The 15th June 2019 dawned with an overcast grey sky and a forecast of rain and a maximum temperature of 16°C. Just the perfect summers day to hold a Great Britain Team Trial and Postal Match. Forty nine of the top small-bore shooters in the country gathered at the Appleton Range to compete for a place in the Dewar Trophy Team.
Places available for Saturday 20th July (09:30 - 16:00).
Rifle Committee member Carl Taylor cleaning the 100 yard firing points in preparation for this weekends big Dewar Match.
This weekend sees 49 of the UK’s top outdoor shooters descend on Appleton Rifle Club in Cheshire, to take part in the trial to select the team who will compete in the GB Dewar Postal Competition versus the USA and Commonwealth countries such as Australia, South Africa and New Zealand, who often also compete in this prestigious event.
The NSRA would like to congratulate Mr William John Dallimore and Mr Ian (Charles) Thomson, who have been honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, being made Members of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to Target Shooting.