Alwyn McLean

Alwyn is a retired Regular Army infantry Major who has transferred into the Reserve Forces and works on semi-permanent basis as the Training Major of a Medical Regiment based  in Northern Ireland.  He also dabbles in farming, light engineering and gunsmithing.

Alwyn has previously shot service rifle for the British Army and was on the GB Service Rifle team that toured South Africa in 1994.  He won the Queen's Medal in 1996 prompting his return to target rifle shooting in 1997.  This is his fourth GB tour having previously toured to New Zealand, Canada and the USA. This will be his seventh shooting visit to South Africa and he was last in South Africa as Vice-Captain of the Ireland team in 2009.   He was the fullbore coach for the Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games team to Delhi in 2010, is Captain of the Territorial Army Target Rifle Team, Captain of the Ireland Mackinnon Team and is the touring Armourer for the Athelings team each year to Canada.

Alwyn is married to Diane and they have two children, Keri and James.  He is a keen all round sportsman.  His greatest sporting moment was captaining the winning Ireland team in the National Match at Bisley in 2002.