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Moar aims true to set new ABT record

Moar aims true to set new ABT record

21/05/2010, by in Sport

Shooter Alan Moar set a new isles record for the automatic ball trap (ABT) as Shetland Clay Target Club held three selection shoots at the weekend.The first event on Saturday morning was the second Universal Trench qualifier for the 2011 NatWest Island Games.The shoot had an entry of eight a... Read more...

Shooters triumph in Orkney

Shooters triumph in Orkney

09/10/2009, by in Sport

A group of clay shooters travelled to Orkney at the weekend to take part in the annual inter-county, an event which has been ongoing since 1980.The team included competitors who first represented Shetland in the early 1980s, underlining that clay shooting is a sport for all age groups.The co... Read more...

Double win for shooter Laurenson

Double win for shooter Laurenson

19/06/2009, by in Sport

High scores were produced at the two Scottish selection shoots held at the Black Gaet on Saturday and Sunday.On Saturday five people entered the 100-target automatic ball trap (ABT) selection shoot and three entered the 100-target Olympic skeet competition.Weather conditions were for once pe... Read more...

Clay shooters on target

Clay shooters on target

11/05/2009, by in Sport

The high scorers in the both clay target events held at the weekend had to overcome the weather.On Saturday afternoon the 100-target automatic ball trap (ABT) Scottish qualifier had an entry of nine.  The sun shone most of the afternoon, making for good visibility, but a strong wind from behind... Read more...

John Magnus raises bar in clay shoot

John Magnus raises bar in clay shoot

08/05/2009, by in Sport

Shetland Clay Target Club held a 100-target Scottish Olympic skeet selection shoot last Sunday.The shoot started in good conditions and John Magnus Laurenson and Bryan Sutherland, who are due to represent Shetland at the island games in Åland, both hit 22s in the first of the four rounds.In... Read more...

Consistent shooting leads to win for Ewen

Consistent shooting leads to win for Ewen

01/05/2009, by in Sport

Seven clay shooters took part in a 100 target automatic ball trap (ABT) Scottish selection shoot on Sunday.The scores count towards an average for the discipline for the shooter and can be counted towards a place in the Scottish ABT team. Shooters can count three scores from the local ground but... Read more...

Shooters hit mixed weather bag

Shooters hit mixed weather bag

05/12/2008, by in Sport

IT WAS a case of mixed fortunes with the weather conditions for the nine shooters who entered the 50-target Universal Trench Trophy competition on Sunday.The first 15 targets were shot by squad one in perfect conditions, with the sun out and a dark north sky making the targets easy to see.Three... Read more...

Great Work as Ross lands Double Rise clay trophy

Great Work as Ross lands Double Rise clay trophy

26/09/2008, by in Sport

THE ANNUAL Double Rise Trophy clay shoot held last Sunday produced the highest scores seen in the 19 years the event has been held.Double Rise is two targets thrown simultaneously to a fixed height and angle at Down the Line (DTL) speed. The wind on the day was fairly strong from behind resulting ... Read more...

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