SHOOTERS RETURN: After a 10 weeks absence Biggenden Pistol Club members were back in action at the range on Sunday.
SHOOTERS RETURN: After a 10 weeks absence Biggenden Pistol Club members were back in action at the range on Sunday.

Shooters clear out the hornet nests

Pistol shooting: There were some rusty shooters at Sunday’s first shoot at the Biggenden Pistol Club’s first shoot after an absence of 10 weeks.

Club secretary Tony Elliott said overall, the day was quite good with the new procedures working well.

“Members were mindful of hygiene and social distancing requirements,” he said.

Scores: Rimfire, standard match: B Rewald 496, R Seymour 487, R Dawson 455, C Mountford 408, M Allison 403, R Nichol 400, P Raffels 389, M Pilbeam 371, T Elliott 337, N Maitland 275, R Maitland 253, H Fong (bench assist, rd) 594, T Long (bench assist) 564, C Jen (bench assist) 529, J Walk (bench assist) 523, L Brown (bench assist) 500.

Centrefire, standard match: B Rewald 378, T Elliott 369, R Seymour 352, E Monahan 309, R Nichol 295, J Mountford 282, M Allison 278, N Pearson (40 shots) 270, M Pilbeam 259, J Walk (bench assist) 433, C Jen (bench assist) 420, T Long (bench assist) 418, H Fong (bench assist) 409, B Scheuber (bench assist) 269.

The next Sunday shoot will be Sunday, June 21 and a Tuesday competition will be held on June 16 with times and format to be advised.

Those wishing to shoot are asked to phone the secretary on 0412797680 so numbers can be managed to comply with the current restrictions.

Presently the canteen is closed so members are encouraged to bring their own food and drinks.


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