Category: NewNews

Island Games – Team Selected

It was a wet day at the Isle of Wight Gun Club for the final shoot of the selection process. Five shooters had competed for the three places available for the Sporting and Sportrap team over 7 shoots. In the end experience of qualifying for previous games paid off and the 3 shooters that so …

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Island Games

The Island Games will be in Guernsey in 2023, and a full schedule of shotgun events is proposed. What we need to know, and quite quickly,  is who would be interested in representing the Isle of Wight.   Dates: 8 – 14 July 2023     Proposed Events: (both Mens and Womens events, individual and …

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Spring has sprung

It’s been great to get back shooting,  and having the group busy, even if we are somewhat restricted with only club members being able to shoot.   The layouts since being back have been fantastic,  the grounds are in great condition,  a testament to all the work that has gone in, not just the last …

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Autumn Work Weekend 15/16th September

The autumn working weekend took place at the club this weekend. With lots of ground works under taken, with new pathway toppings, improvements to the 4 x 4 parking and the (re)waterproofing of the storage hut, along with mowing & rolling the ground.   The huge pile of rubble needed for these improvements was initially …

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Sporting Spring Series Final Result – Summer series starting on 17th June

Another great sporting series, with some place changing at the last shoot –  Leon Clifton was the overall high gun, with  a corrected score ( all 6 scores added together, with the worst discarded)  of 416,  2nd was Rob Gale, 414,  and third was Mark Whillier 405. In the handicap competition Chris Beesley shot consistently well all series, to …

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3rd June – Spring 6 Scores

Wow, another great weekend of weather for the Isle of Wight.  Today was a cracker of a day at the club,  good layout, lovely weather, and a chance to shoot without having to wear wellies. The winter shoots are a distant memory,  rightly so as this is the last of the Spring Series ( new …

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Kenny the Kubota

Kenny the Kubota is joining the club, to help around the ground.  This great little tractor is having a bit of love before finally joining the team ( we’ve had him on trial ).  Kenny will be used to tow a mower around the grounds, and can tow the trailer  carrying clays, traps and batteries …

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Wet Ground

The shoot this coming Saturday 28th December will be muddy. With so much rain having fallen in the last 10 days and despite all the efforts over the summer to run new drains ( without which shooting would have been impossible!) the ground is very water logged. Please wear your wellies!!!