Sunny Start to Second Rounds

DTL League, Round 2

The second round of the Tower Insurance DTL League was held at Meary Veg, Santon with 17 competitors taking part in dry cool conditions which also had the IOM Goats high gun cup and the Jack Harrison Handicap cups up for grabs.

The leader after the first round was junior Arran Wade who only dropped one target for 72 points, in second place on 68 was Phil Ward with John Moore third on 67. The leading B class shooter was George Davies on 61 with Jack Clague the leading C class shooter on 60.

At the end of the second round Mike Thomson finished in third place in C class with 73 points with Mark Barnett taking second place on 108 but winning C class with 117 points was Jack Clague. Rob Marshall was third in B class on 88 with Brian Faragher taking second place on 122 but winning B class with 128 points was George Davies. In A class Steven Craine finished in third place on 129 with John Moore taking second place on 131 but top of the class with 142 point and hitting the only straight of the day was Phil Ward who also won the IOM Goats Highgun Cup.

We had to have a shoot off for the Jack Harrison Handicap cup between George Davies and Brian Faragher which George won handsomely.


Class A

  1. P Ward (48/142)
  2. J Moore (45/131)
  3. S Craine (44/129)

Class B

  1. G Davies (44/128)
  2. B Faragher (42/122)
  3. R Marshall (32/88)

Class C

  1. J Clague (41/117)
  2. M Barnett (37/108)
  3. M Thomson (25/73)
G Davies, B Faragher, P Ward, J Clague, S Craine, J Moore

Olympic Skeet League, Round 2

In the afternoon the second round of the Manx Petroleum’s Olympic skeet league was held with a healthy turn out of 10 competitors taking part.

The leader after the first round was Stan Cross on 20 Dave Clague, James Bradley and Ted Davis all tying for second place on 18. At the end of the second round we had a tie for third place between Ted Davis and James Bradley on 36 and we also had a tie for first place between Stan Cross and Dave Clague on 38. With more than six shooters taking part a handicap prize was awarded and the winner was Peter Fabrizio with 52 points.


  1. D Clague (18, 20)
  2. S Cross (20, 18)
  3. J Bradley (18, 18)
  4. T Davis (18, 18)
P Fabrizio, J Bradley, D Clague, S Cross, T Davis

ABT League, Round 2

Just to round the day off the second round of the Sadler Agricultural Supplies ABT league was held.

We had a three way tie for first place after the first round between Rob Corlett, Alan Wade and son Arran on 20. After the second round Mike Walker and Arran Wade were in equal second place with 37 points but winning with 40 points was Alan Wade. The handicap winner was Rob Corlett with 47 points.


  1. A Wade (20, 20)
  2. A Wade (J) (20, 17)
  3. M Walker (18, 19)
Arr Wade, R Corlett, A Wade, M Walker