The Deniliquin Clay Target Club’s annual two-day ‘Do it in Deni Grand Prix Supashoot’ was a massive success on Saturday and Sunday.
It was well attended with shooters travelling from Melbourne, Werribee, Frankston, Wangaratta, Yarrawonga, Echuca, Cohuna, Noorat, Sale, Mt Barker (WA), Sunshine Coast, Hay, Leeton, Narrandera, Wagga, Tumut, Pooncarie and Corowa.
The competitors included several current and past Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, World Cup and National Champion trap shooting identities, including Mitchell Iles, Andrew Brady, Steve Haberman and Phil Grainger, who all left with part of a prize pool of $15,500 in cash and prizes.
Results from the weekend were as follows:
Event one, 50 Target Commonwealth Continental Pointscore Championship: Overall winner - M Iles 151/156; AA grade - A Brady 150/156, runner-up P Grainger 148/156; A grade - C Hood 138/150, r/u A Plum 137/150; B grade - F Sensi 127/150, r/u D Walker 126/150; C grade - B Vogelzang 123/150, r/u G Cock 113/150; Ladies - K Coogan 125/150; Junior - G Sensi 128/150; Veteran - K Calder 143/150.
Event two, 50 Target Double Barrel Championship: Overall -S Haberman and A Brady 230/230; AA grade - R Viney 158/159; A grade - R Haug 61/62, r/u M Rocca 57/58; B grade - K Estcourt 48/50, r/u N Lester 69/73; C grade - C Madill 46/50, r/u S Mackenzie 45/50; Ladies -M Trembath 68/73, Junior - G Sensi 51/52; Veteran - P Mills 61/63.
Event three, 50 Target Single Barrel Championship: Overall - M Iles 54/54; AA grade - S Haberman 53/54, r/u B Vogelzang 43/44; A grade - P Lonergan 29/30, r/u R Glenn 30/33; B grade - M Trembath 28/31, r/u T Fellows 27/31; C grade - V Coombes 28/34, r/u B Vogelzang 27/34; Ladies - K Coogan 27/30; Junior - A Depaoli 29/30; Veteran - K Calder 29/30.
Event four, 30 Target Handicap: First - M Iles 40/40, second - K Calder 39/40, third - G Depaoli 37/38, fourth - N McDonnell, fifth - R Ellis 37/39.
Event five, 15 Pair Double Rise Championship: Overall - P Grainger 39/40; AA grade - S Haberman 48/50, r/u M Iles 47/50; A grade - G Depaoli 26/30, r/u C Hood 24/30; B grade - T Fellows 22/30, r/u J Goodall 21/30; C grade - L Wilson 24/30, r/u C.Madill 17/30; Ladies - K Coogan 21/30; Junior - G Sensi 26/30; Veteran - J Gemmill 34/40.
High Gun Awards over all events: Open - M Iles 284/290; AA grade - P Grainger 280/290; A grade - C Hood 259/290; B grade - K Estcourt 256/318; C grade - B Vogelzang 231/290; Ladies - K Coogan 244/290; Junior - G Sensi 258/290; Veteran - K Calder 270/290.
Open High Gun winner Mitchell Iles with event sponsor Craig Tilley.