Braunton juniors on target

Joseph Bulmer

Braunton Shooting Club juniors Jack and Dean Bale came home from the Devon Rifle Championships with nine medals between them .

In their first full shoot at 50m and 100 yards they performed well and overcame technical and equipment problems. Jack won Class D overall and the Scottish match title, while Dean took the English match title.

Toby Manfield took third place in the junior section at the West Kent Royal Wedding Shoot and also finished in the top ten in the senior class.

Nine Braunton juniors went to the Welsh Air Championships.

Craig Attwood held his own in the Olympic final, taking third place overall in the junior air rifle, while Emily Bale, competing in her first open shoot, took third place in her class in sporter air rifle.