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Archery GB January Challenge 2019

This year once again, Archery GB is running its January challenge postal shoot for individual archers. The 2019 challenge see's the competition being run for the sixteenth year! This is open to both juniors and seniors, juniors will be counted alongside adults. If interested information and score sheet can be found using the following link (download links at bottom of the page). https://www.archerygb.org/the-january-challenge-2019/

Archery GB Workshops

I am excited to announce Archery GB are holding 2 workshops in Cambridge at the Hills Road 6th Form Sports Field. The workshops are recurve set-up and tuning run by Lloyd Brown former USA and GB Olympic Coach and compound set-up and tuning run by Kieran Carr Archery GB Paralympic Technician. Booking for these events is now available through Sport80. This is a great opportunity to learn from experts in their field. If you don’t already have a Sport80 account please use the link below and click “To login please click here” this will take you to the Sport80 page, then click “Don’t have an account”. Fill in all the required details and you will then be sent a verification email, follow the instructions on the email and you should then have an account. https://www.archerygb.org/members-portal/

Competition news

Congratulations to those shooting at Ely Archers Portsmouth

Just a short update congratulating all the archers who shot for Netherhall on Saturday 17th at Ely Archers. It was Ely Archers 11th Annual Portsmouth and it was great to hear that all who shot came away with a medal. Max Harris came first in the junior gent’s recurve with Daniel Grover coming third, Emma de Mos came second in the junior lady’s recurve, this was also her debut shooting competitions in the UK and Daniel Dace came first in junior gents’ compound.

Max kindly collected the medals and I believe it is planned that they will be presented at this month’s EoM.

Congratulation to you all!

Coaching courses 2019

Aim4sport now have new course dates on their website for Level 1 and 2.

Chus Bartolome has already signed up for the Level 1 course starting in February 2019 and Daniel Dace starting Level 2 in April 2019. It would be great if they had some company on the courses. So, anyone interested in starting their coaching journey please check out the Aim4sport website for the level 1. Any current level 1 coaches please don’t be shy and sign up for the Level 2.

You will find the course information on the Aim4sport website.

New County Coach in Cambridgeshire

I received information last night that Paula Langton has passed her final assessment and is now a certified County Coach (one of only five in the county). This is a fantastic achievement as is a 12-month course and is quite intense with assignments, presentations and practical assessment’s and I am sure Paula is relived it is all over and she can get back to some sort of normality. I am sure I speak for us all in congratulate her on this achievement.

New Level 2 Coach at Netherhall

As some of you may be aware David Pilsworth has been working hard on his level 2 courses and had his final practical assessment today. I have just received the news that David has today passed his final assessment and is now a qualified level 2 coach. I am sure I speak for us all in congratulating David on his achievement.

Well done David

Christmas Fancy Dress Shoot 2017

On Saturday 9th Dec 2017 Netherhall Archers held their usual Fancy Dress Fun shoot.

The all-important results for this are:

Team with the highest score: Tinkerbell

Highest Junior Scorer: Daniel Dace

Highest Senior Scorer: Ruth Watson

Best fancy dress: 1st Max as Beetlejuice, 2nd Andrew as Dr Strange, and 3rd Ruth as Dorothy.

(More photos here)

Two new level 1 coaches

Congratulations to two of our juniors who have just passed their Level 1 Coaching qualification. Well done to Max Harris and Andrew Hughes!

Plans for our WA18 Cancelled

Sadly we have had to cancel our annual WA18 competition that we normally hold in September. This is due to key members of the Netherhall Archers tournament team having a number of personal/work commitments during November. This is only a temporary issue, and we expect to be able to hold our summer WA1440 competition as usual in 2018, as well as the WA18 next November. Our apologies to all the archers who normally use this event as a regular part of their shooting schedule.

BA Postal League Winners

Netherhall Archers (Juniors A team) win their league for second year running, well done guys. They were from the start dominating in their league putting in some very impressive scores. Isabel Lee shot the highest JG score in all the league matches and Max Harris shot highest score in one of the league matches. The second team Netherhall had in the postal unfortunately had one archer who was unable to shoot this meant is would have been a near miracle for them to win the league. However they shot well under the circumstances and came 5th this would have been a different mater however with a full team, one of the B team archers shot top scores on two occasions, so well done to those involved in both the A and B team. Below are months and scores Netherhall juniors topped the league excluding the B team.
Isabel Lee        Max Harris      
Nov 542            Dec 542           
Dec 561                                      
Jan 552
Feb 560
Mar 552

Anyone interested in entering this competition through this winter season please do as it is easy to run and the admin is minimal, and it would be great to see more of our club members entering the league. Please see this link if interested.




Results for WA Weekend 2017

Here are the final results for our World Archery Weekend:

Results for Saturday:

Results for Sunday:

Many thanks to all the visiting archers, the Judges, the helpers and the organizing committee for making the weekend an incredible success!

Congratulations to two new Level 2 Coaches

Two Netherhall Archers' coaches have just successfully passed their Level 2 qualification. Congratulations to both Paula Langton and to William Hughes!

WA WRS Weekend 2016 Results

The full results can be found here:

WA Weekend 2017 bookings now live!

Bookings are now 'live' for our fabulous 2017 World Archery Weekend. Follow this link to find out more or download the prospectus and entry form.

 

New Level 1 Coaches

Four new Level 1 coaches have been added to our ranks. They all were successful in their assessment yesterday. Congratulations to Ed, Will, Kim and Daniel in this achievement!

Spaces on our CAA Outdoor Championship and Netherhall WRS WA Weekend

 

It's almost time for the Cambridgeshire Archery Association (CAA) Outdoor Championship and Netherhall Archers WRS WA Weekend, with just under four weeks to go.

We currently have 25 county archers competing on Saturday and 44 county archers participating in the CAA Outdoor Championship. We only have a few spaces left, so if you'd like to compete, please get in touch.

Saturday 18th June

  • WA60 plus head-to-head; 3 spaces for ladies (either juniors <18yrs, or masters >50yrs)
  • WA50 plus head-to-head; 2 spaces for gents

Sunday 19th June - incorporating the CAA Championship

  • Metric 5; 1 space
  • WA1440(L) / Metric 1; 2 spaces for recurve/longbow/barebow and 1 space for compound
  • WA1440; 2 spaces for compound.

 

 

Enquires: tournaments@netherhall-archers.org

Back Outdoors!

We're back! The outdoor season started with glorious sunshine.

End-of-Indoor Season 2015-2016

We've wrapped up another year in the club. This season has seen a huge number of records broken. Our Records officer put together this helpful graphic to show how the whopping 465 records can be broken down into the various categories.

On Saturday 26th we held our End-of-Season shoot, which was a (slightly modified) Vegas. The winner of this event on handicap score will be our Lady/Lord Paramount for the Big Weekend Shoot this summer.

Here are a few photos from this shoot.

Our results for the Fakenham Bowmen’s WA 18

A team from Netherhall braved the cold weather and snow showers to complete in Fakenham Bowmen’s WA 18 on Sunday 22 November. It was well worth the trip and a good time was had by all.

Even better news was Mark Garner bringing home the first place trophy for the mens compound, Paula Langton and Rachel Jacobs placing second and third in the ladies recurve and Tom Hartley third in the longbow.

Congratulations to all four of you!

Thanks to Fakenham Bowmen for putting on a great shoot.

Netherhall Archers WRS WR-18 2015 Tournament Results

Here are the final results of the Netherhall Archer's WRS WA18 Tournament held on the 8th Nov 2015. Click on the notebook.

Joanne Garner, on behalf of the Tournament Team, would like to add a few thank-you's;
  • Over the three sessions, we raised over £155 for the Royal British Legion, with a further £45 donated by the club. A massive thank-you to everyone who donated.
  • To our judges Pam Tonkin, Richard Custance and Adam Kentrop for their calm, fair judgement and for keeping everything running smoothly.
  • For the tournament team, who made my job a lot easier, and all those who helped before, during and after the competition.

And finally, to you the competitors, for coming along and supporting the competition. Without you, there would be no event.