Clay Shooting

Matt Coward-Holley wins silver in Trap at the ISSF World Cup

After a heart-stopping final, on Thursday 16th May, young shooter Matt Coward-Holley won a Trap silver medal at the ISSF Changwon World Cup, missing out on gold by the narrowest of margins. Though naturally disappointed to have lost out at

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Starting gun

Jonathan McGee is embarking on an exciting new journey with Ben Husthwaite as his capable guide. He tells us how his dreams came true. My clay shooting story started 21 years ago, at the age of 13, when I was

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Bennion Bags British Schools and Young Shots High Gun

The next generation of shooting was on show at the British Schools and Young Shots Championship on Saturday – and Josh Bennion was crowned the overall High Gun. Smashing a full set of 50 clays on the Red course at

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Kirsty Barr wins silver and quota in Al Ain

Great Britain has won the first quota place for Tokyo 2020 Olympic clay shooting events, thanks to Kirsty Barr’s silver in the World Cup at Al Ain. The Northern Irish shooter performed fantastically as she went toe to toe with

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Carry on doctor with James Marchington

James Marchington is dreading his first encounter with the new medical check system. How did we let ourselves get into this muddle? There are many things right with the firearms licensing process in Britain – but the system of medical

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Out and about with Anita North

Variety is the spice of life on the road, says Anita North! In previous articles I’ve written about being brave, taking risks and putting plans in place. One of the ways you can act on these principles is to get out

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Bryce’s basics: foot position

Bryce explains why correct foot position is the foundation of good technique. I frequently hear shooters talking about the amount of lead a target needs, as if that’s the only thing that matters. Watch them shoot, though, and there’s often

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NFSG: The results

We can finally reveal the outcome of the Nation’s Favourite Shooting Ground poll for 2019 – and the winner is… The voting has closed, the scores have been checked, vetted, checked again, and counted again just to make sure. The

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Halcyon Clays: Clay Shooting at University

University days stay with students for the rest of their lives, so what better time to introduce them to clay shooting? We hear about the experiences of new shooters at Oxford University. The Oxford University Clay Pigeon Shooting Club has

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Kate Gatacre looks into the issue of licensing delays

Kate Gatacre looks into the thorny issue of licensing delays. Why do some police areas take so long to do the job? Among the biggest frustrations faced by shooters are the delays they experience when obtaining their licences. In some areas

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