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Jim Doherty


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Five minutes with Eley Hawk sponsored shooter Jim Doherty





How long have you used Eley cartridges?

I have been using Eley Cartridges since 2002.


Favourite load(s) and why:

Eley DTL Gold – very smooth to shoot and they produce a great pattern.


What do you love most about Eley cartridges: 

The consistency of the loads.


Gun(s) Used:

Beretta DT11 Trap


Greatest shooting achievement: 

Making Ireland DTL Team and being fortunate enough to win most of the Major DTL Trophies in Ireland and the UK, including the Dougall Memorial three years in a row (2014, 2015, & 2016).


Competitions won in the last five years:

European DTL Championship Gold in 2016 & Bronze in 2017.
Irish Open ABT 2016.
Kreighoff Classic Lucky Numbers Joint HG 2018 & 2019.
Irish Open DTL 2018.
Numerous Registered DTL Selection shoots in Ireland.


Favourite ground/shoot:

National Shooting Ground, Esker, Ireland.


Fondest shooting memory:

Winning the Kreighoff Classic DTL in 2011 at Mid Wales Shooting Ground after a great shoot off with Mr DTL, Paul Chaplow.


Most valuable tip/advice: 

Stay focused.


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