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RIFLE CLUB MEMBER’S SECOND WORLD WAR SERVICE RECOGNISED

Jock Hucker began rifle shooting in 1947/48 immediately after the rifle clubs emerged out of recess post the Second World War. As a new shooter, he was a member of the Woorndoo Rifle Club (where his father William Hucker was also a member) and later the Willaura Rifle...

QRA State Championships 2020

QRA were pleased to be able to conduct this year's State Championships. We shared the disappointment of not having competitors from the length and breadth of Australia, New Zealand and Japan. The range and surrounding grounds had been prepared beautifully and the...

James Wishart OAM (1925-2020)

One of Tasmania's finest and most respected rifle shooters, Mr James Wessing Wishart - B Sc, F.R.A.C.I., C Chem, OAM, passed away on the 21st July 2020. James was born on the 3rd of July 1925, the only son of James and Charlotte Wishart. James started shooting at a...

Perth Fremantle Night Shoot 14/3/20

22 shooters from Perth Fremantle, Bassendean Bellevue, Subiaco, Darling Range, some country club shooters from Dalwallinu and Boddington competed in the night shoot back in March. They were supported by a group of spectators and a team of PFRC members who...

TRA Queen’s 2020

David Llewellyn series In Tassie it was time for our Queen's series as Match Rifle and F Class and the 1,500 yds had been shot a week earlier.  First up was the David Llewellyn series, a two day match, but due to some very heavy rain state-wide it was only shot...

Jim Bailey makes it two in a row at Lyndhurst!

The weekend of the 14th and 15th of March saw 49 shooters converge on Lyndhurst to enjoy an excellent couple of days of high class competition in almost perfect autumn weather. Recent rains saw the range looking in pristine condition and a shower of rain on Saturday...

Inaugural Australian Precision Service Rifle Team to Bisley

The Castlemaine Rifle Club welcomed home the inaugural Australian Precision Service Rifle Team that competed at Bisley, England in the 150th Imperial Meeting of the National Rifle Association. The team members who competed in the Imperial Civilian Service Rifle...

Merton Vale 1500 yd match

The Merton Vale 1500 yd match was shot the day after Match Rifle had finished. We had some rain that night but conditions for the long range shoot were still very difficult for the 9 brave shooters who had a go. 1500 yds mound All shooters shot 1500 yds, 3 times. Some...

Tasmanian Match Rifle and F Class Championships

The Tasmanian Match Rifle & F Class Championships were held at the Campbell Town rifle range on February 29 and March 1. All up we had 10 Match Rifle shooters, 2 FTR and 2 F Open shooters. As always Campbell Town turned on some blustery weather on day one. ...

North West OPM

The North West OPM was held at the Campbell Town Rifle Range on January 11. 21 shooters turned up for the shoot which was fired over a double 500 yard and one 600 yard range. With all the tragic fires destroying so much of the mainland it was a cool and pleasant day...

Award goes to Gosford Rifle Club

Gosford District Rifle Club has won the 2019 Sport Organisation of the Year at the Central Coast Sports Awards. This significant award recognises the outstanding work done by the club committee and members, in providing first class facilities and promoting the sport...