Busy Bank Holiday: Sporting in France, English Open FITASC, UK Universal Trench, British All Round and more

A busy bank-holiday weekend saw people competing all over Europe on 2-4 May.

The big-money event took place at Sologne Shooting Club in France, where George Digweed finished a massive 10 targets ahead of home-favourite Antoine Boutoille and Italy’s Enrico de Tomasi, who tied on 176.

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Digweed does it again, this time winning in France

 

At Royal Berkshire Shooting School, young hotshot Amy Easeman missed just one clay out of 80 to have her name engraved on the inaugural Femmes Fatales Cup.

Highwaymans Shooting Ground saw two of the top two elder statesman of the FITASC game go shot-for-shot. Veteran Steve Brightwell and Super Veteran Fred Townsend shot 132 each but Steve was crowned the English Open champion by default. Lucy Pitt won the Ladies category and Nathan Skinner topped Juniors.

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Steve Brightwell wins after a tie at the FITASC English Open

Mark Winser took home another trophy, this time from the All Round British Open at North of England Shooting Ground.

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Photo of Jack Wilkinson by Karen Caves

At the first Universal Trap event of 2015, Jack Wilkinson won the UK Championship at Beverley CTC on 196ex-200, two targets ahead of Adam Gutteridge with Mark Shaw in third place. Katie Cox won the Ladies Championship and Nathan Hales got back on form for a Juniors win on 188.

There was plenty more action, but stay tuned for more information as it comes to the surface.

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