Simpson Crowned Skeet Champion

English Skeet Manx Championship

The IOM English Skeet Championship sponsored by Sadler Agricultural Supplies was held at Meary Veg Santon with nineteen competitors taking part in near ideal conditions.

We had a three way tie for first place after the first round between James Simpson, Jeff Corkill and C class shooter Roman Sammer with 25 straights, in equal forth place were John Moore and Paul Mihailovits on 24 followed by Rachael Bowen Matthews and another C class shooter Mark Hepworth on 23. We had a new leaders after round two with John Moore and Roman Sammer both having a running total 48, next was James Simpson on 47 followed by Paul Mihailovits and Jeff Corkill on 46.

James Simpson was back in the lead after round three with his second 25 straight of the day for a running total of 72, in equal second place on 71 were Paul Mihailovits and John Moore followed by Roman Sammer and Jeff Corkill on 70. After the fourth and final round was completed we had the following results, in C class Mark Hepworth finished in second place with 82 points but winning C class with 93 points was Roman Sammer. Madeleine Simpson was second in B class with 63 points with Steven Rand taking B with 69 points. In A class junior Joe Faragher was second on 90 with Jeff Corkill taking first place with 93 points. John Moore was third overall on 94 with Paul Mihailovits taking second place with 95 points and winning in style with his third 25 straight of the day was James Simpson with a final score of 97, well done James.


High Gun

  1. J Simpson (97)
  2. P Mihailovits (95)
  3. J Moore (94)

Class A

  1. J Corkill (93)
  2. J Faragher (J) (90)

Class B

  1. S Rand (69)
  2. M Simpson (L) (63)

Class C

  1. R Sammer (93)
  2. M Hepworth (82)
J Faragher, R Sammer, P Mihailovits, M Hepworth, J Moore, J Simpson, S Rand, R Bowen Matthews, J Corkill, M Simpson