A MEMBER of Leominster Rifle and Pistol Club who only took up shooting two-and-a-half years ago won an unprecedented number of trophies and medals at the National Small Bore meeting in Bisley.
Zara Roberts won a total of 13 trophies and plates in addition to another 15 special medals.
The Board of Directors and staff of the National Small-bore Rifle Association wish to offer their congratulations to Her Majesty the Queen on achieving the longest reign of any UK monarch.
The NSRA are pleased to be partnering with British Shooting, who are running the first ever South-West Schools Junior Air Pistol Championships.
The Individual Competitions will be of mixed gender split into three age categories – Junior, Inter and Senior. The Team Competition will consist of teams of three, mixed gender and mixed aged category.
The event will be hosted by Leweston School on the afternoon of Wednesday 7 October 2015.
For more details anda downloadable entry form, please see the announcement on the British Shooting web site.
The full set of results from the 2015 meeting are now available for download.
Please be aware that the NSRA e mail server is unable at the present time to guarantee receipt of all messages from the above service providers.
Finishing fourth in the 50m three-position rifle at the European Championships in Slovenia, the five times Commonwealth Games medallist says – It’s the first time since the 80’s that we will have a female rifle shooter at a non-home Olympics.
North Somerset Times
Rob Collins, who puts on Pass It On Young Sports sessions to give children a taste of activities including air rifle shooting, fishing and archery, is looking for land to set up a new sports education centre in North Somerset.
Rob believes teaching children how to use air rifles and BB guns safely will cut down on the rising trend of gun crime.
North Devon Journal
Oakwood Theme Park has unveiled a new indoor air pistol and rifle range. The new feature has been set up by Carmarthen-based GoSport and was inspired by the growing popularity of the sport; both in the Olympics and the Commonwealth Games.
Exeter Express and Echo
FONTHILL PISTOL and rifle club is working with Exeter City Council to find a new location for its shooting range, which currently occupies the damp vaults directly beneath Pyramids swimming pool.
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The Association has a special discounted price for individuals joining the NSRA for the first time as an Annual or Junior Annual Member, together with a bounty for the new member's club.