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Corkill and Cross shine at the Ayres

(Back row, left to right) Peter Lowe, Jack Kneen, Bob Corlett and Madeline Simpson. (Front row, left to right) Kevin Oates, Michael Cross and Jeff Corkill.

Double success for Jeff Corkill

Jeff Corkill and Michael Cross were the stars of the show at the English Skeet Manx Championship at Blue Point on Sunday.

Corkill won the Sadler Agricultural Supplies sponsored event from impressive junior shooter Cross who took silver.

Kevin Oates won bronze after a shoot-off with Paul Mihailovits.

Corkill also won the fifth round of the English Skeet 50 league, shot at the same time, with Oates and Madeline Simpson joint second.

Results of the 50 target Penketh-Millar English Skeet league competition:

A Class: 1, Jeff Corkill 49; 2, Kevin Oates 48; 3=, Dave Corlett, Juan Cowley and Martin Kneen 47.

B Class: 1, Bob Corlett 43; 2= Phil Butler and Ben Richards 42.

C Class: 1, Madeline Simpson 48; 2, John Kneen 42; 3, Peter Lowe 36.

There was a further competition at the Ayre Clay Target Club with Phil Butler and Kevin Oates teaming up to win the Pheasant Flush, sponsored by Active Cleaning Services Limited.

Dave Clague and Clementine Kermode-Clague were second.

There was a tie for third between Eddie/Steve Brew and Marty/Jack Kneen with the Brews coming out on top in the shoot-off.

This weekend is a 100 ABT Selection shoot on Saturday, with entries closing at 12.30pm.

Sunday’s competitions are 100 Olympic Skeet Selection shoot and 50 Sportrap league shoot.

Entries for both close at 10.15am.

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