Lowell blows away F Open field

Lowell Tillack - F Open winnerLowell Tillack - F Open winnerGoondiwindi shooter Lowell Tillack was a convincing F Open Queens winner with a record aggregate 599.62.

The first-time Queens winner had his single miss at 1000 yards. He said the stray shot was at 12 o’clock so he couldn’t blame the wind.

Lowell shot target rifle for many years then F Standard before moving to F Open a couple of years ago. He was pleased with a decision to use two rifles for the first time, 6mm for the shorter ranges and stepping up to 7mm for the longer ranges.

His wife Daphne “coach and nutritionist” also enjoyed the win.

Ipswich shooter Darryl Barlow completed a huge week with victory in the FTR Queens and Grand Aggregate. He was also a member of the unbeaten Queensland FTR team in the national teams championships.

Ravenshoe shooter Kevin Chatfield won the F Standard Queens from Brett Bond of Orange who also snared the Grand Aggregate.

To mark the Anzac Centenary year, a group of local shooters created interest by completing the Queens using .303 rifles.

Brian Long from Pittsworth shot 419.13 to win from Dave Hatherell, Gympie Kilkivan on 410.13.

Queens Results