It’s official, Isabella is a master bowman! there’s no higher classification but an invite to the Masters. Well done x
Post by Linda Myers-Bennett
Wigan and Orrell Junior Archers had success today competing in the Cheshire County Junior Championships & Pendle and Samlesbury Novice Shoot…
At the Cheshire County Junior Championship we had 3 juniors competing:
Alexandra Myers-Bennett came 3rd in the recurve metric 3 along with a new PB; Hallie Boulton came 1st in the compound metric 4 with once again an impressive score of over 1200 and Isabella Myers-Bennett came 1st in the recurve metric 5 with a new PB.
At the Pendle & Samlesbury Novice Shoot Hannah Gardiner came 1st in the Short Junior Windsor with a new PB.
Alex’s score 1036. Hallie’s score 1382. Isabella’s score 1132
Well done to all our juniors 😀
post by Linda Myers-Bennett
A big well done to Isabella and Alexandra who achieved junior bowmen status. both members have shown a great effort and dedication in there achievement, they were both awarded there badges today by our vice chairman Dave Nash.
Two of our members attended the Archery GB Natoinal Series held in Birmingham over the weekend here,s what Happened
Pics from Nottingham.
While we were waiting for the afternoon matches to start Hannah and I put on the hats and Sophie took a picture which she then posted on Twitter and tagged in Archery GB. As a result we won the Silly Selfie competition and the prize was a signed Team GB shirt signed by the entire GB squad.
One of the matches we saw was the Men’s Recurve Bronze Medal match which was won by Patrick Huston of Team GB who qualified for the Olympics by making the semi finals.
At the end of the shooting he came to talk to the fans and Hannah had a selfie with him and his medals (he had earlier won a silver in the Men’s Team Recurve Final).
Today Wigan & Orrell archers attended the second round of the Archery GB On Target Competion at Assheton Bowmen Manchester. the first round was hosted by ourselves at our Wigan venue against Eccles Archery club back in April on a very windy wet and cold day but managed to secure a victory to the second round,
A completely difference day today with the sun in the sky perfect conditions to shoot 6 dozen arrows at 50m in three rounds, the scoring is a little complicated each round won by the team earns points towards the final score, but unfortunately we were unsuccessful in qualifying to Stage 3 being beaten 10 – 7 by the bowmen and ladies of Assheton. but not to put a downer on the day it was nice to be outside shooting on a lovely day meeting new people and doing what we love. Well done Assheton.
Kay Boulton , Dave Clayton (Cheer up Dave Get um next time), Steve Gill, Eileen Higham