COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Oxford's Matt French wins shooting silver medal

Matt French won silver for England in double-trap shooting

Matt French won silver for England in double-trap shooting

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Oxford-born clay pigeon shooter Matt French has won a silver medal at Glasgow 2014.

The 33-year-old, from Oakley, lost 30-29 to England teammate Steve Scott in the double trap final at Carnoustie.

French and Scott had to come through a semi-final shoot out to reach the gold medal match, but the latter took the title with a perfect 30 out of 30 score.

It's the second shooting medal for Oxfordshire competitors following Dan Rivers's bronze in the air rifle on Friday.

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