This weekend seven scouts and explorer scouts from Greater Manchester Scout Target Shooting Club and who train at Tameside Pistol Club, went to the 42nd National Scout Rifle Competition held in Bisley. For 4 out of the 7 this was their first visit to the British shooting grounds as well as their first shoulder to shoulder competition.
The scouts took part in Smallbore 25m prone, 6yd rifle and pistol, field target, 6yd knockouts, Target Sprint competitions as well as fullbore 300yd and sports crossbow.
One explorer leader qualified for the 10m finals and one scout managed to gain Silver on the ISSF 35mm Target Sprint class and Bronze in the Scout 46mm Target Sprint class.
The medals were presented by Charlotte Hubbard, a member of the GB Target Sprint squad and network member.