Happy New Year

Happy New Year. I will start with congratulating Sophie on winning her first trophy over the Christmas Hols taking part in her first Double Worcester Round at York Archers with a score of 194. Steve George taking 2nd place in the Compound section with a score of 297. Lets hope this is the first of many to come. Members also taking part Jess Walker score 269, Steve Shipley 268, Jon Joyce 244, Gavin Appleby 236. Indoor shooting will start on Tuesday 7th January at 7pm. It has been brought to the committee attention that some members are not helping to put out, and take down targets and stands before and after shooting. These need to be put away before members pack up their own equipment. We will be entering The January Challenge 2014 run by Archery GB based on the Junior November Challenge. A Portsmouth round shot in the month of January all archers can take part Recurve, Compound and Longbows,Seniors and Juniors. I will submit your best score for a Portsmouth round  shot during January. More info on Archery GB website or see Carole. We will shoot A Frostbite round on Sunday 12th January for the Postal League. Thursday 23rd January we will shoot a Portsmouth round for the Postal League. Thursday 30th January we will shoot the Fita 18 and Bray 1 we will book the hall for a extra 30 mins 7PM-9.30PM. Can I remind archers to shoot one detail then leave the shooting line ready for the next detail to...

Frostbite and Portsmouth Badges

Frostbite and Portsmouth Badges awarded to the following.   FROSTBITE David Perkins            250. Leigh Tovey               250, 275. Anthony Titcherner   250, Jon Joyce                  250, 275 Gavin Appleby           250 JUNIORS Aaron Rose               200 PORTSMOUTH David Perkins           450,475. Gavin Appleby          475, 500. Jon Joyce                 475,500, 525 Keiran Farr                500. Tom Aitchson           450 JUNIORS Niamh Titcherner      300, 325, 350, 375. Sophie Joyce            375, 400, 425. Ben Shepherd           350. Members who have archived classification Badges. Freddie Fairfield        Bowmen Badge. David Perkins           3rd Class Badge. 252 Badge Scheme Pete Brock              20 & 30 yrds John Silverside       20 & 30 yrds. Josh Joyce             30 yrds. Gavin Appleby        50...

Christmas Shoot

22 Archers turned out for our Christmas Fun Shoot on Sunday 15th December.The weather was mild and sunny. We shot at Deer, Balloons and a life size 3D Deer, on loan from Trevor. Results Recurve. Gents 1st Paul Pybus                422 2nd David Perkins          420 3rd Will Needham          410 4th Jon Joyce                 408 5th Gavin Appleby          404 6th Stuart Hall                403 7th Pete Brock              375 8th Geoff Trotter           361 9th Matt Hamer            328 10th David Reaney       312 11th Leigh Tovey         272 Gents Longbow. 1st Trevor Astley         264 Gents Jellybow. 1st Len Perry.             196 Ladies Recurve. 1st Jenny Brock          132 Junior Boys. 1st Aaron Rose            447 2nd Edward                221 3rd Danial Hall            144 4th Finley Needham   10 Junior Girls. 1st Sophie Joyce       303 2nd India Rose          178 3rd Niamh Titcherner   120 4th Jessica Hall           ...

2013 Junior Balloon Competition.

We had two teams of five junior Archers with two team captains Sophie team A and India team B.Each team had 3 minutes to shoot their arrows After 2 hours of shooting team B come out on top winners with 8 points to 7 points. Well done to team B captain India ,Aaron,Edward,Jessica and Joe. Better luck next time team A captain Sophie , Ben, Daniel, Niamh and Skye. Special thanks to Blain Nicholson our time keeper and judge and also Geoff Trotter for donating the prizes for the...

November Results

Sunday 3rd November 2 members  took part in Bridlington and Burton Agnes Archery club competition held at Bridlington sports hall shooting a portsmouth round  5 doz arrows at a Distance of20 yrds Recurve archer Steve Shipley Score 525 60 hits 13 golds. Compound Archer Steve George taking 3rd place Score 564 60hits 24 golds. Sunday 17th November Steve Shipley travelled to York Archery club to take part in a Double Portsmouth round competition.Shooting 5 doz arrows in the moring and 5 doz arrows in the afternoon.Scoring 542 in the moring session and 558 in the afternoon session total 1110. Sunday 24th November 15 Archers travelled to Chantry Bowmen of Rotherham to take part in a competition.Shooting a Portsmouth round Many of the Archers this was their first time at a competition.Shooting a Recurve Bow Steve Shipley 554,David Reaney 547,Matt Hamer 544 Kieran Farr 523,Jon Joyce 511,Gavin Appleby 506, David Perkins 494, Tom Aitchison 474, Anthony Titcherner 465, Carole Reaney 447, and Paul Pybus 414. The Gents winning the Gent Recurve Team Trophy with a score of 2168 Steve Shipley,David Reaney,Matt Hamer and Kieran Farr.Winning the Novice Trophy Kieran Farr,a novice archer is a archer who has only been shooting less then 12 months. Lady Longbow Archer Katie Aitchison score 148. Junior Boy Archer Shooting under 18s Aaron Rose taking 1st place score 482. Junior Girls Archer Sophie Joyce Score 298. Niamh Titcherner Score 318. David & Carole Reaney winning the Jack and Jill...