Cooma Field and Game Easter Classic results

Winner of Shotgun sponsored by Safari Firearms Grant Sandford (Intoshooting Shepparton Vic), winner Peter Rea (Dubbo), Paul Sullivan (Cooma Ex-Services Club) and Stephen Newcombe (Safari Firearms Bexley Sydney).

Winner of Shotgun sponsored by Safari Firearms Grant Sandford (Intoshooting Shepparton Vic), winner Peter Rea (Dubbo), Paul Sullivan (Cooma Ex-Services Club) and Stephen Newcombe (Safari Firearms Bexley Sydney).

Easter Saturday State Selection Sash winners Mark Wilesmith, Peter Cassar, Fred Botica, Emalene Munro, Luke Carr, Roger Kerslake, John Collier and Chris Schauwecker.

Easter Saturday State Selection Sash winners Mark Wilesmith, Peter Cassar, Fred Botica, Emalene Munro, Luke Carr, Roger Kerslake, John Collier and Chris Schauwecker.

Easter Friday 20ga Sash winners Jake Hedger, Chris Schauwecker, Rowen Venables, Stephen Payne, Gary Georgiou (sponsor), Dennis Dinte, Krystal Butler, Peter Kay and Robert Passarin.

Easter Friday 20ga Sash winners Jake Hedger, Chris Schauwecker, Rowen Venables, Stephen Payne, Gary Georgiou (sponsor), Dennis Dinte, Krystal Butler, Peter Kay and Robert Passarin.

Cooma Easter Classic Sash winners Frank Araco, Milton Cartwright, Alec Ceccato, Tom Knight, Fred Botica, Grant Sandford (Intoshooting Shepparton Vic), Paul Sullivan (Cooma Ex-Services) and Luke Carr.

Cooma Easter Classic Sash winners Frank Araco, Milton Cartwright, Alec Ceccato, Tom Knight, Fred Botica, Grant Sandford (Intoshooting Shepparton Vic), Paul Sullivan (Cooma Ex-Services) and Luke Carr.

Easter Monday Side by Side Sash winners Andreas Nassar, Joe Nassar (Roses Cooma), Roger Kerslake, Emalene Munro, Michael Munro, Kathryn Sadler, Chris Davis, Lawrie Redfern, Phil Craig, Daniel Webb and Toby Edwards.

Easter Monday Side by Side Sash winners Andreas Nassar, Joe Nassar (Roses Cooma), Roger Kerslake, Emalene Munro, Michael Munro, Kathryn Sadler, Chris Davis, Lawrie Redfern, Phil Craig, Daniel Webb and Toby Edwards.

Cooma Field & Game held their 31st Easter four day Clay Target Shoot at the range at Middlingbank. The weather was perfect all weekend. Shooters attended from all over NSW, Queensland, Victoria, Northern Territory, ACT, and South Australia, as well as our local shooters.

Good Friday 20 Gauge State Championship

On Good Friday, a 75 target 20 gauge NSW State Championship was held. This championship is sponsored by Safari Firearms, Sydney. Safari Firearms as part of their sponsorship also provided a MIROKU MK70 Sport 12 gauge Shotgun as a raffle prize for the Cooma Easter Classic. The Gun was won by Peter Rea, a Dubbo Field and Game member and presented on behalf of Safari Firearms by Stephen Newcombe. Forty five shooters contest the 20Ga championship with 68 contestants overall.

State Champion Stephen Payne (Mudgee)64/75

AA Grade Champion

1st Dennis Dinte ( Brisbane Qld ) 63/75

2nd Michael Munro (Ardlethan-Beckom) 62/75

3rd James Jonklaas (Canberra) 61/75

A Grade Champion

1st Peter Kay (Dubbo) 61/75

2nd Mario Magrin ( Bermagui) 54/75

3rd Scott Baron (Wagga) 50/75

B Grade Champion

1st Rowan Venables (Cooma) 57/75

2nd Richard Warner (Cooma) 52/75

3rd Toby Edwards (Cooma) 51/75

C Grade Champion

1st Chris Schauwecker (Cooma) 50/75

2nd Zac McSweeney (Benalla Vic) 49/75

3rd Daniel Webb (Cooma) 44/75

Ladies Champion

1st Krystal Butler (Shepparton Vic) 47/75

2nd Kathryn Sadler (Cooma) 37/75

3rd Michelle Craig (Bermagui) 34/75

Veterans Champion

1st Robert Passarin (Traralgon Vic) 60/75

2nd Peter Rea (Dubbo) 58/75

3rd Stephen Newcombe (Sydney) 58/75

Super Veterans Champion

1st Bill Warriner (Cooma) 60/75

2nd Phillip Craig (Bermagui & Cooma) 54/75

3rd Danny Genovese (Geelong) 49/75

Sub Junior Champion

1st Jake Hedger (Cooma) 54/75

2nd Brody Walters (Cooma) 43/75

Good Friday 12 Gauge

In conjunction with the above shoot, a 75 target 12 gauge under and over shoot was held.

A Grade

1st Fred Botica (Geelong Vic) 71/75

2nd Anthony Cahill (Dubbo) 62/75

3rd Andrew Bell (Cooma) 61/75

B Grade

1st Paul Bone (Cooma) 55/75

2nd Robert Vittori (Geelong Vic) 53/75

3rd Colin Brownlie (Cooma) 48/75

C Grade

1st Rodger Sands (Cooma) 42/75

2nd Ben Rowbotham (Cooma) 41/75

3nd Rhonda White (Cooma) 40/75

Easter Saturday NSW State Selection

On Easter Saturday the NSW State Team Selection Shoot was carried out over 100 targets. The State Selection Shoot is sponsored by the NSW Firearms Safety and Training Council Ltd., the NSW Shooting Association and NSW Field and Game Inc. The Adrian Hayes memorial trophy is also shot at this time and was won by the Dubbo team with a score of 289/400. Mudgee team came 2nd with a score of 289/400 on countback.

We had 115 shooters contest the State Championship on Saturday, with 97 contestants continuing on to Sunday, to contest the Cooma Easter Classic.

Overall High Gun John Collier (Sydney) 83/100

AA Grade

1st Leonardo Pezzano (Ardlethan- Beckon) 80/100

2nd Stephen Payne (Mudgee) 79/100

3rd Grant Sandford (Shepparton Vic) 78/100

A Grade

1st Peter Cassar (Sydney) 79/100

2nd Frank Araco (Sydney) 78/100

3rd Jake Guzelian (Dubbo) 74/100

B Grade

1st Luke Carr (Dubbo) 70/100

2nd Toby Edwards (Cooma) 69/100

3rd Scott King (Mudgee) 62/100

C Grade

1st Chris Schauwecker (Cooma) 60/100

2nd Tom Knight (Canberra) 58/100

3rd Michael Rouse (Wagga) 56/100

Ladies

1st Brooke Tangey (Moe Vic) 70/100

2nd Kim Lancaster (Sale Vic) 67/100

3rd Krystal Butler (Shepparton Vic) 66/100

Veterans

1st Fred Botica (Geelong Vic) 81/100

2nd Peter Rea (Dubbo) 76/100

3rd Milton Cartwright (Dubbo) 75/100

Super Veterans

1st Roger Kerslake (Ardlethan-Beckom) 74/100

2nd Phillip Craig (Bermagui & Cooma) 70/100

3rd Alec Ceccato (Ardlethan-Beckom) 69/100

Junior

1st Mark Wilesmith (Temora) 76/100

2nd Jay Crittenden (Ardlethan-Beckom) 51/100

Sub-Juniors

1st Emalene Munro (Ardlethan-Beckom) 28/50

2nd Curtis Kassianou (Sydney) 25/50

3rd Tom McGrath (Ardlethan-Beckom) 24/50

Easter Saturday and Sunday Cooma Easter Classic

The Cooma Easter Classic was held over Easter Saturday and Easter Sunday comprising 200 targets overall. The Classic is sponsored by the Cooma Ex-Services Club Cooma and IntoShooting from Shepparton Vic.

Overall High Gun Fred Botica (Geelong Vic) 167/200

AA Grade

1st Daryl Fleming (Traralgon Vic) 159/200

2nd Grant Sandford (Shepparton Vic) 155/200

3rd Lee Marriot (Traralgon Vic) 154/200

A Grade

1st Frank Araco (Sydney) 151/200

2nd John Collier (Sydney) 150/200

3rd Peter Kay (Dubbo) 142/200

B Grade

1st Luke Carr (Dubbo) 142/200

2nd Toby Edwards (Cooma) 137/200

3rd Scott King (Mudgee) 125/200

C Grade

1st Tom Knight (Canberra) 122/200

2nd Chris Schauwecker (Cooma) 107/200

3rd Michael Rouse (Wagga) 106/200

Ladies

1st Brooke Tangey (Moe Vic) 142/200

2nd Kim Lancaster (Sale Vic) 134/200

3rd Deborah Bradley (Traralgon Vic) 121/200

Veterans

1st Milton Cartwright (Dubbo) 156/200

2nd Peter Rea (Dubbo) 149/200

3rd Stephen Newcombe (Sydney) 147/200

Super Veterans

1st Alec Ceccato (Ardlethan-Beckom) 146/200

2nd Roger Kerslake (Ardlethan-Beckom) 146/200

3rd Lionel Bradley (Geelong Vic) 145/200

Sub-Juniors

1st Matt Wilesmith (Temora) 120/200

2nd Emalene Munro (Ardlethan-Beckom) 107/200

3rd Tom McGrath (Ardlethan-Beckom) 104/200

Junior

1st Mark Wilesmith (Temora) 146/200

2nd Jay Crittenden (Ardlethan-Beckom) 127/200

Easter Monday Side by Side State Championship

On Easter Monday, a 75 target Side by Side State Championship was held and the sponsors for this event are Snowy Camping World Cooma and Rose's Restaurant Cooma. Joe and Andreas Nassar presented the prizes. We had 47 shooters contest the Side by Side State Championship, with 76 contestants overall.

State Champion Chris Davis ( Bairnsdale Vic) Shoot off 69/75

AA Grade Champion

1st Mick Munro (Ardlethan-Beckom) 66/75

2nd Grant Sandford (Shepparton Vic) 64/75

3rd Robert Passarin (Traralgon Vic) 62/75

A Grade Champion

1st Rowan Foster (Ardlethan-Beckom) 68/75

2nd Anthony Cahill (Dubbo) 67/75

3rd Peter Kay (Dubbo) 62/75

B Grade Champion

1st Toby Edwards (Cooma) 59/75

2nd Mario Magrin (Bermagui) 56/75

3rd Mick Hedger (Cooma) 56/75

C Grade Champion

1st Daniel Webb (Cooma) 53/75

2nd Chris Schauwecker (Cooma) 50/75

3rd Trevor Heise (Cooma) 49/75

Ladies Champion

1st Kathryn Sadler (Cooma) 47/75

2nd Barbie Magrin (Bermagui) 42/75

3rd Michelle Craig (Bermagui) 31/75

Veterans Champion

1st Lawrie Redfern (Dubbo) Shoot off 69/75

2nd Milton Cartwright (Ardlethan-Beckom) 60/75

3rd Steve Tipping (Ardlethan-Beckom) 60/75

Super Veterans

1st Roger Kerslake (Ardlethan-Beckom) 66/75

2nd Phil Craig (Bermagui & Cooma) 65/75

3rd Kerrod Kay (Brisbane Qld) 62/75

Sub Junior Champion

1st Andreas Nassar (Cooma) 57/75

2nd Jake Hedger (Cooma) 55/75

3rd Brody Walters (Cooma) 48/75

Easter Monday 75 target Under and Over

In conjunction with the above shoot on Easter Monday, a 75 target cash divide 12 Gauge Under and Over shoot was conducted.

A Grade

1st Brooke Tangey (Moe Vic) 64/75

2nd Curls Thistleton (Cooma) 63/75

3rd Gary Whykes (Morwell Vic) 60/75

B Grade

1st Greg Robinson (Cooma) 69/75

2nd Kim Lancaster (Sale Vic) 64/75

3rd Paul Bone (Cooma) 61/75

C Grade

1st Craig Bottom (Cooma) 58/75

2nd Jason McGrath (Ardlethan-Beckom) 56/75

3rd Robin Perkins (Cooma) 53/75

Springing Teal Champion Phillip Craig 20/21 (Bermagui & Cooma)

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our sponsors. Without them we would not be able to conduct this program each year.

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