The Club All Round was held at Meary Veg, Santon with 18 competitors taking part in mainly dry but windy conditions and kindly sponsored once again by Manx Petroleum.
The leader after the first two disciplines DTL and English skeet was James Bradley on 144 points, with Neil Parsons second on 141, and Stan Cross third on 138.
The next two disciplines Olympic skeet and ABT saw James Bradley increase his lead to ten points with 270 points, in second place now was John Moore on 260 with Stan Cross and Neil parsons in equal third place on 243, in fifth place on 241 was Mark Riley and making up the top six was Jeff Corkill on 232.
The fifth and last discipline was Sporting and when all the scores were added up, in the junior class kindly sponsored by Jamie Hancox, Arran Wade was third on 230, Michael Cross was second on 237, with David Cowin taking the junior prize on 246. In C class Will Rand finished in third place on 204, with Mark Barnett taking second place on 226, and with junior David Cowin winning C class with 246. Jack Clague was third in B class with 241, with Brian Faragher second on 286, but the winner of B class with 303 was Stan Cross. In A class Dave Corlett finished in third place on 295, with Mark Riley taking second place on 307, but pippin Mark by one point and taking A class with 308 was John Moore, but the man of the day was James Bradley who increased his lead to 22 points at the end and became the Club All Round Champion for 2020 with a fine score of 330, well done James.
The Sadler Agricultural Supplies IOM DTL Championship was held at Meary Veg, Santon, in near perfect conditions.
The leader at the half way mark was Mike Walker with 50 straight for 147 points in equal second place on 145 were Peter Kelly and Mark Riley with Phil Ward in fourth place on 144 followed by Neil Parsons on 143. At the end of the third round Neil Parsons and Mark Riley were in equal first place on 217 with Mike Walker third on 216. At the end of the forth and final round the new IOM DTL Champion is Mike Walker with 289 points, we had to have a shoot off for second place between Neil Parson and Mark Riley with Neil taking second place by 73 to 68. The winning junior sponsored by Field and Range was Arran Wade on 278.
M Walker (25/74, 25/73, 23/69, 25/73 = 289)
N Parsons (23/69, 25/74, 25/74, 24/71 = 288 + 73)
M Riley (25/74, 24/71, 25/72, 24/71 = 288 + 68)
A Class: A Wade (287)
B Class: D Corlett
C Class: R Corlett (256)
Juniors: Arr Wade (278)
Tower Insurance DTL League
On Sunday morning we had the next round of the Tower Insurance DTL League. High gun on the day was Alan Wade with 50 straight for 147 points, in second place also with a 50 straight was Steven Craine with Mike Walker third on 143. George Davies was the B class winner on 130 with Mike Parr second on 126 followed by Rob Marshall in third place on 108. Rob Corlett won C class on 110 with Joseph Lapa second on 107.
A Wade (50/147)
S Craine (50/145)
M Walker (48/143)
G Davies (45/130)
M Parr (42/126)
R Marshall (37/108)
R Corlett (41/110)
J Lapa (38/107)
Sadler Agricultural Supplies ABT League
In the afternoon the next round of the Sadler Agricultural Supplies ABT league was held with the J D Faulkner high gun and Peter Kelly handicap cups up for grabs. We had a tie for first place between Peter Kelly and Alan wade for the Faulkner cup so a shoot off was required to find a winner and the winner was Alan Wade. The Peter Kelly handicap winner was Arran Wade with 55 points.
A Wade (21, 21 = 42 + 24)
P Kelly (22, 20 = 42 + 19)
A Stepka (19, 22 = 41)
Arr Wade (38, 17 = 55)
Manx Petroleum’s Olympic Skeet League
The final shoot of the day was the Manx Petroleum’s Olympic Skeet league which had the Cannell Crossing cup up for grabs and the winner was David Clague on 44 with Michael Cross second on 37 and Stan Cross third on 34. The Cannell crossing cup winning was also David Clague with 19 points.
D Clague (21, 23 = 44)
M Cross (18, 19 = 37)
S Cross (14, 20 = 34)
Next week is the Trap medley on Saturday afternoon with entries closing at 13:00 and the Fabrizio all round Championship on Sunday, entries closing at 10:00.
It has been another busy week at Meary Veg with three competitions taking place:
Pro Sporting League – 3rd Round
First up on Tuesday evening was the third round of the Dave and Pam Corlett Pro Sporting league with 16 competitors taking part in near ideal conditions. The leader at the half way stage was Alan Wade with a well shot 24, in equal second second place on 22 were Peter Kelly and the Cross boys Stan and Michael with Dave Corlett next on 21. After the final 25 the winner was Alan wade with 45 with Dave Corlett and Michael Cross in equal second place on 42 followed by Peter Kelly on 41 with Mark Riley and Stan Cross in equal fifth place on 40.
A wade (24, 21 = 45)
D Corlett (21, 21 = 42)
P Kelly (22, 19 = 41)
M Cross (jnr) (22, 20 = 42)
J Moore (18, 19 = 37)
B Faragher (15, 16 = 31)
W Rand (15, 20 = 35)
A Stepka (15, 14 = 29)
D Cowin (jnr) (12, 15 = 27)
DTL League – 3rd Round
The next competition on Saturday afternoon was the third round of the Tower Insurance DTL league with 19 competitors taking part in breezy dry conditions and again Alan wade was the leader at the half way stage hitting a 25 straight for 74 points only second barrelling his last target for a perfect round. In second place on 72 was Mark Riley with Peter Kelly and Neil parsons in equal third place on 71. Alan Wade made no mistake in his second round hitting all targets with his first barrel for a perfect 25/75 for a final score of 50/149 with Mark Riley second on 49/145 followed by Neil Parsons and Peter Kelly on 49/144 .
A Wade (50 / 149)
M Riley (49 / 145)
P Kelly N Parsons (49 / 144)
D Corlett (47 / 137)
M Parr (45 / 134)
S Cross (45 / 125)
R Corlett (45 / 128)
R Moore (40 / 118)
J Lapa (40 / 110)
IOM Olympic Skeet Championship
The final shoot on Sunday was the IOM Olympic Skeet Championship sponsored by Sadler Agricultural Supplies with 13 competitors taking part in very wet and windy conditions.
The leader after the first round was junior Ted Davis with 18 with James Bradley and father and son Stan Cross and Michael Cross in equal second place on 17 followed by Jeff Corkill and John Moore on 16.With the weather deteriorating making putting in a good score was difficult but James Bradley managed just that scoring 21 to lead on 38, in equal second place on 34 were Michael Cross and John Moore with Ted Davis and Neil Parsons next on 33. It was status quo after round three with James Bradley leading on 55 followed by Michael Cross and Neil Parsons on 51. After the fourth and final round Dave Clague hit the best round of the day a 22 to finish in third place on 70,Michel Cross also got into the twenties scoring 20 to finish in second place on 71 and also take the junior prize sponsored by Neil Parsons and Stan Cross, but the IOM Olympic skeet champion for 2020 is James Simpson with 72 points – well done James!
J Bradley (17, 21, 17, 17 = 72)
M Cross (17, 17, 17, 20 = 71)
D Clague (14, 16, 18, 22 = 70)
M Cross (71)
T Davis (65)
Next week on Saturday is the next round of the Sadler Agricultural supplies ABT league and the Manx Petroleum’s Olympic skeet league, On Sunday is the next round of the Pam and Dave Corlett Pro Sporting league in the morning and in the afternoon the next round of the SMP Parners Sporting league, on bank holiday Monday is the Cross Doubles sponsored by the Cross family, this is a phone in entries shoot, please contact Peter or Stan. Duty officers this Saturday morning are J Moore & D Corlett
The Winter all round club Championship was held at Meary Veg, Santon with 22 competitors taking part in very windy but dry conditions.
The first two disciplines DTL and Pro sporting were shot first and the leader at this stage was B class shooter George Davies on 130 points in second place on 128 was Paul Mihailovits with Stan Cross and Peter Kelly in equal third place on 125. In fifth place on 123 was junior Michael Cross with John Moore making up the top six on 122.
The last discipline English skeet was next which was shot in reverse order and with the wind getting even stronger good scores were hard to come by. In C class third place went to Joseph Lapa on 89 points, in second place on 131 was Will Rand but taking first place on 136 was Arthur Stepka. In equal sixth place overall and equal third place in A class were Dave Corlett and Juan Cowley who missed low house seven for a straight on 177, in fourth place overall and second in A was John Moore on 188, in third place overall and first in A class was Paul Mihailovits with 191 points. Second place overall was B class shooter Michael Cross on 192 but top of the pile and Winter club all round Champion, with his new gun, was B class shooter George Davies – well done George!
Next week is a come and try it day for anybody wanting to come and have a go at clay shooting the cost is £5 for 15 shots with all equipment coaching supplied, so come along and have a go, it is also a work party to get the range ready for the Summer season.