In accordance with the Government announcement today, further restricting organised group activity, we have decided to close our range in Roundwood until further notice. We will all be keeping an eye on developments over the next few weeks so stay safe, keep your distance, wash your hands and hope that everyone else does the same.
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EAST COAST ADVICE DURING VIRUS PERIOD. Most Important: Members of the club are advised to stay at home if they feel ill and display influenza–like symptoms, or if they have been advised to self-isolate. They should not come to the Club for practice or competitions until they are fully recovered and are well again. […]
A very unexpected good turnout on a very bad day for precision rifle shooting. The wind was full value at 90 degrees to the range with frequent gusts blowing into your face and sudden lulls. I thought that most members would be scared off by the aftermath of Storm Jorge but that was not the […]
As previously announced, we held an education session entitled “Range Procedure and Firearms handling Safety Course” on Saturday 15th February, in the Newcastle Parish Center, Newcastle, Co. Wicklow. The weather was truly awful but this did not deter over 100 members attending. We have just concluded a major up date of the Club Safety Statement, […]
A good turnout with 15 entries across the two competitions. Weather was cold with a steady wind from the South which had little effect on accuracy .Good scores were achieved in both the prone and standing competitions. 50 Metre Precision. Shot in the standing position, unrested . One sighter card plus three scoring cards, 10 […]
Did you know that this club web site shows all of the major shooting events taking place on our range throughout this year? If you look over to the right hand side of the home(first) page on this site you will see a Calendar column. If you click on the “more details” line under any […]
Safety is important in all sports. Safety in our sport is paramount. We always introduce beginners to the safety aspects before the “performance” aspects. With practise, we become more safe and more proficient but there is a risk that we can also become more complacent. The most effective way to counter this is to take […]
The first rifle competitions of 2020 got off to a very lively start with 16 entries across the two formats. both shot under NASRPC rules: 50 Metre Field Sporter Prone This is shot in the prone position with rifles weighing under 10.5 lb, any sights, rested front and back. 20 shots plus sighters are fired […]
- COVID 19 Range ClosureMarch 24, 2020 - 8:46 pm
- EAST COAST ADVICE DURING VIRUS PERIOD.March 16, 2020 - 9:29 pm
- Rifle Competition Results Sunday 1st March 2020March 1, 2020 - 5:13 pm
- Gallery Rifle and Pistol Monthly report 23th February 2020February 24, 2020 - 4:52 pm
- Safety Course 15th February 2020February 17, 2020 - 9:41 pm