AS a competitive shooter, Ken Lobwein has represented Australia and won a prestigious Queens Prize title. He was a member of the Australian team that competed in South Africa in 1999.
"Don Cooke" Match which is shot over the "Merrett" Match ranges of 300, 600, 800 and 900 metres. Top Shooter was - Helen Griffiths coached by John Caske, score of 196.16
Tom Boswell Sports Reporter
Oct 9 2013
IT’S a sport where newcomers can find themselves hitting a target up to 1000m away with no experience at shooting a firearm. Dozens of curious people converged on Belmont Shooting Range at the weekend to take part in the Queensland Rifle Association... read more...
The most successful Australian team in recent times contested the US F Class & World Long range F Class championship last week. Prominent in the F Open team, which won the ICFRA teams match & bronze in the lead up US championship event, were Dalby-Tara couple Cameron and Julie McEwan. Both fought illness throughout the period, but nevertheless pulled it together to get Australia over the line.
The F/TR team was pleased with their second place in the US titles, but could not reprise the performance in the World championship. On the other hand, Queenslanders Daryl Barlow & Jason Mayers were not far from the outright medals rundown but each collected individual range medals.