Riley Lifts Summer Cup

2023 Summer Club All-Rounder

The IOM Clay Pigeon Shooting club held their annual Club Championship which was sponsored by Paul’s Gunstocks.

With sixteen competitors taking part both ranges were in use at the same time. English skeet and DTL were first to be shot and the leader was Mark Riley with 145 points in second place on 140 was Peter Kelly with Jeff Corkill in third place on 138. The leading lady was Nicky Barnett on 96 with Zac Bellhouse being the leading junior on 131.

The next two disciplines were ABT and Olympic skeet and Mark Riley was still in the lead on 262 but only by one point from Jeff Corkill in second place on 261, Paul Mihailovits was in third place on 256 with Stan Cross forth on 253, Mark Barnett was in fifth place on 247 and making up the top six was John Moore on 242.

The final discipline was sporting and once all the scores had been verified we had the following results. Zac Bellhouse was the junior champion with 254 points. In C class Mike Whitehead was third on 202 with Nicky Barnett taking second place on 222 who also won the ladies and winning C class with 263 points was Roman Sammer. In B class Mark Barnett was third on 307 with Stan Cross taking second place on 308 and in first place on 321 was Jeff Corkill. Peter Kelly was third in A class on 287 with John Moore in second place on 299, first place in A class went to Paul Mihailovits with 322  points who was also the veteran winner but the new Club All Round Champion with 328 points was Mark Riley – well Done Mark.


High Gun

  1. M Riley (328)

Class A

  1. P Mihailovits (322)
  2. J Moore (299)
  3. P Kelly (287)

Class B

  1. J Corkill (321)
  2. S Cross (308)
  3. M Barnett (307)

Class C

  1. R Sammer (263)
  2. N Barnett (L) (222)
  3. M Whitehead (202)
M Whitehead, R Sammer, J Moore, M Riley, S Cross, P Mihailovits, Z Bellhouse, N Barnett, P Kelly, J Corkhill