Sporting 2019

Venue Change
The West Midlands Inter Counties Sporting and Sportrap on 22nd September at Westfields will now be held at Garlands.

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West Midlands Clubman Inter Counties

In order to develop all levels of English Sporting shooter through the classes, West Midlands CPSA have decided to expand the trial event from 2018 out to all West Midlands CPSA Counties.

Designed as an introduction for A, B and C Class shooters into Inter county competition, and aimed as a way to ensure all levels of shooter are included as part of the inter counties setup, the Clubman event will test teams of mixed classes against each other.

The team of 12 comprises of 4 x A class, 4 x B class and 4 x C class shooters with 4 prizes on offer. Best team by class and best overall county team.
Shooters will be chosen based on their performance in the Derbyshire Selection shoots (details are available on the Derbyshire website and face book page).

To qualify, potential shooters must have entered at least 3 of the 5 selection shoots, those entering more than 3 selection shoots your best 3 scores will used.
The class you start the selection shoots in is the class you will shoot in for the Clubman competition even if you change classes in the May re-classification.
If you have been chosen to represent your County in any of the other Inter County teams you will not be eligible for the Clubman event.

Timing for the competition is on Saturday 14th September at Garlands, with the teams being selected after the County Championship on 21st July at Doveridge. Shooters will then be notified early August.

We hope you will support this initiative to try and encourage more shooters to get involved in the inter counties competitions and hope to see you at the selection shoots starting 31st March at Doveridge.

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Congratulations to Nick Hendrick who finished 3rd after a Shoot off on 137 / 150 and 22 in the shoot off, at the English Open F.I.T.A.S.C

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The 1st Sporting team selection was held at Doveridge on 31st March. 48 Derbyshire shooters shot the 12 stands with Tom Miller the top Senior on 92/100, followed by Max Small and Mark Fisher both on 90/100 and Simon Roe on 87/100.
Top Veteran was Peter Bate on 89/100, followed by Steve Varney on 86/100, Adrian Hope on 85/100, with Paul Umney and John Monshiemer both on 84/100.

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The West Midlands Inter Counties F.I.T.A.S.C was held Garlands on 2/3rd March. The Derbyshire team finished in 4th place on 410/500 just 1 point behind 3rd place Cheshire on 411/500. Top Derbyshire team scorer was Adam Cork on 86/100 followed by Julian Brockley on 85/100, John Dunne on 83/100, Keith Roe on 82/100, Tony Bott on 74/100 and Peter Brockley on 70/100. Well done to you all.

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Congratulations to John Dunne who won the combined Mount Farm & Grimesthorpe F.I.T.A.S.C Winter series, and to Reece Lofley who won C Class.

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The first West Midlands Area and Inter Counties of 2019 will be the F.I.T.A.S.C on 2nd/3rd March at Garlands.  The Derbyshire team selected to shoot on Saturday 2nd March with a start time of 9a m  is as follows:- John Dunne, Adam Cork, Tony Bott, Keith Roe, Julian Brockley and Peter Brockley.

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2018 News

The Derbyshire Sporting Teams for the West Midlands Inter Counties at Kingsley Moor on 30th September are as follows subject to availability
Seniors
Mark Fisher, Max Small, Simon Roe, Ian Platts, Simon Colledge, Chris Ford.
Seniors 2
Neil Davison, Jim Holingworth, Mark Allen, Martin Finch, Tristan Yeomans, Andy Roe.
Veterans
Geoff Farmer, Adrian Hope, Andy Read,
1st Reserve John Sims, 2nd Reserve Richard Cooke
Ladies Team to follow
Shooters will be contacted shortly

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The F.I.T.A.S.C County Championship was held at Kegworth S.G on 12th August. County Champion was Julian Brockley on 87/100 with Tristan Yeomans runner up on 84/100 followed by Reece Lofley on 80/100. Veterans Champion was Peter Brockley on 85/100 with Keith Roe runner up on 82/100 with Andy Read 3rd on 81/100.
Well done to all winners.

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The Sporting County Championship was held at Doveridge on 28/29th July. Shot over 14 stands Adam Cork was overall County Champion on 88/100, with Mark Fisher and Tristan Yeomans runners up on 87/100, followed by Max Small and Andy Roe both on 80/100. Veterans Champion was Andy Read on 74/100, with Geoff Farmer runner up on 73/100, followed by John Sims on 69/100 and Adrian Hope on 68/100. Ladies County Champion was Sandy Greener on 62/100.  Well done to all winners.

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The first Sporting Team selection was held at Doveridge on April 29th. In the Seniors Tom Miller and Mark Fisher were  joint top scorers on 88/100, followed by Max Small on 85/100 and Iain Platts on 84/100. Andy Read was the top Veteran on 88/100 followed by Adrian Hope on 83/100 and John Sims on 82/100. Sandy Greener was the top scorer in the Ladies on 63/100.

The second Sporting Team selection was held at Kegworth S.G on May 20th. Shot in very warm sunny conditions Nick Hendrick was the top scoring Senior on 96/100, followed by James Allman on 93/100 and Max Small on 90/100. Top of the Veterans on 90/100 was John Sims, followed by Geoff Farmer on 89/100, Adrian Hope on 88/100 and Richard Cooke on 87/100. In the Ladies Sandy Greener was the top scorer on 73/100.

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2017 News

Congratulations to Derbyshire’s Veterans Sporting team of Geoff Farmer – 81/100, Andy Read – 75/100 and Keith Wood – 56/100 on winning the Bronze medal on 156/200 at the West Midlands Inter Counties Sporting held at Doveridge on 10th September. The Ladies team of Sandy Greener- 63/100 and Andrea Pinnock – 53/100 finished fo21687740_1464534960300908_5357471833600013960_nurth on 116/200. The Senior 1 team finished in equal fifth on 395/500, and Senior 2 finished seventh on 388/100. Team High Gun was Max Small on 83/100. In the Team High Guns shoot off Mark Fisher finished 3rd on 24/30.Well done to all Team members that took part in this event.

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Well done to the F.I.T.A.S.C Team of Tony Bott 88/100, Andy Armstrong 86/100, Adam Cork 85/100, Julian Brockley 82/100, Keith Roe 80/100, and Peter Brockley 78/100 who finished joint 3rd on 421/500 at the West Midlands Inter Counties held at Garlands on 5/6th August.

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Congratulations to Mark Fisher on Winning the Sporting County Championship at Doveridge on 30th July. Mark shooting 90/100. Veterans Champion was Adrian Hope

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Derbyshire Sporting Teams for the West Midlands Inter Counties at Doveridge on September 10th are as follows: –
Senior 1
Nick Hendrick
Tom Miller
Max Small
Andy Roe
Andy Armstrong
Mark Fisher

Senior 2
Ian Platts
Simon Roe
Ryan Caesar
Mark Allen
Chris Ford
Jim Hollingworth

Veterans
Andy Read
Adrian Hope
Geoff Farmer

All subject to availability
Shooters will be contacted shortly

Ladies and Junior Teams to follow

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The FITASC County Championship was held at Kegworth on 9th July.  County Champion was Adam Cork on 117/120, followed by Enda Ford on 106/120 and Tristan Yeomans on 103/120. Veterans Champion was John Dunne on 112/120, followed by Andy Read on 99/120 and Adrian Hope on 96/120. Well done to you all.

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The 4th Sporting team selection was held at Old Glossop Shooting Ground on 2nd July. Joint top scorers in the Seniors were Tom Miller and Andy Armstrong on 89/ 100 followed by Ryan Caesar on 85/100 and Andy Roe on 82/100. In the Veterans Adrian Hope was top scorer on 85/100 followed by Andy Read on 80/100.

The 2nd Sporting team selection was held at Kegworth S.G on 28/29th May. Top scorer in the Seniors was Nick Hendrick on 109/120, followed by Tom Miller and Andy Armstrong on 104/120, Julian Brockley on 102/120 and Tony Bott on 101/120.  Veterans top scorer was Keith Roe on 99/120, followed by Andy Reid on 97/120 and Geoff Farmer on 92/120.  Top Lady was Sandy Greener on 75/120 and top scoring Junior was Reece Lofley on 80/120.

The 3rd Sporting team selection was held at Oakedge S.G on 25th June. Top scorers in the Seniors was Max Small and Adam Cork both on 94/100, closely followed by Anthony Cork on 93/100, Ian Platts on 90/100 and Simon Roe on 89/100.  Top scorer in the Veterans was Andy Read on 89/100, followed by Adrian Hope on 85/100 and Geoff Farmer on 82/100.  Sandy Greener was the top scorer in the Ladies on 76/100.

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Congratulations to Adam Cork on being selected for the England Sporting Team for the ICTSF World Sporting Championship at Kelmarsh on 15/16th July. Also to Caroline Povey on being selected for Great Britain for the European Championship in Baku from 21st July to 4th August. Well done to you both.

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The 1st Sporting team selection was held at Doveridge on 30th April. Nick Hendrick was the top scorer in the Seniors on 95/100, followed by Andy Roe on 90/100, Max Small on 87/100, with Simon Roe and Josh Read both on 85/100. In the Veterans Andy Read on 90/100 was the top scorer followed by Adrian Hope on 85/100 and Geoff Farmer on 84/100. Ladies top scorer was Sandy Greener on 57/100, and top of the Juniors was T Ellis on 58/100.