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Salient: Victoria University of Wellington Students' Newspaper. Vol. 32, No. 15. 1969.


A Match between the University Defence Rifle Club (victors at this year's Eastern tournament) and the Smallbore Club was concluded last week.

The first part of the match consisted of a shoot over 300 yards at Trentham (.303 rifles) resulting in a narrow lead for the outdoor club. The Smallbore Club however was too proficient on its home range at Brooklyn (.22 rifles at 25 yards) and ran out winners by a total of 8 points.


Scores: Outdoors (.303 at 300 yards):

Smallbore: B. Bradburn 92, Mrs. C. Bradburn 88. P. Hosking 88, M. Northmore 88, D. Rew 88— 444.

Defence: G. Wakefield 94. J. Williams 90, H. Nash 90, J. McKinlay 88, G. Adlam 86—448.

Indoors (22 at 25 yards):

Smallbore: B. Bradburn 99, Mrs. C. Bradburn 99, M. Northmore 98, D. Rew 97, K. Harvey 97—490.

Defence: G. Adlam 97, J. McKinlay 97, B. Gigg 95, K. Win 95. J. Williams 94—478.

Totals: Smallbore 934; Defence 926.