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Friday, 22 September 2017
THE club held its annual dinner and prize-giving ceremony at Badgemore Park Golf Club.
The guest of honour was Deputy Lieutenant of Oxfordshire Brigadier Ian Inshaw.
After a sumptuous meal, the prize-giving was preceded by Brig Inshaw presenting Chris Gibbs with the National Small-bore Rifle Association’s distinguished service award for his role as club secretary.
He was also able to report that the club had received news that morning that John Wetten, the club captain, had been awarded the association’s bronze award for his special services to target shooting.
The presentation of the club’s trophies then took place, followed by the presentation of awards to individuals who had taken part in external competitions. The trophy winners were as follows:
Captain Mundey Cup (Championship) — I King
Col Tweedie Cup (Indoor Championship) — J Wetten
Col Ovey Cup (Outdoor Championship) — I King
Bouman Cup (Ladies’ Championship) — Miss A Egereva
Centenary Cup — J Wetten
Piper Cup — Mrs K Gibson
Mrs Ovey Cup — J Wetten
President’s Cup — R Gibbins
Penyston Cup — Mrs M King
Junior Cup — M Hordern
Tyro Cup — C Peters
W A Fairbairn Trophy (County meeting) — I King
George Mallows Cup (Veterans) — Mrs D Kerr
Beville Cup — C Jones
Delamere Cup (Benchrest) — I King
Bisley Cup — H Taylor
Dick Hughes Memorial Trophy — B Watts
The club is now well into the winter league season and is always happy to introduce new members to the sport of target shooting.
For more information, visit www.henley-rifles.co.uk
16 January 2017