Deja Vu

déjà vu A feeling of having already experienced the present situation. “a feeling of déjà vu” I know you all feel it, but we are where we are. The current Covid 19 Regulations mean that we must close the range for the next 6 weeks unless the Government indicates otherwise in the intervening time. Look […]

Rough Day on the Range. October Monthly Rifle Shoot Report

This was the day for hardy men to show what they were made of. The wind and rain were apocalyptic in proportion, as if we did not have biblical plagues already. Attendance was reduced to locals, in accordance with the Covid restrictions but there were enough attendees to run two competitions. We started with the […]

Double, Double success for ECSC at NASRPC National Shoot.

Last weekend, in the NASRPC National Competition held at the Midlands National Shooting Center of Ireland, our club achieved a notable success in 4 Rifle competitions. Two of our members won 2 first places, a second and a fourth  place, in a wide range of different formats. Making it more interesting is the fact that […]

Gallery Rifle and Pistol Monthly report 27th September 2020

Considering the times that are in it and the number of members who could not travel from Dublin, the attendance at today’s shoot was good.In general, the range has been quieter than usual since the Dublin Level 3 lockdown, which is very understandable. Today we had just over half of the usual numbers for a […]

National Silhouette Association of Ireland National Championships 2020.

National Championships 2020. The NSAI National Championships were held at the ECSC range on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th September. 39 entries were made across the disciplines from 15 competitors representing 5 clubs. Conditions were excellent with warm sunshine, although a stiff breeze, changing direction frequently caused some problems hitting the Turkeys and Rams.The consensus […]

September Rifle competition Results 6th September 2020

Two rifle competitions were held on the range today , as is usual on the first Sunday of each month. Conditions were good with sunshine and a mild breeze which did change direction  frequently causing the loss of a point from time to time. Format was the NASRPC 50 metre Field Sporter, for scoped rifles […]

Gallery Rifle and Pistol Monthly report 30th August 2020

Competition Results Gallery Rifle and Pistol Monthly report 30th August 2020 The sun came out to greet the eleven ECSC members who turned up for our second gallery rifle and pistol competition since the lockdown. The morning’s competition was a complete change and break away from the usual formats with the emphases on marksmanship.  Our […]

NSSAI National Silhouette Classification Shoot Sunday 16th August

The National Silhouette Shooting Association of Ireland held their monthly Classification shoot on the East Coast Range last Sunday, the 16th of August. There was an excellent turnout with participants arriving from 3 clubs. 11 competitors entered across the major disciplines including SBR, SBHR, Unlimited and “seated”. The results have been sent to all regular […]

NASRPC National Competition at ECSC 8/9th August.

“ Dear Members This weekend your club hosted a shoot on behalf of the National Association of Sporting Rifle and Pistol Clubs, the organisations’ first since lockdown was eased. In a first for the NASRPC the club itself was tasked with running pre-registration, registration, and scoring and scores entry and categorisation. Needless to say a […]

Rifle Competition Results Sunday 2nd August 2020

How nice it was to get back to running the first Rifle Competition after the Covid lockdown. Ideal conditions for Rifle shooting, warm with little wind and very enjoyable. We had 12 entries across the 2 competitions, Prone Field Sporting Rifle and Standing 50 metre precision. Scores were good, especially in the FSPR which was […]