Shooting


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) …