Matches on May 18th and 19th

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The weekend was a busy one for OURC, with four different competitions taking place amid the first properly warm weather of our season in Bisley. At 8am on Saturday morning a team of six were on the range at Century for the Astor County Heats, while on the hill several members of OURC had a […]

Results of Committee Elections

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The Annual General Meeting was held in the Hawkins Room of Merton College. Congratulations to the committee-elect, who will take office after the Imperial Meeting this year: President – Russell Woodger (Lincoln) Secretary – Dominic Wilks (Lincoln) Treasurer – Katherine Lightbown (Pembroke) Match Rifle Captain – Thomas Nightingale (Merton) Social Secretary – Frances Hawkins (Hertford) […]

AGM

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The Annual General Meeting and Committee Elections for 2019-2020 will be held in Merton College at 5.30 pm on Tuesday 30th April.

Easter Bisley 2019 Report

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April is the cruellest month, and so at points it seemed: OURC braved hailstorms, frosts, endless rain and bitter winds last week in Bisley for our Easter training camp. Cruel as it might have been, it was certainly worth it for the tremendous scores and new talent seen on the firing point, and for the […]

OURC vs LMRA

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A seven-strong team were in Bisley on Saturday 30th March, not because they were so keen for Easter Bisley that they had arrived two days early but for a match against the London and Middlesex Rifle Association. With a 2&10 at 300 and 600 yards and a 2&15 at 900 it was a good opportunity […]

Heslop and Bentata 2019

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A twelve-strong team headed down to London on Saturday 3rd March for the smallbore varsities against CUSBC. While unfortunately Cambridge were victorious in both the Heslop and the Bentata there was some very strong shooting, with three new half-blues earned for Russell Woodger (joint top scorer for Oxford with Kate Foye), Chloe Jacklin and Daniel […]

BUCS Short-range final 2019

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For the first time in a decade OURC got a team through to the short-range final for the British Universities and Colleges League this year, a fantastic achievement that reflects our constant improvement over the last couple of years since we secured a permanent range. The final was held at Staveley Rifle Club on 16th […]