Congratulations to James Mason, Neil Laszkowicz and Peter Fox who were shooting at the UK Masters at Lilleshall last weekend.

Not only did James win the men's compound event but he is currently leading the National Rankings. At the moment, together with Carl Harding, the Bowmen of Rutland have 4 archers in the top 100 men's compound. We also have Oliver Stephenson in 36th place in the men's recurve rankings.

A great result for the club!

 

UK Masters

The results of our WA 18m Tournament held on Sunday 25th February are available here.

The awards list for this event is also available here.

 The Bowmen of Rutland team won the 2017 Ontarget Competition, the finals of which were held at the National Sports Centre Lilleshall in September.

Congratulations to Peter, Oliver, Keith and Chrissie, a fantastic achievement for the club.

Archery GB have a report here and the Rutland Times have also reported it here.

On Saturday 22nd July we held our annual marathon shoot known as the Bunbury. The Bunbury is a Postal shoot with the Bunbury Archery Club in Australia. It is a double WA900 all shot in one day.  That is 180 arrows!  

The first WA900 is also our annual match against Melton Mowbray Archery Club.  This year Melton were victorious, in the compounds it was  close with them scoring 2455 and Rutland just ahead with 2462.  But Melton's recurve team was much stronger scoring 2032 compared to Rutland's 1630. Giving Melton a total score of 4487 and Rutland a score of 4092. Congratulations to Melton Mowbray Archery Club. 

Salvers are presented to the highest scoring Lady and Gent from Rutland shooting the double. The winners of the Bunbury Challenge Salvers were Peter Fox with 879 and Chrissie Mortlock with 756. 

Well done to everyone who shot and thank you to the members who did the catering.

We will wait to see if we are successful in the Bunbury and hope to receive some leprechauns if we are.

This time we were at home and we took on Bingham Leisure Centre Archers and won, 14 points to 7. We even managed to finish shooting before the heavy rain started.

Well done to the Rutland team of Peter, Oliver, Keith and Chrissie. Thank you to Paul for being field captain.

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