Darren Enslin and his son DeanDarren Enslin and his son DeanDouble for Darren at Bundaberg

Australian representative shooter Darren Enslin showed his class in collecting a trophy double against high quality competition at the 2017 Bundaberg Burnett Rifle Club Open Prize Meeting.

The Pacific Rifle Club member, posted the only possible 200 score, hitting all 40 bulllseyes over four ranges from 300 to 600 yards on Saturday, June 3.

He was narrowly beaten in two 15 shot rounds at 900 yards in challenging headwind conditions on day two. Gordon Duncan from Brisbane Central clinched the Sunday aggregate by two centre bulls, 145.15 to 145.13.

Darren secured the Grand Aggregate trophy for the weekend, two shots clear of Maryborough’s Rodney Prayle with Ashley Bidgood from Crows Nest a shot back in third place.

Darren was a member of the Australian team which competed in South Africa in March and has been appointed caption of the national team being assembled for the next World Championships which will be held in New Zealand in early 2019.

The Bundaberg Open attracted a strong field of competitors from around Queensland with shooters from Western Australia and South Australia also attending in the lead-up to the Australian Queens Prize Match which will be shot in Brisbane later in June.

Bundaberg Club Captain Maurie Irwin was a clear winner of the B Grade competition with young Gympie shooter Jessica Crawford turning in a dominant performance to clean sweep C Grade.

Nick Williamson from the Gemfields Rifle Club finished on top of the strong F Standard scope class events with Dave Boreham from North Arm winning the F Open scope competition.

A .303 series shot in parallel over the weekend attracted seven shooters with the clear winner Anthony Wilson from Clermont.

303 shooters Len Milller Bundaberg and Trevor Rock Darling Downs303 shooters Len Milller Bundaberg and Trevor Rock Darling Downs
Jenny Steel and Cheryl Bidgood Crows Nest GoombungeeJenny Steel and Cheryl Bidgood Crows Nest Goombungee
Kaye Skelton City of Brisbane and Bevan Gossnick MontoKaye Skelton City of Brisbane and Bevan Gossnick Monto
Ken Cislowsksi Bundaberg with Anthony Wilson ClermontKen Cislowsksi Bundaberg with Anthony Wilson Clermont
Kevin Rayner BundabergKevin Rayner Bundaberg
Nick Williamson GemfieldsNick Williamson Gemfields
Noel Hoopert and Maurie Irwin BundabergNoel Hoopert and Maurie Irwin Bundaberg
Nyree Cislowski Bundaberg and Emily Cronin ClermontNyree Cislowski Bundaberg and Emily Cronin Clermont
Tim Riddle North Arm resultTim Riddle North Arm result
WA visitors Micheal Green Kambalda Paul Watkins Chapman Valley Michael Reid Boddington and David Cole Yarloop resultWA visitors Micheal Green Kambalda Paul Watkins Chapman Valley Michael Reid Boddington and David Cole Yarloop result