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Small turn out for pistol club shoot

There was a small turn out for the Cobar Amateur Pistol Club’s event on Easter Sunday with only five shooters contesting the sports match event. John Stingemore acted as the range officer and guided the group which included two new shooters. The results of the day were: David Fyfe shot […]

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Six handicaps broken at Sunday shoot

The cooler weather on Sunday morning has helped Cobar Amateur Pistol Club shooters to perform at their best with six handicaps broken last week. Under the guidance of range officer Todd Manns, 12 shooters competed on Sunday morning at the range. Geoff Clayton, Katrina Francisco, Agnieszka Wiklendt, Helen Spencer, Jessie […]

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Rapid and centrefire events contested

Two events have been completed over the past week by keen members of the Cobar Amateur Pistol club. The 25 Metre Rapidfire event was returned to the club’s program on Sunday with two members breaking their handicaps with some outstanding marksmanship. The Wizard Award was won by Jake Mitchell who […]

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Stingemore elected as pistol president

The annual general meeting of the Cobar Amateur Pistol Club was held on Sunday morning with a good attendance of members. John Stingemore was elected as president of the club with Lloyd Mitchell as vice president. The secretary’s role will be filled by Tony Punzet and the treasurer’s by Chris […]

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Pistol Club visitors prove they have skill

A number of first time shooters joined Cobar Amateur Pistol Club members for this week’s event, with the newcomers showing their future potential. Newcomer Jessica Coffey broke her handicap on her first attempt of the Centre/Fire Sports Pistol event over 25 Metres. The highlight of the day’s event was the […]

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Easy win for Neate

Good weather and a reasonable number of members turned up for the Cobar Amateur Pistol Club’s official competition event last Sunday. The event was a Centrefire/Sports pistol competition over 25 Metres, under the guidance of Range Officer John Stingemore. The Wizard Award was won by Robert Neate, who won easily […]

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Pistol club pays tribute to Merv

Cobar Amateur Pistol Club members paused last Sunday before their weekly shoot to remember one of their own, Life Member Merv O’Brien who was tragically killed in a recent accident. “Over the last 39 years Merv O’Brien would have done more for the club than any three other members put […]

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History repeats itself at pistol club

In a complete change of weather from last weekend’s sunny, clear and a good visual situation, Cobar Amateur Pistol Club shooters lined up on Sunday in cold, cloudy and foggy conditions. Needless to say that did not stop club members from turning out in fantastic numbers with 14 shooters fronting […]