Victorian Championships

Dave Phipps (2nd from the left) with the other winners

A number of ACT shooters have been competing in the ACT Victorian Championships held in Bendigo that finished Sunday 14 May 2019.

Congratulations to Dave Phipps who won F Standard A grade in the Queens and placed 3rd in the Grand Aggregate Championship.
 
Congratulations also to Donna Negus shooting Target Rifle and finishing 4th overall with a score of 398.46 behind the winner James Corbett on 398.57. 
 
Congratulations as well to Chris Bourke who came third in Target rifle C Grade and won the Grand Aggregate for C Grade.
 

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ANZAC Day – .303 Shoot

CRC 8cmMcINTOSH RIFLE RANGE
MAJURA – adjacent to the SSAA RANGE
SUNDAY – 28 APRIL 2019

      • 11:00am start
      • Registration from 10:00am and closes 10.45am sharp
      • Deliberate – Snap – Rapid course of fire
      • Entry Fee: $25
      • Bring: water, optics, ear protection, sunscreen, pen, groundsheet or shooting mat and a hat
      • BBQ lunch ….(see full program)

Tassie Results

Great results for our members who last weekend competed in the Tasmania Championships held at Campbell Town.

In conditions that were described at times as ‘Challenging’, members enjoyed the competition and we suggest you ask them about the social events including ‘Sandpit Play’ and Tassie Tiger hunt which have supporting photos?

Cedric May in action

Congratulations to Cedric May and Dennis Formatti who both had a clean sweep in their respective grades winning the lead-up, Queens and Grand Championship for the event. Other notable finishes were Steve Negus, 3rd in TR and Andrew Sarri 3rd in F/TR.

Well done to all and the Tasmania Rifle Club on hosting the event. Full results on the NRAA web site.

World Champions

Our members have returned home from the World Long Range Championships (WLRC) campaign in New Zealand and is best summarised in the  PRESS RELEASE  from the NRAAAussie, Aussie, Aussie! Gold! Gold! Gold!

Congratulations to Canberra’s Steve Negus winning the World Individual Long Range Championship.
Steve having won the 2018 ACT Championships in November has now topped off a very successful period winning the WLRC event.

Steve and Donna were members of the Australian Palma Team that successfully competed In the ICFRA Palma Team Match (known as the America’s Cup of target rifle shooting) that won the prestigious title, World Champions. Steve role as one of the wind coaches and Donna a shooting member .

 

Graham Aitchison our third member was a shooter in the Australian Veterans Team that were successful winning the Tony Loughton Teams Match and the World Veterans Teams Match.

A great achievement and contribution by our members.
Well done and congratulations to all the Australians.