2017 SSAA National Rimfire Benchrest Championships

The 2017 SSAA National Rimfire Benchrest Championships were hosted by SSAA NSW Coffs Harbour Branch at the Dairyville Range from 9 to 11 March. Competition was keen, with some close results. After a practice day on the first day the competition commenced on 9 March with the Light category contestants testing their skills. Overall Bill Simmons took the honours in the Light category and Multi-gun, Ben West in the Heavy category and Paul Sullivan in International Rimfire Benchrest. 

National R/F Light 

1st Bill Simmons GAgg PN .7107

2nd Brett Wilson GAgg PN .7418

3rd Brian Mitchell GAgg PN .8021

4th Norm Bardell GAgg PN .8316

5th Keith Smith GAgg PN .8367

 

Best scores at 50 metres

D Powell .241 

J Harrison .277

B Wells .207

R Muller .196 

B Wilson .170 

SG B Wilson .170 (Rec .108)

Agg B Simmons .6288 (Rec .4964)

 

 

Best scores at 100 metres

B Mitchell .524

K Cosstick .486

P Nicoll .394 

B Simmons .369

G Knight .625

SG B Simmons .369 (Rec .234)

Agg P Nicoll .7582 (Rec .5510)

Screamer 50 R Muller .196

Screamer 50 B Wilson .170

Screamer 100 P Nicoll .394

Screamer 100 B Simmons .369

 

National R/F Heavy 

1st Ben West GAgg PN .6038

2nd Bill Simmons GAgg PN .6329

3rd Paul Sullivan GAgg PN .6627

4th Russell Gibson GAgg PN .6728

5th Robin Cox GAgg PN .6779

 

Best scores at 50 metres

N Digweed .185

B Jupp .209

A Marsh .136

J Patzwald .178

T Tarrant Jnr .165

 

Best scores at 100 metres

B Mitchell .345

R Fuller .434

B Simmons .319

B Simmons .453

G Knight .339

Screamer 50 N Digweed .185

Screamer 50 B Mitchell .183

Screamer 50 A Marsh .136

Screamer 50 J Felton .147

Screamer 50 T Williams .153

Screamer 50 T Tarrant Jnr .198

Screamer 50 J Patzwald .178

Screamer 50 N Bardell .198

Screamer 50 J Pepprell .195

Screamer 50 P Sullivan .195

Screamer 50 T Tarrant Jnr .165

Screamer 50 R Gibson .187

Screamer 100 B Mitchell .345

Screamer 100 P Holmes .395

Screamer 100 P Sullivan .370

Screamer 100 D Powell .380

Screamer 100 J McQuire .346

Screamer 100 K Birse .353

Screamer 100 B Simmons .319

Screamer 100 P Sullivan .394

Screamer 100 G Knight .339

Screamer 100 R Cox .375

 

National R/F Multi-gun

1st Bill Simmons GAgg PN .6718

2nd Brett Wilson GAgg PN .7218

3rd Paul Sullivan GAgg PN .7350

4th Ben West GAgg PN .7585

5th Norm Bardell GAgg PN .7692

 

International R/F Benchrest 

1st Paul Sullivan PN 1494.100

2nd Robin Cox PN 1493.100

3rd Stuart Elliott PN 1493.81

4th Brett Wilson PN 1491.98

5th Neil Digweed PN 1486.90

 

Best scores at 50 metres

B Wilson 250.15

R Cox 250.17

P Sullivan 250.21

 

Best scores at 50 metres

N Digweed 250.20

R Cox 250.19

R Cox 250.18