Talent Pool 2018

The selection dates for Talent Pool 2018 have now passed, and we have been delighted with the high standard of shooting from all of the entrants. We received a fantastic turn out this year, especially from the ladies, many of whom have reached the final stages!

Congratulation to our 2018 finalists below, and don’t forget that social media is a big part of the Talent Pool winner’s platform, so this is your opportunity spread the word.

Peter Skillen   Adam Dobner   Kenny Allison   Anthony Johnson   Edward Hickmott

Jessica Dutton   Rachel May   David Green   Michele Brandligt   Andy Watson

Sarah Symes   Matthew Lazarczuk   Sammy Halsey   Ed Rees   Jack Satwick

Thomas Lazarczuk   Jake Farrer   Louis Hart   Max Griffiths   Zara Whitfield

 Stay tuned….a Wild Card entry will be announced soon. 

We are looking forward to seeing you all again on 6th October for a really exciting final!  

What is Talent Pool?

Talent Pool is the initiative of Southdown Gun Club & Shooting School, to establish a unique development programme giving someone the opportunity to take part in clay pigeon shooting, with a view to competing at a national level.  Now in its third year we are pleased to announce TALENT POOL 2018 is back and once again we are delighted to have the support of premium Italian shotgun manufacturer Zoli and cartridge manufacturer NSI Nobel Sport Italia.

We’re on a mission to find a Champion; someone aspiring to be the next shooting star…

What’s up for grabs?

The Talent Pool winner, will have the opportunity to receive free coaching, support and mentoring for a year by Southdown Gun Club’s head coach, at Southdown – the shooting school voted the Nations Favourite Shooting Ground 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, by the readers of Clay Shooting Magazine. As well as this, a fantastic support package that includes use of a Zoli “Z-Gun” competition shotgun for a year, thousands of complimentary Nobel Sports Italia cartridges, branded apparel, completion entry fees, free Southdown practice clays and CPSA membership including insurance.  A package worth in excess of £15,000.00!!

If you have taken part in the 2018 Talent Pool, find yourself in the gallery here.

Who will follow in the footsteps of 2016 winner Reece Dunne and last year’s winner Neil Gaff?

Reece Dunne 2016 Winner

Talent Pool Winner

Neil Gaff 2017 Winner

To view the 2018 gallery click here