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Six rifle shooters, including one visitor, competed over 500 yards at the Narromine-Dubbo rifle range on Saturday.

Conditions were, once again, excellent for full-bore competition and some good scores were soon on the board.

In the first stage, Norm Brown fired a 49/50 to lead Scott Monaghan with a 48/50, while in F-class; Rob Rainbow had a 59/60.

The second stage had similar conditions and scores remained high including visiting shooter, Ian Corcoran who hit a 55/60 in his first attempt in F-class.

Norm Brown edged out Scott Monaghan on a count-back for the A-grade Cock O’the Walk badge, both finishing on 97/100.

Rob Rainbow won the F-class badge with a 118/120, Noel Thompson had a good second stage to win B-grade and Lachlan Simpson won the C-grade badge.

The weekly handicap trophy went to Noel Thompson who was one of four shooters to break handicap, while Norm Brown hit the white spot to take the jackpot.

Individual scores were: Rob Rainbow 59/59, F-class total 118/120; Scott Monaghan 48/49, off-rifle 97, handicap 6, total 100; Norm Brown 49/48, o/r 97, hcp 3, total 100; Lachlan Simpson 42/39, o/r 81, hcp 18, total 99; Noel Thompson 44/47, o/r 91, hcp 18, total 100; Ian Corcoran 49/55, F-class total 104.

On Sunday, the club held the first 1000 yard bench-rest competition for the year with eleven shooters competing in good conditions.

In International Light-gun, Larry Bartimote won the group aggregate with 7.972 inches while Dave Goodridge top scored with a 47.05.

In Standard Light-gun, Ben Profke won the group aggregate with 7.008 inches and top scored with 45.55.

In the Jim Clifford trophy competition, for .308 and .223 rifles, the winners were Scott Monaghan (Standard LG) and Rob Rainbow (International LG) Next Saturday, shooting is from 600 yards beginning at 12.30 pm.

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