in a class on 38 with Paul Mihailovits taking the A class honours on 40.
It was another busy week end at Meary Veg with no less than four competitions taking place.
First up was the fifth round of the Suntera Global Sporting League on Bank Holiday Friday morning with sixteen competitors taking part in near ideal conditions. The joint leaders after the first stand were Peter Kelly and junior Michael Cross with perfect 10’s, in third place on 9 was Dave Corlett . Cross maintained his perfect start by clearing the second stand as well to have a running total on 18 with Kelly in second place on 16 followed by Dave and Rob Corlett on 15. Cross was still in the lead after stand three on 21 with Rob Corlett and Kelly now in equal second place on 17.
It was status quo after stand four with Cross on 28 followed by Kelly and Corlett on 24. With another perfect score on 10 on stand five Cross stretched his lead to 6 with a running total on 38, in second place now on 32 was John Moore with Corlett and Kelly in equal third place on 31. After the sixth and last stand Alan Wright was second in C class on 25 with lady shooter Nicky Barnett taking the class prize with 26 points.
Will Rand finished in third place in B class with 35 points with John Moore taking second place on 37 with Rob Corlett claiming first place on 38. Alan Wade was third in A on 38 with Dave Corlett taking second place on 39 but the overall winner by five points was junior Michael Cross with 44 points.
M Cross (J) (44)
D Corlett (39)
A Wade (38)
R Corlett (38)
J Moore (37)
W Rand (35)
N Barnett (L) (26)
A Wright (25)
In the afternoon of the Bank Holiday Friday the fifth round of the Dave & Pam Corlett Pro Sporting League was held with 17 competitors taking part again in near ideal conditions.
The leader after the fist lay out was Alan Wade with 24 points followed by Paul Mihailovits, Peter Kelly and junior Michael Cross on 23 with Brian Faragher next on 22 and making up the top six was Rob Corlett on 21. At the end of the second layout Alan Wright was once again in second place in C Class with 20 points with Nicky Barnett taking the class prize on 23.
Peter Kelly was third in B class with 36 points with Brian Faragher taking second place on 38 but with a well shot 43 Paul Mihailovits was the B class winner. Dave Corlett and John Moore were in equal third place in A class on 35 points with Stan Cross taking second place on 37 but winning A class and the overall winner with 44 points was Alan Wade.
A Wade (J) (44)
S Cross (37)
J Moore (35)
P Mihailovits (43)
B Faragher (38)
P Kelly (36)
N Barnett (23)
A Wright (20)
The next competition was the forth round of the Colin Bowen Memorial English Skeet League which also had the Cesar Leonetti handicap cup up for grabs.
The leader after the fist round was B class shooter Ted Kermeen with the only 25 straight of the round, we then had six shooters tying for second place on 23. In the handicap section Barry Jones was in the lead on 29 points with Ted Kermeen in second place on 28 and half a point back in third place on 27.5 points was junior David Cowin.
After the second round Barry Jones finished in third place in C class with 32 points, in second place on 33 was Nicky Barnett with Steven Rand taking the class prize with 41 points. In B class Madeleine Simpson and David Cowin were in equal third place on 44 with Peter Kelly taking second place on 45 courtesy mainly to having a straight in his second round. The winner of B class was first round leader Ted Kermeen on 48 which was also equal High Gun.
John Moore and Paul Mihailovits were in equal third place in A class on 47 and were also had a tie for first place between Stan Cross and Giulio Fabrizio on 48. In the handicap section for the Leonetti Handicap Cup we had a three way tie for second place between Ted Kermeen, Steven Rand and Barry Jones on 54 points but taking the cup with 55 was junior David Cowin.
S Cross (48)
G Fabrizio (48)
J Moore (47) P Mihailovits (47)
E Kermeen (48)
P Kelly (45)
D Cowin (J) (44) M Simpson (L) (44)
S Rand (41)
N Barnett (33)
B Jones (32)
D Cowin (44 + 11 = 55)
E Kermeen (48 + 6 = 54) S Rand (41 + 13 = 54) B Jones (32 + 22 = 54)
The final competition of the Bank Holiday weekend was the club’s Sporting Medley sponsored by Juan Cowley, and saw nineteen shooters taking to the stands in dry but cool conditions.
The leader after the first layout of Super Sporting were veteran Dave Corlett and juniors Michael Cross and David Cowin on 17 followed by Will Rand and junior Arran Wade on 16 and making up the top six was Mark Barnett on 14.
The next layout was English sporting and we had a new leader in junior David Cowin on 41 with Michael Cross in second place on 40 followed by Dave Corlett in third place on 38.
The final layout was Pro Sporting and at the end Orry Watterson finished in third place in C class on 37 with Alan Wright taking second place on 42 but winning C class with 54 points was David Cowin.
Arran Wade and Mark Barnett finished equal third in B class on 50 points, one point ahead on 51 in second place was Brian Faragher with Will Rand taking B class with 55 points. Peter Kelly finished in third place in A class on 44 with Alan Wade and Dave Corlett in equal first place on 57 but the Sporting Medley Champion for 2021 went to junior Michael Cross with 58 points – well done Michael!