Congratulations to Donna Negus from the Bungendore Club on her 9th badge in the 2018 National Championships in New Zealand. Donna also winning 9th badge in the final and as Top Lady shooter picked up some impressive silverware.
Donna a member of the Australian team was one of a number of Australian and international vistor’s taking the opportunity to compete in this year championship. With the 2019 Long Range World Championship in New Zealand the championship provided an opportunity to do some reconnaissance and checkout what to expect next year.
In true style Trentham lived up to the ‘Windy Wellington’ title and it was the wind and not the rain that caused many a heartache and even stopped the shoot at one stage ……
Heading home after the event were the winners and grinners …….
and the infamous …..… ‘wand and wings of the ET Fairy’ ?
PHOTOGRAPHS from the
2017 ACTFBTR Championships taken by Bill McFarlane
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Jim Bailey of Holsworthy Rifle Club made it back to back wins for the 2017 ACT Queen’s Prize at the McIntosh Rifle Range, Canberra. Bailey dropped two points for 423.50 out of the possible rain shortened 425. Another Thurtell also went back to back, although this year Mark Thurtell (Peter last year) finished second on 421.43. Duncan Davies of the West Wallsend Club took third position with 420.42.
Winners in the other disciplines were:
TR B: Angus Mitchell (Darwin Rifle Club)
TR C: Mark Fairbairn (Cannon Hill RSL Club)
FS A: John Simons (Broken Hill Rifle Club)
FS B: Tom Doxford (Nowra Rifle Club)
F Open: Bob Kinnear (Boddington Rifle Club)
F/TR: Frans Knox (Brisbane Rifle Club, QLD)