The Australian F Class Teams Competition, comprising 9 teams Australia wide, took place in Campbell Town, Tasmania, over three days in March 2014 prior to the Tasmanian Queens Shoot.
It was tightly contested with Victoria leading after Day 1 over North Queensland by 9.02. On Day 2 the 10 shot match at 1000 yards completed the first match of the competition. After some superb shooting by the North Queensland Team, this left Victoria ahead of North Queensland by 1.02 to win the first match. The second shoot at this range was a 15 shot match at 1000 yards and the combination of the two 1000 yard ranges comprised the second match. This was won by North Queensland. The grand aggregate of the two days was won by North Queensland (1433.58 over Victoria’s 1429.51), which gave North Queensland the National F Class Standard Teams Championship, Tasmania 2014.
The North Queensland Team comprised:
Captain: John Lorimer
Coach: Jim Blomfield
Shooters: Shane Green, Murray Wilson,Charles Lazarus, Elizabeth Wilson and Stephen Lazarus
Manager: Vicki Cusick
Congratulations to all participants and particularly Jim Blomfield who coached valiantly under some very trying conditions. The full details can be found under the NRAA website.