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Another great weekend of competition!

Posted on Nov 29th, 2021

Gloucestershire Archery Society County and Open Junior Championships With COVID precautions in mind there were fewer bosses, wearing of masks required, restricted audience, single details but to accommodate entries 3 sessions. This is a club report but just to say there were titles for 4 different county clubs, so well done to them. We are pleased to congratulate 13 of our archers for securing Gold medals, with many more also achieving personal bests. Talking of records, we were…

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2021 Jos Benfield Trophy – Awarded to the DPAL Coaching Team!

Posted on Nov 25th, 2021

The Jos Benfield Trophy is the Club’s most prestigious award and this year it has been awarded to a team rather than an individual. First presented in 2008 in memory of Jos Benfield, husband of Lynn, both members of our club.  Final consideration was not easy with the Men-in-Sheds Team having already received recognition by both Archery GB and Sport England, our Tournaments Team supported by our brilliant Field Crews and Refreshment Teams delivered great competition events. Our…

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3 selected to represent England at the National Indoor Weekend!

Posted on Nov 8th, 2021

Well done to Ryan Faulkner for being selected to represent England Juniors at the National indoor championships taking place in early December at Stoneleigh. Ryan Faulkner selected to represent England Juniors. Also to Sophia Boulton for being selected as reserve and to Grace Chappell for being selected as reserve for the England Senior Team!  We a thrilled that 15 of our juniors are competing at this years British Junior Championships! The week before we are hosting the…

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Celebration of Phoebe’s amazing Paralympic Gold Medal achievement. 

Posted on Nov 2nd, 2021

Despite some very unpredictable weather we were still able to celebrate Phoebe’s Gold Medal success at the Tokyo Paralympics.  Steve Howse, Club Chairman recapped some of the milestones achieved since Phoebe completed a beginners course with us in 2012. Steve complimented her parents for the great support they have had provided Phoebe and also for the fantastic support they have given to the Club!   Phoebe was presented with Life Time Membership of Deer Park Archers,…

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Well done to all our members, ‘Club of the Year’ for a third time!

Posted on Oct 3rd, 2021

Firstly, thank you to Archery GB for organising an excellent event and congratulations to all the clubs that took part in the awards ceremony. The ontarget Club of the Year goes to the club that has shown the most contribution to the development of archery.  Deer Park Archers were recognised for their incredible efforts to grow the club and the sport despite the impact of Covid-19. We were also highly commended for our Men-in-Sheds Participation Project. We were also short…

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