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Shooting: Ward tops A-Class after perfect second round

Skinner pips first place in latest ABT League stage

Report by Peter Kelly:

The sixth and final round of the Tower Insurance DTL league was held at Meary Veg Santon with 16 competitors taking part in near ideal conditions.

The leader after the first round was Mike Walker with perfect 25/75 straight ,in second place also with a straight  was B class shooter Rob Corlett on 25/74 and making up the top three was John Moore with 25/72.

We then had six shooters on 71 points including the leading C class shooter Alan Wright.

After the second round Rob Marshall finished in third place in C class with 109 points with lady shooter Allana Wade taking second place with 111 and the winner of C class was Alan Wright with 119 . 

Calum Craine was third in B class with 127 with George Davies taking second place on 135 with Rob Corlett winning B class with 140. 

In A class junior Arran Wade was third on 142 with Mike Walker taking second place on 144 but winning A class in style was Phil Ward with fifty straight 50/146 with his second round being a perfect 25/75 .


A Class - 1st P Ward 50/146,2nd M Walker 48/144, 3rd Arr Wade jnr 48/142

B Class - 1st R Corlett 48/140, 2nd G Davies 46/135, 3rd C Craine 44/127

C Class - 1st A Wright 42/119, 2nd A Wade ldy 38/111, 3rd R Marshall 39/109

In the afternoon the sixth round of the Manx Petroleum's Olympic skeet league was held which included the Parkinson high gun cup.

The winner was Jeff Corkill with 45 points beating James Bradley into second place on 43 with junior Ted Davis third on 30 .

The sixth and final round of the Sadler Agricultural Supplies ABT league was also held. 

Stan Skinner and Phil Ward were in equal first place after the first round on 24 with Arran Wade and Rob Watterson next on 23.

Phil Ward drooped to a 21 to finish in third place on 45 with junior Arran Wade taking second place on 46 but the winner with 47 points was Stan Skinner 


1st S Skinner 24,23=47,2nd A Wade jnr 23,23=46,3rd P Ward 24,21=45

Next week is the last round of the Colin Bowen Memorial English skeet league.

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