HIGHLAND AND LOWLAND BRIGADE CLUB CLAY TARGET SHOOT
THURSDAY 7 SEPTEMBER 2017
Nine teams took part in the third annual Clay Target Shooting Competition at Auchterhouse near Dundee on Thursday 7 September 2017. We were joined by a team from the Merchant Company of Edinburgh who were guests of the Commanding Officer of The Royal Highland Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland.
The teams gathered at 10 am and enjoyed a cup of coffee and bacon roll in the Club House before moving to the sporting layout to shoot on five stands. The winning team was the Merchant Company but the winning H&LBC team were the Highlanders who were also the winners in 2015.
The top three military teams were;
1st – Highlanders: David Maitland-Makgill-Crichton and James Gray-Cheape
2nd = – Black Watch B: James Duncan Millar and Hugh Rose and SCOTS A, Maj C Lyne-Pirkis (RAMC) and Capt Zach Smyth (3 SCOTS)
3rd – BW A: Hugo Cannon and Alex Reading
Teams from the RHF, KOSB, a BW C team and SCOTS B team (3 SCOTS) also competed.
Winners 2015 – Highlanders
Winners 2016 – SCOTS
Winners 2017 – Highlanders
Captain Axie Deck of the Black Watch/3SCOTS (left) with Major Peter Burnett
James Gray-Cheape (left) David MMC and Andy Middlemiss watch Capt Axie Deck in the cage
Majors Hugh Rose James Duncan Millar and Torquil MacLeod having shot on the high tower.