Cadets are top shots

PUBLISHED: 16:11 19 September 2012

REGIONAL shooting champions Cadet Elise Connal, Staff Serjeant Ellie Kinsella, Lance Corporal Ashley Goodhead and Cadet Alistair Clarke

REGIONAL shooting champions Cadet Elise Connal, Staff Serjeant Ellie Kinsella, Lance Corporal Ashley Goodhead and Cadet Alistair Clarke

Archant

THREE young North Devon Army Cadets were members of a four-strong Devon team which beat 16 other teams to win the regional full bore shooting competition held at Tregantle Ranges near Plymouth.

Staff Serjeant Ellie Kinsella, Lance Corporal Ashley Goodhead and Cadet Alistair Clarke of C Company (North Devon) and Elise Connall from A Company (Exeter and East Devon) were overall winners in the 5.56mm shoot over 300 metres.

The team was trained by Captain Philip Clarke of Army Cadet Force HQ and Serjeant Dave Macbeth of Braunton detachment.

Shooting is one of many opportunities on offer to young people aged from 12 to 18 years through the ACF, which has 10 detachments across North Devon.

To find out more on local units contact HQ 01271 342296 or Google “North Devon ACF”.

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 18:05

Two goals in five minutes were enough to consign the Robins to a second straight defeat in Division One South and West

Read more
Wed, 16:41

South Molton were unable to secure a spot in the final of the U15 competition, losing 4-0 to Langley School.

Read more
Tue, 18:00

Bideford will face Okehampton in the last four on Easter weekend, with a place in the final up for grabs for the winner

Read more
Tue, 17:00

There were three wins for the home club at their show at Great Torrington School Sports Hall on Saturday

Read more
Tue, 15:30

Seven of the eight North Devon Gazette Football League cup final spots have been filled after Saturday’s semi-finals

Read more
Tue, 15:30

This week’s North Devon Gazette Football League round-up

Read more
Tue, 14:31

There were big wins for Torridgeside and Appledore in Division One East on Saturday

Read more
Mon, 15:58

The Robins were beaten 4-1 in Division One South and West on Saturday

Read more
Saturday, March 18, 2017

Barum were 2-1 winners over 13th-placed Didcot Town in Division One South and West

Read more
Friday, March 17, 2017

North Devon angling scene, with Tony Gussin

Read more

Most Read Sport

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 6°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

North Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications