Monthly Prone Field sporting Rifle and 50 Metre Precision Competition. Sunday 1st September 2019.

Monthly Prone Field sporting Rifle and 50 Metre Precision Competition.   The monthly 50metre prone rifle and 50metre Precision rifle competitions were conducted today at the club. Weather conditions were benign and mild but a light to moderate wind swirled about the range from time to time. Regretfully only two competitors turned up to fire […]

Keil Trophy success again for ECSC.

The annual Keil trophy competition was staged by the NASRPC on the BRC range in Bohernabreena near Tallaght, Co. Dublin.Our club has worked well with BRC for nearly 40 years.We have often competed against them at National Level and on a club versus club basis and we have enjoyed all of this history.  When we […]

Rifle competitions Sunday 7th July

The first Sunday of the month saw us running the usual two competitions, 50 Metre Field Sporting Rifle prone and 50 Metre Precision Rifle Standing. Many of the usual competitors were on holiday or competing in the NASRPC Nationa Open competition in  the Bracken Club in Northern Ireland so the entry level was lower than […]

50th Anniversary Club Center Fire Shoot

When the club was first formed, there was a wide variety of calibres in use, ranging from .22LR through .303 to more exotic guns primarily used for deer culling. The 1972 legislation reduced that variety to .22 calibres only, eventually allowing the 22/250 and it’s European equivalent the 5.6 x 57. Since that time,  a […]

Another Historical Event. International 3P Target Rifle Competition, Ireland Vs USA. 1984

On the 17th June 1984 the first ever Three Positional International Target Rifle Postal Match against the USA was held on the Fassaroe range in Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow. The course of fire was three strings of 40 shots in three positions, prone, kneeling and standing, totalling 120 shots. The morning started bright with shooters arriving […]

ECSC TARGET RIFLE OPEN 2019– Sunday 16th June.

ECSC TARGET RIFLE OPEN 2019   “F-50” – FASSAROE 50th ANNIVERSARY       The club’s annual Open, on this occasion marking the 50th Anniversary of the Fassaroe Club, was held on Sunday 16th June.   The day started wet, but with the wind apparently correspondingly damped down.  Later in the morning the rain stopped […]

May Monthly Rifle Competitions Sunday 5th May 2019

It may have been the May bank holiday but that did not stop a dedicated group of serious accuracy fans from competing in the Monthly Rifle Shoot. Conditions were excellent, bright, with a slight steady breeze from the South West. 2 competitions were shot: 50 Metre Field sporter. This is shot in the prone position […]

NASRPC Competition on our range last weekend 13/14th April 2019

We hosted a major National Level competition for the NASRPC last weekend. Both the rifle and pistol ranges were busy on both days. Over 50 individual people from 11 clubs took part in the competitions.. 189 individual score sheets were submitted, showing that the average number of competitions entered by each individual was just under […]

April Rifle Competition Shoot Report

A very good turnout on a good morning for accurate shooting. Temperature was reasonable, wind was mild and humour was good. 13 entries across the disciplines with some competitors shooting in two disciplines. The range got a bit busy at times as three different types of competition were taking place in addition to the usual […]

ECSC at the NASRPC National Championships 9/10th March 2019

  The NASRPC holds major competitions at many clubs around the country throughout the year. each of these competitions includes a number of rifle, pistol and shotgun disciplines . A “Leaderboard” is maintained by the competitions director which keeps track of how each competitor has scored in each competition. The top three scores in the […]