English Open Sporting 2023 Final Results
L-R Runner Up James Attwood, High Gun Richard Faulds MBE and 3rd Overall Nick Portlock.
The final day of the CPSA English Open English Sporting at Eriswell Lodge lived up to all expectations. With glorious sunshine to start the morning for the early shooters, spirits were high and shooters were excited to make their way around the last day of the course.
The ground was looking fabulous with the traps filled and ready for a whole new set of shooters for the final day of this fantastic competition. We'd like to give a huge shout out to all of the Eriswell Lodge team for their hard work this week - great job, thank you!
Also to all of the Referees who have worked so hard to ensure the competition has run like clock-work! Thank you so much!
Will Page in AAA Class & Juniors set the early standard with an impressive 108 ex120 only to be pipped for the final day best score by Richard Bunning on 109 ex 120.
However, after the dust had settled, we are delighted to confirm that Richard Faulds MBE is the 2023 English Open Sporting Champion following his incredible 115 score on day one.
We also had a number of shoot-offs to determine various class and category places with the end results being:
Overall Runner Up was James Attwood
Overall Third: Nick Portlock
Lady High Gun was Charlotte Kerwood
Lady Junior High Gun was Lucy Earl
Super Veterans was Steve Brightwell
Veteran High Gun was Nick Portlock
Junior High Gun was Jacob O'Loughlin
Colt High Gun was John Porter
Lady Colt High Gun was Emily Chumbley
Disabled Standing High Gun was Lee Clements
Disabled Sitting was Paul Bailey
Parent and Child was Robert & Max Allen
Side by Side trophy was Simon Reinhold
AAA Class High Gun was Phil Gray
AA Class High Gun was John Porter
A Class High Gun was Brian Dunbavin
B Class High Gun was Max Allen
C Class High Gun was Liam Hall
Fantastic shooting by all and a worthy end to a cracking week of shooting!
We are grateful for the generous support of sponsors Browning, Eley Cartridges, Swatcom, Schöffel and Le Chameau who have provided guns, cartridges, hearing protection and clothing vouchers respectively as prizes for winners along with addition to the prize fund. We are also grateful for Teague Precision Chokes and Shots & Co for support with our daily raffle prizes.
See you at the Worlds in July!