Rifle Competition Results Sunday 6th March 2022

For a nice change , the weather was good on the day, with warm sunshine and moderate winds. We shot two competitions on the day, FSPR, one card at 50 M and one card at 100m plus the Gallery Rifle 50 M precision. Most competitors shot both. Results in the tables below. No photos of […]

Gallery Rifle and Pistol Monthly Report 27th February 2022

A bitterly cold day but a reasonable turnout of members shooting Rim Fire and Centre Fire semi autos and revolvers. Format was the 25 metre precision consisting of one sighter target and 3 scoring targets of 10 shots each, shot in 3 minutes per target. Results and pictures of some of the participants are shown […]

The Sunday 50 Clay competition.

Each Sunday, a band of hardy men get together on our range to shoot a 50 bird competition. Hardy men because they shoot, whatever the weather, mainly without cover. Each Sunday, the layout changes to provide new challenges. We have the ability to run the three main types of clay shooting disciplines, viz., Down the […]

Rifle Competition Results Sunday 6th February 2022

A new year, a new turnout. Very windy day with strong and varying gusts. The wind veered from full value to half value regularly. The rain mainly held off but the cold was consistent. Six members and two new entrants chanced their aim today with one card at 50 Metres and one card at 100 […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Buying a Rifle.

One of my jobs for the ECSC is to run the club’s digital communications network. This means that I usually receive the first contacts from people who are thinking about joining a shooting club and have found us by a Google search or similar. As this progresses, I invite them to the club to see […]

Gallery Rifle and Pistol Monthly report 19th December 2021

Gallery Rifle and Pistol Monthly report 19th December 2021   Competition Results   Sunday morning was overcast, dry, cold and foggy, but that did not deter  the twelve ECSC members who turned up to compete. The ECSC ‘Compendium 2’ was a surprise to many who shot last month’s ‘Compendium 1’. Just when they thought they […]

A Christmas Card to all members and Friends of ECSC.

    Happy Xmas and a prosperous and healthy New Year to all our members and friends!

Last pistol Competition of the year and Stephen’s Day closure

The range will not be open on Sunday 26th December as it is a Bank Holiday and St. Stephen’s day. As the last Sunday of any month is usually the day on which we run the monthly Club Pistol shoot, we have brought it forward by a week due to popular demand. The format will […]

Rifle Competition Results 5th December 2021 plus NASRPC Award Ceremony.

A crisp, clear morning dawned on or range today, reminding us that we are privileged to spend such days in such a beautiful environment. The keenest competitors were up early, helping us set up for the competition. The wind was blowing into our faces so a little extra elevation was required to zero. Competition consisted […]

A Trip Abroad- With the Irish Shooting Team.

The German Action Open Weekend in Leitmar, Marsberg in the Sauerland, Germany held over the weekend 13-14 November 2021 is an annual international gallery rifle shooting event encapsulating both small bore and centrefire rifle disciplines. Typically it involves teams from around the world including UK, Ireland, Germany and South Africa in hotly contested competition. Leitmar […]