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Surrey Short Range Final

Finalists from left: J Underwood, L Jones and V Potiakova

The Surrey Short Range Final was held at Bookham Rifle Club on Sunday the 21st April. The Prize winners were 1st - Lina Jones (Bookham Rifle Club), 2nd - J Underwood (Farncombe & Godalming RC) and 3rd was Vera Potiakova (Wimbledon Park RC). The top junior was G. Williams of Epsom College. Download the full results (PDF). 

April 2024  Lottery Draw Results

 The 2nd lotyeru draw took place at the monthly Committee meeting on Monday 15th April. Jeanette Leivers won first prize (£156.00), Vic Tompson 2nd prize (£104) and Paul Hartt 3rd prize (£52). 

January 2024  Lottery Draw Results

 Peter Jones won first prize (£156.00) when the lottery numbers were drawn at the first Committee of the new year, Ian Marsden 2nd prize (£104) and Sylvia Harvey 3rd prize (£52). 

October Lottery Draw Results

The lucky winners of the final Lottery draw for 2023 were Alan Mesure (£156.00), Jeanette Leivers (£104) and Tony Sealey (£52). 

Family Morning and BBQ Fun, AGM & Prizes

 Alan Downer and Clive Gordon receive their trophy from Lynette Whitehead

A Family Morning was held on Sunday 9th July where existing members could bring family members and friends along to try out shooting for supervised sessions. This was attended by several juniors as well who were first in line for the BBQ after a busy morning! After the BBQ, the AGM was held with reports from the discipline captains, the Secretary and the Treasurer followed by the Prize giving. Jeanette made an excellent job of standing in for Martin with Lynette who presented the trophies. One key outcome from the AGM was that prize giving will be held in early January at the Wappenshaw event, i.e. immediately after the year end rather than around 6 months later. 


July Lottery Draw Results

The July Lottery (Q3) was drawn at the AGM and the 

lucky winners were Martin Dessoy who won the 1st prize of £166, John King the 2nd prize of £110 and Peter Jones the  3rd prize of £55.

April Lottery Draw Results

There were only two lucky winners in the April (Q2) draw which was held during the Work Weekend at the Club: Tony Whitehead won the 1st prize of £166 whilst Martin Dessoy won both the 2nd and 3rd prizes (£110 and £55)!

Bookham Rifle Club retain the Browne Martin Cup


Team members from left to right: Adam Fowler, Clive Gordon,
Lina Jones, Dave Crispin and Jane Newing.

Bookham RC have retained the Browne Martin Cup after a superb shoot at the Lord Roberts Range at Bisley. The Browne Martin is a competition for clubs from the Home counties, and consists of an initial stage for teams of five shooting two cards each at 25 yards at their home range. Then the top eight teams compete shoulder to shoulder at Bisley on a knockout basis for the trophy.

In the quarter final versus Ashford RC, Bookham scored 979 points out of a possible 1000 against Ashford's total of 942. In the semi final versus Surbiton Postal RC,  Bookham scored 982 against Surbiton's 963, so going through to the final versus Colchester RC.

The final is always a more tense affair with nerves playing a big part, however, Bookham showed what a good team they are by only dropping three points on the first target and then finishing with the best score of the day with 986 out of a 1000 against Colchester's score of 975.

Congratulations to our Junior Shooters

Congratulations to Toby Meek in the Junior Mens Air Pistol at the Intershoot Competition in the Hague, returning home with a Bronze and a Silver Medal.  Toby is now ranked GB Junior Number 1.

Many congratulations to Tom James, Aidan Healy and Sarah Waites all got through to British Shooting's School Rifle Championship Finals held in Cannock.  Aidan reached the final of the Seniors and Sarah came away with a Team Gold for the Howard of Effingham School.

Lottery Draw for Q1 15th January 2023

The lucky winners for the Q1 lottery draw were Bernard Jupe (£166), Dave Crispin (£110.00) and Michael Loring (£55).

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