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Christmas & New Year – busy times at the Club!

Posted on Jan 4th, 2022

Phoebe Paterson Pine MBE Firstly our congratulations go to Phoebe Paterson Pine who has been included in the New Years honours list and awarded the MBE. Phoebe and mum Alison Making the best of the festive period Our Christmas Challenge Programme has been a resounding success with 5 competitions running  in and around the end of year celebrations.  As for all of our activities we are indebted to our volunteer teams for organising the events. A mixture of 3D and WA…

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Excellent weekend at the British Indoor Championships!

Posted on Dec 6th, 2021

Firstly, thank you to Archery GB for putting on a great event, we had 20 members competing over the 2 days. Well done to everyone for representing our Club, which in addition to all the competition enjoyed and experience gained, produced a medal hall over the weekend of; 3 Golds - Ryan Faulkner, Grace Curran, Ella Gibson 3 Silver - Emily Summers (2), Grace Curran,  4 Bronze - Grace Curran, Kevin Macey, Ella Gibson, Harriet Beckinsale-Smith. Six 4th/5th place finishes! William…

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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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