Back to back WINS

Jim Bailey the 2017 ACT Queens winner is chaired by his son Mitch and Holsworthy members

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)

FULL RESULTS on the NRAA web site and here for PHOTOS of the event .

Winners: Angus Mitchell, Jim Bailey, John Simons, Tom Doxford, Frans Knox and Bob Kinnear each received a HARDY barrel thanks to various sponsors who partnered with the Supplier for Hardy Rifle barrels – Corella and GROUP solutions

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F – Class Success

Hot on the heels of our members results at Bisley comes more great results from Connaught in Canada where the 2017 F-Class World and National Championships have been held.

Firstly, Congratulations to the Australian F Class team winning F Open and placing 2nd in the F/TR division. It was a great result that featured three ACT members, Steve Sharp and Shane Dowling representatives of the Australian team in the world championships with Sharon Dowling joining them for the National Championships. 

Congratulations also to Rod Davies (Cessnock, Australia), a regular competitor here in Canberra who won the the individual World Championships (FCWC) F Open event

Many thanks to Steve and Shane for these photos, their report and summary which includes a link to full results. 

FCNC International Winners

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