KORUMBURRA Gun Club skeet shooters are still proving themselves at a national level.
Four members from Korumburra Gun Club attended the 2019 skeet nationals at Wagga Wagga New South Wales. The tournament ran from Sunday, May 19 to Saturday, May 25.
The biggest day of competition saw 161 shooters from around Australia and the world attend these tightly contested titles. Korumburra Gun Club members competed fiercely and came away with some great
While at the 2019 nationals Jack Stockdale and other Korumburra members attended the Hall of Fame dinner where Jack Stockdale was awarded the Adrian Cousins medal which is the highest skeet award within Australia.
Trenton Tobias, club president, said that he is exceptionally proud of everyone’s efforts and it’s good to see the growth that our small club has made within the sport.
There are a lot of people that need to be thanked for the growth of skeet within Korumburra Gun Club, South Gippsland Shire, Gippsland Sports Academy, Anna Shedrina from Bronze Wing/Laporte Australia, An Anonymous Donor for their kind donation of money, The, and to all the club members and their families that put time and money into this project also. You can put some of this success down to you all.
Keep up the good work everyone I look forward to seeing the results in 2020. Awards are as follows.
Tim Stockdale: 1st in A grade, national skeet 410 bore c’ship, score 96/100.
Jack Stockdale: 3rd in AA Grade, National Skeet 28 Gauge C’ship, score 237/239; 1st in Open State Teams, score 247/250; 3rd in AA Grade, 2019 Commonwealth Skeet C’ship, score 188/189; overall 33rd National Skeet Doubles Championship winner with a score of 100/100; 1st in the 2 Person Open Teams Event, score 892/900; qualified for the All Australian Team 2019 score 446/450; AA Grade High Gun Winner score 486/492; and 2nd in the Overall High Gun for the Skeet Nationals.
Charlie Cook: 1st Junior National Skeet 410 Bore champion, score 94/10; 1st Junior State Teams, score 74/75; 2nd Junior Commonwealth Skeet Championship score 99/100; and 2nd Junior National Skeet Doubles Championship score 97/100.
Max Oakley: 2nd in Veterans State Teams, score 68/75; and 2nd Veterans National Skeet 20 Gauge Championship score 98/100.