Bideford shoot to success

Joseph Bulmer

BIDEFORD Rifle Club C team retained their unbeaten record to the end in the National 50-metres League, winning Division 19 by nearly 1,000 points. The five team members Tony Ayre, Michael Coombs, Linda Prior, Bob Whitmore and Oliver Bailey-Coombs will al

BIDEFORD Rifle Club C team retained their unbeaten record to the end in the National 50-metres League, winning Division 19 by nearly 1,000 points.

The five team members Tony Ayre, Michael Coombs, Linda Prior, Bob Whitmore and Oliver Bailey-Coombs will all receive gold medals from the National Smallbore Rifle Association.

Bideford finished fifth in Division 2, never having been able to sustain the form that promoted them to that division.

The B team had a mixed season and finished third in Division 12.

Final match results: Bideford A 1,936, Andover A 1,952; Bideford B 1,914, Maidenhead B 1,909; Bideford C 1,893, Hampton C 1,801.

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