So that’s the Single Barrel for another year done and dusted
Thanks go to Priory CTC for holding it for us again,
It was a fair day for the Fens a little bit of a breeze on the odd occasion, but grey clouds are all around us and every now and again just a slight bit of misty rain. But not as bad as forecast for the day.
93 (on countback)
Both E Lord and H Whiten also managed to win at the East Midlands DTL held at Northampton today – well done both.
Also thanks for all who shot today to support Cambridgeshire.
Well that’s the FITASC done for this year. Thanks to Eriswell for holding it for us as well as for Suffolk and Norfolk. A fair turn out of shooters on the whole, not such a good turn out for Cambs, but thanks go to the ones that turned up and shot. Also thank you to the scorers and staff – always got a smile on their faces and seem pleased to see you there.
Due to the current government guidelines and the uncertainty concerning the easing of Covid-19 restrictions, the Cambridgeshire CPSA has taken the difficult decision to postpone the Annual General Meeting until later in the year.
Whilst we appreciate this is short notice, we believe this is the right and responsible action to take, for the safety of our shooters and their families during this exceptional time.
We will provide further updates as soon as the government guidelines are updated and will advise on the revised date for for the Annual General Meeting.
Sunday 6th June, we headed to Cambridge Gun Club for our Cambridgeshire Sporting competition. The day started warm and cloudy but around lunchtime the sun came out full force to provide the shooters with a bright and clear day. With 140 entries for the day, it was going to be a very busy day. I was refereeing on stand 11 (the grouse stand) so got to see everyone as they came through. After a slow start, squad 1 finally reached me shortly before midday. Most shooters were in high spirits and I had a good number of maximum scores on my stand (two drivens), however, I had heard ‘on the grape vine’ that stand 12 was causing all sorts of difficulties, and scores were mostly low for the stand. Some of our Cambridgeshire team had to drop out from stand 10 to return to Eriswell for their shoot offs, after having shot amazingly well there.
Our thanks go to Cambridge Gun Club for their hard work in holding this big event.
Here are the Cambridgeshire winners for the ESP in 2021:
61 (ex76 – BO Skeet shoot-off!)
Congratulations, well shot everyone!
Report from Hanna Hall, Cambs Sporting Team Manager.
With four of the nine disciplines completed, and the fifth in progress as I type, the 2021 Supreme Champion with some familiar names near the top – although last year’s 10th place is currently running in 2nd, only 2 points behind the leader. See the details here (apologies for the formatting of the table, I’ll try to get that sorted when I update it with the ESP results)
Well we went to Rugby for the intercounties, Cambridgeshire, and East Midlands Helice, a good entry but only 4 teams were entered,
The day started a little cool at first, but soon brightened up and we had a hot and sunny day. There was a slight wind but in the right direction for shooting Helice.
The team were all a little bit rusty and all made the odd mistake and lost targets, but it was enjoyable.
The big surprise came from Chris Hall – he wanted to come and try this new sport of Helice that he’d never seen or shot before… and shot an almost perfect score 23/24 and in so doing took the Cambridgeshire championship. A new convert to the discipline, me thinks?
Our thanks go to the team from Rugby for setting it all up and looking after us all day.