2011 NZ Skeet Championships - 22-27 November 2011

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410 Gauge Trophy Match – HOA Brian Thomson, Kopuku 49. A grade 1st Glenn Clarke, Australia 48, 2nd Todd Bender, USA 48. B Grade 1st Thomas Rhue, Australia 42, 2nd Paul Basten, Tauranga 37.
28 Gauge Trophy Match – HOA Todd Bender, USA 50. A Grade 1st David Mackenzie, Hawkes Bay 49, 2nd Dave O’Sullivan, Australia 49. B Grade 1st Thomas Rhue, Australia 48, 2nd Sam Gawn, Mead Te Pirita 43.

20g NZ Skeet ChampionshipHOA Nigel Hughes, Australia 99. AA Grade 1st Laurie Sceresini, Australia 99, 2nd Mal Briggs, Australia 99, 3rd Leigh Roberts, Australia 99. A grade 1st Hamish Wilson, Waihora 96, 2nd Peter Boys, Waihora 99, 3rd Blue Freeman 95. B grade 1st Hamish Holland, Amberley 93, 2nd John Moore, Barrytown 91, 3rd Damien Briggs, Barrytown 89. C grade 1st Sam Gawn, Mead Te Pirita 89, 2nd Jim Rodden, Australia 83. Ladies Lorraine Hughes, Australia 95, Juniors Thomas Rhue, Australia 93, Veterans Laurie Chelepy, Australia 96, Super Veterans, John Moore, Barrytown 91.

100 Tgt Skeet Kilwell Trophy – Tony Truss, Rotorua 100. AA Grade 1st Todd Bender, USA 100, 2nd Colin Heard, Rotorua 100, 3rd Lorraine Hughes, Australia 100. A grade John Tonkin, Waitemata 99, 2nd Thomas Rhue, Australia 98, 3rd Hamish Bell, Nightcaps 98. B grade 1st Kerri Wrigley, Waiteamta 93, 2nd Doug Evans, Canterbury 93, 3rd Stephen Diack, Nightcaps 93. C grade 1st Sam Gawn, Mead Te Pirita 97, 2nd Rachel van Bysterveldt, Thames 91, 3rd Andrew Calder-Smith, Whangarei 85. Ladies Lorraine Hughes, Australia 100, Juniors Thomas Rhue, Australia 98, Veterans John Tonkin, Waitemata 99, Super Veterans Graeme Webber, Waitemata 93.

Glenn TrophyAustralia 243 (David O’Sullivan, Steve Vaccaro, Leigh Roberts, Shane Bennett, Len Edwards). New Zealand 241 (Ray Everett, Lindsay Rodgers, Ewen Pirie, Steve Cooper, Kelvin Gutsell).

NZ Skeet Handicap Championship1st Jacqueline Durham, Australia, 2nd Sam Gawn, Mead Te Pirita, 3rd Hamish Holland, Amberley, 4th Greg Maniatis, 5th Mason Reed, Whangarei, 6th Andrew Caldwell-Smith, Whangarei. Ladies Jacqueline Durham, Australia, Juniors Mason Reed, Whangarei, Veterans Russell Smart, Canterbury, Super Veterans, Jim Rodden, Australia.

Webber Ellis North/South Skeet – Open North 118 (Steven Cooper, David Da Silva, Dean Everett, Colin Heard, Tony Truss), South 115 (Peter Boyd, Ray Everett, Ewen Pirie, Lindsay Rodgers, Mike Sime). Veterans North 73 (Merv Pratt, John Tonkin, Graham Geater), South 69 (Ron Dennis, Russell Smart, Ray Anderson).

Glenn Trophy Team for 2012 – Peter Boyd, David Da Silva, Dean Everett, Tony Truss, Steven Cooper. Reserves Colin Heard, Lindsay Rodgers.

NZ Skeet Championship – HOA Todd Bender, USA 100 +134. AA Grade 1st David O’Sullivan, Australia 100, 2nd Paul Johnston, Australia 100, 3rd Mal Briggs, Australia 100. A grade 1st John Tonkin, Waitemata 99, 2nd Ross Roy, Dunedin 99, 3rd Roddy Williamson, Waihora 99. B grade 1st Damien Briggs, Barrytown 95, 2nd Chris Helem, Mead Te Pirita 94, 3rd Mason Reed, Whangarei 92. C grade 1st Gary Clarke, Palmerston North 89, 3nd Henry Clarke, Palmerston North 85, 3rd Jim Rodden, Australia 84. Ladies Sarah Bennett, Australia 84, Juniors Devon Da Silva, Rotorua 98, Veterans John Tonkin, Waitemata 99, Super Veterans Pop Andreassend, Timaru 95. 2 Person Teams 1st Blake Slater, Mal Briggs, Australia 200, 2nd Paul Johnston, Leigh Roberts, Australia 198. 5 Person Team 1st Dave O’Sullivan, Steve Vaccaro, Glenn Clarke, Blake Slater, Jacqueline Durham, Australia 492. 2nd Tony Truss, Colin Heard, Steven Cooper, David Da Silva, Graham Geater, Bay of Plenty 486.

NZ Skeet Long Run (for 2011 year) Tony Truss 356 Targets.

Australia/New Zealand Skeet Postal Challenge Open Team Kelvin Gutsell, David Da Silva, Roddy Williamson, Ross Roy, John Tonkin, Gregory Middleton, David Diack, Cameron Rooney, Guy Brooks, Dean Everett, Ray Everett, Peter Boyd. Reserves Steven Cooper, Tony Truss. Ladies Alysha Bell, Yvonne Slattery, Sheryl Anglem, Kerri Wrigley, Rachael van Bysterveldt, Deborah Pritchard. Juniors Devon Da Silva, William Rooney, Conor Hourigan, Huntar Leslie, Mason Reed, Henry Clark. Reserves Liam Buchanan, Andrew Caldwell-Smith. Veterans Michael Hirtzel, Don West, Ron Dennis, Merv Pratt, Ray Anderson, Ewen Pirie. Reserves Damien Briggs, Pop Andreassend. Team High Gun – Kelvin Gutsell, Guy Brooks, Peter Boyd, Devon Da Silva 50/50.

NZ Skeet Doubles Championship – HOA Todd Bender, USA 98. AA Grade 1st Leigh Roberts, Australia 97, 2nd Matt Fallon, Waitemata 97, 3rd Colin Heard, Rotorua 96. A grade 1st Gregory Middleton, Methven 94, 2nd Dean Everett, Waikato 94, 3rd Devon Da Silva, Rotorua 92. B grade 1st Sam Gawn, Mead Te Pirita 87, 2nd Hamish Holland, Amberley 87, 3rd Mason Reed, Whangarei 84. C grade 1st Liam Buchanan, Thames 82, 2nd Jim Rodden, Australia 71, 3rd Gary Clarke, Palmerston North 65. Ladies Lorraine Hughes, Australia 92, Juniors Devon Da Silva, Rotorua 92, Veterans Ray Anderson, Wanaka 92, Super Veterans Sandy Trotter, Mataura 73.

NZ Skeet High Gun – HOA Todd Bender, USA 247. AA grade Matt Fallon, Waitemata 246, A grade Dean Everett, Waikato 239, B grade Sam Gawn, Australia 227, C grade Liam Buchanan, Thames 199. Ladies Lorraine Hughes, Australia 236, Juniors Devon Da Silva, Rotorua 239, Veterans Laurie Chelepy, Australia 235, Super Veterans, Sandy Trotter, Mataura 209.


Todd Bender (USA)
2011 New Zealand 12g National Skeet
Champion (234/234), National Doubles
Champion (98), O/A High Gun (247)


In the 12g Championship, David O'Sullivan was second on 233/234, but in the process set a new 2011 Australian 12g long break of 267, Paul Johnston placed third in a six way shoot-off of 100's