Our very own Helen Sharpe of Wellingborough Open Archery Club, shares her first-year journey as an Archery GB Club Ambassador, on the Archery GB website.
“Archery is my sport, the sport of my family, the sport that I love. It, in my opinion, allows anyone of any age, ability or group to be together in the same environment and get together either socially or to have grassroots archers stand in a club environment against the country’s top archers. I cannot think of any other sport that creates this coming together of everyone within it.”
Congratulations to Susan Corless of Northampton AC, for qualifying for this years Archery GB National Tour final.
Susan said on social media; “Yes! I’ve qualified for the 2019 @archerygbofficial National Tour Finals. Having just missed out last year I was even more determined to make the top 8 this year. Looking forward to seeing this years new venue!”
Congratulations also to Ruby Paul of Wellingborough OAC, who ranked first for the National Tour Junior Key Event Finals, also taking place as part of the finals weekend.
Long time county archer and defending National Tour champion James Mason, also qualified for the finals
The Finals take place on 28 & 29 September 2019, and the stunning venue of Caldicot Castle in Monmouthshire. For more information visit: https://www.archerygb.org/ntfinal
Congratulations to both Ruby Paul of Wellingborough OAC, and Archie Bromley of Archers of Raunds, for winning medals at the Archery GB Youth Festival, held at Lilleshall from 28th July to 2nd August 2019.
Ruby, who is off to the Youth World Championships in Madrid later this month to represent Great Britain, won two gold medals and one silver medal. The first medal came in the mixed team event where she won silver alongside Kavin Premaratne. In the junior ladies lecurve team event she won gold alongside Rachel Moon and Hannah Rowley. Then came the individual junior ladies recurve gold medal after being taken to a one arrow shoot off by Rachel Moon. Ruby won it in dramatic style with a 10!
Archie did fantastically, winning a recurve cub men’s team bonze medal along side Max Oakley and Oscar Reilly. And also made it athrough to the quarter finals in both the individual and mixed team competitions.