Success Everywhere

Shane Dowling – Winner NT FTR

In the latest success for a CRC member Shane Dowling has won the FTR Queens at the Northern Territory Championships in Darwin. It follows a win in Alice Springs at the CARC prize meeting last week.

Success of our members is Australia wide and last week David Groves was in Perth for the National Fly Championships It is away from his usual F Class discipline however Dave finished 1st in the Light Gun Competition, 3rd in Heavy Gun and 3rd in 3-Gun (Heavy, Light and Rimfire)

These follow success at recent shooting competitions attended by ACT members that are also worthy of note including:

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1000yd Event Cancelled

Priority on restoration of the target mantlet means the 1000yd Benchrest match scheduled for 27 May has been CANCELLED.

After a successful A block restoration last Sunday the plan was to complete B block on the next day equipment and operator are available which has coincided with this event. 

Apologies for any inconvenience however it is better to have a range that complies than no range at all.

Appreciation to those members who attended on Sunday and especially Stuart and Woody for their effort in making it happen. Next is the greenery!

 

National Come & Try May

Come & Try May
Date: 19 May
Time: 9.00AM and 11.00AM

This is an event that is being coordinated by Shooting Australia to promote the various shooting disciplines of shooting sports across Australia.

ACT Full Bore Target Rifle (ACTFBTR) will be involved and it represents an excellent opportunity to come along, introduce a friend, colleague or a family member to fullbore target shooting.

‘Come and try May’ has all the information about this Shooting Australia initiative to grow our sport.

Shooting Results – Commonwealth Games

Make sure to check out the Commonwealth Games SHOOTING RESULTS and support NRAA’s Fullbore Target Rifle shooters Jim, Ben and Stuart participating in the pairs and individual events during this week.
 
No doubt excitement around the shooting events and medals will bring positive exposure to the sport and with the national attention there is a great opportunity for ACTFBTR along with other clubs around the country to be involved in National Come And Try May.