Pacific Rifle Club member Gillian Webb-EnslinPacific Rifle Club member Gillian Webb-Enslin

Pacific Rifle Club member Gillian Webb-Enslin has won the 2016 Duncan Match in a shootoff from Beaudesert’s Lee Robinson.

Gillian, a top-ranked Australian shooter for many years, clinched her third Duncan trophy after sharing an aggregate two-down score of 298.32 with Lee for the six ranges from 300 to 1000 yards.

In an all-Queensland result, Natives member Kim O’Loghlen was a close third with 298.30 and Pen Picton from Goondiwindi placed fourth with 297.40.

Another Natives shooter Luke Baker won B Grade and Josh Pratt from Ipswich took the C Grade.

Ipswich shooter Daryl Barlow won the F Standard Duncan from Nick Willliam, Gemfields, with Mark Fairbairn from Cannon Hill prevailing on centres from Craig Pratt, Ipswich, in F Target Rifle.

Sydney competitors Matt Paroz and Alan Fraser filled the top placings in F Open.

 

The two-day lead-up event to the QRA Queens was shot in favourable weather conditions using electronic trargets. The Match attracted a strong field of 162 competitors from around Australia.

 

Check all the Duncan scores and follow the 2016 Queens action live at www.shooting.hexsystems.com.au  

Clermont Rifle Club member Anthony WilsonClermont Rifle Club member Anthony Wilson

Clermont shooter convincing .303 winner

Clermont Rifle Club member Anthony Wilson was a convincing winner of a Duncan match shot with .303 service rifles.

A dozen competitors attracted plenty of interest and respect with the scores they posted.

Anthony, an experienced service rifle competitor, won with an aggregate 257.11 using a US-made Winchester P14 rifle which is around 100 years old.

He has recently taken up target rifle shooting and is competing in his first A Grade Queens event.

Gympie’s Dave Hatherell finished second in the .303 match with an aggregate 242.4.