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The commercialisation of shooting may kill the whole sport

12 October 2019

9:00 AM

12 October 2019

9:00 AM

A few years ago I was sitting on the sofa at Sandringham enjoying a ham sandwich with the Queen’s then-head gamekeeper, David Clarke. The thing about working for the royals, he said, is that if a drive’s a flop, they completely understand. What Clarke meant is that even if no royal bags a bird, they won’t complain.

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