Locals do well at SSAA National 5-Stand Championships.

Local shooters Peter & Jan Jacka, Simon Gee, Darren & Mikayla Macartney travelled to Perth on the June long weekend to compete at the 2014 SSAA National 5-Stand Championships. 200 Targets over the 2 days on 4 layouts provided shooters with a good variety of targets. The NSW 5-Stand team which consisted of Peter Jacka and Darren Macartney with fellow team members, Grant Barton, Brett Inch and Greg Allen were successful in winning the state team trophy against WA by 4 targets.

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At the completion of the weekend with consistant shooting throughout the series, Peter Jacka & Darren Macartney were announced in the 2014 National 5-Stand team to head to New Zealand in November this year.  The National team for 2014 is the same as the NSW team.

Simon Gee, Jan Jacka and Mikayla Macartney were all placed second in their grades.

Well done everyone.

Hay host NSW 5 Stand State Titles.

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Brett Inch is 2014 NSW 5-Stand Champion.

The SSAA Hay Branch held a successful NSW 5-Stand State Titles on the weekend of May 10 and 11, with visitors coming from Bermagui, Canberra, Temora, Griffith, Wagga Wagga, Bathurst, Bateau Bay, Gosford and Moama to try for team selection for New South Wales. Two ranges were set with very different targets presented to shooters. Darren Macartney and Greg Allen utilised the 100ft tower and box trees to create some challenging targets, and Jesse Thomson, Simon Gee and Peter Jacka set their range using the 50ft tower with open ground and empty water-holes. Continue reading