.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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Extra Gallery Rifle Comp – Sun 27th Jan

Posted by on Jan 21, 2013 in All News, Club Competitions, FAC, Featured | 0 comments

Shooters who turned out for the recent Gallery Rifle competition may recall that we had intended to also shoot a Multi-Target Service ‘B’ competition, but the large turn-out made it unfeasible. So we rescheduled this competition to take place on Sunday 27th January instead. It was for Full-Bore Underlever Rifles, LBRs and LBPs. The results are in! See them online...

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Mauser / Muzzle Loading Comps

Posted by on Jan 21, 2013 in All News, Club Competitions, FAC, Featured | 0 comments

The results are in for the couple of competitions run on Sunday 20th January on the 50m range. Your correspondent was unfortunately unable to attend, so in the absence of any feedback from competitors or organisers of the events, there’s nothing much to report other than the numbers, I’m afraid. Pete Biebrach took the Muzzle Loading Comp, which was a Dr Martin Roberts trophy competition held over from 2012 due to “fixture...

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