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Melbourne Gun Club News & Results

We'll be bringing you the latest Melbourne Gun Club news, event results and general items of interest from the world of clay target shooting.

Don't forget to check our Shoot Program page for the latest information on upcoming clay target shooting events to be held at the Melbourne Gun Club.

Stay up-to-date with all the news around the traps!

 

Melbourne Gun Club wishes to thank the following sponsors for the 3 Day Yarra Valley DTL Championships. Please think of our supporters when you make your next purchase. Their kind support made this event possible.

Kaymar 4WD - www.kaymar.com.au
Paramount Projects - Craig Patterson 0409 709 637

 

Melbourne Gun Club Reclaims Henwood Shield

On Sunday 1st of February a group of 9 shooters from Melbourne Gun Club made the trek to the beautiful Alexandra Gun Club. The club is on one of the most picture perfect locations that you could get being right on the banks of the Goulburn River.

After the dust had settled it was Melbourne who had came out on top with a 3 target lead. The team being Jack Clerke, Tina White, Ross Liersch, Murray Cridge & John Barklem.

Great shooting to all team members. We look forward to the return bout in August when Alex will compete on our layouts.

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NOTICE: AGM Tuesday 3rd March 2015

Please be advised that the Annual General Meeting for the Melbourne Gun Club will be held on Tuesday 3rd March 2015 at 7:00pm.

This meeting will be held in accordance with the rules of the Melbourne Gun Club incorporated.

To view the proposed agenda and download a copy of the office bearer and committee nomination form click on the 'Read More' button below.

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RESULTS: 2015 Victorian State Skeet Carnival

With many, many campers, 20 squads of competitors, lots of congratulations and much 'cordial' celebrations held, the 2015 Victorian State Skeet Carnival was run over 4 day period.

The MGC Committee would like to express their sincere appreciation and thanks to all who worked hard to ensure this carnival was such as successful as it was!  Photos will be added shortly...

Don't forget to check our February Shoot Program for full details of the events being held at the Melbourne Gun Club.

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REPORT: 2015 ISSF Nationals - Newcastle

At the recent 2015 ISSF National Titles held at the Newcastle - Lake Macquarrie Gun Club it was Melbourne Gun Club junior members who shined over the competition with some impressive results!

Congratulations to both Mitchell Iles & Jack Wallace for thir great achievements.

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CLUB RESULTS: 24/01/2015

With DTL members away at the Tasmanian Titles and Skeet members at Albury, 5 DTL Squads enjoyed the day’s program in hot conditions.

Skeet members who attended enjoyed practice time in preparation for the 2015 Victorian State Skeet Carnival to be held at the Melbourne Gun Club over 4 days from Thursday the 29th of January.  Best wishes to all those who will be competing in the Victorian State Skeet Carnival.

Don't forget to check our February Shoot Program for full details of the events being held at the Melbourne Gun Club.

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MGC Membership Renewal Reminder

Melbourne Gun Club wishes to remind members that club membership renewals were due 31st December 2014.

It is important to note that if your genuine reason to own a firearm is for clay target shooting, it is a requirement by law to maintain membership of a clay target shooting club and/or association whilst owning your firearm.

Gun clubs have an obligation to report to the Victoria Police Firearms Licensing Branch details of members not renewing club memberships in order to ascertain if the firearm owner has a genuine reason to own their firearm/s.

If you have any questions on the above mentioned please don't hesitate to call Melbourne Gun Club.

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CLUB RESULTS: 10/01/2015

The first competition of the year seen cool weather conditions but the day was well supported with 7 DTL and 6 Skeet Squads enjoying the planned program.

To those Committee and Club Members who came and assisted, thank you, your help was most appreciated.

Don't forget to check our January Shoot Program for full details of the events being held at the Melbourne Gun Club.


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CANTEEN CLOSED: 10th January 2015

Rosie, Nelson and Claudia (our canteen hosts) will not be opening this weekend.

Members will be able to purchase BBQ items, tea, coffee and soft drinks during the day from the club rooms.

Thank you,

Cherilyn Wilson (Secretary)

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MGC / ACTA Membership Renewal Fees 2015

All memberships were due and payable by the 1st of January 2015.

Please ensure you have a receipt for your payment as you will be required to show proof of membership if you do not have your 2015 ACTA Membership sticker.  For the safety of all members please ensure your membership is paid prior to shooting.

Melbourne Gun Club Members can pay their fees on either Wednesday or Friday afternoons or Saturday at the Club.

Alternatively mail your completed application form to: The Secretary, Melbourne Gun Club, P.O. Box 74, Lilydale, 3140.  View our membership page and download a membership renewal form here: MGC Membership Information

A passport photo (or you can have your photo taken at the club) is required so that we can finalise your  new membership card.  Speak to the Office Staff  if you have any further queries.

Thank you,

Cherilyn Wilson (Secretary)

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REMINDER: 2015 Dates

A very healthy, happy and safe 2015 to all members, their families and friends of the Melbourne Gun Club!

Wednesday 7th January - Club Reopens 12:00 noon to 6:00pm
Friday 9th January - Club Practice 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Friday 9th January - 2015 Victorian State Skeet Titles Pre-Nominations close
Saturday 10th January - Club Practice 10:00am to 11:30am & competition from 11:30am

1.  25T Point Score (AA.A.B.C) = $13.00
2.  25T Single Barrel (AA.A.B.C) = $13.00
3.  50T DOuble Barrel (AA.A.B.C) = $26.00
4.  100T Skeet Championship (AA.A.B.C) = $42.00

Tuesday 3rd March - Annual General Meeting

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Welcome NEW MEMBERS

A warm welcome is extended to the following new members who have recently joined the Melbourne Gun Club. We hope you enjoy your time here and if you have any queries, please do not hesitate to speak to a Committee Member.

Paul & Josh Keddle, Ravi Jetti, Baiden Cowan, Walter Hakmeh, Lenny Young, Alex Schilling, Matthew Tingate, Robert Pogorzelski, Kerrin Dillon, Luke Willemsen, Leandro Mammarella, Brandon Robinson, Tarik Henderson, Brad Langdon, Mark Welland & Aiden O’Dempsey.

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2015 VCTA Shooting Program Handbook

The Victorian Clay Target Association (VCTA) 2015 Shooting Programs Handbook is available from the Melbourne Gun Club office for $3.00.

The VCTA Shooting Program Booklet contains a wealth of information including:

•  The President's report
•  State Office Bearers and Council Members
•  Zone Directories
•  Major events and shooting calendar
•  Victorian Club's Shooting Programs
•  Goods and Services information

For information on upcoming Melbourne Gun Club competitions please visit our Shoot Program page.

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CLUB RESULTS: Christmas Shoot - 13/12/2014

Weather was perfect making this year’s Xmas Shoot a wonderful day for all those members and visitors who came to participate.

21 DTL & 11 Skeet Squads made for a very busy day for the Shoot Masters but every competition ran smoothly and was enjoyable for members and visitors.

Don't forget to check our January Shoot Program for full details of the events being held at the Melbourne Gun Club.

 

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FOCUS ON A JUNIOR: Josh Keedle

We would like to congratulate Joshua Keedle, one of our new junior members this year.

Josh only started shooting this year as part of the Lilydale High School Shooting Program, on Wednesday afternoons.

Up until recently he has been borrowing one of the club Beretta Under & Overs to use.

He has been a very dedicated young shooter taking in all advice that has been offered to him by the various experienced shooters at the club.

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CLUB RESULTS: 06/12/2014

After a dreary start to the day with rain greeting the members who came early to the Club, the sun finally showed itself and made for better conditions.

3 Universal Trench / DTL & Skeet squads participated in the set programs.

To those Committee and Club Members who came and assisted, thank you, your help was most appreciated.

Don't forget to check our December Shoot Program for full details of the events being held at the Melbourne Gun Club.

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WANTED: Membership Card Photos

As advised previously the Club will be issuing new membership cards which require a passport size photo of the member applying for membership.

At the present time, the Committee are not able to complete the following cards until this photo is received.

If your name is listed below, would you kindly supply a passport size photo as soon as possible so that we can issue your 2015 MGC membership card.

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MGC clean up at the Victorian State DTL Titles in Echuca

With record crowds over 370 shooters and faced with hot and windy conditions it was Melbourne Gun Club members particularly our juniors who came out on top.

Some great performances were shown with Jack Clerke winning the Overall in the Points Score with the only possible shot for the day.  Mitch Iles battled out the Double Barrel to win the Overall with a great score of 226/226 and Craig Henwood was the winner of the Overall High Gun with only 6 points down over the competition.

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Beretta @ Melbourne Gun Club

We're excited to announce the arrival of a great range of Beretta gear at the Melbourne Gun Club.

Come on in to see the range of shooting supplies available including clothing, safety gear and shooting accessories.

Click below to see photos of the new display and range of Beretta gear on offer at the Melbourne Gun Club.

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Melbourne Gun Club 2015 Membership Renewals

Membership renewals for the 2015 season are now being accepted.  The only change to the fees is a slight increase in the levy paid to the ACTA.

For 2015 the Committee have needed to move towards a new membership card where a passport photo is required to be printed on this card.

Please ensure this photo is included when you forward your renewal documentation. The Office Staff will also be able to process a photo for you if renewing in person.

Download a 2015 Melbourne Gun Club Membership Application Form & Instruction Guide

If you have any questions or require assistance with your membership options please contact the Melbourne Gun Club Secretary on (03) 9739-1771 during normal opening hours or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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MGC Committee Meeting Report (14/10/2014)

The latest Melbourne Gun Club Committee meeting was held on the 14/10/2014.  Read the full report here and keep up-to date on what happening in and around the Club.

Any members wishing to give feedback or raise any issues concerning the club, please speak to Darryl or Dallas so that the Committee can be made aware of these items.

Thank you, Cherilyn Wilson (Secretary).

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REPORT & RESULTS: 2014 Victorian State ISSF Trap Titles

The 2014 Victorian State ISSF Trap Titles were held at the Melbourne Gun Club on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th of October in perfect conditions. The event was held over 175 Tgts + Final.

A total of 31 shooters entered the event. Well down on previous years but while this may sound like a small crowd it is a BIG improvement on attendances during the year at regular club competitions where clubs are struggling to get more than 5 shooters turn up and competitions cancelled.

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CLUB RESULTS: 11/10/2014

Busy, busy and more busy!

On Friday 10th of October was the inaugural Yarra Valley School Boys Shoot, organised by Garry Bennett from Lilydale High School with 68 students attending.

Saturday brought great weather conditions, 30 Come and Try Guests, 10 DTL & 3 Skeet Squads and the return of the Tasmanian Students from the previous day.  These students and their parents were off to Werribee the next day and then onto Benalla for more competitions on Monday.  They expressed their thanks to Garry and all at the Club who had made this an enjoyable and great learning experience for them all.

To those Committee and Club Members who came and assisted, thank you, your help was most appreciated.

Don't forget to check our October Shoot Program for full details of the events being held at the Melbourne Gun Club.

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FOCUS ON A JUNIOR: Jack Clerke

Jack only started shooting about 3 years ago as a year 8 student from Lilydale High School in the after school program.

He showed great determination and eagerly took to weekend competition, initially at his home club, Melbourne Gun Club, but then thanks to his dad and mother started travelling around the state to various competitions.

He quickly progressed from C grade and in little over a year and a half had made it into AA.

The following is a short focus on some of his many achievement this year...

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CLUB RESULTS: 27/09/2014

Warm weather conditions welcomed the 8 DTL Teams to the planned program.

No Skeet Competition but those Skeeties who did attend, enjoyed some friendly practice time. 

NOW OPEN FRIDAYS: From 26th September the Melbourne Gun Club will be open for practice 1:00pm - 5:00pm each and every Friday!

Don't forget to check our October Shoot Program for full details of the events being held at the Melbourne Gun Club.

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Congratulations...

To maintain peace and harmony in the Melbourne Gun Club office, the Secretary wishes to congratulate the Club’s Manager, Roger Esplin, on his AFL team winning the 2014 Grand Final.

Ouch that hurt!

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New Opening Hours - NOW OPEN FRIDAY!

As from Friday September 26th the following opening hours will apply at the Melbourne Gun Club.

Wednesday: 12.00 until 6.00 pm (practice)
Friday: 1.00 until 5.00 (practice)
Saturday: 10.00 until 11.30 (practice) followed by competition

The Melbourne Gun Club is not open 3rd Saturday of each month due to Field & Game Competition and no 5 stand practice available on Saturdays.

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Lilydale High / MGC Juniors State School Championship

On Monday 8th September 6 students from Lilydale High School attended the State School Championship shoot at Bendigo Clay Target club.

Close to 80 students qualified to attend the State Championship shoot.

Eliminations had occurred around the state at the various regional shoots that had seen close to 1000 competitors state wide attend the various venues.

The regular practice every Wednesday after school at the Melbourne Gun Club in addition to the weekend competitions attended by several of the Lilydale High students paid dividends.

 

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CLUB RESULTS: 13/09/2014

12 DTL, 4 Skeet & 3 Trench teams enjoyed the warm spring weather and great day of competitions including the ISSF Trench Peter & Jean Wray Cup!

Thanks to all the Visitors and Club Members who supported on the day!

NOW OPEN FRIDAYS: From 26th September the Melbourne Gun Club will be open for practice 1:00pm - 5:00pm each and every Friday!

Don't forget to check our September Shoot Program for full details of the events being held at the Melbourne Gun Club.

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Melbourne Gun Club

192 Victoria Road
Yering, 3770
Victoria, Australia.

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Club Facilities

The Melbourne Gun Club is one of the biggest and best equipped in Australasia. We regularly conduct competitions in International Sport Shooting Federation (ISSF) and Australian Clay Target Association (ACTA) disciplines.