The Phoenix Report!

Posted by on Jun 7, 2010 in All News, General News, Picture Galleries & Videos, Shooting Trips | 0 comments

As always, the club was well represented at the annual Phoenix Meeting held at Bisley over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend. This is the largest meeting held in Britain for gallery rifle, pistols and other types of rifle and some very creditable scores were recorded in various disciplines by our shooters, in particular, John Munt winning the 50m muzzle loading pistol event!   In other events Pete Revell gained a second, Pete Biebrach...

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The Welsh Black Powder Pistol Championships

Posted by on Mar 25, 2010 in All News, Club Competitions, FAC, Picture Galleries & Videos | 0 comments

Wales’s top black powder pistol shooters recently competed in the National Championships held at Haverfordwest Target Shooting Club. Many competing were of international status, regularly representing Great Britain.   Bill James, on the right, from Aberystwyth, is Welsh Black Powder Pistol Champion. John Munt presents his trophy.   The competition consisted of five different disciplines. The aggregate scores of two particular events...

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November 2009

Posted by on Nov 30, 2009 in All News, FAC, General News, Members Contributions | 0 comments

We would like to thank Martin Roberts who gave his time for an evening talk on the safe use of muzzle loading firearms and black powder to pyrodex and beyond.  He also brought along some very old interesting guns and explained their history.  He was backed-up by Paul James who also gave a brief history on propellants and various stages of firing mechanisms through the ages.  A very enjoyable evening and thank you Martin and Paul.   If...

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September 2009

Posted by on Sep 30, 2009 in Airguns, All News, Club Competitions, General News, Members Contributions, Shooting Trips | 0 comments

Yet again; another busy month with the air competition being the last on the competition calendar for this year but hopefully the boys who shoot air will be arranging a winter bench rest challenge which will take us up to Christmas. (12 weeks away – you don’t want to know that do you!!).   About Christmas – there is going to be a Club Christmas Dinner this year to be held on the County Showground in the Pavillion Hall on...

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