Range Closed This Weekend 20-21 Feb 10

The rainfall over the past week has left the range very water logged. There is also significant rainfall predicted for this weekend. As a result, both the TMRC and SSAA Committees have decided to close the range until further notice. The range safety course on Sunday 21 Feb will still continue. We would ask that you park at the front gate and walk to the TMRC Clubhouse.

  • Alex
  • 19 February, 2010

Results for Sunday 7 Feb 10

This Sunday saw members of the Townsville Marksmen Rifle Club compete at 700m. 16 Club members and four new shooters braved the hot and very humid conditions, made worse by a distinct lack of a breeze. Peter Webber took the F Class honours with a fine shoot scoring 117.07. Other results included Bernie Davis 116.08, Nick Baker (new shooter) 113.07, John Lorimer (113.05), Jock Hucker (112.09), Ed Roberts (new shooter) 112.05, June Lorimer 112.04, Mark McIntosh 110.03, Ian Bruce 109.04, John Mercer 108.03, Col Radford 106.03, Ben Webber (new shooter) 105.07 and Hugh Barlow (101.03). It was pleasing to see new shooter Nick Baker back again, ensuring that he maintains a strong lead on...

  • Alex
  • 07 February, 2010

Range Closed Sunday 31 Jan 10

Due to current weather conditions and forecasts, the range is now at a point where operation of range facilities and vehicle movement will cause significant damage to the roads and mounds. Consequently, the range will be closed to both vehicle access and shooting until further notice. You can view the weather battered range here: Wet January 2010.  

  • Alex
  • 30 January, 2010

Christmas Activity at the Range

During the Christmas Range Closure period a bit of work has been done around the range. Pictured is John J on his new Christmas Red Monaro bringing wood back to the Club Hut to be turned into more target frames by Owie! Other work includes erecting new target numbers, shelves in the butts and a clean up of the butts. There is still plenty more to do! The heavy rainfall has done some minor damage to the stop butts and mantlet, but nothing compared to this time last year. The water courses along the range have been damaged by the...

  • Alex
  • 01 January, 2010

More Christmas Work

  Attached is the Photo of the range with the Target numbers attached. Owie the target magician has also been at work - stand by for more details as to who or whom Owie (or is that Yowie?) is and what he has done over the last week or so........ I am thinking of offering a special prize for anyone in the Club that can recognise Yowie, I mean Owie! Good luck! PS XAN you have now lost control.......

  • Alex
  • 01 January, 2010