Rifle Competition Results 50 Metre Field Sporter and 50 Metre Precision Sunday 1st December 2019

The stalwart supporters arrived at the range, early on Sunday morning, to be greeted by cold and bright conditions. How nice to see the blue sky again after a month of grey drizzle, interrupted only by heavier downpours. The targets were set out and the 50 Metre competitions began. There was a slight breeze which […]

ECSC Success At The NASRPC National Championships.

A group of our top competitive shooters took part in the 2019 National Championships held in the Munster Club on the 9/10th November and the BRC Club on the 23rd November. The pistol and Gallery Rifle events were held in Munster and the Sporting Rifle events were held at BRC. These finals are by invitation […]

Rifle Competition Results 50 Metre Field Sporter and 50 Metre Precision

As is customary on the first Sunday of each month, two rifle competitions were held on our range today. The 50 Metre Field Sporter competition is shot in the prone position,  over 2 cards with 20 shots to count and unlimited sighters. Maximum possible score is 400. The front and back of the rifle can […]

ECSC Autumn Target Rifle Open Competition .Saturday 5th October 2019.

The ECSC Autumn T/R Open was held on Saturday 5th October.   The usual small but elite band of competitors fired the traditional English Match – 60 shots smallbore prone at 50 metres.   Conditions were overcast and damp, starting with drizzle which developed into rain as the day progressed.  Wind was light to start […]

Gallery Rifle Competitions report Sunday 6th October 2019

After all the rain last week, it was a pleasure to go to the range this morning on a bright and mild day. The wind was  very gusty , from the North West, hence it was blowing directly down range into the faces of the competitors. No mind, these were hardy men, immune from all […]

ECSC Member Now Holds 5 National Shooting Records

  Anthony Fagan showing his winners medal in the ‘Open’ field sporting rifle at 100mts in Bracken Shooting Club. EAST COAST MEMBER NOW HOLDS FIVE NATIONAL SHOOTING RECORDS. Members will be very familiar with Anthony Fagan from his enthusiastic conducting of the monthly pistol and gallery rifle competitions but Anthony’s heart has long been in […]

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 […]