Sporting triumph for Corlett and Kneen
It was tight at the top in the first English Sporting selection shoot of the year at Ayre Clay Target Club on Sunday.
The Blue Point Range hosted 23 shooters in the event, sponsored by J W Kneen and Son with junior sponsorship provided by Stan Cross.
Dave Corlett and Marty Kneen were the joint winners, both scoring 74/100.
Phil Butler was third on 68.
Jake Brew took the junior prize with a score of 66 from Jordan Dougherty (62) and Michael Cross and Jack Kneen (both 61).
A Class: 1=, Dave Corlett and Marty Kneen 74; 3, Phil Butler 68.
B Class: 1, Jake Brew 66; 2, Jordan Dougherty 62; 3, Michael Cross 61.
C Class: 1, Ted Davis 46; 2, Peter Chadney 42; 3, Fred Waggett 37.
This weekend at Blue Point is the two-day Olympic Skeet Manx Championship over 125 targets.
Entries close at 12.30pm on Saturday and 10.15am on Sunday.
Sporting practice will be available on Sunday morning.