Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Title Win Finally Here for Duncan

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Title Win Finally Here for Duncan

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Ben Turnbull

Sport reporter

ben.turnbull@news-mail.com.au

GORDON Duncan stepped off the range at the Open Prize Shoot at the Bundaberg-Burnett Rifle Club like he had for nearly four decades and there was one thing out of the ordinary that made him raise an eyebrow.

When someone asked for him to pose with his rifle Duncan (right) thought it was strange, because the winner is usually getting their photo taken - little did he know that he outscored an Australian representative, Apple Tree Creek's Gillian Webb-Enslin, 348.34 to 347.45.

Duncan clinched the Grand Aggregate trophy on the last range at the weekend with every one of 15 shots at 900 yards needing to be a bullseye.

The possible score of 75 with six centre bulls in a tricky breeze saw Gordon run down habitual winner Webb-Enslin.

He missed just two bulls in 70 shots over the two and on Sunday his performance included another 15 shot possible at 800 yards for an impressive 150 with 15 centre bulls. …

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