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Cadet shooters hit gold

National success for the B Company shooting team - by SSI M Murphy

Cadet shooters hit gold

5 November 2022

  • Humberside And South Yorkshire ACF

The B Company shooting team; Cpl Downie (Cottingham), Cpl Sharp (Signals), Cpl Kock and Cpl Pybus (both Hymers) had an successful trip to Bisley competing against the top shots from across the UK cadet forces. They returned as gold medalists.

The team secured gold in the falling plates competition and were crowned the top ACF team with Cpl Pybus achieving the best ACF individual trophy 🏆

All 4 cadets were placed in the top 50 Cadet firers in the Country and competed in the Tri-Service competition against cadets from the Sea Cadet Corps and Royal Air Force Cadets. To mark this they are awarded the cadet 50 badge.

Cdt Cpl Downie , who has just returned form jersey shooting target rifle for the under 17 uk international team said of the event "The weekend was a great experience all the matches expected a top level performance and all of us were able to rise to the occasion. My favourite match was the falling plates where we all consolidated our relationship as a team and came together and won the match."

Cpl Pybus said "Overall a very successful weekend our group out did ourselves and did Bcoy proud. I am very happy to of been too shot in the ACF as well as supporting our team in the victory in the falling plates . I would definitely recommend the whole experience to any cadets either experience or not ."

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