Pistol Photographs

The following photos represent some of the history of the club, click one to open it up. More will be added as they become available and If anyone has any pictures that could loaned for copying, please let Bill Phelps know by emailing from the contact page. All photos will be scanned and returned to the owner.

2016 - September.
Wales hosted the Commonwealth Shooting Federation championships and the 50m Free Pistol event was held at Tondu.

The 16th and last home countries Centre-fire International shoot, Galashiels, Scotland. Wales came 2nd with a score of 2672 to NI who scored 2673 and won the event. Three Tondu members went, Bill Phelps, Mike Thomas and Paul Scourfield shooting, with Paul doubling up as team manager.

A visit to the Sennybridge ranges

At the Home Countries International Centre Fire pistol event in Northern Ireland, with the Welsh Team standing outside the gates of Stormont, Belfast. Two Tondu members were part of the team.

Shooting a S&W Model 66 in Police Pistol 1 at Haverfordwest

Severn Tunnel

The International Long Range Pistol Shooting Association held their Championships at Bisley. Photos taken on the Century range shooting class A Free pistol at 300 yards with a LR Free Pistol chambered for .308 Norma Magnum.

Publicity photographs for the Pistol Section of the club. Taken by a professional photographer with some being used in a newspaper article.

The Commonwealth Shooting Federation Championships were held in Guernsey. Tondu members in the team were Tony and Diane Monk, Denis Bailey and Bill Phelps.

The outdoor range at Newbridge

Tondu members at a Long Range Pistol shoot in Dorset in October. Colin Ryland, Bill Phelps, Richard Phelps, Phil Croft, Howard Jayne and Tom Baggott - all otherwise jokingly known as the Dalton gang.

The Commonwealth Shooting Federation Championships were held in Newcastle, Northern Ireland. Tondu members included, Gary Hellstrom, Bill Phelps, Diane Monk, Mike Sandford and Tony Monk.

Saw the Welsh shooting team in Holland. Mike Cockel, Gary Hellstrom and Bill Phelps from Tondu were part of the team.

The Commonwealth Shooting Federation European Championships were hosted by Wales for the first time and temporary ranges were set up in Cardiff Castle. The photo, taken from the top of the Norman Keep, shows the Rapid Fire 25m range.

Welsh shooting team in Belgium - Mike Cockel, Bill Phelps and Terry Lewis. The ranges at Overisje near Brussels were demolished a few years later to make way for a motorway.

Home Countries Welsh Air Pistol team at the National meeting - L to R - John Griffiths, Gary Hellstrom(Tondu), Bill Phelps(Captain and Tondu), Mike O'Leary and Denis Bailey(Tondu)