Lambourn Rifle Club
The Lambourn Rifle Club became a section of the Sports Club in 1946. Records show it was formed earlier in 1935 meeting at The George and later at The Hinds Head.
It is the oldest team in the Swindon & District Air Rifle League which currently has 11 teams participating in the Swindon area. Each team consists of 12 members shooting on a home & away basis on a Wednesday evening, commencing at 8.00pm. throughout the season.
Practice is held on a Monday evening and all sports club members may participate.
There are various competitions running throughout the season for all to enjoy.
The rules state each member must use a 0.177 pellet rifle, freestanding, without aids and at a distance 7 yards (6.4m) from the target.
The Club has Air Rifles to use and targets provided. There is a safe environment in place and strict protocols adhered to. The Club is also affiliated to the NSRA.
Senior and Juniors are most welcome.
Over the years many club members have been very successful and selected for the Great Britain squad.
Contact Nick Rackham 07788 170641 e-mail nickrackhamiscali.co.uk