BARNSTAPLE brother and sister Craig and Kirstie-Anne Attwood have returned from Germany after representing Britain in a junior international shooting match. Craig, 16, and Kirstie-Anne, 18, shot against teams from Sweden, South Africa, Germany, Northern

BARNSTAPLE brother and sister Craig and Kirstie-Anne Attwood have returned from Germany after representing Britain in a junior international shooting match. Craig, 16, and Kirstie-Anne, 18, shot against teams from Sweden, South Africa, Germany, Northern Ireland and other GB members with air rifles at 10 mtrs and .22 rifle 50m prone and 50m .22 three positions.Although they didn't come home with individual medals, they achieved a high level of shooting in the .22 50m -something they had only practiced three times while at the G.B junior training weekends.Craig reached two finals, finishing sixth out of 16 in the .22 prone and seventh out of 15 in the three-position event. He also gained two personal best scores during the week.Kirstie-Anne helped the GB girls team win a second place with her prone rifle shooting and also achieved three personal best scores.The teenagers thanked Devon Youth Service for helping them towards this experience. The National Smallbore Rifle Association estimates that it costs around £10,000 a year for each junior. If anyone would like to support them, please they can contact the Attwoods on (01271) 376208.