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RIFLE SHOOTING.

* PENINSULA V. CHRISTCHUROH A match was fired on Saturday, May Ist, at Pigeon Bay between a team representing the Peninsula aud , a team from the Christchurch Defence Rifle Club. The day waa fine for shooting, except that the light act times made it difficult. The Christobnrob team won the match with a total of 919 for ten men, Dockery and Tyers both made the possible at, BOOyda. The Peninsula total was 878, the match being tost by 4 points per man. Considering tbe little practice tbe Peninsula men get, tbeir shooting was considered good. Rev. J. VV. Hayward congratulated

the Christchurch men on tbeir hand some win, and iv reply Mr Lurnn i? expressed tho hope tbat a return match might be fired at an early date on the Ca«bmero Hills range The Mies of Pigpon Hay provide-"' luoeb and nlievnoon t_, which was !mucb appreciatfd. The following are tbe scores, 7 shots at 200, 500 (ti.il GOO yard.; :— CHHISTCHURCH. Tl Tyres 97 Dockery ... ... 97 Piper 9G Randfoid 95 McKenzie 92 Paiker 91 Lcgan 90 White 89

Nelson 88 Glover 84 BANKS PENINSULA. J. Mould ... ... 94 P. Westenra 91 J. Donovan 91 J. W Hayward ... 90 J. Wright, 88 G Monirl ... ... 87 ■! n .v.-., , 85 X So o ■■•x.i- y 84 J U-voib 83 The foiluv-'irig (I'MlTd '(HH buinn so H-ed io represent ths>. Peninsula io a ifri ma ob at CbiiMtobinch on -vuuid".y, ,VUy 15_ : C. Craw, 0 !rotty, J. Donovan, H W. Piper, J W, Hayward, J Mould, G Mould. T Vlould, W Duxbury, J. Duxbury. G p \v- l o"-v <v Wii'Ly, T Lawrence, »uu j, jjuaju

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RIFLE SHOOTING., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3456, 4 May 1915

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RIFLE SHOOTING. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3456, 4 May 1915

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