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RAVENSHOE, QLD, Australia
The Ravenshoe/Mt Garnet Rifle Club shoots competitions every Sunday (9am muster for 9.30am start) at the Ravenshoe Shooting Complex located on Cemetery Road in Ravenshoe. Competitions are shot at distances of 300, 400, 500, 600 yards and 700 & 800 meters with one distance shot each week. We shoot several categories of rifles: Target Rifle, F Standard, F Open, F/TR, Service Rifle and Field Rifle. The Club welcomes everyone who would like to come and try our sport. For more information contact: rc.ravenshoe@gmail.com

Saturday, 23 August 2014

2014 QRA QUEENS

Ravenshoe shooters Murray and Liz Wilson left home after the C&IDRA Prize Meeting in Cairns to shoot the Queens in Brisbane. It was well attended with 105 target rifle, 28 F Standard, 21 F Open and 6 F/TR shooters attending from Australia and New Zealand in the Duncan lead-up and 148 target rifle, 42 F Standard, 37 F Open and 8 F/TR shooters in the Queens.
Liz scooped the pool in FS B taking out the aggregate in the Duncan, the Queens and the Grand Aggregate. She also took out the Day 2 Short Range Aggregate, the Day 3 Long Range Aggregate and the 900 yard Aggregate. The last day’s shoot at 1000 yards proved extremely difficult, with rain and very low visibility taking its toll on many shooters, with a number retiring.
The Belmont range is a credit to all involved, with the range a picture of perfection and the presentation went very smoothly.


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