Talent Pool 2018

A huge congratulations to our 2018 Talent Pool winner Sammy Halsey!

Sammy, 29 is an events planner from Buckinghamshire with a passion for shooting that only began two years ago. She has previously shot with the Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club and the Femme Fatales, and set her sights on Talent Pool after discovering a natural talent for the sport. She is already an accomplished horse woman and hopes to have the same success in the world of shooting.

Talent Pool will give her the opportunity to develop her clay pigeon shooting skills with a view to competing at a national level. Well done Sammy, we welcome you to the team and look forward to working with you into the future.

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 at national level.  Now in its third year, we are delighted to have the support of premium Italian shotgun manufacturer Zoli and cartridge manufacturer NSI Nobel Sport Italia.


What does the winner receive?

Sammy 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!!

Reece Dunne 2016 Winner

Talent Pool Winner

Neil Gaff 2017 Winner


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