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RIFLE SHOOTING.

NO. 2 NATIVES. On Sativrdaiy afternoon the No. 2 Natives fired the fourth match for the championship belt, and also the weekly challenge "rooster." The following were the principal scores:— CHAMPIONSHIP BEI/T. Total. Col-Sergt. Phillips, 41 at 500 yds, 40 at 600 yds 81 Serg-t. McMurtrie, 43, 38 81 Corp. Darnell. 43, 35 78 Speary, 40, 38 , 78 Sergt.-Mnjor Taylor (10), 27,. 34 61 CHALLENGE "BOOSTER.." - Tota'. Sergt. Strong (handicap S, 27 at 500 yds, 28 at 600 yds 63 Sergt. AleJlurtrie (5), 81, 20 6° Col.-Sergt. Phillips (scratch), 30, 81..., 61 'berst.-MnJor Taylor (10), 27, »4 el L.-Corp. Speary (8), 27, 24 59 Corp. Danrell (2), 28, 25 53 AKAKAXA RIFLE CLUB. The members of the Akarana Rifle Club fired the sixth maU-h of the series to decide the championship of tlie club on their range at Penrose on Saturday afternoon. There was a large attendance of members The wind was very tricky, and the light variable as the afternoon wore on. The highest score of 'the day (03) was compiled by 'Mr.* A. Patrick, the ruuner-up for the Belt at Trentham. Mr. A. G. Devore, Who in fast coming to the front, was second with 02, and heads the list for the B cl.iss aggregate, fired In conjunction with the championship, Mr. 3. Sorensen being next with 01. Messrs. Patrick and Devore take the clnb's special weekly trophies. The best Individual range scores were the 34 each of Messrs. A. E. Devore and Sorensen at 500 yds, the 33 of Mr. Devorp nnd the 32 of Mr. J. F. Atkinson at 000 yds. iiud the 32 eneh of Messrs. Patrick and M. Atkinson at 700 yds. Below «re the scores of 'the principal cornporitiors in detail;— TI. Mr. A. Patrick, 31 at 300 yds, 30 at OOO.vds, 32 at 700 yds 03 -'Mr. A. G. Devore, 34, 33, 2.) 92 •Mr. 3: Sorensen, 34, 31. '26 01 Mr. M. Atkinson, 20, 29, 32 00 Mr. J. I. Atkinson, 81, 32, 27 "» Mr. G. T. Kretscthmnr, 82, 2!), 20 87 Mr. W. S. Moore, 32, 20, 23 Sβ Mr. T. A. Alexander. 30. 28, 26 84 Mr. A. Danrell. 81, 37, 25 , 83 Mr. J. Potter, 27. 20. 27 83 Mr. J. Clark, 20, 31. 20 80 •Mr. 11. C. Cotton. 28. 23. 2S 70 ■*Mr. J. Carter. 26, 22. 23 73 *Mr. A. "W. PWlson, 16, 20, 10 uo "Scores count for B class aggregrte.

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RIFLE SHOOTING. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 69, 22 March 1909

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