Parsons on Top for Club Championship
The IOM Clay Pigeon Shooting Club held their Club all-round Championship kindly sponsored by Manx Petroleum with 22 competitors taking part in dull but dry conditions. The championship is held over one round of all the disciplines shot in the summer leagues.
The leader after the first two disciplines, English Skeet and DTL was Mark Riley with 145 points, in second place on 143 was John Moore with Jeff Corkill in third place on 140, Neil Parsons was fourth on 139 followed by Stan Cross in fifth place on 138 and making up the top six was Peter Kelly on 137.
The next two disciplines were ABT and Olympic Skeet saw John Moore take the lead with 275 points seven ahead of Neil Parsons in second place on 268 with Mark Riley third on 262. In fourth place was Jeff Corkill on 254 followed by Brian Faragher in fifth on 250 and making up the top six was Peter Kelly on 248.
The final discipline was English Sporting which was shot in reverse order. In the ladies section Nicky Barnett was second on 204 but taking the ladies title with 208 points was junior Allana Wade. Third in the junior section was David Cowin on 239 with Joe Faragher taking second place on 260 but retaining his junior title with 313 points was Michael Cross. In C class David Cowin was the winner with Allana Wade taking second place and Orry Watterson taking third place.
In B class Michael Cross was the winner on 313 with Brian Faragher taking second on 310 followed by Jeff Corkill in third place on 299. In A class Mark Riley was third on 304 with Peter Kelly taking second place on 311, in first place on 326 and also taking the veterans championship was John Moore but top of the class taking the Club All Round Championship and the senior championship with 328 points was Neil Parsons.
- N Parsons (69 ES, 70 DTL, 57 OS, 75 ABT, 60 SPT = 328)
- J Moore (75, 68, 57, 75, 51 = 326)
- P Kelly (66, 71, 45, 66, 63 = 311)
- M Riley (72, 73, 48, 69, 42 = 304)
- M Cross (J) (66, 64, 60, 54, 69 = 313)
- B Faragher (66, 64, 60, 60, 60 = 310)
- J Corkill (75, 65, 57, 57, 45 = 299)
- D Cowin (J) (60, 59, 30, 42, 48 = 239)
- All Wade (J) (L) (63, 49, 30, 30, 36 = 208)
- O Watterson (45, 52, 27, 51, 30 = 205)
- J Moore & B Faragher (636)
- N Parsons & M Riley (632)
- M Cross & J Corkill (612)
- A Wade (208)
- M Cross 313
- J Moore 326
- N Parsons 328
Next week is the fourth rounds of the Tower Insurance DTL in the morning and the fourth rounds of the Manx Petroleum Olympic Skeet and the Sadler Agricultural Supplies ABT Leagues in the afternoon.