2013 NZ Skeet Championships - 19th to 24th November 2013

NZ 28g Skeet Championship – HOA Nigel Hughes, Australia 50. AA Grade 1st Ray Everett, Timaru 50, 2nd Dave O’Sullivan, Australia 49, 3rd Adrian Cousens, Australia 49. A grade 1st Richard Westlake, Whangarei 49, 2nd David MacKenzie, Hawkes Bay 48, 3rd Paul McGowan, Australia 48. B grade 1st Chris Helem, Mead Te Pirita 45, 2nd David Henry, Waitemata 45, 3rd James Crafts, Waihora 44. C grade – No competition. Ladies Lorraine Hughes, Australia 47, Veterans Ray Everett, Timaru 50, Super Veterans Merv Pratt, Waikato 44. (No Juniors competition).

NZ 410g Skeet Championship – HOA Dean Everett, Waikato 48. AA Grade 1st Dave O’Sullivan, Australia 47, 2nd Hamish Wilson, Waihora 47, 3rd Nigel Hughes, Australia 47. A grade 1st Ian Crafts, Waihora 45, 2nd Grant Bunting, Waihora 44, 3rd Michael Hirtzel, Kopuku 44. B grade 1st David Henry, Waitemata 43, 2nd John Pethbridge, Australia 41, 3rd Chris Helem, Mead Te Pirita 40. C grade 1st Robbie Tiffen, Waihora 36, 2nd Anthony Gray, Mead Te Pirita 31, (no 3rd). Ladies Lorraine Hughes, Australia 40, Veterans Adrian Cousens, Australia 46, Super Veterans Merv Pratt, Waikato 42. (No Juniors competition).

Kilwell Trophy – HOA Matt Fallon, Waitemata 99. AA Grade 1st Tony Truss, Rotorua 99, 2nd Wayne Petersen, Australia 99, 3rd Jamie Peryer-Fursdon, Rotorua 99. A grade 1st Sam Gawn, Waihora 97, 2ndRichard Westlake, Whangarei 97, 3rd Steven Cooper, Rotorua 97. B grade 1st Barry McDonald, Waitemata 96, 2nd Brian Smith, Dannevirke 94, 3rd Robbie Tiffen, Waihora 93. C grade 1st Richard Moon, Canterbury 85, 2nd Chloe Billington, Rotorua 81, 3rd Todd Jacobs, Amberley 72. Ladies Jacqueline Durham, Australia 94, Juniors Mason Reed, Whangarei 94, Veterans Adrian Cousens, Australia 98, Super Veterans Merv Pratt, Waikato 96. 

Webber Ellis North vs South – Open:  North Island (Steven Cooper, Dean Everett, Colin Heard, Jamie Peryer-Fursdon, Tony Truss) 124. South Island (Ray Everett, Kelvin Gutsell, Lindsay Rodgers, Clark Pirie, Mike Sime) 119. Veterans: North Island (Graham Geater, John Tonkin, Merv Pratt) 71. South Island (Ewen Pirie, Barry Foster, Ross Roy) 67.

2014 NZ Glenn Trophy Team (to compete in Australia next year) Dean Everett, Colin Heard, Tony Truss, Ray Everett, Kelvin Gutsell. Reserves; Jamie Peryer-Fursdon, Steven Cooper.

NZ 20g Skeet Championship. Sponsored by Perazzi Australia. HOA Kelvin Gutsell, Mataura 100. AA Grade 1st Michael Buttigieg, Australia 99, 2nd Matt Fallon, Waitemata 99, 3rd Brian Thomson, Kopuku 99. A grade 1st Ian Crafts, Waihora 98, 2nd John Pilcher, Waitemata 98, 3rd Harry Worker, Mataura 97. B grade 1st Barry McDonald, Waitemata 93, 2nd Chris Helem, Mead Te Pirita 93, 3rdDavid Henry, Waitemata 92. C grade 1st Royce Nola, Putaruru 84, 2nd Anthony Gray, Mead Te Pirita 83, 3rd Todd Jacobs, Amberley 82. Ladies Lorraine Hughes, Australia 97, Juniors Mason Reed, Whangarei 95, Veterans Mal Briggs, Australia 98, Super Veterans Merv Pratt, Waikato 95.

Glenn TrophyAustralia (David O’Sullivan, Lorraine Hughes, Glenn Clarke, Ben Garraway, Adrian Cousens) 247. New Zealand (Dean Everett, Tony Truss, Jamie Peryer-Fursdon, Kelvin Gutsell, Colin Heard) 245.

NZ Skeet Handicap Championship – 1st Kelvin Gutsell, Mataura, 2nd, Greg Middleton, Methven, 3rd Gavin Searle, Canterbury, 4th Colin Heard, Rotorua, 5th Glenn Meade, Rotorua, 6th Richard Westlake, Whangarei. Ladies Kerri Wrigley, Waitemata, Juniors James Crafts, Waihora, Veterans Graham Geater, Rotorua, Super Veterans John Pethybridge Australia.

NZ Skeet Championship – HOA Adrian Cousens, Australia 100. AA Grade 1st Tony Truss, Rotorua 100, 2nd Michael Buttigieg, Australia 100, 3rd Fab Francione, Australia 100. A Grade 1st Grant Bunting, Waihora 99, 2nd Merv Pratt, Waikato 99, 3rd Ian Crafts, Waihora 98. B grade 1st Danica Radich, Whatitiri 96, 2nd Alister Matheson, Dunedin 95, 3rd Brian Thurlow, Alexandra 94. C Grade 1st Royce Nola, Putaruru 94, 2nd Kerri Wrigley, Waitemata 90, 3rd Liam Quinn, Palmerston North 87. Ladies Danica Radich, Whatitiri 96, Juniors Mason Reed, Whangarei 97, Veterans Adrian Cousens, Australia 100, Super Veterans Merv Pratt, Waikato 99. 2 Person Team 1st Dave O’Sullivan, Adrian Cousens, Australia 199, 2nd Glen Clarke, Michael Buttigieg, Australia 199. 5 Person team 1st Dave O’Sullivan, Glenn Clarke, Michael Buttigeig, Ben Garraway, Adrian Cousens, Australia 497, 2nd Colin Heard, Tony Truss, Jamie Peryer-Fursdon, Steven Cooper, Graham Geater, Rotorua 488.

Australia/New Zealand Skeet Postal Challenge – Open Team; Tony Truss, Grant Bunting, Colin Heard, Merv Pratt, Andy Peter, Grant Taylor, Lindsay Rodgers, Dean Everett, Clark Pirie, Glen Meade, Kelvin Gutsell, Graham Geater. Ladies Team; Danica Radich, Kerri Wrigley, Yvonne Slattery, Brittany Pilcher, Alysha Bell, Chloe Billington. Veterans Team; Ross Roy, Ewen Pirie, Alister Matheson, Ray Everett, Michael Hirtzel, Brian Thurlow. Team High Gun – Kelvin Gutsell, Andy Peter 50/50.

NZ Skeet Doubles Championship – HOA Matt Fallon, Waitemata 99. AA grade 1st Dave O’Sullivan Australia 99, 2nd Ben Garraway, Australia 98, 3rd Wayne Petersen, Australia 98. A Grade 1st John Tonkin, Waitemata 94, 2nd Shane Quinn, Woodville 94, 3rd Mike Sime, Timaru 94. B grade 1st Lionel Hemming, Tokoroa 88, 2nd Dion Harrison, Waitemata 85, 3rd David Henry, Waitemata 85. C grade 1st Richard Moon, Canterbury 74, 2nd Todd Jacobs, Amberley 71, 3rd Liam Quinn, Palmerston North 71. Ladies Jacqueline Durham, Australia 94, Juniors Mason Reed, Whangarei 89, Veterans Ray Everett, Timaru 95, Super Veterans Merv Pratt, Waikato 93.

NZ Skeet High Gun – HOA Michael Buttigieg, Australia 344. AA grade Ben Garraway, Australia 344, A grade Ian Crafts, Waihora 335, B grade Dion Harrison, Waitemata 317, C grade  Kerri Wrigley, Waitemata 284. Ladies Lorraine Hughes, Australia 331. Juniors Mason Reed, Whangarei 330, Veterans Mal Briggs, Australia 335, Super Veterans Merv Pratt, Waikato 333.


NZ 28g Skeet Champion HOA Nigel Hughes


NZ 410g Skeet Championship HOA Dean Everett



NZ 20g Skeet Championships HOA and NZ Skeet Handicap 1st
Kelvin Gutsell


NZ Skeet Championship HOA
Adrian Cousens


NZ Skeet Doubles HOA
Matt Fallon



High Guns (L-R) Kerri Wrigley C Grade, Dion Harrison B Grade,
Ian Crafts A Grade, Ben Garraway AA Grade


High Gun (L-R) Super Vet Merv Pratt, Ladies Lorraine Hughes,
Veterans Mal Briggs, Juniors Ben Mason


HOA High Gun Michael Buttigieg