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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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.

 

Steve Negus wins 2018 Queens

Steve Negus, (Canberra), Winner of Target Rifle A grade with a score of 445.42

Congratulations to
Steve Negus winning the
2018 Canberra Queens Prize.

F Class Belt winners Matt Paroz, Ralph Garlick and Don Laughton

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steve beat off some exceptional competition across all the climatic variations that the ACT Queens is famous for to come out on top on this impressive field. Gillian Webb Enslin of Pacific RC finished 2nd beating Duncan Davies on a countback, both with 444.43.

Winners in the other disciplines were:
TR B: Nicholas Sims (Port Jackson Rifle Club) – 431.28
TR C: Ethan Hewett (Southern Highlands Rifle Club) – 424.20
FS A: Ralph Garlick (Lyndhurst Rifle Club) – 526.35
FS B: Brendon Crowe (Explorers Rifle Club) – 494.23
F Open: Matt Paroz (North Sydney Rifle Club) – 527.40
F/TR: Don Laughton (Lang Lang, Vic) – 512.36

Winners: Nicholas Sims, Don Laughton, Steve Negus, Matt Paroz, Brendon Crowe and Ralph Garlick each received a HARDY barrel with Ethan Hewett receiving a Gift Voucher from ‘One Off Precision’. Thanks to various sponsors who partnered with the Supplier for Hardy Rifle barrels – Corella and GROUP solutions

Congratulations as well to the JG McIntosh Grand Aggregate winners:
TR A: Jim Jeffery (Lyndhurst Rifle Club) – 764.82
TR B: Gordon Harrison (Murray Bridge) – 745.39
TR C: Ethan Hewett (Southern Highlands Rifle Club) – 729.46
FS A: Jacinta Bradley (Griffith District) – 877.50
FS B: Jim Clifford (Canberra Rifle Club) – 852.38
F Open: Richard Bailey (Goulburn Rifle Club) – 900.74
F/TR: Don Laughton (Lang Lang, Vic) – 893.59

…. and in fact Congratulations to all prizewinners.

Thankyou to all our SPONSORS and to all our competitors and families.

We hope to see you back again in 2019 when Canberra Rifle Club celebrate 50 years on the McIntosh Rifle Range.

FULL RESULTS on the NRAA web site and
Dont forget to check out if you featured in PHOTOGRAPHS  from the
2018 ACTFBTR Championships – taken by Jim Clifford

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