Ole Smokey Round 2, Centrefire

Sunday 22 May 2022

Round 2 of the Ole Smokey rimfire benchrest:

Olivia and Fitzy on 494

Ian 492

Lainey 487 – a new junior member, first-ever competition shoot.  Spectacular!

Tony 478

Josh 470

Derek 467

Calvin 451

We also shot the centrefire event, being the best group at 100m and 200m.

At 100m:  Tony 20.05 mm, Derek 41.0mm, Josh 44.17mm

At 200m: Derek 56.45mm, Tony 65.68, Josh 77.48mm

Our next shoot is Sunday 31st July for the RO Davies light barrel, and field rifle so make sure you bring a nice light rifle and your gumboots.  RO’s are Tony and Derek.

Ladies and Juniors Comp, 2021 Prizes

Sunday 10/4/22

Glorious autumn weather!  The Ladies’ Competition was shot concurrently with the Junior Shield.


Olivia 486,  Kerry 481,  Shelly 476,  Vanessa 450,  Deanne 383


Riley 493,  Jarrod 464,  Osha 453

The Annual General Meeting was held on 17th February. 

Prizewinners for 2021 were:

Ole Smokey benchrest rimfire :  1st Ian J,  2nd Pat L,  3rd Derek B

RO Davies light barrel rimfire:  1st Josh B, with David S and Jason T equal second

Centrefire 200 metres:  1st Tony H,   2nd Derek B

Centrefire 100 metres: 1st Derek B,  2nd Tony H, 3rd Josh B

Gleniffer Shield unsupported rimfire:  1st Derek B,  2nd Pat L,  3rd Tony H

Ladies’ Comp:  1st Deanne T,  2nd Amalie L,  3rd Kerry J

Junior Shield:  1st Riley B,   2nd Amalie L,   3rd Teon J

George Joannidis Field Rifle:  1st Josh B,   2nd Ian J,  3rd Calvin P

Our next shoot is Sunday 23rd May, with the Ole Smokey benchrest followed by the 100m/200m centrefire.

Gleniffer Shield, Ole Smokey Shield

Sunday 30/1/22

Another nice day on the range.  First up was the Gleniffer Shield – 50 scoring shots off the elbows, no supports allowed.

1st Derek 454/500

2nd Olivia 405

3rd Pat 316

Fitzy 314

Tony 301

Ian 294

Josh 286

David 270

Calvin 236

Gordon 203

Next up the first round of the Ole Smokey Shield – 50 scoring shots from a benchrest, any rimfire rifle allowed.

1st Derek 492/500

2nd Olivia 491

Equal 3rd Tony 487, Ian 487

Bruce 480

Pat  470

Gordon  467

David 462

Fitzy 461

Bruce 443

Don’t forget the Annual General Meeting on Thursday 17th February, commencing at 7:00pm at the Mylestom Community Hall.

First shoot for 2022

Sunday 9th January 2022

It’s great to be back in 2022!  A hot & humid day but who cares.  We shot the RO Davies light barrel rimfire event over 50 metres first up:

  • Olivia B 488 in her first competitive shoot
  • Tony H 482
  • Pat L and Bill Y 478
  • Ian J 474
  • Calvin P, Josh B and Fitzy 466
  • Andy B 492 but disqualified for using his Dad’s heavy barrel rifle

The 100 metre centrefire results are the distance between the two widest shots of a total of 5 shots:

Derek B 34mm,  Ian J 39mm , Tony H 46mm,  Josh B 52mm

then the 200 metre centrefire, the distance between the 2 widest shots:

Tony  H 24mm, Ian J 60mm, Derek B 81mm, Josh B 103mm

I will let you know the date of the next shoot as soon as we receive the program from Coffs SSAA.

Sunday 28/11/21

As well as the competitions, today we welcomed 8 new shooters doing their Safe Shooting Course.  They all passed with flying colours!

Three competitions were shot today:

Junior Shield Round 2:

Riley 491

Jarrod 476

Ladies’ Competition Round 2:

Deanne 494

Vanessa 479

Ole Smokie Round 4:

Ian J 499

Pat L 492

Riley B 490

Douglas B 478

Josh B 478

The Christmas shoot, our final one for the year, is Sunday 19th December.  Come along for a BBQ lunch at midday, followed by a silhouette shoot and lucky door prizes!  Bellingen will be providing Range Officers for the morning session also, so feel free to come along early for some practice or zeroing.

Ole’ Smokey and Light Barrel 19/9/21

19 Sept 2021

Great to be back on the range after lockdown.  Our shoot from last week was postponed to today.

RO Davies Light barrel shoot Round #3:

Ian 485

Teon 483 (a junior shooter – excellent result!)

Josh 477

Pat  472

David  467

Doug  461

Bill 450

Ole Smokey (supported benchrest) Round #3:

Ian 488

Tony 487

Pat 476

David  462

Doug  448

Bill 445

Next shoot is Sunday 17th October at midday, with Field Rifle round #2 and Light Barrel round #4.  Bellingen will be providing Range Officers for the morning session also, so feel free to come along early for some practice or zeroing.

R O Davies Light Barrel and Field Rifle 1 Aug 2021

We had a few shooters turn up today to brave the new covid rules.

R O Davies Light barrel shoot at 50 metres:

1 James R on 488/500 (well done James, in your first match with the Club!)

2 Ian J 481

3 Pat L 471

4 David B 467

5 Doug B 465

6 Shelly R 457

7 Calvin 452

The George Joannidis Field Rifle shoot was conducted in a slightly different format, more aligned to the SSAA Field Rifle Match with rapid fire at 25m, standing at 25m and kneeling/sitting at 25m.

1 Josh Bertram 246

2 Ian Johnston 220

3 Calvin 210

Our next shoot is on Sept 12th  Ole Smokie Round 3,  R O Davies Light Barrel Round 3

Ole Smokey and Centrefire

Another great autumn day on the range, this time for the Ole Smokey Shield Round 2:

1 Ian 495/500,  2 Derek 491, 3 Aaron 484,  4. Tony 483,   5.Peter 483,  6 Doug 470  7 Fitzy 452

This was followed by the Centrefire Match, with only 2 competitors.

At 100m, first was Derek with a 22.45mm group, second Tony with 59.3mm.

At 200m, Tony cleaned up with a nice group of 51.63mm, with Derek second at 78.43mm.

It was great to see two brand new shooters, James and Shelley successfully complete their Safe Shooting Course today also. Our next shoot is 1st August, with the R O Davies light barrel event followed by Field Rifle.

AGM and Prizes for 2020

The Club’s Annual General Meeting was held on 17/2/21, and I forgot to put the list of prizewinners up on the website!

Ladies’ Competition:  1 Kerry J, 2 Vanessa S, 3 Deanne T

Gleniffer Shield:  1 Derek B, 2 Ian J, 3 Brett H

R O Davies: 1 Ian J, 2 Shaun B, 3 Brett H

Junior Shield:  1 Riley B, 2 Jarrod T, 3 Teon J

Ole Smokey:  1 Derek B, 2 Riley B, 3 Tony H

George Joannidis field rifle:  1 Derek B, 2 Ian J, 3 Peter M

Centrefire 100 metres:  1 Derek B, 2 Peter M, 3 Tony H

Centrefire 200 metres:  1 Tony H, 2 Josh B, 3 Derek B

Ladies Comp and Junior Shield 11/4/21

A perfect autumn day on the range for the Ladies’ Competition and the Junior Shield.

The ladies posted some good scores:

Amalie 485, Kerry 481, Deanne 475, Vanessa 472 and Carol  443.

The Juniors were even better:
Riley  492, Amalie 485, Teon 481,  Jarrod 457

Well done to Amalie, our newest junior and clearly a crack shot!