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George’s Newsletter – September 2017

The Sherwood Meeting of the British Longbow Society took place on our field on the second Saturday in September.This annual event , hosted by our club, attracts longbow archers from surrounding counties. They maintain the tradition of two-way shooting popular … Continue reading

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George’s Newsletter – August 2017

Hardly a week has gone by without at least one event at the archery field, or our members shooting away from home. Our Double National tournament [60/50 yds] at the start of July was well supported by archers from across … Continue reading

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George’s Newsletter – June 2017

As always,June was a busy month for us.Four tournaments and two Have-a-Go sessions involve members in organizing the events,coaching, judging,and providing working parties on the day,as well as shooting too. Have-a-Go sessions for Sherwood Rotary and Southwell Lions provided a … Continue reading

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George’s Newsletter – April 2017

The outdoor season has got off to a good start. Twenty nine people have joined the first of our beginners’ courses for this year, and we hope that we shall soon be welcoming a good number of them as members … Continue reading

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George’s Newsletter – March 2017

This month’s Frostbite Shoot attracted more members than last month, but the threat of heavy rain and stong wind [which didn’t materialize] had it’s effect! Winners on the day were Jason Millard[recurve], Lee Waterfield[compound],Geoff Quatermaine [barebow and Mac Crisp[longbow] Our … Continue reading

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Georges Newsletter September 2016

Sherwood Archers Robin Hood is ours again! This year it was our turn to go up to Yorkshire to shoot against The Wakefield Archers for the honour of Robin Hood. The Speak Trophy was presented by Bill Speak in 1971 … Continue reading

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Speke Trophy Sept 2016

The Speak Trophy 2016 Sunday 11th September saw a team of archers travel up to Wakefield to defend the right to claim Robin Hood’s birthplace. (Nottinghamshire, as opposed to the alternative version of events, which has Robin of Loxley, which … Continue reading

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2016 Club Championships

Sherwood Archers Club Championships September 3rd 2016   I am pleased to have been invited to provide a write up for the club championships this year. As a relative new-comer I was not sure what to expect. Certainly none of … Continue reading

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Georges Newsletter August 2016

Sherwood Archers   A busy summer for our members! Simon Froggatt did it again, winning the compound bow section of the National Target Championships at Lilleshall. The final round of the County Summer League was shot at Wilford Archers’ ground, … Continue reading

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Georges Newsletter June 2016

                                      Sherwood Archers What a month at the archery field: rain, sun and some great shooting! Linda Telford organised our World Archery … Continue reading

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