Sportsmatch News - New Ringmount Coming Soon - 09/03/17

Coming soon from Sportsmatch is a medium height 30mm scope mount to fit the popular Tikka and CZ range of centerfire rifles.  Models will be available for the Tikka T3 and T3X.  All centerfire rifles from CZ including the CZ527, CZ550, CZ557 as well as earlier discontinued models will be covered by a model in the Sportsmatch scope mount range.

Sportsmatch News - Shoot a CZ or Tikka Centrefire Rifle? - 16/02/17 

New to the Sportsmatch range ringmounts for Tikka T3, CZ527 & CZ550  are now available from your favourite firearms dealer.  The New High 1" model is ideal for rifle scopes with large objective lenses and older rifles such as the early Brno model 2 which has a rear sight that cannot be removed.  Sometimes bolt clearance is also an issue so if you need a High ringmount the following models are now available - HTO81 Tikka T3, HTO82 CZ527 etc, HTO83 CZ550 557 .  For more information please go to the New products page of our website.

Sportsmatch News - Mounting Yukon Photon XT Night Vision Rifle Scopes - 23/11/2016 

At Sportsmatch we are regularly recomending our adjustable scope rings as the best solution to use with the popular Yukon Photon XT 6.5 x 50 night vision rifle scopes as well as the Yukon Photon 4.6 x42 and 5 x 42.  This enables the cross hair to remain in the centre of the field of view.  For airgun and rimfire users our ATP66 Fully Adjustable and ATP61 Elevation Adjustable are ideal and for shooters wishing to fit the XT to a Picatinny rail our ATP72 offers elevation adjustment.

Sportsmatch News - Coming Soon High Scope Mount for Tikka T3x & CZ527 - 08/06/16

We are currently working on a New 1" High Scope Mount for CZ527 and Tikka T3 / T3x rifles.  There will also be a high model of scope mount for CZ550 & CZ557 rifles so that shooters mounting 56mm objective lens riflescopes are catered for.  Rifle scopes with large objective lenses are popular with hunters that shoot at night or in low light dusk / dawn situations.

Sportsmatch News - New Model for BSA Dovetails Now Shipping - 26/04/16

The New Sportsmatch TO35C 13mm Medium Height 30mm Scope Ring Sets are now available from Sportsmatch dealers.  This New Model is ideal for BSA air rifles / CZ452 American rimfire rifles and early Weihrauch HW35's.  All these rifles feature wider than standard dovetail grooves which means if standard width scope rings are fitted the full potential of your rifle is not going to be seen.  The TO35C 13mm is Available from all Good Gunshops and comes with a Lifetime Guarantee.  

Sportsmatch News - New BSA Scope Rings Coming Soon - 10/02/16

Soon to join the Sportsmatch range is a Medium Height 30mm set of Scope Rings for BSA dovetail grooves.  The New TO35C 13mm will sit alongside the HTO36C 13mm in the BSA Scope Rings catergory.  Many BSA air rifle shooters have requested this so much so that we have decided to add this model to the range.  The New model will be ideal for keeping your scopes objective lens as close as possible to the barrel.  Many people do not realise that BSA air rifles have a non standard dovetail width and require a specific width of scope ring.  The problem with using standard air rifle scope rings is that the rifle scope will not fit accurately and securely onto the dovetails. 

Sportsmatch News - The Airgun Show - 04/12/15

This weeks 'The Airgun Show' is worth a look as Mat Manning tries out some farmyard pest control with a scope cam fitted.  The scope cam is fitted to the eye piece of the rifle scope using a scope mount.  This makes for some accurate shooting very easily.

Sportsmatch News - Centrefire Rifle Scope Rings - 19/11/15

The Sportsmatch range of centrefire rifle scope mounts is being extremely well received on the market.  In particular the latest TO78 - 30mm Weaver / Picatinny Medium height version is becoming a firm favourite with shooters wanting to keep their rifles scope objective lens as close as possible to the barrel of their rifle. More air rifles now require a scope mount with a weaver / picatinny fitting but the main demand is from centrefire rifle shooters.  If you want to learn how to choose the right weaver / picatinny scope mount for you rifle please go to our products page.  

Sportsmatch News - New Medium Height Scope Mount for Picatinny Rails - 21/10/15

Sportsmatch have just released a New 30mm Scope Mount in Medium height for Picatinny / Weaver rails.  Stocks of the New TO78 are currently being shipped to distributors.  Sportsmatch have produced a high version of this scope mount for some time but there has been a lot of interest in a Medium version, hence our New model.  As with all Sportsmatch models the TO78 comes with a Lifetime Guarantee and is available from all good gunshops.

Sportsmatch News - Conor McFlynn 2015 European Field Target Champion - 23/09/15

Sportsmatch rifle scope mount ambasador Conor Mcflynn recently won the 2015 European Field Target Championships at Westom Park.  The event was held during the Midland Game Fair as is now tradional.  What makes Conors win even more special was that on Day 1 of the event he cleared the course with a maximum score of 50.  This is an extremely rare event and we believe it to be the first time it has happened at a national or international Field Target event.

Sportsmatch News - New Medium Height 30mm Picatinny Scope Mount - 18/09/15

Coming soon from Sportsmatch is a New Medium height Picatinny / Weaver scope mount for 30mm rifle scopes.  This New model has been pre-ordered by our distributors and will be available from dealers in the next few weeks.  The product code is TO78 and it features all the usual Sportsmatch features including a Lifetime Gurantee. 

Sportsmatch News - The Airgun Show - 29/08/15

Check out this weeks 'The Airgun Show' on youtube.  Matt Manning gives a wide range of Sportsmatch products the once over.  From torch mounts to spirit level kits as well as the common scope mounts Matt runs through the advantages of using a dependable link between your rifle and scope.

Sportsmatch News - Circular Blue Logo Identifies Genuine Sportsmatch - 20/07/15 

As Sportsmatch Scope Mount users are aware, genuine Sportsmatch rifle scope rings can be identified by the circular blue logo on the top half of the ring. The design of this however is in the process of being changed very slightly so it matches the New Sportsmatch main logo.  Sportsmatch are in the process of changing adverts, brochures etc over to this new cleaner and easier to read design.   


Sportsmatch News - New Series of Pellet, Power and Performance - 05/06/15

Airheads the internet TV channel for airgunners have filmed a New Series - More Pellet, Power and Performance.  The first series was hugely popular and this series is focusing on high powered precision air rifles that require a fireamrs certificate in the U.K. The main test scope is from March and includes the oversize 34mm body tube.  Luckily we were able to help out with the scope mounts as we have just completed our first model in 34mm.  Our ATP34 is adjustable for elevation which will prove to be very useful as Roy Lupton looks to do some long range shooting in future episodes.

Sportsmatch News - Demonstration Vehicle in the United States - 18/05/15

Our distributor stateside Airguns of Arizona is doing a great job demonstrating the benefits of Sportsmatch Scope Mounts throughout the United States. Their New Sales and Demonstration vehicle has started visiting dealers and the feedback is already extremely positive. Many Americans are unaware of the huge advances that have been made in the airgun industry in the last few decades and that the latest breed of Precision Air Rifles are incredibly accurate and a joy to shoot.  This new vehicle will be able to show visitors to guns shops and shooting competitions all over the United States these benefits.


Sportsmatch News - New Airgun Forum from Teds Holdover - 08/04/15

A Brand New Airgun Forum from Teds Holdover is already popular the world over. was launched at the beginning of April and has a very clean easy to use layout.  The new forum is a great place to ask fellow airgunners questions such as what is the best precision air rifle for my needs?  What rifle scope is best for me? What is the best scope mount for my new air rifle? etc etc.  There is a classified section so shooters can advertise unwanted airgun equipment and even a manufacturer feedback section.  Visit -

Sportsmatch News - Winner of Facebook Competition - 30/03/15

Congratulations Antony Ovenmark from Sweden for winning our recent Facebook Competition. Antony chose a Sportsmatch 2 Piece Double Screw Medium Height Air Rifle Scope Mount for his FX Air Rifle. The TO4C is the most popular model in our range as it caters for rifle scopes with a 1" diameter body tube and upto 40mm objective lens diameter.  The dovetail with it accomodates is 9.5 - 11.5mm which means it is perfect for virtually all air rifles and rimfire rifles.  

Sportsmatch News - New HFT Series - 12/03/15

A new Hunter Field Target series is starting this year for air rifle shooters. HFT Masters actively encourages shooters of ALL abilities and is the brain child of Roger Lait. With Rogers energy behind it we expect the entry list to be full.  Hunter Field Target regulations mean that shooters use air rifles that are closer to sporting rifles used for vermin control rather than all out Field Target Rifles.  Competitors are limited to 10 magnification on their rifle scopes and tend to go for 40mm objective lenses in low or medium air rifle scope mounts so they can keep their scope as close as possible to the barrel.  For more information go to   

Sportsmatch News - Win a Sportsmatch Scope Mount of your Choice - 20/02/15

We are running a competition on Facebook and the prize is a Sportsmatch Rifle Scope Mount of your choice.  Choose from our comprehensive range for the model that suits your rifle and scope combination.  You will then have total peace of mind in your shooting set up knowing your scope will not move under recoil.  All you have to do to enter is Like our facebook page.  The winner will be chosen at random on Friday 27th February.

Sportsmatch News - Airheads Best Scope Mount for Air Rifles Video - 10/02/15

This weeks Airheads programme includes a usefull video by the technical editior of Airgunner & Airgun World Magazines, Phill Price.  Phill gives a brief overview of the different types of scope mounts available and why they suit certain air rifles.  Please go to youtube or our videos page to learn some tricks of the trade.

Sportsmatch News - John Ford - 13/01/15

It is with profound regret that we anounce the passing of our founder John Ford.  John passed away after a short illness on 7th January.  John founded Sportsmatch in 1972 and began manufacturing the Sportsmatch scope mounts shortly afterwards.  In 1987 John launched the Sportsmatch GC2 precharged air rifle and the GC2 soon began to win all the major competitions including the World Championships.  Johns efforts in those early days are greatly appreciated by all at Sportsmatch.  John Ford - a great engineer and a true gentleman RIP