The Port Macquarie Rifle Club was established as the Hastings Militia Rifle Club in 1888,
making it the second oldest sporting body in the Hastings. In 1900 it was re-named the Hastings River Rifle Club and, in 1902, it moved to its current site. The land, about 270 acres, was originally owned by the Federal Government and passed to the State Lands Department in 1903, shortly after Federation.
The current clubhouse was built in 1980. Shooting distances are 300, 500, 600, 700, 800, 900 and 1000 yards, and 400 metres.
Club Street Address
Hastings Regional Shooting Complex
End of Lady Nelson Drive Port Macquarie - past the stables on a dirt road (see map)
Club Postal Address
PO Box 335
Port Macquarie 2444
Mal McKenzie wins Open Prize Meeting
at Inverell Easter 2013 Weekend
3 Members of the Port Macquarie Rifle Club joined about 60 other marksmen on the Inverell Rifle Range for a 6 Range competition over the Easter Weekend. Two of the three have been selected in the NSW State Team Squad which commences Training & Elimination sessions next weekend in Sydney.
Mal McKenzie continued his splendid form to win both the Day 2 Aggregate AND the Grand Aggregate for both days as well as numerous Range wins along the way. This is Mal’s first major win and should be followed by bigger & better achievements. Mike Chad spent the whole competition inside the, “Top Five” places. These results auger well for these shooters State Team aspirations.
600 Yards 1st Mike Chad 50.6, 3rd Bob Barnett 50.3 500 Yards 2nd Mike Chad 49.4 300 Yards 2nd Mal McKenzie 50.4 Aggregate 2ndMal McKenzie 148.12,
4th Bob Barnett 147.8,
5th Mike Chad 146.12
300 Yards 1st Mal McKenzie 50.8 600 Yards(1) 1st Mal McKenzie 50.7 600 Yards(2) 2nd Mike Chad 50.6 Aggregate 1st Mal McKenzie 150.19,
4th Mike Chad 149.18,
13th Bob Barnett 142.10
Grand Aggregate 1stMal McKenzie 298.31, 5th Mike Chad 295.30,
11th Bob Barnett 289.18