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2016/2017 Changes

1st February 2017 • Admin

From various lengthy discussions and emails the following changes will occur in relation to shooting and scoring at HRC, and please make yourself aware of the following changes. 1. Actions are only to be closed once the competitor has their target called, and must confirm with the scorer that they have had their target called… Finish Reading “2016/2017 Changes”

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Classic Sniper Shoot

6th August 2016 • Admin

August the 6th saw the first pre 1945 vintage sniper “prize” shoot being competed for at Hahndorf Rifle Club. the weather was a good mix of warm sunny patches mixed with cold breezes, whilst light was good all day. 10 competitors shot the full match with close scoring occurring throughout the competition. top off rifle… Finish Reading “Classic Sniper Shoot”

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2nd Round Michelle Pascoe Trophy

23rd July 2016 • Admin

2nd Round of the Michelle Pascoe Trophy Series: Scores after 2nd round: (Leading 4) Tony Hamilton 748 John Atkinson 748 Frank Bruno-Bossio 746 Brian Hennig 738

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Rimfire Results

11th June 2016 • Admin

13 Shooters attended the Rimfire Shoot on a cold & dry Saturday. Scores were good but fading light made it more challenging in the 4th round. 3 People exceeded their handicap but a couple of the better shooters struggled to find their form. TOR : John Atkinson, Second : Tony Hamiliton, Third : Alex McDonald… Finish Reading “Rimfire Results”

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Rimfire Results

28th May 2016 • Admin

Cool still conditions made for a very high scoring event with 3 Details (Possibly a club Rimfire record) 5 Shooters exceeded the possible 400 using handicap, also a sign of improving marksmanship (Is Markspersonship a word?) TOR : Tony Hamilton, Second: John Atkinson, Third:Frank Bruno Bossio Handicap: Frank BB using 82%

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Rimfire Results

21st May 2016 • Admin

TOR: Kym Mohor 155, Second: Mel Lyon 152, Third: Mal M 151 Handicap: Mel Lyon using 66% (revised post event)

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Rimfire Results & 2016 AGM

14th May 2016 • Admin

Cool conditions with a small amount of breeze made for an exciting Rimfire Competition with 18 Shooters. TOR: John Atkinson, Second Brian Hennig, Third Frank Bruno-Bossio Handicap: Melissa Frahn The 2016 AGM has voted in a new Committee: Nathaniel Brooke – President Justin Jay – Vice President Dean Keen – Treasurer Garry Blunt – Secretary… Finish Reading “Rimfire Results & 2016 AGM”

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Centrefire Results

19th March 2016 • Admin

Centerfire match, perfect conditions, 8 shooters (probably due to Adelaide Gun Show on at same time) TOR Brian Hennig, Handicap won by Justin Jay.

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Centrefire Results

5th March 2016 • Admin

Today we had 2 Centerfire shooters on 155 both with a perfect round. Brian Hennig 78/77 John Atkinson 77/78 A count-back decided the winner.

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2015 Kingshoot

28th December 2015 • Admin

Kingshoot Medal Results: Neville Jones wins the 2015 Kingshoot, his 16th victory in this event – an outstanding achievement. 2nd Place was won by Fred Guyatt after a tied result for 2nd place required a count back. 3rd Place won by Jim Lyons Also, the Hahndorf Rifle Club Inc has renewed it’s lease and can confirm… Finish Reading “2015 Kingshoot”

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Blackpowder Invitational

28th November 2015 • Admin

Chris Quinlin took out this year’s trophy with his impressive shot!

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Centrefire Results

17th October 2015 • Admin

The Club has had a makeover and with a fresh coat of paint looks a treat, many thanks to Nathaniel B and all those that contributed to the Working Bee on the previous Weekend. Centerfire Competition produced some close results with TOR going to John A and Handicap to Frank B. We now only have… Finish Reading “Centrefire Results”

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President’s Cup

19th September 2015 • Admin

The President’s Cup turned out to be one of the finest demonstrations on marksmanship seen for many years. The Winner Kym did it in style with a double possible 78 / 78 followed by Jim with a 78 / 77 and Tony with a 77 //77. With a first prize of $300 and more importantly… Finish Reading “President’s Cup”

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SSAA Minutes

7th September 2015 • Admin

SSAA August State Council Minutes now available in the Members Only section of the Web Site

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Centrefire Results

29th August 2015 • Admin

Tony Hamilton shot a double possible without using any sighters. That’s 12 x 13 = 156 !

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Centrefire Results

16th May 2015 • Admin

On a clear day with 15 Competitors you can shoot forever, well not exactly but you certainly can have a lot of fun. What a pleasure to have some of our most talented Members join us for the center fire shoot. Someone once said a Professional is someone that can make a complex task look… Finish Reading “Centrefire Results”

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Centrefire Results

18th April 2015 • Admin

What a great turn out for a standard Centerfire day, 19 shooters, 2 Targets and finished by 4:00PM. A BIG thank you to Bob Baker for volunteering to mark in the Pits, the rain and (cold) seasonal temperature makes this gesture even more appreciated by all of us. Look out for a copy of the… Finish Reading “Centrefire Results”

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General Announcement

21st March 2015 • Admin

The 2015 AGM will be held on the Sunday the 28th of March where we will see several of the Committee retire in the hope that some of the newer / younger / male and female members will step up and have a go.

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Centrefire Results

7th February 2015 • Admin

Brian Hennig our Club Historian wins the Centerfire competition and another bronze medal. That was his fifth Bronze so he converted the 5 bronze to a Silver medal, but hang on he now had 3 silver medals! He then converted the 3 silver to a Gold Medal !! The photo shows Brian receiving the Gold… Finish Reading “Centrefire Results”

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26/1/15 – Yvonne Hill Awarded Order of Australia

26th January 2015 • Admin • Status

Yvonne Hill, one of our fabulous members was awarded an Order of Australia in the most recent round on the 26th of January, 2015. Yvonne won the HRC Kingshoot (Koenigschiessen) December 28th 1977. She was the only woman to have ever done so. She also won the Black Powder section with her Grandfather’s Winchester Hi-Wall,… Finish Reading “26/1/15 – Yvonne Hill Awarded Order of Australia”

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25/1/15 – Lease Renewal

25th January 2015 • Admin

The Hahndorf Rifle Club Inc has renewed it’s lease and can confirm that the 2015 Kingshoot will be held on Saturday the 19th of December. Further details will be posted in the near future.

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27/12/14: Kingshoot 2014

27th December 2014 • Admin

The Kingshoot was a great event, we had fabulous weather, 38 Competitors, a fantastic range of prizes from our kind sponsors and a worthy winner. After 12 Scoring shots we had two competitors tied for first place, Jim Lyon and Neville Jones bit past “Kings” . Neville had 14 previous victories while Jim had his… Finish Reading “27/12/14: Kingshoot 2014”

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29/9/14 – Rimfire Comp

29th September 2014 • Admin

What a wonderful day to spend with friends. While most people were watching the AFL Grand Final and (unless you were a Hawthorn supporter) wasting their time, the folks at Hahndorf Rifle Club were enjoying the Day with our Visitors from the Mt Barker and Districts Rifle Club. Many thanks to those involved in setting… Finish Reading “29/9/14 – Rimfire Comp”

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12/7/14 – Rimfire Results

12th July 2014 • Admin

Magnificent Rimfire Day, two details (16 Shooters), cold, intermittent rain. Handicaps posted for Members, login with your email address. TOR David K 384 HC John A 372

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6/6/14 – HRC’s 150th Anniversary Dinner

6th June 2014 • Admin

150 years after the initial meeting at the Union Hotel (now the Hahndorf Inn) the Hahndorf Rifle Club Members, their partners, Kings, past Kings and honoured guests from the Mt Barker Council and the SSAA celebrated the fantastic achievements and foresight of the original German pioneers who created what is still today a unique target shooting club. With… Finish Reading “6/6/14 – HRC’s 150th Anniversary Dinner”

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17/5/14 – Visit to Mt Barker and Districts Rifle Club

17th May 2014 • Admin

An excellent day was had by all during our visit to the Mt Barker and Districts Rifle club. The club gave us a demonstration of their electronic target systems (very impressive) and something to consider in future for HRC.  Shooting from 300 Yards, Frank B showed the rest of the HRC members using traditional post… Finish Reading “17/5/14 – Visit to Mt Barker and Districts Rifle Club”

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4/4/15 – 2015 AGM

4th April 2014 • Admin

The AGM was attended by 25 Members, a new Committee was unanimously endorsed. The Executive remains the same as FY2014 but we have two new general committee members.

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