Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Waterford man Eli Dunphy won the British Open Junior (under 21) Clay target Championships with  a score of 297/300 in Bywell England. He had previously won back to back British Open Colt Championships  (under 16) in 2017 and 2018, and was placed 3rd in the entire tournament in 2018,;the highest finish by a Colt in the competitions 85 year history.
Dunphy, aged 16, from Ferrybank, a sophomore at Georgetown Prepatory School in Bethesda Maryland, USA was also named Captain of the Irish International Shooting Junior team to compete in the 2020 World Championships, to be held next year at Bywell in the North East of England.
As an pre-season All American candidate, Eli will compete on the US circuit in the 2019/2020 season.
In addition, Dunphy won a team gold in the British Open for Ireland and  Silver medal for Team Ireland in the European Championships and finally a Bronze medal in the individual European Championships.

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