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.
On Saturday 3rd August, Wellingborough Open Archery Club are offering archery taster/have-a-go sessions between 3.00pm – 4.00pm at Wellingborough Old Grammarians Memorial Sports Field, Sywell Road, Wellingborough, NN8 6BS.
These taster/have-a-go sessions are £5 and you will need to let us know if you are going to come along so that we know how many people to cater for. Please either contact John either by email email@example.com or facebook messenger or alternatively complete the online form via this link: https://forms.gle/FGjsy5ouw4sHRU2G8
Wellingborough OAC have unfortunately had to cancel this years Open Memorial Shoot, which usually takes place on the second Sunday of August. The date clashes with a couple of other things and due to a heavy club calendar they cannot rearrange.