September 2nd 2018
Warwickshire & Leicestershire Helice County Championship
A beautiful warm sunny day for the championship, great to see two of our juniors battling it out for the top spot.
After shoot off
Ben Killian Colt & Warwickshire County Champion 20 x 3 x 3
Ben Dingley Junior Warwickshire County Champion 20 x 3 x 2
Wayne Killian Senior Warwickshire County Champion 19 x 24
Anthony Evans Veteran Warwickshire County Champion 18 x 24
Leicester & Rutland County Championship
County & Veteran Champion
Tony Cox 10 x 24
Senior, Junior & ladies ..no entries
High Gun Stuart King 22 x 24
Donovan Jenkin 20 x 24
Really good scores by many shooters. It's great to see our younger shooters
promoting our sport in such a positive manner, we need to encourage these youngsters
in every way we can, they are the future of the sport.
Many thanks to all our shooters for continued support of our club, Happy Shooting!
August 19th 2018
Staffordshire, Leicester & Rutland County Championship
A good day for shooting clays warm if a little breezy at times.
We had some good shooting from quite a few. With an entry of 10 squads in all.
A great turn out from our ABT shooters well done to you all.
Leics & Rutland County & Veteran Champion: Kevin Borley 97 x 100
Senior Champion: David Wright 95 x 100
No ladies or juniors entered
Staffordshire County Champion: Adam Gutterridge 97 x 100
Ladies Champion: Gill Grealey: 73 x 100
Veteran Champion: Ray Sutton 94 x 100
No junior entries
We would like to thank all our shooters for your continued support of our club, it is very much appreciated
Wednesday midweek practise UT & ABT from 11.00am
Next shoot: September 2nd (rescheduled) Helice Warwickshire, Leicestshire & Rutland Championships
Please text 07770551491 or email [email protected] Entries by 12 noon Friday August 31st prefered
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August 5th 2018
East Midlands Area UT Championship
A good entry on a very hot day, 8 squads and nice to see new and old faces. Some good shooting by all, especially
Phil Rowley taking the area championship with a 97 x 100.
Area and Veteran: Champion Phil Rowley 97 x 100
Silver Medal: David Wright 96 + 25
Shoot off for Bronze: Kevin Borley 96 + 23 + 25 single barrel + 3
4th Jack Wilkinson: 96 + 23 + 25 single barrel + 2
Ladies Champion: Jackie Houghton 89 x 100
Silver Medal: Anne Phillips 82 x 100
Bronze Medal: Sarah Christianson 75 x 100
We appreciate your continued support of our shooting ground.
July 22nd 2018
Warwickshire County ABT Championship
Another lovely hot day, this must be a record so many sunny shooting days.
County Champion: JJ Reilly 92 x 100
Runner up: Cliff Ford 89 x 100
Senior Champion: Will Foundrey 87 x 100
Junior Champion: Ben Dingley 79 x 100
Ladies Champion:Denise Humphery 81 x 100
Veteran Champion: JJ Rielly 92 x 100
July 15th 2018
West Midlands & Inter Counties UT Championship
We had a great turn out for this shoot with 12 squads entering and some really good scores coming in. Congratulations to Richard Fletton on 100 straight and picking up the £100 we give for 100 straight on our ground. Very well shot Richard.
June 10th 2018
UK HELICE CHAMPIONSHIP
& Selection Shoot for European 2019
We were blessed with a perfect warm sunny with just a little breeze to make it even more entertaining for the 53 contestants!
UK Helice Champion: Trevor Hawkins after a 3 way shoot of with Peter croft
and Phil Negus.
Junior Champion: Ben Dingley 22 x 24
Silver: Ben Killian 20 x 24
Bronze: Jensen King 18 x 24
Ladies Champion: Sophie Lienard 21 x 24
Silver: Jane Bell 20 x 24 after shoot off with
Bronze: Jo Watson-Hopkins 20 x 24
Mens Champion: Trevor Hawkins 23 x 24
Silver: Phil Negus 23 x 24
Bronze: Kevin Tyler 22 x 24
Senior Champion: Carl Miles 22 x 24 after shoot off with
Silver: Steve Cole 22 x 24
Bronze: Bob Arnold 22 x 24
Super Veteran: Peter Croft 23 x 24
Silver: Jack Sparrowhawk 22 x 24
Bronze: Howard Batt 21 x 24
Master:John Nightingale 16 x 24
Silver: Geof Tyler 11 x 24
Many thanks to Keith, Trevor, Marcus and Gareth for all your hard work in making this event such a great success, these events take a lot of organising both on the day and leading up to them. And to the shooters our appreciation in supporting our shooting ground and also for the shooters who help at the end of the shoots, we really do appreciate the time and effort particularly at the end of a long and busy day.
May 28th 2018
48 entries for todays shoot
High Gun: Kevin Borley 98 x 100
Pushed all the way by Graham Wainwright 96 x 100 Great shooting lads.
Young Will Gilbert personal best ABT score 96 x 100 great shooting Will.
Your support of our shooting ground is very appreciated
May 20th 2018
Oxford Shropshire & Staffordshire HELICE Championship
A perfect day for it, lots of sunshine a gentle breeze made it a day for big scores
HIGH GUN: Ben Dingley 24 x 24 absolutely fantastic shooting Ben , very well done
OXFORD COUNTY HELICE CHAMPION: J Plant 20 x 24
Veteran Champion: K W Durrant 16 x 24
Junior Champion: Connor Durrant 11 x 24
SHROPSHIRE COUNTY HELICE CHAMPION: Alan Rowley 22 + 6 after shoot off with Lady Champion Jess Moore 22 + 3
No entry from Shropshire
Our thanks to shooters for your support of the shooting ground.
May 6th 2018
Leicester & Rutland County UT Championship
County Champion Kevin Borley 98 x 100
High Gun Graham Wainwright 99 x 100
Brilliant shooting on a perfect shooting day and the £100 for 100 straight lives a little longer!
Car park and walkways to all three layouts tarmac now completed , this will make it so much easier for our wheelchair bound friends . Many thanks to Galliford try for a job well done even included white lining for car spaces.
New car park
Many thanks to all our shooters for your continued support of our shooting ground, hopefully see you at out next shoot
April 29th 2018
Final of Express Helice Winter Series
Thanks to all for braving such a bitterly cold & windy day....oh when will the sun come back! We have been pleased with the first winter series for Helice and good to see new shooters enjoying this exciting discipline.
Express High Gun Winter Series winner: Tim Rickard
Huge Congratulations Tim and great constant shooting particularly over the winter when conditions were testing.
Joint 2nd Andy Stratford & Alisdair Williams Great shooting Andy & Alisdair.
Joint High Gun: Tim Rickard & Alisdair Williams 23 x 24
3rd Ben Killian 22 x 24
Many thanks to all shooters for your continued support and thank you to all for picking up and helping to clear up at end of play, this is always very much appreciated. Hopefully we will have some nice warm weather for our next shoot!
April 15th 2018
BICTSF Helice Selection Shoot
Another big entry - 9 squads, thanks to all for taking part. Our apologies for the technical problem on B layout which prevented traps 3&4 from working, this has now been resolved.
Many thanks to all who helped in picking up spent / broken targets and helping clear up at the end of the competition, this help from you all is VERY much appreciated.
Thanks to Ray & James Sutton Grasslands Turf & Landscapes for the great job of erecting the two safety fences, they worked in pretty appalling wet conditions!
High Gun: Alasdair Williams 24 x 24 very impressive shooting Alasdair, hot on his heels was Kevin Tyler 23 x 24 and then three shooters on 22 x 24 R Cadey, M Iddon and A Stratton.
Really good scores by many shooters, so well done to you all.
Once again our appreciation for a great turn out and for supporting our shooting ground. Grateful thanks to Keith, Trevor, Marcus and Gareth for all their very hard work. Also all the shooters who helped on the day and last be not least for the lovely messages that were sent to me personally, one in particular was really touching and it's so nice to know that people appreciate what I try to give to the sport.
April 8th 2018
WEST MIDLANDS AREA & INTERCOUNTIES ABT
Well what a fantastic turn out with 14 squads. Good to see new faces and especially the Juniors and all 7 West Midlands Counties entering the Team shoot.
Area ABT Champion: Ray Sutton 98 + 24 + 2 ...very well done Ray
Top Team: Hereford & Worcester
Junior Champion: Rebecca Ferguson
Ladies Champion: Jo Allen
Veteran Champion: Ray Sutton
Congratulations to you all on some fantastic shooting
Many thanks to all shooters for a great turn out and also grateful thanks to Keith, Trevor and Fletcher Watson for all your help, very much appreciated.
April 1st 2018
Derbyshire UT Championship
Well done Paul Insley winning the Championship with 90x100
Joint High Guns:
Kevin Borley & Jimmy Kyriakou 96x100 ...good shooting lads.
Our many thanks for supporting our shoot, we really do appreciate it.
March 25th 2018
BICTSF HELICE SELECTION SHOOT
Due to A1 not being able to hold this shoot we were asked to incorporated it with our planned Helice Shoot and what a fantastic day it was, warm sunshine such a welcome change from all the cold wet days we have had of late. A great turnout with 64 entries for the 1st selection shoot to chase team places for the European Helice Championship in Bologna, Italy June 22/25th. Fantastic to see lots of new faces especially Juniors, it would seem that shotgun shooting best kept secret HELICE formerly know as ZZ has come out of hiding and that is great news.
Some good shooting with
High Gun Marcus Iddon 23x24 .. great shooting Marcus!
Several shooters chasing Marcus on 22x24 see below
We would like to thank all shooters for continuing to support our club and also to Trevor, Marcus and Gareth for all your hard work in making the shoot run smoothly and for all the lovely comments sent to me and on social media, we really appreciate them.
March 11th 2018
Final Lyvale Express UT Winter Series
Express UT Winter Series Final was a much improve day weather wise after the appalling conditions in the 4th.
Good scoring all round with:
High Gun on the day Dick Fletton 96x100
Many thanks to our generous sponsors for once again supporting the club in our Winter Series and to the many shooters who have turned out in all weathers to shoot.
Look forward to seeing you all ... hopefully some nice warm summer days, good shooting!
Please note: Due to heavy snowfall
at the shooting ground
Sunday March 4th UT cancelled
february 25th 2018
Lyvale Express Helice Winter Series
Well the day certainly lived up to the title, it was very much winter, in fact I don't think we have ever had a colder day at Rugby in the 30 years we have shot there. Although it was bright sunshine there was a freezing cold easterly wind blowing straight into the faces of the four squads that had braved the day. The upside of the wind was targets were climbing high then being carried back on the wind away from the perimeter fence.
We had some excellent shooting with a 24x24 taking high gun and some good scores all round considering the arctic conditions.
High Gun: Pete Farrell 24 x 24 ...well shot Pete
Joint 2nd Waine Killan & Mike Megison 23 x 24 good shooting lads
Many thanks to all the shooters for supporting us and my thanks to Keith, Trevor, Marcus and Gareth for all your hard work it is very much appreciated. Lets hope spring arrives soon!
February 18th 2918
Lyvale Express ABT Winter Series 4th of 5 shoots results:
Weather much better for shooting, slight breeze at times but not as cold. We had 7 squads enter, many thanks to all for supporting our winter series.
High Gun: 'Mr Park Farm Shooting' Phil Sanders 96 x 100
2nd RJ Sutton 95 x 100
Joint 3rd R Allen & N Watson 94 x 100
Good shooting lads!
Many thanks for supporting our shoots, we really appreciate it.
Next Shoot: ABT February 18th 2018
Look forward to seeing you soon.
February 4th 2018
Lyvale Express UT Winter Series
Six squads braved the bright sunny, but biting cold wind.
Joint High Gun: Graham Wainwright & John Lewis 93 x 100
3rd J Sutton 92 x 100
Good shooting lads
We appreciate your continued support of the club particulary on such cold days, roll on those lovely warm summer days.
January 28th 2018
Lyvale Express Helice Winter Series
Thanks to all for competing on a nice sunny winters day to shoot Helice , made just a bit more difficult with a strong wind pushing targets over the perimeter fence!
High Gun: Kate Grimes 18 x 24
Joint 2nd: Cliff Goodwin & Tim Jones 17 x 24
Some good shooting considering the windy conditions.
Very many thanks to all our Helice Shooters for supporting our first Helice winter series.
January 21st 2018
Lyvale Express ABT Winter Series
Due to the appalling weather it was decided that we would de-register the shoot. Thank you to the brave shooters that stayed to shoot thoughout such awful conditions.
Congratulations to High Gun:
Ray Sutton 91x100 who shot the only 25 straight of the day.
2nd: J Sutton 88 x 100
3rd: W Fowdrey 80 x 100
Many thanks to all our loyal shooters who turn out in all weathers to support the club and particulary today, one of the worst conditions for a long time!
January 7th 2018
Lyvale Express UT Winter Series
Well it certainly was a bleak mid winter day, but great to see so many brave shooters turn up to shoot.
High Gun: Nigel Caves 90 x 100 great shooting on such a cold day
JA Allen 89 x 100
R Fletton 89 x 100
Next shoot - January 21st ..... ABT -Lyvale Express Winter Series
We appreciate your continued support for the club
January 1st 2018
December 31st 2017
This ABT Express cartridges Winter Series - shoot replace the cancelled shoot on December 10th. I have contacted the CPSA to have it included as a registered shoot.
High Gun: Shoot Off
Jamie Sutton 95 + 22
David Wright 95 + 21
Many thanks to you all, we appreciate your continued support for our club and to the many new shooters who have joined us in 2017 we hope you enjoyed your shooting and we look forward to seeing you all in 2018
December 17th 2017
1st Helice Express Cartridges Winter Series
Great to see 4 squads turn out on this very chilly day, this is the first year we have run the winter series for Helice.
High Gun: Ben Dingley 22 x 24
Joint Second:W Killan and T. Rickard 21 x 24
Great shooting and good to see a junior taking high gun!
We thank Express cartridges for their sponsorship, over the years they have kindly sponsored UT and ABT winter series for us, so we thought it would be good to do the same for Helice.
Thank for turning up and supporting our club.
Shoot cancelled due to heavy snow at the ground, will rearrange this shoot as soon as possible
December 3rd 2017
UT Express Cartridges Winter Series
Thank you to the 5 squads that turned out on a warmer day than expected.
High Gun: Richard Allen 97 x 100
Great to see Richard take the high gun £50, at one stage I had the £100 for 100 straight in the envelope ready for him, starting with 75 x 75 and with a great final score of 97x100
As always thank you for your support of the club
November 26th 2017
Helice Cambridgeshire County Championship
Cambridgeshire County Champion: K. Flitton 20x24
Cambridgeshire County Veteran Champion: T.Jones 19x24
Cambridgeshire County Ladies Champion: M. Conway 18x24
High Gun: K.Flitton 20x24
Great to see so many shooters having a go at Helice, some that shoot other disciplines with us and others new to the club. It is great to see this exciting part of the sport expanding, if you've never tried it ....you should it's not like any other discipline!
November 19th 2017
1st ABT - Express Cartridge Winter Series
A good bright day to shoot, bright sunshine and very little if any breeze to disturb the flight of our Corsivia clays.
High Gun: Graham Wainwright 95 x 100
We were also pleased to be able to present a cheque for £2000 to Nick Jones from Warwickshire Air Ambulance . We have raised this money by raffles, selling books and clothing and even some shooters giving their prize money into the fund....so a very big thank you to all you shooters that have contributed to this very worthy cause.
Very many thanks for supporting the club
November 5th 2017
1st UT - Express Cartridges Winter Series
A great day to start of our winter UT series, plenty of sunshine and not too much wind.
High Gun : Phil Rowley 94 x 100
Thank you for your continued support for the club
October 29th 2017
A good turn out for the ABT shoot with the weather being kind to us for late October, not too windy and sunshine all day brought out some good scores.
Joint High Gun: Darren Wood & Graham Wainwright 96 x 100
DJ Hardy: 94 x 100
Next shoot November 5th start of the UT Express Winter Series
Many thanks to all for your continued support of the club
October 22nd 2017
Helice - East Midlands / Notts/ Northants Championship
East Midlands Championship
Area Champion: Granville Hogkinson 18x24 Notts
Ladies Champion: Michelle Conway 17x24 Cambridge
Veteran Champion: Michelle Conway 17x24 Cambridge
Nottinghamshire County Championship
County Champion: Granville Hogkinson 18x24
Runner up: Adrian Snell 13x24
Many thanks for turning up on such an awful day, what felt like hurricane force winds!
October 1st 2017
West Midlands Area & Intercounties UT
West Midlands Area Champion: Matt Panter 97 x 100
Silver: J Boulton 95 x 100
Bronze: G Stanford Iddon 94 x 100
Veteran: J Kyriakou 93 x 100 on count back
Silver: G Wainwright 93 x 100
Bronze: R Davies 93 x 100
Ladies: Rebecca Ferguson 89 x 100
Silver: Gill Grealey 81 x 100
Bronze: Jesse Moore 80 x 100
Juniors: Rebecca Ferguson 89 x 100
Silver: Sam Sears 85 x 100
Bronze: Haydn Coley / Will Goodman 82 x 100
Correction to Gloucester team score J Burton 63
A great turn out, many thanks for your support of our club
September 17th 2017
East midlands Area UT Championships
Area Champion: RN Hufton 95x100
Senior Champion: N Watson 93x100
Silver: S Smith 91x100
Bronze: DJ Hardy 90x100
Junior Champion: J Tune 81x100
Silver: E Dixon 68x100
Bronze: AR Thompson 57x100
Ladies Champion: M Rowley 90x100
Silver: JS Houghton 90x100
Veteran Champion: RN Houghton 95x100
Silver: K Borley 94x100
Bronze: MM Houghton 94x100
Thanks for your continued support of the club
September 10th 2017
Adam Gutteridge/Mick Feather and Jimmy Kyriakou all tied on 96x100 for high gun
after shoot off : Adam Gutteridge 24x25
Mick Feather 21x25
and Jimmy Kyriakou had already left the ground
Thanks again for supporting our club
September 3rd 2017
Helice - West Midlands Area & Shropshire & Derbyshire County Championships
High Gun: Marcus Iddon 23 x 24
West Midland Championship Results:
Area Champion Marcus Iddon 23x24 Shropshire
Silver: Senior Champion Marcus Iddon 23x24 Shropshire
Silver: Andy Lloyd 20x24 Shropshire
Bronze: Brian Ward 19x24 Derbyshire
Junior Champion: Ben Dingley 15x24 Warwickshire
Silver: Sam Sears 11x24 Warwickshire
Ladies: Champion: Jess Moore 17x24 Shropshire
silver: Julie Burton 13x24 Shropshire
Veteran Champion: Gary Webster 16x24 Derbyshire
Silver: John Nightingale 13x24 Warwickshire
Shropshire County Championship
County Champion: Marcus Iddon 23x24
Runner up: Andy Lloyd 20x24
Senior Champion: Marcus Iddon 23x24
Ladies Champion: Jess Moore 17x24
Derbyshire County Championship
County Champion: Brian Ward 19x24
Runners up: Gary Webster & Simon Taylor 16x24
Senior Champion: Brian Ward 19x24
Veteran Champion: Gary Webster 16x24
Thank you to you all for supporting our club
August 27th 2017
A great days shooting 15 scores of 90 + and 14 - 25 straights!
High Gun DJ Winter 98 x 100 so close for the £100 for first 100 straight
DW Woods 97 x 100
S Bate 96 x 100
We appreciate your support for the club
August 20th 2017
Warwickshire, Staffordshire & Oxfordshire County Championships
Joint high gun Marcus Iddon & Mark Knibbs 21 x 24
Warwickshire County Champion Mark Knibbs 21 x 24
Junior Champion Ben Dingley 19 x 24
Colt Sam Sears 14 x24
Staffordshire County Champion Darren Wood 19 x 100
Veteran Champion Graham Wainwright 8 x 24
Oxfordshire County Champion Pete Farrell 19 x 24
Veteran B Frisk & D Reeve tied on 11 x 24
Thanks once again for your support
August 13th 2017
Warwickshire, Derbyshire & Glousestershire Counties UT Championships
Warwickshire County Champion Mark Knibbs 97 x 100
Veteran Champion Fletcher Watson 92 x 100
Junior Champion Ben Dingley 89 x 100
Colt Champion Sam Sears 81 x 100
Derbyshire County Champion Roy Ashmore 95 x 100
Veteran Champion Paul Insley 88 x 100
Gloucestershire County Champion Mat Panter 97 x 100
Lady Champion Sue Tippett 75 x 100
Thank you for your continued support of the club
July 23rd 2017
Leicester & Rutland County ABT Championship
After shoot off between Kevin Borley & David Wright both with 96 x100
County Champion Kevin Borley 96+24+6
David Wright 96+24+5
Senior Champion Dave Hardy 91 x 100
Veteran Champion Kevin Borley
July 9th 2017
UK Helice Championship & Selection Shoot
A great turn out for the UK championship and selection shoot (world) and the weather was very kind to us with hot sunshine. Nice to see some new faces enjoying this most exciting but challenging discipline.
Many thanks to all who shot for their support of our club.
June 17th 2017
Hornsey Wood / Muzzle Loaders
Another great day for the annual muzzle loaders shoot, perfect weather and enjoyed by all.
High Gun S. Perry
June 11th 2017
100 UT Reg Shoot
High Gun kevin Borley 92x100
J Kyriakou 91x100
JE Lewis 91x100
RJ Sutton 91x100
June 18th 2017
Warwickshire & Oxfordshire ABT Championships
Warks Champion Mark Knibbs 98 x 100
Veteran Pete Morgan 90 x 100
Junior Ben Dingley 90 x 100
Colt Johnathon Knibbs 79 x 100
Oxford Champion Pete Farrell 91 x 100
Thank you for your continued support of the club
May 28th 2017
HELICE SELECTION SHOOT - European Championships
A perfect day for Helice, nice sunny with a gentle breeze greeted the 43 entries for this the cut off for the European Helice Championship to take place in Ghedi, Italy June 23/26. To see the 5 teams selected to represent Great Britain click on the BICTSF website, click on FITASC, click on Helice, click on rankings and scroll through the categories.
Some great shooting and congratulations to all that made the teams.
We appreciate your continued support for our shooting ground
May 21st 2017
WEST MIDLANDS ABT & INTER COUNTIES SHOOT
What a great day, no wind, no rain, just glorious sunshine all day. A busy day with 13 squads entered.
A superb 99x100 by Kevin Borley
More scores in the 90's that you could shake a stick at....24!!
3 x 50 straights!
24 x 50 straights!
Top County Team - Staffordshire. It went to a shoot off between Hereford and staffordshire who tied on 468 x 500 so team high guns shot off to decide the winning county. Adam Gutteridge did the business for Staffordshire 24 x 25 with Nick Dean 23 x 25 for Hereford.
Area Champion - Adam Gutteridge
Veteran Champion - Phil Sanders
Ladies Champion - Jess Moore
Junior Champion - Ben Dingley
Congratulations to all County Champions, some really fantastic shooting!
Many thanks to you all for your support of our shooting ground.
April 30th 2017
BICTSF Helice Team Selection Shoot for European Championships x 24 targets
Well what a day! Can only be described as the most testing day for Helice shooters. Strong winds at times blowing targets back towards the shooter or disappearing to the left at an ever-increasing rate of knots. But a great turn out of 41 entries even with the awful weather forecast.
Even with such conditions we had some great scores recorded:
High Gun T Gridley 24/24
2nd G.H Barker 23/24
3rd Joint H Batt / M Iddon 22/24
So well done and the European Championship in Italy will be a walk in the park as they say after today :)))
Thank you to Dren, Marcus, Gareth, Trevor and Keith and all who picked up and clean up at the end of the shoot.
We appreciate your continued support of our shooting ground no matter how much work we put into the ground it would be nothing without our shooters turning up to use the facilities.
April 16th 2017
Staffordshire County ABT Championship
A great turn out for the above championship, with some excellent shooting.
County Champion - Adam Gutteridge 96 x 100
Ladies Champion - Gill Grealey 82 x 100
Senior Champion - Dave Winter 92 x 100
Veteran Champion - Richard Wright 95 x 100
Joint High gun Nick Dean / Graham Evans 99 x 100 - Fantastic shooting!
Staffordshire County Winners
Thanks for your continued support of our shooting ground, we put a lot of work in to the ground, but it would be nothing without you the shooters.
April 2nd 2017
Staffordshire UT County Championship
We had 8 squads enter on a perfect day for shooting.
Superb shooting by Staffordshire County Champion & High Gun - Adam Gutteridge 97 x 100
Runner up - Graham Wainwright 94 x 100
Senior Champion - James Sutton 90 x 100
Junior Champion - Harry Sinclair 81 x 100
Ladies Champion - Gill Grealey 73 x 100
Veteran Champion - Graham Wainwright 94 x 100
Well done to all the County Champions and to all that put great scores in today. Thank you to all shooters for your continued support of the shooting ground
March 26th 2017
100 ABT Reg
A much better day for shooting, nice to feel the sunshine and not too much wind that we've had of late, 32 entries for our ABT shoot.
High Gun M Stokes 97 x 100
Phil Rowley 94 x 100
RJ Sutton 94 x 100
Thank you for support of our shooting ground
March 19th 2017
LEICESTER & RUTLAND COUNTY HELICE CHAMPIONSHIP
Another windy day, making shooting interesting!
Leicester & Rutland County Champion - Allan Bott
Runner up - Graham Kendrick
Senior Champion - Graham Kendrick
Veteran Champion - Allan Bott
High Gun - Howard Batt 21 x 24 great shooting with the weather conditions
Many thanks to all for your continued support of our shooting ground
March 5th 2017
EXPRESS LYALVALE CARTRIDGES WINTER SERIES UT FINAL
Another cold day, but a good turn out for the final of the winter series. Some great shooting over the winter months and the winners are:
1st Class A Dick Fletton
1st joint Class B Graham Wainwright / John Lewis
2nd Class B Nigel Caves
1st Class C Phil Rowley
2nd Class C Andy Morris
3rd Class C Greg Sinclair
1st Class D Will Fowdrey
2nd Class D Trevor Harvey
3rd Class D Tony Clayton
High Gun Chris Tate 97 x 100
Congratulations to all the shooters and our grateful thanks to Express Lyalvale Cartridges for their very generous sponsorship of this series.
Many thanks to all our shooters for your continued support of the club
Febrauary 26th 2017
HELICE 24 TARGETS
Well to say this was a windy day would be an big understatement more like gale force 9 gale, but a fantastic 6 squads entered. Many of the targets being taken over the fence, nobody ever said Helice wasn't testing and in this weather very much so! We had a couple of problems with our Elicio automatic traps, thank you for your patience and understanding, its very frustrating for us as we do everything possible before the shoot to make sure that everything is in order.
Also thank you to the shooters that stayed after the shoot to help pick up.
Very well done to Brain Ward winner of the £100 high gun 17 x24
2nd Howard Batt 16 x 24
3rd joint John Foy / Marcus Iddon / John Nightingale 15 x 24
Thank you for your continued support of the shooting ground
Febuary 19th 2017
EXPRESS LYALVALE CARTRIDGES WINTER SERIES ABT FINAL
A great turnout of 8 squads for the final of the ABT winter series, we've seen some great shooting over the series and congratulations to the winners:
1st Class A Nigel Caves
1st Class B Ray Sutton
2nd Class B Nigel Watson
3rd Class B Marv Houghton
1st Class C Andy Morris
2nd Class C John Stephenson
3rd Joint Class C Greg Sinclair / John Lewis
Many thanks for your continued support of our shooting ground
January 29th 2017
HELICE 24 targets
27 entries braved the chilly day and enjoyed the days shooting. Thank to Ben Wells for making the excellent video (can be see under 29/1/17 shoot report on club facebook. It shows what Helice is all about and hopefully encourage some more shooters to try this testing but exciting discipline.
Many thanks for your continued support our shooting ground.
January 15th 2017
ABT EXPRESS LYALVALE WINTER SERIES
Nice to see more youngsters trying ABT ...to promote more young shooters as a club under 19's (targets only) shoot free of charge
High Gun: Joint Nigel Caves & Ray Sutton 96x100
3rd J. Griffin 92x100
Great shooting on a cold January day
Thank you to all that took part for your continued support of the club
HAPPY 2017 FROM ALL OF US AT RDTC
Hope it will be a fantastic year for you all with lots of great shooting :)
Our 1st Shoot of the year - January 1st 2017 - UT Express Lyalvale 3 of 5 winter series
(best of 4 to count)
Thank you to all for turning out on a cold, wet, windy New Years day, certainly blew the cobwebs and thick heads away!!
High Gun: Matt Panter 91x100
2nd Dick Fletton 86x100
3rd Joint Steve Parker & Jamie Sutton 84x100
Great shooting Matt considering the weather and light conditions
January Shoots : January 15th 100 ABT Express Lyalvale Winter Series
January 29th: 24 Helice
Many thanks again for supporting our club
December 18th 2016
100 ABT Express Lyalvale Winter Series
We had 6 squads enter our shoot today, shooting on two of our three covered layouts. Not a bad day for this time of the year after the early morning fog lifted.
High Gun: Andy Morris 97x100
2nd RJ Sutton 95x100
3rd MM Houghton 94x100
Great shooting and nice to see Andy back to his old form
Thank you shooters for your continued support of the club.
December 11th 2016
Helice Christmas Shoot
We had a great turn out for our Helice shoot with 6 squads on a good day, chilly but bright with only a slight breeze.
Christmas Cup was won by John Nightingale 19x 24
2nd Michelle Conway 18x24
3rd J Foy 18x24
Great to see so many of the Helice shooters enjoying their winter shooting, again some new faces trying this great discipline
for the first time and very positive feed back from them.
Thank you to all shooters for your continued support of the club.
December 4th 2016
100 UT Express Lyavale Winter Series/Christmas Shoot
We were lucky again to have a bright sunny day, although a cold wind a bonus at this time of the year, this was our last UT shoot before Christmas, welcome to the new faces that came to the shoot today and the nice comments from them at the end of the shoot
High Gun: Ray Sutton 93x100 Very well shot Ray
2nd R Fletton 91x100
3rd PG Rowley 90x100
Many thanks to shooters for your support of our club.
November 27th 2016
100 ABT, a chilly but dry and bright day - bonus at this time if the year. Nice to see some new and old faces.
High Gun: John Winn 95 x100 ... Great Shooting John
2nd NJ Caves 93x100
3rd MM Houghton 93x100
Thank you shooters for your continued support of our club
November 13th 2016 Cambridgeshire & Staffordshire County Helice Championship
Well for November day we were very lucky to have a lovely sunny weather for our shoot the Cambridgeshire & Staffordshire County Championships. Great scores put in by Ian Hull, Marcus Iddon and Andy Lloyd all with 23 x 24. It was the first time Ian has shot Helice so guess he may be hooked now too!
Staffordshire Champion: I Hull 23 X 24
Junior Champion: J Brealey 17 X 24
Veteran Champion: RD Wright 9 x 24
Cambridgeshire Champion: K Flitton 20 x 24
Ladies Champion: M Conway 19 x 24
Veteran Champion: T Jones 18 x 24
Another great days shooting enjoyed by all, if you have never tried Helice ( ZZ ) then come along to one of our shoots and give it a go, very much for the shooter that likes something a little different ....but beware.... its very addictive!
Staffordshire Champion Ian Hull
Junior Staffordshire Champion Jack Brearley
Cambridgeshire Champion Kevin Flitton
Cambridgeshire Ladies Champion Michele Conway
Many thanks for your continued support of our club.
October 30th 2016 East Midlands & Nottinghamshire Helice County Championship
East Midlands Champion: Granville Hodgkinson 21 x 24
East Midlands Lady Champion: Jane Bell 16 x 24
East Midlands veteran Champion: John Felce 17 x 24East Midlands Colt champion: Tiernan Goodman 16 x24
Nottingham Helice County Championship
Nottingham County Champion: Granville Hodgkinson 21 x 24
Nottingham Lady Champion: Tracy Miller 10 x 24
Nottingham Veteran Champion: Mick Feather 13 x 24
County Champion ... Granville Hodgkinson Jane Bell Ladies Champion and Granville both looking very happy
Great shooting by all the County shooters and also to Andy Lloyd who also shot a 21 x 24, another enjoyable Helice day :)
Many thanks to all the shooters for your continued support of our club
October 23rd 2016
First shoot of the Express Lyalvale ABT Winter Series
High Gun: Nigel Watson 96 x 100 Great Shooting Nigel.
Well done and many thanks for your continued support of the club
October 16th 2016
Gloucester County UT Championship
County Champion M Jones 83 x100 Well Shot
Many thanks to you all for your continued support of our club
* This shoot was also the start of the Express Lyalvale UT Winter Series
October 2016 Cairo Egypt ....World Helice Championships
After a lot of debating whether to go or not because of the situation in Egypt, so pleased I did as it turned out to be the best World Championships ever. We were so well looked after, the hotel was amazing and we sat eating breakfast with the pyramids just behind us! The shooting facilities were fantastic and we were made to feel very welcome. Our GBR shooters came home with a haul of cups and medals - team and individual and memories of the event that will last forever.
Well done to the organisers, you must have put so much work and organising such an outstanding event.
October 1st 2016
We held a practise Helice Day, as it was just a few days before the World Championships in Cairo it was useful to get a bit of practise in. Also a friend Andy Sharp who now lives in Florida and was over here visiting, got off the overnight flight and drove straight down to Rugby to try out Helice....he's now hooked!
September 18th 2016
100 UT Leicester & Rutland County Championship
A great shoot, good light and just very gentle wind. High gun after shoot off between A class John Grice & B class Nigel Watson
John Grice 96 +23 +2
Nigel watson 96 + 23 = 1
Well done and many thanks to you all for your continued support of the club
UK HELICE CHAMPIONSHIP 2016
SEPTEMBER 4TH 2016
A great day for the UK Helice Championship, the weather was quite kind apart from an odd shower. We had 41 entries including two shooters from Dallas USA - Michael Higgins and Ryan Smith and Sophie Leinard from Belgium who is quite a regular at our shooting ground now. Its great to see visitors coming to our grounds here in the Uk.
We had worked hard leading up to the event to make sure everything would hopefully run smoothly, which it did apart from having to change one trap.
Congratulations and Great shooting by Super Veteran Ivor Dadswell to take the Championship with a 21/24. USA visitor Ryan Smith also shot a 21/24
1st Sophie Leinard 19/24
2nd Caroline Marshall 18/24
3rd Jane Bell 16/24
1st Charles Pomfret 20/24
2nd Fletcher King 17/24
3rd Mason Rickard 11/24
1st Mal Grant 20/24
2nd Alasdair Williams 19/24
3rd Andy Lloyd 19/24 - after shoot off
1st Cliff Goodwin 18/24 sorry, no photo's as some of the shooters had left the ground
2nd Bob Arnold 18/24
3rd Brian Ward 16/24
1st Ivor Dadswell 21/24
2nd Chris Potter 20/24
3rd Peter Croft 18/24
The club awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze Belt Buckles and we have received so many nice comments about them, thank you. Its nice to have something a little bit different for you to win and keep as a reminder of the day. Our very grateful thanks go to Jeff Tyler who very kindly engraved all the buckles for us and a great job he made of doing them.
Also thanks to Bob Arnold who kindly offered to bring a couple of spare traps in case we needed them, fortunately we only had use one of our own spares, but nice to have the backup should we have needed them.
The certificates for the European Championships 2016 held in Lazio, Italy were given out, well done to all the team members who represented our country at this event.
My sincere thanks to Keith for all the work leading up to the shoot and all the work he puts into the club, as normal he was up at the ground most days doing all the endless jobs that need doing. Also my thanks to Dren and Trevor for all their help in making the shoot run smoothly, I appreciate all the help given to the club.
So just to say well done to you all and thank you for your continued support of the club.
Shoot 21st August 2016 - Helice Selection Shoot
Well although it was middle August by the weather we could have been in November, very testing shooting conditions with gusty high winds and ever-changing light conditions. But some good scores considering and many congratulations to Alan Rowley who defied all odds and put in a great score of 22 to take High Gun
Alan Rowley - 22 x 24
Peter Croft - 21 x 24
John Foy - 20 x 24 - after a shoot off with Marcus Iddon
Again many thanks to all shooters for your continued support of the club.
Shoot 24th August 2016 - Warwickshire, Hereford & Worcestershire County U.T. Championships
Warwickshire County UT Champion - John Lewis 92 x 100
Hereford & Worcester County UT Champion - Rod Davies 89 x100
High Gun - Kevin Borley 97x 100
Good shooting lads and thank you to all for your continued support to the club
SHOOT REPORT FOR WEEKEND 23/24 JULY 2016
On Saturday we kicked off the weekend in lovely warm sunshine, holding the 'The 2016 Hornsey Wood Pigeon Match' for the 4th year for the muzzle loaders. The shoot was 20 Helice targets, the event was organised by Clare Mills & Martin Crix and thoroughly enjoyed by all the 28 shooters who took part.
The shooters used a variety of muzzle loaders - flint lock & percusion black powder.
Due to muzzle loaders having very little if any choke it is shot at 20 metres and not the normal 26 metres for Helice.
The winner was Ian Hall with a great score of 14x20
The smoke is slowly clearing from the ground!
Sunday 24th July
Again a beautiful summers day for the Leicester & Rutland ABT County Championship Shoot - 36 shooters entered, but rather disappointing only 7 shooters to take part in the County Championship. Very well done Kevin Borley winning the County Championship with a score of 92x100.
Overall high gun Marcus Iddon shooting a fantastic 25-24-24-24 =97x100 well done Marcus, great shooting!
Good to see a couple of Juniors shooting and taking advantage of our 'shoot birds only free' we need to encourage the youngesters coming into the sport and as a club we try to do our best to help.
If anyone has any photo's of the shoot and would like to share them please e mail to John and they can be put on with this report.
Another enjoyable days shooting and thank you to you all for your continued support to the club.