Natives Rifle Club

Est. 1901

Natives Rifle Club

Est. 1901

2022 Natives Rifle Club Two-Day Prize Meeting

The Natives Rifle Club held it’s 2022 two-day Prize Meeting over the weekend of October 15-16th as a prelude to the National Rifle Association of Australia’s Championships.

The weather conditions were pleasant for the two days with light to moderate winds from varying easterly (left) directions challenging the competitors of which there were 103 on Saturday and 95 on Sunday, a very pleasing turnout.

Geoff Grenfell of Bendigo won the A-Grade Les Perrin Memorial trophy for the second year in a row.

Following the conclusion of the main competition on Sunday the top 10 TR competitors shot off shoulder to shoulder at 1000 yards for the Keith Affleck Belt which was won by Bob Crawford of Natives with an excellent 50.8.

This was followed at 1000 yards by the top 3 competitors in each of F-Class Standard, F-Class Open and F-TR competing for the Wild Dog Custom Rifles Trophy. The winners were Andrew McKillop, Brett Bunyon and Frans Knox respectively.

Summary of Scores 
The Grand Aggregate – The Les Perrin Memorial Match
A Grade:  
1st BadgeGeoff Grenfell, Bendigo343.33
Natives Badge Winners: 
2nd BadgeJosh Pratt342.38
3rd BadgeBob Crawford342.32
5th BadgeLeigh Marett341.32
7th BadgeMirko Teglasi339.28
B Grade:  
1st BadgeStephen Small, Grafton334.27
Natives Badge Winners: 
3rd BadgeIan Errington306.15
C Grade:  
1st BadgePeiter Wiid, Natives316.16
Natives Badge Winners: 
3rd BadgeLudeny Wiid306.15
F-Class Std A: 
1st BadgeHenk Doggen, Beaudesert412.26
Natives Badge Winners: 
3rd BadgeWayne Latham405.25
5th BadgeKristine Crawford398.18
F-Class Std B: 
1st BadgePeter Drew, Murwillumbah402.24
Natives Badge Winners: 
5th BadgeBrian Pickles391.25
F-Class Open: 
1st BadgeBrett Bunyan, Boddington 214414.31
1st BadgePaul Kearney, Carnavon 65409.24
Keith Affleck Belt:   
Winner:Bob Crawford, Natives50.08
Wild Dog Custom Rifles Trophy:  
F-Class Std:Andrew Mckillop, Pacific55.02
F-Class Open:Brett Bunyan, Boddington60.04
F-TR:Frans Knox, Pacific57.02
Other Notable Natives Scores: 
Day-1: The Carina Leagues Club Short Range Match
C Grade:  
1st BadgePieter Wiid183.10
2nd BadgeLudeny Wiid178.09
F-Class Std B: 
3rd BadgePaul Menzel 228.11
Day-2: The Menzel Family Long Range Match
A Grade:  
1st BadgeLeigh Marett149.14
B Grade:  
1st BadgeIan Errington144.06
C Grade:  
2nd BadgePieter Wiid133.06
F-Class Std A: 
1st BadgeWayne Latham178.12

Photos from Day-1 on the range Courtesy of Michelle Dick

Day-1 Trophy Presentation Photos by Wayne Latham

Day-2 on-range and presentation photos by Michelle Dick

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