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 10am at the Wollomombi Rifle Range! Visitors most welcome


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ARMIDALE RIFLE CLUB NEWS Our 600 yard match held on Sunday 23rd April 2017 was quite a good day except for a tricky changing mirage. Two target rifle and three F-Class standard competitors took on the challenge. In target rifle David Rose won with a top score of 92.7. In F-Class Standard Derry won with a top score of 111.8.The F-Class Standard handicap competition was won by Stuart with a score of 126.6/1. Target Rifle: David Rose 47.4 45.3 92.7 92.7 John McClenaghan 37.1 35.0 72.1 Handy cap 87.8/1 F Class standard: Derry Crisp 53.4 58.4 111.8 Handy cap 116.8/8 Ian Moffatt 52.1 57.2 109.3 118.4/3 Stuart Cleghorn 52.3 54.4 109.1 126.6/1 The Armidale Rifle Club’s next competition will be 700 yards on Sunday 30th April 2017 commencing at 10 am sharp. We are looking for new members both male and female are quite welcome. For more information and contact details go to the Armidale Rifle Club website at

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