Gallery Rifle Squad 2016 Report

2016 was probably the Squad’s most successful season to date.   Members attended a number of competitions:

  • Spring Action Bisley
  • JSPC Spring Open
  • Phoenix Meeting Bisley
  • Wapinschaw Aberdeen
  • Mattersey 10
  • Scottish Championships (Colmsliehill & Aberdeen)
  • Irish Open
  • Derby Open
  • National Championships Bisley
  • German Open
  • Army Match Bisley
  • JSPC Autumn Open
  • Autumn Action Bisley

At these various events the squad were very successful winning the undernoted medals:

  • Gold—190
  • Silver—156
  • Bronze—91

Gallery Rifle Squad at the National GR Championships - Bisley August 2016

Squad members hold a number of British Records:

Norman Veitch

  • Precision GRSB and MT GRCF Open Class
  • The National Championship Aggregates
  • Short Range GRSB and GRCF

Chris Douglas

  • Precision GRCF

Robert Tonner

  • Precision LBP

Jonny Cormie


Glenn Gordon

  • Short Range LB Pistol

Congratulations to the undernoted squad members who were chosen for the GB National Squad :

  • Greg Rastall
  • Norman Veitch
  • Jonny Cormie
  • Glenn Gordon
  • Robert J Tonner

Jonny Cormie has completed his two-year spell as Captain and is now followed by Robert J Tonner.  Robert will have his sights set firmly on the Home Countries Match at Bisley which so far has eluded the squad.

Colin Oswald, Gallery Rifle Squad Manager