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Sport & Events

25 October, 2021

Shooters celebrate 30th anniversary annual shoot

THE Atherton Tableland Gun Club held their 30th anniversary annual clay target shoot on the weekend, with more than 100 competitors attending from around the region.

By Rhys Thomas

Shooters came as far as Charters Towers to compete in the event with six shooting events taking place over the two-day event. 

The competition was fierce between the shooters however some came out on top after the weekend had finished. 

In the 30 target medley, first went to Guiseppe Bonanno from Townsville, while in the 25 target single barrel event, Josh Collins from Silkwood was victorious. 

In the 50 target double barrel, Townsville’s Lindsay Groat won first spot, while Tony Caruso from Burdekin was first in the 50 target points score event.

Silkwood’s Josh Collins won the 30 handicap shoot while in the high gun, Joseph Rossato won the open division.

Meanwhile in the 30 target double barrel event 17 competitors racked up perfect scores.

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