Armidale Rifle Club

Armidale's Premium Rifle Club

The first evidence of a rifle club in Armidale came from a report in the Armidale Express on the 2nd September 1865 which stated that a number of gentlemen had assembled and agreed to the establishment of a rifle club in Armidale, and a committee was appointed to prepare rules for the running of the rifle club.

The rifle club as we know it today was formed in 1885 as the Armidale Volunteer Rifle Company and a rifle range reserve No 2865 was notified on the 8th January 1887 which became known as the Long Swamp Road Rifle Range...

Rifle matches every Sunday from 11am at the Wollomombi Rifle Range!


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ARMIDALE RIFLE CLUB NEWS Sunday the 28th August 2016. There were eight competitors competing in today’s 600 yard match. The mirage and wind changes were consistently changing, especially the mirage with a constant flow then revving up quickly which caught a lot of competitors by surprise. In F-Open Allan Steeden scored 111.6. In the F-Class Standard off rifle Derry Crisp won with a score of 114.3. In the F-Class Standard handy cap Billy Wright won with a score of 124.4. There were no target rifle competitors today. F Class Open: Allan Steeden 56.3 55.3 111.6 F Class standard B Grade: Derry Crisp 55.2 59.1 114.3 Handy Cap 120/3 David Willis 53.2 56.3 109.5 116.8/5 Stuart Cleghorn 52.1 55.3 107.4 120/4 Ian Moffatt 58.3 45.2 103.5 117/2 Billy Wright 52.2 49.1 101.3 124.4/3 Lauren Manuel 47.1 (One stage only) Blake Carter 45.1 (One stage only) The Armidale Rifle Club’s next competition will be at 700 yards on Sunday 4th September 2016 commencing at 11 am sharp. The Armidale Rifle Club caters for juniors and adults both men and women. You will all be most welcome, give us a call you may surprise yourself at how well you can do with a little coaching. For more information and contact details go to our Club website at .

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