As is customary on the first Sunday of each month, two rifle competitions were held on our range today. The 50 Metre Field Sporter competition is shot in the prone position, over 2 cards with 20 shots to count and unlimited sighters. Maximum possible score is 400. The front and back of the rifle can be rested. 20 minutes are allowed for each card. Conditions were mild with a gentle wind which strengthened a little as the day progressed. 7 entries were received and the results are shown in the first table below.
|NAME||CARD 1||Card 2||TOTAL||POSITION|
The other competition was the 50 Metre Precision which is shot unrested, in the standing position, over 3 cards of 10 shots each, preceded by a card for unlimited sighters. The maximum possible score is 300. 5 minutes is allowed to shoot each card . 7 entries were received. Results shown below. Two people tied 0n 276 so second place was decided on a countback of the “X” bulls scored.
|NAME||CARD 1||CARD 2||CARD 3||TOTAL||POSITION|
|Sean McE||90||93||93||276 (7 "x")||2|
|Cathal C||92||92||92||276( 2"x")||3|