Georges Bramley News April 2014


Our indoor shooting ended with the Indoor Championships, when forty members took part. The champions are: Martyn Smith [recurve], Jon McLaughlin [compound], Fred Kirkham [longbow], Peter Burns [barebow], Malcolm Douglas [novice]. Junior champions are George Smith[recurve], Adam McLaughlin[compound], Reece Buckland[longbow] , with best novice awards to Tim Gosling and Nikesh Mistry.

Fourteen junior members took part in a special Easter Holiday tournament at our field. For several of them this was their first ,and furthest outdoor tournament. This was an enjoyable event for everyone, not only for the shooting, but also for the cricket match and barbecue at lunchtime! [wppa type=”photo” photo=”687″ size=”650″][/wppa]Winners were Longbow, Reece Buckland, Compound, Ashley Buckland, Recurve, Charlotte Smith, Novice, Alex Lamb. Thanks to Jon McLaughlin for organising the shoot, Linda Telford for the catering and club coaches for work on the day.

First outdoor results for our members shooting at Bassetlaw Bowmen’s Western Round: Susan Stankovic 1st Lady Compound, Ashley Buckland 1st Junior Lady Compound, David Orwin 2nd Gent Compound, so,with those results, Sherwood won the Compound Team Trophy.

Twelve new archers are well on their way to completing our first Beginners’Course of the season, organised by Arthur Williams. ┬áThe next course is in July.We are taking names already, so if you are interested yourself, or perhaps would like to give someone a place on the course as a special present, contact our Club Secretary, Susan Stankovic on 01636 814494


George Brown