.310 Cadet Rifle Competition

Posted by on Feb 17, 2013 in All News, Club Competitions, FAC, Featured, Picture Galleries & Videos | 0 comments

  The Cadet is an obsolete .310 calibre centrefire single shot rifle produced in the United Kingdom by the Birmingham Small Arms Company Ltd (BSA) for the use of Australian military cadets. It was based on a miniature version of the Martini-Henry. After being sold by the Australian government many were converted to sporting or target rifles, and often re-chambered to various small calibres.   Our competition on Sunday 17th Feb was for...

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Small Bore Gallery Rifle Comps

Posted by on Feb 10, 2013 in All News, Club Competitions, FAC, Featured | 0 comments

  Two small bore disciplines were shot on Sunday 10th Feb: Timed & Precision (PP1) and Multi-Target (Service ‘B’).   Despite the foul wet weather and the increasing depth of mud on the 25m range, the turn out was excellent and the sport very competitive. A minor problem with a turning targets malfunction didn’t seem to put off the affected shooters with several electing to continue to the final stage without...

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AGM / Prize Giving

Posted by on Feb 6, 2013 in Airguns, All News, Club Competitions, FAC, Featured, Picture Galleries & Videos | 0 comments

The 2013 AGM took place at the Hotel Mariners on the evening of 30th January. Full copies of the draft minutes (not ratified until next year’s AGM!) are available to members upon written request to the Club Secretary – please click here.   The main AGM highlight, as always, was the prize-giving for the previous shooting season – very well done to all winners. This year’s awards were as follows:   Air...

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Range Development Ballot

Posted by on Feb 4, 2013 in All News, Featured | 0 comments

  As the Club now has funds in hand for significant range development, a ballot was conducted amongst the attendees of the recent AGM to determine the wishes of the membership about the priority order in which work should be undertaken.   The options listed were: To progress the construction of a new 100m range, to carry out repairs and maintenance to the fabric of the Clubhouse to avoid future excessive repair bills, or to carry out...

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