Tim Berry runner-up in Australian Queens

2015 Australian Queens Prize winner Geoff Grenfell2015 Australian Queens Prize winner Geoff GrenfellNatives member Tim Berry was runner-up in the 2015 Australian Queens Prize shot at Belmont range in Brisbane.

He led a strong showing of QRA members in the national titles contested by more than 180 shooters from around Australia and New Zealand.

Tim had shot nine possibles going into the challenging 1000 yards final range where he dropped two shots to concede the title to Bendigo’s Geoff Grenfell.

 

North Arm’s Colin Cole had a strong championship, winning the Presidents lead up match, placing fourth in the Queens and second in the Presidents-Queens aggregate.

Ashley Bidgood from Crows Nest-Goombungee was sixth in the Queens.

Pacific Rifle Club member Tina Ballenbach won the C Grade Queens.

The F Open Queens was won by Brisbane shooter Craig McGowan.

In the Royal Kaltenberg Cup, a 15 shot match at 1000 yards, Geoff Grosskreutz from Brisbane was a close third.

In the inaugural Mace Medal, a 15 shot match for scope class shooters, QRA members filled the three runner-up positions -- Wayne Latham from Natives in F Standard, Craig McGowan, Brisbane in F Open and Cannon Hill’s Mark Fairbairn in F Target Rifle.

Brett Knudsen Beaudesert shooting in the QueensBrett Knudsen Beaudesert shooting in the Queens 
 F Open Mace Medal winner Rod Davies CessnockF Open Mace Medal winner Rod Davies Cessnock
 F Open Queens winner Craig McGowan with Brisbane club mate Glenn Gunn BrisbaneF Open Queens winner Craig McGowan with Brisbane club mate Glenn Gunn Brisbane
 Geoff GrenfellGeoff Grenfell
 Geoff Grosskreutz Brisbane placed third in the KaltenbergGeoff Grosskreutz Brisbane placed third in the Kaltenberg
 Kaltenberg winner Mark Thurtell LyndhurstKaltenberg winner Mark Thurtell Lyndhurst
 Presidents winner Colin Cole North ArmPresidents winner Colin Cole North Arm
 Queens 300 yardsQueens 300 yards
 Queens F Open winner Nick Williamson GemfieldsQueens F Open winner Nick Williamson Gemfields
 Queens Prize runner up Tim Berry NativesQueens Prize runner up Tim Berry Natives
 Tim Lawrence from Mackay shot an F Class possible 60.1 at 300 yards in the QueensTim Lawrence from Mackay shot an F Class possible 60.1 at 300 yards in the Queens