At Altcar Rifle Range, Liverpool, on the 5th inst., an international rifle competition, at 200, 500, and 600 yards, took place, ten men a side, representing England, Ireland, and Scotland. Wales could not raise a team. Ireland took the lead at 200 yards, though at the 600 yards, England was better, Scotland and Ireland at this distance being equal. Total score—Ireland, 649; England, 645, Scotland, 626.
Source: The Illustrated London News, No.2254—Vol. LXXXI, Saturday, July 15, 1882, p.66