Shooting


CHARD’S Ellie Seward celebrated her call up to the Great Britain team that has been announced for the ESC European Shotgun Championships in Austria with a Gold Medal finish in round three of last week’s British Shooting Shotgun Series at Nuthampstead Shooting Ground. Ellie is pictured (centre) with Scotland’s Sharon Niven (left) and Northern Ireland’s …

THERE was success for Chard’s Ellie Seward in the Portuguese Shooting Championship last week. Seward finished two points ahead of the field in the Womens’ Trap event scoring 38 points in her five rounds. Seward led a strong showing from the England team with Abbey Ling (6th), Andrea Swatts (7th), Jacqui Lewis (11th) and Gill …

CHARD’S Ellie Seward has been selected in the England shooting team for next year’s Commonwealth games to be held in April on the Gold Coast, Australia. Ellie (19), who shoots for the Brook Bank Club based in Cheddar, forms part of the shotgun section of the 20-strong squad (other sections: rifle, pistol and full bore) …

Par’s Alice Wilson kicked off the new shooting season in style by taking the South West Open title for the third year running. Despite being only 17, Wilson saw off the challenge of all senior competitors to take the crown alongside the Best Junior accolade. St Austell Shooting Club also had a successful weekend with …