Celebrating success
Please join me in congratulating the following members for being recognised for their skills and all of our members who have posted great results and achieved other archery

Ian Burton had the honour of being selected to represent England in the 2022 CACE (Commonwealth Archery Championships of Europe) held in Kilmarnock along with 5 other Cheshire Archers. England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland competed against each other in both team and mixed-team matches. Ian made it through to the bronze medal match with Jenny Collins where they faced stiff opposition against Patrick Huston and Emma Davies of Northen Ireland and despite some great shots lost out 6-0

Ian Burton, Derek Whittingham and Claudia Calderia also represented the county at the Inter County Tournament held at Lilleshall National Sports centre. Ian and the gents recurve team came 6th overall from a field of 20 county teams, Claudia was representing Cheshire for the first time in the Ladies Barebow and also finishing 6th in the mixed teams T1. Star of the day was Derek who won the T3 mixed team round and also picked up a bronze medal for Cheshire who finished 3rd overall highest compound team on the day. Excellent atmosphere and a brilliant turnout by Cheshire fielding 6 teams across the recurve, compound and barebow disciplines. 

In other Cheshire news Allan H and Meredith B, along with Ian, were also selected by Cheshire for the Junior and Senior Northern Counties inter-county shoot in October.

In competition news, we have even more good news.
On the first day of the Cheshire Weekend, we had the following results: 

Meredith B taking 1 st place in U12 ladies’ recurve.
Allen H taking 1 st place in the U14 Junior Boys compound.
Ian Burton finished 3 rd in the WA1440 Gents recurve and took the 1 st Cheshire Gents award.
Chris Williams also took 1 st place in the Men’s Masters Compound.

We had the following results on day two when the imperial rounds were shot.
Ian Burton came 3rd in the York.
Chris Williams won the Men’s Master Compound in the Hereford.
Claudia Calderia and John Wood took 1 st place in their respective National rounds.
Louie D landed 1 st place in the U18 Gents Recurve.
Allen H came 1 st in the U14 Gents Compound.
Ian Burton took 1st Cheshire Gent on both days.

Meredith B also entered the Central England Junior Open held at Meriden Archery Club near Coventry. She placed 2nd overall in the U12 Ladies Recurve, improving her club and county records in the double metric 122/30

Other notable achievements
The August Handicap Award goes to Chris Carey.
Seth C achieved club records for both the Junior Warwick & the Short Warwick (Recurve)
Allan H shot a record Indoor 3 spot Portsmouth (Compound)
Meredith B has achieved her Junior Master Bowmen classification.

252 Badges
Karen Reed 40 yards Ladies Recurve
Claudia Calderia 60 yards Ladies Barebow
Chris Casey 40 yards Gent’s Recurve
To learn more about the 252-award scheme, please follow this link 252 AWARDS. Here you
will find a detailed overview and scores required by each discipline.


The Indoor Season – Winter shooting
We are now back in the hall, Wednesday 8 pm to 10 pm with full hall, Friday 8 pm to 10 pm using half the hall and Sunday 10 am to 1 pm again with the entire hall being used.

Now we are back inside, and our fantastic coach Carol is well on the way to recovering from her recent surgery. We can look forward to restarting coaching on the second Wednesday of
the month.y