VRA Champion of Champions and DRA Teams Weekends

Jan 14, 2020 | Competitions, Member Association News, Open Prize Meetings, VIC

Article and photos by Nikki Rees

This year, for the first time, the VRA separated the different events and held them over two weekends.

Mark Horsnell accepting the trophy on behalf of the Inner West DRA Team – Winner of the 5 person TR Teams event

Champion of Champions

The Champion of Champions was held on Sunday, September 8 with a Prize Meeting held on Saturday, September 7. We had 44 entries for the 2019 Champion of Champions with the winners listed below. This was an increase of entries from 37 shooters in 2018.

Name Discipline Club Score
David Brewster TR A Fitzroy/Caulfield 200.23
Geoff Grayson TR Junior Bacchus Marsh 174.9
Garry Warrender F STD A Wangaratta 231.17
James Hay F STD  Junior Colac 187.3
Albert van Wyk F Open Rosedale 237.24
Brooke Grenfell F Open Junior Bendigo 230.14
Viren Pereira FTR Werribee 231.13
Brayden Tayler FTR Junior Lang Lang 224.12

DRA Teams Weekend

This was held in conjunction with the VRA AGM on Saturday, October 26 and Sunday, October 27 2019. The weather was very inconsistent, but luckily the rain held off until after the shooting was completed.

A big thank you to all our volunteers and our Butts Officers, Ron and Ross Aldridge, and our Chief Range Officer, Peter Hulett.

Winners were:

10 Person TR Team – Goulburn Valley DRA

Goulburn Valley DRA – Winners of the 10 Person TR Teams event
Shooters Totals
Barry Wood 141.110
Simon Whatley 142.050
Peter O’Dwyer 142.120
Simon Wall 141.060
James Corbett 144.100
Tony Barker 142.050
Peter Daldy 135.030
Rob Richards 130.090
David Black 143.070
Richard Wall 139.070
  1399.70

5 Person TR Team – Inner West DRA

Inner West DRA – Winner of the 5 person TR Team event
Shooters Totals
Bernie Hawes 142.070
Tony Ivankovic 138.100
Keith Toh 148.160
Paul Jeffery 140.050
Mark Horsnell 142.100
  710.480

F STD 5 Person Team – Ovens & Murray DRA

5 Person F STD Team – Winners – Ovens & Murray DRA
Shooters Totals
Dianne Jonker 162.005
Alex Brown 161.008
Matthew Powell 170.008
R Baker 162.006
Brendan Powell 164.008
  819.035

F STD 10 Person Team – Metropolitan DRA

10 Person F STD Team – Metropolitan DRA
Shooters Totals
Kay Eland   154.006
Sue Mcleish 153.005
Luke Neal 169.008
Graham Eldred 158.004
Peter Marum 162.006
Jason O’Rourke 171.009
Hayley Steer 163.007
Max Hardie 156.002
Lianna Gaebele 154.002
Trevor Jury  165.010
  1605.059

5 Person F Open Team – Bendigo DRA

5 Person F Open – Bendigo DRA
Shooters Total
Brook Grenfell 174.014
Bill Siegloff 178.018
John Kiefer 177.018
Goeff Krake 172.010
Gerry Thomas 171.012
  872.072

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