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Next Programmed Shoot @ Monarto - 12 August 10am No 2 Teams

1000yd Championship Report

On Saturday July 22, the Murray Bridge Rifle Club contested the fourth stage of the Club Championship over 1000 yards at Monarto.

The weather was fine and warm and although the breeze was strong it came from behind the shooters and was predominantly from the left. Occasionally it changed in strength and this had the shooters shaking their heads as they had unexplained shots.

Top off-rifle and winner in A Grade was Robert Paech with a lowly score of 91.8.

John Cadd was the winner in B Grade with 89.8. This score gave Cadd the Handicap win for the afternoon.

Nathaniel Brooke was the winner in C Grade with 75.1.

Terry Brown was the winner in F Class Standard “A” with 106.5.

Peter Casley was the winner in F Class Standard “B” with 96.0.

John Shobbrook was top scorer and the winner in F Class Open with 110.4, including the best score of the afternoon - 59.4. This score also gave Shobbrook the F Class Handicap win for the afternoon.

The sighters’ awards were won by Paech in full-bore with 19.3, Brown in F Class Standard with 18.1 and Jade Conlon in F Class Open with 20.0.

The magpies (3’s) were many as were the numbers of twos. Greg Traeger won the award in full-bore with four on a count out from Ian Taylor and Adrian Conlon was the winner in F Class with two also on a count out from Ian Elston.

Scores:

TR - J. Cadd 43.2, 46.6, 89.8, 17, 114; R. Paech 44.5, 47.3, 91.8, 6, 105; N. Brooke 39.1, 36.0, 75.1, 25, 101; J. Traeger 41.2, 43.0, 84.2, 13, 99; G. Harrison 43.1, 45.0, 988.1, 10, 99; D. McDonald 40.2, 42.3, 82.5, 10, 97; J. Irvine 33.0, 45.1, 78.1, 12, 91; I. Taylor 39.2, 36.1, 75.3, 12, 90; G. Traeger 36.1, 36.1, 72.2, 7, 81.

F Class - J. Shobbrook 51.0, 59.4, 110.4, 4, 118; T. Brown 51.1, 55.4, 106.5, 7, 118; A. Conlon 53.4, 53.1, 106.5, 4, 115; J. Cranwell 52.2, 52.1, 104.3, 6, 113; J. Conlon 51.0, 55.1, 106.1, 5, 112; S. Wuttke 50.0, 52.1, 102.1, 5, 108; P. Casley 45.0, 51.0, 96.0, 11, 107; D. Hindmarsh 39.0, 46.0, 85.0, 21, 106; I. Elston 43.1, 53.0, 96.1, 4, 101; W. Halliday 34.0, 44.0, 78.0, 16, 94; F. Marshall 41.1, 36.1, 77.2, 8, 87.

 

800m Championship Report

On Saturday July 15, the Murray Bridge Rifle Club contested the third Stage of the Club Championship over 800m at Monarto.

The weather was very cool with a slight breeze that blew from behind the shooters and changed from left to right at odd times.

Top off-rifle and winner in A Grade was Andrew Heard with 98.7 including the only possible for the afternoon - 50.7 in his second round.

This score also gave Heard the Handicap win for the afternoon.

John Cranwell was the winner in F Class Standard “A” with 115.6.

Nicole Edwards was the winner in F Class Standard “B” with 112.6. This score gave Edwards the handicap win for the afternoon.

Steve Wuttke was the winner in F Class Open with 115.6.

The sighters’ awards were won by Heard in full-bore with 17.0, Wayne Halliday in F Class Standard with 22.0 and Jade Conlon in F Class Open with 24.2.

No one scored a magpie in any of the disciplines.

Scores:
TR - A. Heard 48.0, 50.7, 98.7, 6, 111; D. McDonald 48.3, 44.1, 92.4, 10, 106.

F Class - N. Edwards 55.3, 57.3, 112.6, 11, 129; D. Hindmarsh 50.1, 53.1, 103.2, 23, 128; J. Cranwell 58.4, 57.2, 115.6, 6, 127; S. Wuttke 58.3, 57.3, 115.6, 5, 126; P. Casley 54.1, 57.3, 11.4, 11, 126; A. Conlon 58.5, 56.1, 114.6, 4, 124; J. Shobbrook 58.2, 55.3, 113.5, 4, 122; M. Phillips 57.3, 46.0, 103.3, 16, 122; J. Conlon 56.3, 53.3, 109.6, 5, 120; J. Caspers 55.1, 55.1, 110.2, 8, 120; F. Marshall 56.2, 54.0, 110.2, 8, 120; I. Elston 56.3, 54.1, 110.4, 4, 118; P. Byass 50.1, 50.0, 100.1, 17, 118; G. Harrison 50.2, 51.0, 101.2, 12, 115; W. Halliday 44.0, 49.0, 93.0, 16, 109.

 

600m Championship Report

On Saturday the 8th of July, the Murray Bridge Rifle Club contested the second Stage of the Club Championship over 600m at Monarto.

The weather was very cool and overcast but luckily the rain held off until after the shooting.

The wind blew from behind the shooters and was predominantly from the left but it seemed to do odd things at times and the scores were interesting.

Top off-rifle and winner in A Grade was Andrew Heard with 95.7, including the top score for the day - a 49.5 in his second round.

This score also gave Heard the Handicap win for the afternoon.

Janelle Traeger was the winner in B Grade with 88.0.

Frank Marshall was the winner in F Class Standard “A” with 109.6.

Nicole Edwards was the winner in F Class Standard “B” with 110.2.

Jade Conlon was the winner in F Class Open with 114.8, including the top individual F Class score of 58.3 in the second round.

Conlon also was the winner of the F Class Handicap award for the afternoon.

The sighters’ awards were won by Greg Traeger in full-bore with 19.2, Marshall and Edwards in F Class Standard both with 20.0 and Adrian Conlon in F Class Open with 23.0.

Janelle Traeger was the winner of the magpie award in full bore with three and Peter Byass managed only one to win in F Class.

Scores:

TR - A. Heard 46.2, 49.5, 95.7, 7, 109; D. McDonald 45.1, 46.3, 91.4, 10, 105; G. Traeger 47.3, 47.1, 94.4, 7, 105; J. Irvine 42.0, 44.4, 86.4, 12, 102; J. Traeger 40.0, 48.0, 88.0, 12, 100.

F Class - J. Conlon 56.5, 58.3, 114.8, 6, 128; W. Halliday 54.2, 52.0, 106.2, 17, 125; J. Caspers 54.5, 54.2, 108.7, 8, 123; N. Edwards 57.1, 53.1, 110.2, 11, 123; F. Marshall 52.2, 57.4, 109.6, 8, 123; S. Wuttke 54.0, 57.4, 111.4, 5, 120; I. Elston 55.3, 54.1, 109.4, 4, 117; D. Hindmarsh 47.1, 45.1, 92.2, 23, 117; A. Conlon 56.0, 55.1, 111.1, 4, 116; J. Shobbrook 50.2, 55.4, 105.6, 4, 115; P. Jenkins 42.0, 50.1, 92.1, 21, 114; P. Byass 43.0, 49.1, 92.1, 16, 109.

Visitor: P. Male 45.0, 47.0, 92.0.

300m Championship Report

On the 1st of July the Murray Bridge Rifle Club contested the first Stage of the new season over 300m at Monarto.

Several visitors also came to join in this close distance but also a couple of the Black Powder shooters who will compete in the World Championships to be held at Monarto in October joined in as part of a practise in the conditions.

The weather was fine and sunny with a slight breeze from the left. This saw some good scores to start the new year and get a lead on the opposition.

Top off-rifle and winner in A Grade was Robert Paech who scored 99.12, including a magnificent 50.8 in his second round.

This score also gave Paech the Handicap win for the afternoon.

Greg Traeger scored the only other possible for the afternoon - 50.3 in his second round.

John Cain was the winner in B Grade with 96.5 including a fine 49.4 in his second round.

Jim Caspers was the winner in F Class Standard “A” with a double 59.2 for a final tally of 118.4.

Murray Phillips was the winner in F Class Standard “B” with 109.6.
Adrian Conlon was the winner in F Class Open with 119.2, including 60.1 in his first round.

Jade Conlon was the winner of the F Class Handicap award for the afternoon and almost managed to overtake her father, but she did score a superb 60.8 in her second round.

The sighters’ awards were won by Traeger in full-bore with 20.2, Brown in F Class Standard with 22.0 and jade Conlon in F Class Open with a perfect 24.3.

A couple of shooters were contenders for the magpie (3) award. This went to Greg Traeger with a solitary one on a count back.

The Black Powder shooters had a good hit out and are looking forward to returning for more competition. They were surprised by how much wind and the adjustments needed at this short distance.

Scores:

TR - R. Paech 49.4, 50.8, 99.12, 6, 117; I. Taylor 47.3, 48.3, 95.6, 13, 114; J. Traeger 48.3, 44.3, 92.6, 12, 110; J. Cain 47.1, 49.4, 96.5, 9, 110; D. McDonald 46.2, 49.2, 95.4, 10, 109; G. Harrison 45.2, 47.3, 92.5, 9, 106; G. Traeger 45.2, 50.3, 95.5, 6, 106; A. Heard 47.0, 48.4, 6, 105.

F Class - J. Conlon 56.4, 60.8, 116.12, 7, 135; M. Phillips 53.1, 56.5, 109.6, 16, 131; I. Elston 57.4, 59.6, 116.10, 4, 130; J. caspers 59.2, 59.2, 118.4, 8, 130; T. Brown 59.4, 58.2, 117.6, 7, 130; A. Conlon 60.1, 59.1, 119.2, 4, 125; W. Halliday 48.1, 57.1, 105.2, 17, 124; F. Marshall 53.2, 56.4, 109.6, 7, 122; P. Casley 53.3, 54.1, 107.4, 10, 121; J. Cranwell 58.4, 54.0, 112.4, 5, 121; P. Byass 49.1, 51.1, 100.2, 16, 118.

Visitors: L. Caspers 37.1, 46.0, 83.1; B. Finlay 29.0, 36.0, 65.0; R. Warman 28.0, 36.0, 64.0; F. Verdini 31.0, 32.0, 63.0.

 

Tight Shooting for the Cranwell 15

Members of the Murray Bridge Rifle Club completed the season with the annual Cranwell 15 shoot over 500m at Monarto.on the 10th June.
The match was shot very early in the morning in ideal conditions.
A light fog had lifted before the start and unusually for the Monarto range the flags were hanging limply against the poles.
All shooters scored highly but the early shooters got the best of the conditions. As the morning progressed the breeze wafted in from the left and gradually gathered in strength.
Top of rifle was Robert Paech with 75.10. In the last few weks he has not missed the bullseye once in over 50 shots.
Top off rifle for F Class was Leif Hickerson with 90.8. Hickerson is also going through a brilliant patch at the moment and his shooting is going from strength to strength. The only other possible was by John Shobbrook in F Class Open with 90.5.
This shoot is a Handicap event and once the scores were tallied the winners were announced.
Gordon Harrison with 74.9 was the winner in target rifle just pipping Paech.
Steve Wuttke was the F Class winner with a superb 89.10.
Both members were very pleased with their wins.
Scores:

TR: G. Harrison 74.9, 7, 90; R. Paech 75.10, 5, 90; J. Conlon 67.2, 18, 87; G. Traeger 73.10, 4, 87; A. Heard 74.6, 5, 85; D. McDonald 71.6, 8, 85; J. Traeger 70.5, 9, 84.

F Class: S. Wuttke 89.10, 7, 106; L. Hickerson 90.8, 7, 105; J. Cranwell 89.6, 4, 99; J. Shobbrook 90.5, 3, 98; M. Phillips 82.3, 12, 97; J. Caspers 85.6, 6, 97; N. Edwards 82.5, 8, 95; W. Halliday 80.1, 13, 94.

 

 

 

 

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