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Club News

  • 09 November 2017 Offensive and Dangerous Firearms Consultation

    By now, hopefully you have heard about the consultation for change in legislation affecting .50 calibre rifles and MARS Actioned Rifles. Essentially calling for them to be "banned" by moving them to Section 5. If you think that this "gun grab" does not affect you since they're only talking about .50 cal an...
    Source: Ste Gough
  • 06 November 2017 Dudley Rifle Club Bonfire 2017

    This Saturday Dudley Rifle Club held a bonfire again for the first time in 6 years. There was bar-be-que, fireworks, drinks and so much "propa" black-country grub to shake a stick at (including groaty pudding, whatever the heck that is...!). We also held our first Benchrest shoulder-to-shoulder, handicap t...
    Source: Ste Gough
  • 28 October 2017 W.O.S. Newey 1929-2017

    Dudley Rifle Club announces with deep sadness, the loss of its President W.O.S. (Bill) Newey, at the age of 88. After National Service with the Royal Navy, aboard HMS Implacable, he married in 1952 and joined the club the following year. By the late fifties he was well entrenched as Hon.Sec. and a keen p...
    Source: Ste Gough
  • 05 April 2017 Potential Junior Members Sought

    Every year Dudley Rifle Club strives to bring new Junior Shooters into the sport in a professional and Nationally (NSRA) recognised way. We are approaching the period where we are looking for new potential Junior Members. Starting in September, we will be taking 6 boys and girls between the ages of 13 a...
    Source: Dudley Rifle Club
  • 05 April 2017 Dudley Rifle Club at Capacity

    As you may have seen from the banner that appeared last year at the top of the Dudley Rifle Club Website, our small club in the heart of the Black Country has gained popularity the past few years and has got to the stage where we are starting to out-grow our facilities. There has been an amazing surge in e...
    Source: Ste Gough
  • 05 April 2017 72nd AGM

    Our 72nd AGM took place on Thursday with 20 members attending. The Officials were re-elected for the coming year as were the committee and other officers of the club. We were glad to see our Presendent, Mr Bill Newey who is also one of our longest serving members, his knowledge is invaluable to us we progr...
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  • 06 January 2017 Happy 2017! Christmas Results.

    Happy New Year from the committee at Dudley Rifle Club. We had a great couple of Christmas Shoots at Dudley Rifle club introducing multiple new shooters to our sport. A great time was had by all and thank you to everyone that turned up to shoot, help out and make the day a success. We have the results f...
    Source: Dudley Rifle Club
  • 02 November 2016 Club at Capacity

    We are both delighted and apologetic that our club in the Midlands has become so popular over the last 5 years. We have doubled our membership in little over 3 years from 50 members to 100 members. It's fantastic to see how popular shooting continues to be and we're happy to provide a place for like-minded...
    Source: Dudley Rifle Club
  • 04 September 2016 Junior outting to Bromyard

    Bob Cooper and Ron Gough decided to take all six juniors to an outdoor range and let them have a go at prone shooting at 50 meters. We met at the Dudley Rifle Club house at 9.30 and we all left for the 40 mile trip to Bromyard ranges as Robin who runs Bromyard Rifle club had allowed us to use their range w...
    Source: Ste Gough
  • 05 August 2016 Congratulations 2015/16 Juniors

    From the End of September 2015 to the first week of June 2016 our six junior members were training for the NSRA Youth Proficiency Scheme. It is my pleasure to announce that all six passed with flying colours. Congratulations to Ivan Abbott, Jemma and Alex Payne,
    Source: Dudley Rifle Club
  • 24 May 2016 Winter 2015/16 Hendon League Results

    Congratulations to our shooters who competed in the Hendon League for Winter 2015/16. We had some amazing results: Benchrest Bolt Action: R Gough took Top Spot in Division 1 with an average score of 299.57/300! D Fletcher took top spot in Division 7 with an average score of 295.85/300! Stuart ...
    Source: Dudley Rifle Club
  • 04 March 2016 2016 AGM Notice

    This years Dudley Rifle Club AGM is to take place on the 17th March 2016. Commencing at 7pm at the Fiddlers Arms, Lower Gornal. There will be finger buffet provided and drinks available. The Committee hopes to see as many members as possible.
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  • 02 December 2015 European Union Attack on Shooting Sports

    The following was an email received by a couple of our members who are also members of Worcester Norton Shooting Club. Since this is an important issue, I hope they don't mind me copying the content wholesale. Please read and sign the petitions to help save our sport, n...
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  • 06 September 2015 Successful Weekend of Renovations

    Thanks to all members, probationers and non-members that turned out and gave up their weekend to help with painting the range and club room. There is an amazing difference and everything looks much nicer and much cleaner. There's still plenty of work to be done to the grounds and within the club room and r...
    Source: Dudley Rifle Club
  • 02 September 2015 Range Renovations

    Following the Range closure in May, which was very successful and the butts have never looked better! (Photos to come shortly). We are taking this weekend to paint the range walls, and make some minor repairs to the clubhouse. All volunteers are welcomed to lighten the load, we will be there all day Saturd...
    Source: Ste Gough
  • 28 April 2015 RANGE CLOSED 1st to 11th May 2015

    Notice; Renovations to the range, predominantly the butts will be commencing the 1st May and continuing until the 11th May. Members wishing to help are welcomed gladly and are to contact Ron Gough (07738 614685) for confirmation of what times people will be at the range working. There will be carpentry,...
    Source: Dudley Rifle Club
  • 26 February 2015 2015 AGM Notice

    The Club AGM is to take place on the 5th March 2015. Commencing at 7pm at the Fiddlers Arms, Lower Gornal. There will be finger buffet provided and drinks available. The Committee hopes to see as many members as possible. Committee
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  • 18 December 2014 Ian Jukes Photo Blog

    Whilst googling for our Rifle club the other day I came across this rather good blog of a chap named Ian Jukes. It seems he came down to the club in order to take photos for a project named "Show Me A Secret". He went on to write an impartial opinion on our sport, and consequently our club, as well as ta...
    Source: Dudley Rifle Club
  • 04 December 2014 Hendon League Past DRC Winners Added to Site!

    I just spent the last hour or so going through the last 12 years of results from Hendon Rifle Club Postal Competitions. These can be seen reflected on the this website in the Lightweight Sporting...
    Source: Dudley Rifle Club
  • 02 December 2014 2014 Christmas Shoot Announced - 27th December

    Calling All Members. Whether you shoot on Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays!

    Dudley Rifle Club Christmas Fun Shoot

    Saturday 27th December

    This will be a fun shoot open to all plus guests (friends/family - names to be submitted to the Secretary beforehand). 10 shots ...
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  • 02 December 2014 Great Hendon Summer League Results for DRC!!

    The Committee and LSR Captain Ron Gough would like to congratulate the following for winning there respective divisions in the Summer Hendon Rifle Club League Competition. Division 8 Winner Ethan Buckby (Junior Member) Points scored
    Source: Dudley Rifle Club
  • 20 August 2014 Junior Enrollment - 23rd September.

    Tuesday Junior activities are now in recess until 23rd September. We are restarting with an induction evening on our return at 19:15 for a 19:30 prompt start on the 23rd September. This will be for 13-15 year olds - firing air rifle only - eight selected prospective members will be enro...
    Source: Dudley Rifle Club
  • 09 January 2014 Junior Nights Back!

    Happy New Year to all! Quick notice to let everyone know that Junior nights are re-commencing at Dudley Rifle Club. Junior nights take place on Tuesday nights. Please get in touch first timers to make sure that the night is on when you intend on coming.
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  • 03 October 2012 Junior Nights Suspended for Foreseeable Future

    Unfortunately we are no longer holding Junior nights for the foreseeable future. We are hoping to start up taking on new junior members in the new year (2013), so please check back with us periodically, if you are wanting to join as a junior member, for updates! We are sorry for the inconvenience.
    Source: Dudley Rifle Club
  • 01 August 2012 Good Luck to Team GB Olympic Hopefuls!

    We're around half way through the Olympic Shooting events at the time of posting, and as yet Team GB have yet to gain any medals. Best of luck to those competing from around the country, we're all rooting for you! If you have found us from looking for the differing disciplines of shooting taking part in...
    Source: Dudley Rifle Club
  • 01 June 2012 New Club Website Goes Live

    After a long time in development, the new Dudley Rifle Club website has gone live. There are a few pages where content is still required, and we will resolve this swiftly, if there is anything missing and you are unclear of anything we offer, please don't hesitate to contact the Club Secretary (details on ...
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  • 16 December 2011 Christmas Shoot Announced - 27th December

    Dudey Rifle Club CHRISTMAS SHOOT is being held this year on Tuesday 27th of December, (day after Boxing Day). Opening Time will be 9.30am until we finish, or until we have had enough. Everyone is welcome, mums, dads, brothers, sisters, friends. Any age, any abilities as shooting is a fully inclusive s...
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  • 17 October 2011 Competition Results

    After the Three Counties Cup this weekend, I am pleased to announce that our county (Worcestershire) won the competition by a clear 36 points. See this attachment for the scores. Three Counties Cup Results 2011
    Source: Dudley Rifle Club
  • 05 August 2011 Club Competitions Announced

    After having the Wilco Cup postponed earlier in the year we now have a solid date to hold the competition. The Wilco Cup is a Full-bore competition for the members of Dudley Rifle Club. The 2011 Competition will be now held on Sunday 18th September at Kingsbury...
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  • 16 June 2011 Wilco Cup Postponed

    Unfortunately the Wilco Cup Competition organised by Dudley Rifle Club has been postponed due to Kingsbury Ranges being needed by the Army. An alternative date will be posted as soon as possible.
    Source: Dudley Rifle Club
  • 24 May 2011 15th May Worcs County Open/Bromyard Results

    The Results were published today for the Worcester County Open. Check them out here. Our own John Grove won 2 Cups - Class A County Cup and Best 100s, Alistair Norman won a Cup for the English O...
    Source: Dudley Rifle Club
  • 11 May 2011 Sunday 15th May Worcs County Open at Bromyard

    re Sunday 15th May, the main item for Worcs SBRPA Clubs is the annual County Open to be held at Bromyard RC. This is a Double Dewar event with good prizes for all Classes and all Club Members are encouraged to enter for a very good competition and show support for their County.
    Source: Robert Cooper