Michael Yardley

Michael Yardley
Browning B15 20-bore D grade

New to the famous gunmaker’s stable and hotly anticipated, Michael Yardley is impressed by the Browning B15 20-bore D grade. Visually attractive and finished to a high standard, it would…

William Powell Phoenix

16-bores have been enjoying something of a comeback, with a growing following of sportsmen. Michael Yardley is impressed by the new William Powell Phoenix. For more on 16-bores, read Michael…

Cogswell & Harrison 20-bore

London’s oldest name now has an Irish owner and is made in Italy, but the Cogswell & Harrison 20-bore is a pleasant gun to shoot. And it’s an inexpensive way…

Rizzini "Exmoor RB"

Unashamedly large and intended for high-bird work, Michael Yardley believes that the Rizzini Exmoor RB has serious potential. For another outstanding Rizzini gun at a reasonable price, read Michael Yardley’s…

EJ Churchill 32in Crown Continental

The EJ Churchill 32in Crown Continental is an interesting gun, made in Spain to imaginative British specification, but Michael Yardley comes close to awarding it dix points. For another gun…

Blaser F16 Game

The Blaser F16 Game is this gunmaker’s latest over-and-under and is attracting much interest within the trade. Michael Yardley finds that it gives plenty of bang for your buck. For…

Beretta 486 Parallelo EL

Replacing the 470 series and now in 20-bore, the Beretta 486 Parallelo EL looks good and feels light and lively. Michael Yardley is impressed. For a new gun with unusual…

Boxall and Edmiston 16-bore

16-bores are enjoying a renaissance. With this in mind, Michael Yardley takes to the range with the new Boxall and Edmiston 16-bore over and under. He finds it to be…