Ashley Bidgood from Crows Nest-Goombungee finished a close third in the 2014 National Queen’s Prize shot at Belmont in Brisbane.

The Queens contested by a top field of 181 shooters was won by Bendigo’s Geoff Grenfell who dropped just a single shot in the days of competition.

Ashley was in a group of four shooters who finished two shots down on 498.48 behind Jim Bailey from Holsworthy who posted 63 centres.

Consistent high scoring during the 2014 championships included a perfect 50.10 by North Arm member Colin Cole at 900 yards.

The 2014 Queen’s Prize B Grade was won by Gary Henderson from Natives in Brisbane from Mungindi’s Heather Jamieson. The C Grade winner was Markku Ahonen, also from Natives.

Central Queensland shooter Nick Williamson, a Gemfields Club member, won the F Standard A Grade Queen’s from Brent Noble, Ipswich.


Cannon Hill’s Mark Fairbairn was second in F Standard Target Rifle.



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The Queensland Rifle Association fosters target rifle shooting and firearms training through our clubs.   Different classes of rifle shooting are conducted by our Clubs under the Standard Shooting Rules (SSRs) of the National Rifle Association of Australia (NRAA).

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