Series - Photographs of rifle teams

Inter-varsity - Adelaide Tasmanian and Sydney teams Hobart and Suburban Cup Inter-varsity rifle match Australian Universities rifle match Tasmanian University team Group at the Springs

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Photographs of rifle teams


  • 1930-1934 (Creation)

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7 photographs

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McDonell Watkyn Woods (Don) studied engineering at UTAS from 1929 to 1933. He took the Thomas Normoyle prize in 1930 and the Russell Allport prize in 1931, graduated as B.Sc. and B.E. in 1934 and then went to Magdalen College, Oxford, on a Rhodes scholarship. He was a member of the T.U. Rifle Club, being the captain of the team in 1933, and was secretary of the University Union in 1932. The Tasmania University Rifle Club was formed in 1927 and a team entered for the Home and Home contest in November 1927 came third.

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Group photographs of T.U.R.C. teams: Inver-varsity match at Adelaide 1930, Tasmanian and Sydney teams at the Australian Universities match Melbourne 1932, Hobart and Suburban Cup (T.U.R.C. winners) 1933, Inter-varsity 1933, Australian Universities match 1934 (2 photos, one with winners’ shield), group at Springs 1934. Photos mounted, named and signed.

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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HE Sept 2018




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