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Durham FITA 18

It was Durhams FITA 18 on Sunday and we managed to take home plenty of medals and trophies again.

Zoe Coggins took 1st lady compound, Alex Coggins took 1st lady barebow, Jed Parker got the 2nd for the gents recurve, Ken Turner got 2nd gent longbow, Chris Pearce took 1st gents barebow, Caitlin Bailey took home the FITA cadet and Kate Dunnighan took the FITA junior.

Well done to everyone who came and supported the club, everyone did brilliant and it’s lovely to see so many faces at every tournament.

Keep it up!

Longbow Postal

The longbow postal for november was held on the 22nd. There was a great turn out again for the postal, thank you to everyone who made the effort to come and shoot, you all did brilliant!

The Team was:

Ken Turner, Chris Evans, Rob McQuillin and Brian Trotter

Well Done everyone, keep it up!

The Committee

We finally have a full committee after not having a complete one for a long time.

The committee is:

President Mark Speight
Chairman Steven James
Hon. Secretary Brian Trotter
Field Captain Andrea James
Records Officer David Crow
Treasurer Paul Seccombe
Coaching Organiser Simon Proctor
Gentleman Member Alan Dunnighan
Lady Member Kate Dunnighan

This is the committee for anyone who doesn’t know.

The committee is here to help the club and everyone who is apart of it. If you have any problems please speak to your lady or gentleman member first but if you can’t find us any committee member will help, you will usually find at least one of us on every club night.

Green Lane Brays

Once again Cleadon triumphed, this time at the Green Lane Brays!

We had a great turn out and almost everyone took home a medal or trophy.

Zoe Coggins once again took home the 1st lady compound, Alex Coggins and Ann Lee wiped the floor for the lady barebows and took home the 1st and 2nd, Mike Foster took the 2nd gent recurve, Ken Hutton got the 3rd for the gents compound, Alan Dunnighan took 1st gent barebow on his first barebow outing and Caitlin took the 2nd junior lady recurve.

Caitlin also managed to take 2 county records and Zoe took the national record!

Well done once again to everyone who turned up and shot, we hope to see just as many faces at the next one!

Success at Killingworth

Today was the first indoor tournament of the season. There was an amazing turn out by Cleadon and we certainly did our club proud with almost everyone taking home a medal or trophy.

Mike Foster took 1st for the gents recurve, Zoe Coggins took 2nd lady compound, Gloria Capeling got 2nd for the lady longbows with Bill lee taking 2nd for the gents longbow, Alex Coggins got 1st lady barebow with Ann Lee taking 2nd lady barebow, Chris Pearce got 1st for the gents barebow and Caitlin Bailey taking home 2nd for the Junior ladies recurve with a lovely personal best to go with it. We also managed to take home the team trophy, the team was Mike Foster, Jed Parker, Kate Dunnighan and Caitlin Bailey.

Well done to everyone who turned up and shot, its lovely to see so many people backing up the club and we hope just as many of you are at the next one!

AGM

Thank you once again to everyone who attended the AGM. It was a great turn out and was very much appreciated!

For the people who couldn’t attend the new committee is:

President Mark Speight
Chairman Steven James
Field Captain Andrea James
Records Officer David Crow
Treasurer Paul Seccombe
Coaching Organiser None
Gentleman Member Alan Dunnighan
Lady Member Kate Dunnighan

The next committee meeting will take place on the 21st of November, if you do have anything that you would like to be brought up, please come and talk to your lady or gentleman member, that’s what we’re here for!

If you can’t find us and it is urgent please feel free to talk to any other committee member and they’ll help you out!

There is normally at least one of us there every club night.

Viking Trophy

1st leg winner

The 1st leg of the Viking Trophy was shot for on Sunday 20th October and the number of club members taking place was well up on last year. The winner with a handicap adjusted score of 1462 was Dave Brunt and he became the first winner of the ‘Viking Trophy Interim Award’.

Viking Trophy Interim Award

The full results can be seen here – Viking 2014

Success in Selby summer postal

The Longbow and Compound archers have won their divisions in the Selby Summer Postal competition. The Longbows won 5 out of 5 matches and the Compounds won 4 out of 5. The Recurves, while being well support most the season did have a hic-cup in August but were valiantly represented by Rob and ‘little Thomas’ with his longbow still managed to gain 9 points. See full results here – Final 2013