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Shooting Match.

A triangular shooting match was fired yesterday on the local range between teams from the Geraldine Rifles, Temuka Rifles, and Asbbmton Guards. Owing to tha ground being covered with snow, it was agreed to tire ten shot 3(2 optional aighters) at 500 yds The match resulted m a win for the Ashburton Guards by the narrow margin of 2 points. The finish was exciting, .the list man to go down being Captain Schwartz (Guards), who had to make an average of 4 points a shot to enable the Guards to tie with the Garaldin© men. This he sucoeeded m doing with 2 point? to spare, hi 3 score being 4,1,4,3,4,4,6,4,5',5-total 42. The following are the scores :—» ASHBUBTON GUABDS. Points Capt Schwartz ... .. ... 42 Sergt. McAllister ... ... 39 L.-Corp. Eowan .„ ... 39 Lieut. Tucker ... ... ... 38 Corp. Cambridge ... ... 38 L.-Corp. Cutler ... ... 38 Pvte. Harrison.. „. ... 37 L.-Corp. Clayton ... ... 38 Pvte. Hart ... ... ... 36 Lieut, Percy ... ... ...30 373 GEKAI.DINE RIBVLES. Lieut, Greshnm „, ... 44 Sergt. Twigg ... ,j" .... 41 Sergt. Thompson ... ... ,43 Capt. Montgomery ... ... 41 Pvte. W. Twigg .... ... 39 Pvte. Mirtin ... ... ... 39 Lieut. Fyfe ... ... ... 37 Pvte. Gracie ... ... ... 37 Pvte. T. Twigg .. .» 24 Pvte. Turner ... ... ... 23 371 TEMUKA RIFLES. Pvte. Smith '... ... .„ 44 Col.-Sergt. Chapman ... ... 42 Pvte. Sims :.. ... . ... 39 Pvte. Eadburn ... ... ... 39 P7i;e. Clark ..'. ... ... 36 Pvte. Collins ... ... ... 31 Pvte. Gillespie ... ... ... 28 Pvte. Taylor ... „. ... 26 Pvte. Cripps ... „. ... 7 Sergt, Radburn .„ ... 4 296

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6588, 6 June 1905

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Shooting Match. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6588, 6 June 1905

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