Club News

Mid North Coast DRA – Champion of Champions – 12 May 2018

Congratulations to Mal McKenzie – Target Rifle Champion !!!

Mal McKenzie has won the Target Rifle Champion of Champions for the Mid North Coast District Rifle Association for 2018.

The Champion of Champions was held at the Kempsey Rifle Range

Mal won with a score of 196 and 15 centres

Well done Mal – great result for Wingham Rifle Club


Inverell NSW – OPM Easter 2018

A large group of Wingham members travelled to Inverell over the Easter break to compete in the Inverell RSM Civilian Rifle Club’s 71st Annual OPM.

By the end of the weekend, several of the Wingham Rifle Club members finished with medals, badges and prizes to take home.

Most notable were Robert Bartlett who shot consistently all weekend. Bartlett finished with the overall win in F Standard B Grade on a score of 342 and 20 centres, which has now pushed him up into A Grade. Chris Barnard was close behind with a final tally of 339 and 14 centres to take home 2nd place overall in F Standard B Grade.

In the Target Rifle Division, Andrew Geary was consistent across all ranges to complete his weekend tally of 286 and 24 centres finishing in 3rd place overall in Target Rifle B grade.


Rob Bartlett, Chris Barnard and Christina Adams                          Andrew Geary



Mid-North Coast DRA Shoot – Kempsey 10th February 2018

9 WIngham shooters travelled to Kempsey for the latest DRA shoot.

As well as providing the shooters Derek Boughton our head Butts Officer lead the team in the butts in very hot conditions.

Wingham provided 2 F Class teams

Team 1 – Duncan Robinson & Christina Adams

Team 2 – Chris Barnard & Todd Barnard

Chris and son Todd won the off-gun F-Class event with some very good shooting including a max 60/60 with 5 centres

In the Target Rifle the Wingham team was:

Max Purnell, Barry White, Mal McKenzie and Jim Blackmore

Wingham also lent Kempsey a shooter – Gordon Higgins who had a great shoot in the 15 shot match with a 72/75.

Port Macquarie was the winner of the Target Rifle off-gun event

The date for the DRA Champion of Champions will be 12th May 2018 – to be shot at the Kempsey range