On Friday 8th March eight students representing The Scots College Rifle Club traveled to Campbell Town Tasmania to compete in the 116th Tasmanian Queens Prize and State titles. Over the next three days they competed in 10 matches shooting at 500, 600, 700, 800, 900 and 1000 yards. This is an open competition and is attended by representatives from all states.
The team included:
The following results were achieved;
Gold Medal day 2 aggregate
Gold Medal day 3 aggregate
No 1 Queens Badge C grade aggregate
Under 25 State Champion
The Harry Grimsey memorial trophy
The Hobart Target Rifle Club trophy
The Huonville Rifle Club trophy
The Wayne and Wendy Latham trophy
Silver Medal day 1 aggregate
Bronze Medal Day 2 aggregate
Silver Medal day 3 aggregate
No 2 Queens Badge C Grade aggregate
Bronze Medal day 1 aggregate
Silver Medal Day 2 aggregate
No 4 Queens Badge C Grade aggregate
Also Jock Bush, Tom Hickman, Max Lloyd selected as members of the City of Sydney Under 25 Team to compete in April.
The boys conduct on and off the range was a credit to the College. Steve Negus, Australia’s No 1 shooter paid credit to the boys in his presentation speech commenting on their performance and behavior during the competition.
The photo above is the team at the completion of the final 1000 yard match.