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Teams on target in Portland challenge


By SPP Reporter

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The Portland Bowl proved a coveted prize.
The Portland Bowl proved a coveted prize.

TWELVE teams, with four shooters per team, have entered the Caithness Small-bore Rifle Association’s competition for the Portland Bowl.

Each team member is required to shoot two cards in the knockout, postal part (rounds one and two) of the competition and the four surviving teams will subsequently meet in a shoulder-to-shoulder final where two cards will again be returned by each competitor.

Results – Round one (points dropped ex 800) – Watten 14, Wick OS "B" 22. Scores (ex 100), Watten: D.H. Bremner 100, 99; J.A. Henderson 99, 98; G. Mackay 99, 98; N. Brims 98, 95. Stagers "B": G. Begg 100, 99; G. Sutherland 99, 96; F. Spence 98, 97; D. Ronaldson 95, 94.

Halkirk "B" 27, Stirkoke "B" 47. Scores – Halkirk "B": S.J. Blackwood 99, 97; H. Levack 99, 95; A. Budge jnr 98, 95; J.P. Campbell 95, 95. Stirkoke "B": G. Robertson 97, 94; D.G. Henderson 97, 94; J.M. Sutherland 95, 91; G. Henderson 95, 90.

The draw for round two, with cards due to be shot before January 9, is: Halkirk "A" v Stirkoke "A", Watten v Pentland, Westfield "B" v Halkirk "B", Stagers "A" v Westfield "A".


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