Matthew Burns

BISLEY 2015 REPORT

A team of thirteen Sedberghians competed for four days at Bisley against five hundred pupils from forty schools. William Ross (S, Yr10) came third in the six hundred yard aggregate and seventeenth in the Schools Hundred, an aggregate of the best scores at each distance. Charlie Cowen (H, Yr11) was third out of five hundred in the Silenta Trophy for U16s.

Sedbergh was placed eleventh in the Ashburton but won the North of England trophy and the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers cup. The Schools Pair of Megan Kenyon (CH, Yr12) and Harry Welch (E, Yr9) came third and the Cadet Pair, Struan Freeborn (SH, Yr9) and Max Pybus (P, Yr9) finished seventh.

William Ross was awarded Sedbergh’s Warburton Cup for the top under sixteen. The Crook cup for the best score on Ashburton day wen to Charlie Cowen, as did the McMillan trophy for the best aggregate for the week. The John Jones trophy for consistent commitment to the team was awarded to Megan Kenyon giving up so much time throughout the year to help coach younger shots and volunteering to help on so many occasions.

In the Imperial meeting, the team members are required to organise themselves to compete on an equal playing field against seven hundred adult and junior competitors including a number of past world champions. George Bentley (S, Yr12) gained a second cap for Yorkshire whilst Charlie Cowen and Katherine Fleck (L, Yr12) gained their first (Charlie putting in a pleasing 99/100 at short range).

Charlie also shot successful at 900 and 1,000 yards for the UK Cadets. Harriet Bramwell (CH, 10) won the Richard Malbon Memorial Prize by being top U19 in Lancashire and Ben Jones (S, Yr12) was the first Sedberghian to reach the second stage of the St George’s.

Old Sedberghians had their successes too. Dr John Warburton was adjutant for the Kolapore (international match) and came second in the Queen’s Prize, one of the most prestigious individual competitions in the world which he won in 2012.

Lauren Crowson (L, 2010) travels to Camp Perry in the United States in August to compete in the world championships with a team of U25s. She also won the Alexandra during the Imperial meeting after and impressive performance in a tie shoot.

A team of thirteen Sedberghians competed for four days at Bisley against five hundred pupils from forty schools. William Ross (S, Yr10) came third in the six hundred yard aggregate and seventeenth in the Schools Hundred, an aggregate of the best scores at each distance. Charlie Cowen (H, Yr11) was third out of five hundred in the Silenta Trophy for U16s.

Sedbergh was placed eleventh in the Ashburton but won the North of England trophy and the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers cup. The Schools Pair of Megan Kenyon (CH, Yr12) and Harry Welch (E, Yr9) came third and the Cadet Pair, Struan Freeborn (SH, Yr9) and Max Pybus (P, Yr9) finished seventh. William Ross was awarded Sedbergh’s Warburton Cup for the top under sixteen.

The Crook cup for the best score on Ashburton day wen to Charlie Cowen, as did the McMillan trophy for the best aggregate for the week. The John Jones trophy for consistent commitment to the team was awarded to Megan Kenyon giving up so much time throughout the year to help coach younger shots and volunteering to help on so many occasions.

In the Imperial meeting, the team members are required to organise themselves to compete on an equal playing field against seven hundred adult and junior competitors including a number of past world champions. George Bentley (S, Yr12) gained a second cap for Yorkshire whilst Charlie Cowen and Katherine Fleck (L, Yr12) gained their first (Charlie putting in a pleasing 99/100 at short range).

Charlie also shot successful at 900 and 1,000 yards for the UK Cadets. Harriet Bramwell (CH, 10) won the Richard Malbon Memorial Prize by being top U19 in Lancashire and Ben Jones (S, Yr12) was the first Sedberghian to reach the second stage of the St George’s.

Old Sedberghians had their successes too. Dr John Warburton was adjutant for the Kolapore (international match) and came second in the Queen’s Prize, one of the most prestigious individual competitions in the world which he won in 2012. Lauren Crowson (L, 2010) travels to Camp Perry in the United States in August to compete in the world championships with a team of U25s. She also won the Alexandra during the Imperial meeting after and impressive performance in a tie shoot.

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