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Welcome to the National Rifle Club of Scotland Website

For the encouragement and development of scientific rifle shooting at long ranges

The Club is the body responsible for representing Scotland in Long Range Rifle Shooting, and in particular in
the International Match for the Elcho Shield

NRC of S Spring Meeting


Congratulations to the winners and particularly to Mike Barlow for his score of 222.30v on Sunday in difficult conditions and for his winning margin of 15 points for the weekend.

Overall winner of everything! - Mike Barlow
Jim Brown being presented with his own Craigfillan Tyro Trophy
Hanna Fisher looking very pleased with herself
Wind - what wind!
Saturday 1233yds
What a difference a day makes - Sunday morning 1233yds
New Spring Meeting Craigfillan Tyro Trophy - pheasant not included

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Changes to MOD Handbook of Defence Land Ranges Safety - March 2015

Brief to Clubs

New Firearms Licencing Fees from 6th April 2015

The Government has announced its agreement for the firearms licensing fees administered by the police to be increased in-line with the proposals set out in the public consultation document of November/December 2014.

The new fees come into effect from 6th April 2015.

Great Britain Match Rifle Team - Australia 2016

I am delighted to announce the GB Match Rifle Team to Australia 2016 as follows:

Martin Townsend Captain Ireland
Nick Brasier Vice-Captain England
Richard Whitby Adjutant England
Alex Cargill Thompson Treasurer England
Nick Tremlett Team Training England

Ashley Abrahams England
Gary Alexander Ireland
Hugh Butcher Scotland
David Dashwood England
Rosanne Furniss England
Mike Judge England
Tim Kidner Scotland
Rob Kitson Ireland
Derek Lowe England
Angus McLeod Scotland
Julian Peck England
Mike Wentges Ireland
Simon Whitby England

Congratulations to you all on your selection.

Martin Townsend

Match Rifle shooting dates for 2015:-
Blair Atholl dates:
NRC of S Practice day (Joint with WARC LR  Club Shoot) April 19th
NRC of S Spring Meeting May 30th / 31st
NRC of S Autumn Open Meeting September 19th / 20th
Bisley dates:
Spring Practice tba  
Combined Clubs Spring Meeting (English VIII) May 9th / 10th
Lex Lyons Match July 2nd
Hopton Agg. July 4th to 7th
Elcho Match July 8th
Welsh Open tba  
English VIII Autumn Match Rifle Meeting September 26th/27th
For other shooting events and dates go to SRA web site or West Atholl web site


NRA Range Conducting Officer - Status

NRA RCO qualification lasts for 6 years after last renewal/successful course completion.

If you have a NRA RCO card then please check it to ensure it is still valid. There is only a certain amount of grace period for renewal. Otherwise the full course will have to be completed again.

The relevant NRA web page is here for course details. The RCO renewal form (2013) is here.

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