Capping a great year
Renae Birgan is no stranger to the title of National Ladies Champion but her win at Bairnsdale capped what has been an incredible shooting year.
“I’m absolutely thrilled to come away with the win this weekend,” she said. “The conditions were really tough and the competition was superb, the girls shot some brilliant scores.” Renae’s competition year included achieving a long-term goal to win the FITASC Ladies World Championship, and wins at Commonwealth, Oceania and national level. “It was a life-long goal to win the FITASC World Title, and to cap off the year with the Field & Game title is a dream come true,” Renae said. “You had to knuckle down on the Saturday in tough conditions and do the best you could; I’ve shot in some pretty bad conditions before but it is right up there. “If you relied on the target the previous shooter got, you were going to be caught off guard; I called pull and just went with whatever came out.”