BINFIELD shooter Amber Hill could be set for her best year yet.

That is the prediction of her grandfather Bill Rogers who got her hooked on the sport as a child.

Hill, 20, has just returned from a week of practice and competition in Malaga and is set to take part in the Qatar Open from February 14-23.

Her gruelling schedule will then see her head to Mexico in March for the International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup in Guadalajara in preparation for the Commonwealth Games in Australia between April 4-15.

Mr Rogers, 71, from Warfield declared: “She’s shooting so well, the best I have ever seen.

“I think this will be a great year for Amber, probably her best. She’s can’t wait to challenge for medals especially at the Commonwealth Games.”

Hill created shooting history in 2013 by becoming the youngest ever winner at an ISSF World Cup event at the age of 15.

The skeet shooter also set a new junior world record at the same time and was then named BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year.

Hill followed that with a gold medal at the 2015 European Championships in Azerbaijan and then claimed victory at the World Cup in Cyprus.

She finished sixth at the 2016 Rio Olympics while competing for Great Britain, but bounced back by winning the 2017 Commonwealth Shooting Championships in Brisbane.

And Mr Rogers believes more medals will follow this year.

“I couldn’t be more proud of her, she keeps going forward and forward,” he added.

“I don’t know to support her financially any more because of her sponsorship.

“She’s changed gun and is still getting used to it, but I know she’ll get it right. She works extremely hard and deserves every success.”