Skeet 2018/17

The Skeet Doubles County Championship was held at Nottingham & District Gun Club on 24th June. County Champion was Steve Pinch on 95/100 followed by Chris Havill on 92/100. Veterans Champion was Geoff Farmer on 93/100, with Gary Webster runner up on 92/100. Ladies Champion was Danielle Simpson 84/100.  Well done to all winners.

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Danielle Simpson Ladies Champion

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Steve Pinch County Champion

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The first Skeet Team selection was held at Nottingham & District Gun Club on May 20th. In sunny conditions the top scorers in the Seniors were Max Small, Chris Havill and Alan Barnes all on 97/100, closely followed by Geoff Flint on 96/100. In Veterans Paul Hallam shot 97/100. In the Ladies Julie Havill was the top scorer on 93/100 followed by Sarah Johnson and Danielle Simpson both on 81/100.

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Congratulations to Alan Barnes who won the West Midlands Area Skeet Championship held at Doveridge on 6th May. Alan winning the trophy after a shoot off with Ian Parkinson both on 100 straight. Well done.

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2017

Well done to the Derbyshire Ladies Skeet team of Julie Havill- 94, Charlotte Hawksworth – 89, and Danielle Simpson – 74 on winning the Bronze medal on 183/200 at the West Midlands Inter Counties at Doveridge, also to the Veterans team of Paul Hallam- 94, and Billy Parkin – 93 on winning the Bronze medal on 187/200. The Senior team where just out of the medals on 473/500 in fifth place. Joint Team High guns where Alan Barnes and Steve Pinch on 97. Thank you to Steve Pinch on Sponsoring the new Skeet team Polo shirts.

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Congratulations to Alan Barnes who finished runner up at the British Open Skeet Championship held at Nottingham & District Gun Club over 18/19/20th August. Alan shooting 100 straight plus 25 and just missing out in the sudden death shoot off on pairs on four. Well done Alan.

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The 3rd Skeet team selection was held at Nottingham on 13th August. Top scorer in the Seniors was Alan Barnes on 98/100 followed by Geoff Flint on 97/100 and Steve Pinch on 96/100. In the Veterans Paul Hallam was the top scorer on 94/100 followed by Gary Webster on 91/100. Top of the Ladies was Charlotte Hawksworth on 82/100 followed by Danielle Simpson on 72/100. Well done to everyone who shot this selection.

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Skeet Doubles County Champions
L – R Matthew Pegg County Champion & Junior Champion, Julie Havill – Ladies Champion, Paul Hallam – Veterans Champion.

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Congratulations to Notts on winning the Skeet leg of the Help 4 Hero’s Friendly Challenge. The two shoots raised £500. Thanks to Carl and his staff at Nottingham & District Gun Club for holding these events.

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The first Skeet selection was held at Nottingham & District Gun Club on 19th March. Top scorer in the Seniors was Alan Barnes on 94/100, followed by Steve Pinch on 93/100 and Geoff Flint on 91/100. In Veterans was Ron Baron on 90/100, followed by Billy Parkin on 89/100. Top Junior was Matthew Pegg on 88/100.

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Congratulations to Steve Pinch who won A Class at Nottingham & District’s Skeet Winter Series and to Julie Havill who won the Ladies.

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Ladies High Gun – Julie Havill

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A Class Winner – Steve Pinch