Author Archive | Neil MacKinnon

SWEFTA League Round 5 – West Devon

Weather more different from the last round at Buckley Wood it would be hard to imagine. West Devon was a picture of spring, with sunshine all day and a little cooling breeze which hardly caused any havoc on the FT course at all. Both the FT and HFT courses were up to the usual WD […]

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SWEFTA League Round 4 – Buckley Wood

I guess we should always be grateful for small mercies, Sunday’s mercy being that the 20 MPH wind that was forecast never arrived, although the wind that we did have along with the rain was trouble enough. Still, there was a cracking good turn out, added to by some visitors from Wales for the first […]

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SWEFTA League Round 3 – Mendip

I’m afraid I wasn’t there myself, but the weather was superb as were both the courses, so well done to Tony and his team for all the hard work. Also thanks to Ann Farbrother for helping out with stats, this is part of what SWEFTA is all about. 2018 – Rd 03 – Shoot Scores […]

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SWEFTA Showdown Qualifiers.

This is a rolling update of all those who have qualified for the SWEFTA Showdown competition, to be held at Shebbear on October 14th. Round 1 1. Bill Hartnoll 2. Neil MacKinnon 3. Rob Lamerton 4. James Head Round 2 1. Steve Franklin 2. John Martin 3. Tim Clarke 4. Nigel Palmer Round 3 1. John […]

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SWEFTA League 2 – North Petherwin

Well what an all round spanking good day we had in Cornwall. The weather was challenging, as was the course and the amount of work put in by the guys from North Petherwin and West Devon was evident, well done to all. Thanks also to Roger, helped by Nigel for running stats and the randomised […]

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We Have Moved – South Dorset

Paul Mills, the chairman at South Dorset FTC has been in touch to say the club are opening their new zero range on March 18th and that the construction of the two courses will be the next priority. Their new official address is: South Dorset Field Target Club Puddletown Road Wareham Dorset BH20 7NG Lat/Long: […]

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North Petherwin – Food Available

Alfie has managed to arrange for catering at the North Petherwin shoot in just over a weeks time. There will be bacon rolls, burgers, etc, tea, coffee, and …… CAKE! Oh, no, hold on, no there isn’t any cake…erm, the snow froze it all and high winds blew it all away, no cake, nope, not […]

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SWEFTA League Round 1 – Shebbear

After a slight delay to the start of the season, off we went with a bang… well a shiver, and Shebbear done us proud. Rich and the team had made a few subtle changes to the course to take the predicted weather into account, which turned out to be just as well. Temperatures were as […]

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Random Partners

As we are just a week away from the start of the SWEFTA season, I think now is the time to release details of the new, new, new…. new random partnering system, it is very simple and will make very little difference to the booking in system and the time it takes to book in, […]

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