THE KELSON PRIZE FIRING.
(By Telegraph.) Rifle Camp, Biugutwater. March 6. Match No. 1G just completed. The winning team is the Dunedin City Guards, Blenheim Rifles second, Wellington City Rifles third. Scores .-—Dunedin Guards Capt. Wilson, 91 ; Fox, 81 ; Smith, 95 ; Coventry, 100 ; Webster, 95. Total, 4G2. March 8. In match No. 15 (Ladies’) 10 prizes are given. The ranges ai-e 200 and 300 yards. The winners are ; —l, A. Ballinger ; 2, Richardson—each 50 ; Beach, Acheson, H. Dixon, Mogridge, Lieut. Adams, Morris, and Payntcr—each 48 ; Hunter, 47- The other scores are :—McKee, J. Ross and Harding—each 47; Turner, King, Oakoy, Milne, A. Thomas, Smith, Gordon, Downio, and Christie—each 46 ; Rogers J. Hunter, McKenzie, Morrison, Haycock, F. France, C. France, Coventry, Clark, Fenton, Marshall, Webster, Segt. Haslett, A. Dixon, Muller, Armstrong, andH. Sutton—each 45; Griffiths, Roper, Buckley, Weir, Roley, Mair, Thomas, A. McKenzie, Hutchinson, H. Rose, Price, Corporal Haslett, and D. Thurston—each 44 ; Edy, Kellew, Jamison, Cummings, Parslaw, Dalgleish, W. Ballinger, Hay, Lewis, and Cooper—each 43 ; Gilchrist, Strachan, Hood, Menzies, F. Soper, Skinner, Robinson, Hoskins, Purnell, Bannister, Prouse, Tandy, Ellis, Somerville, Barriball, Thurson, Coleman, and Wilson —each 42 ; Taylor, Currie, Davy, Penk, McKae, Gcll, Fairs, Maddock, Fearson—each 41 ; McCredio, Stagg, Bun-, and Hawes—each 40 ; Craugher, Hodges, Desfargis, Turner, Mason, P. Smith, Hislop, and Monk—39 ; Winter, F. Smith, F. Sutton, Fox, Lee, Monson —each 38 ; Capt. Thompson, W. Sutton, Crawe and Lyon—each 37 ; Black, 35 ; McKenzie, 34. The winner of the prize for the greatest number of bulls eyes is Acheson, with 65. 8 p. m. Match 13, North v. South Island, for rifles, was won by the South with one point. The scores are—South : Rogers, 56 ; Acheson, 47 ; Paynter, 66 ; Webster, 56 ; Buckley, 52 ; M'Kcnzio, 61 ; Hood, 60 ; Richardson, 64 ; Christie, 51 ; Turner, 56 ; total, 571. North : Oakey, 52 ; Purnell, 49 ; Cummings, 49; Monk, 52 ; Haslett, 64 ; M‘Kee, 49 ; Hay, 58 ; Taylor, 59 ; Downie, 68 ; Marr, 59 ; total, 57°. The consolation match is just completed. The winners are—l, Sinclair (Christchurch) 73 ; 2, J. Ballinger, 72 ; 3, Frearson, 71 ; 4, Hutchison, 71; 5, Bradly, 70 ; 6, Hay, 70 ; 7, Cochrane, 70; 8, Howell, 69 ; 9, Mcßae, 68 ; 10, Hastel, 67 ; 11, Howie, 67; 12 Bannister, 66. Match 19 was commenced, and will be continued in the morning, when match 18 (both long distance matches) will also be fired. The cavalry tournament takes place at Richmond on Wednesday, when the meeting will terminate.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 71, 9 March 1880
THE KELSON PRIZE FIRING. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 71, 9 March 1880
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