On 21st July the competition between EMAS V WMAS was held at Welbeck Nottingham.

Lauren Rawlings Joe Becker and James Beckett represented Shropshire in the seniors and of the 12 juniors in the competition Shropshire supplied 10 archers: Violet Walker, Katie Tonkinson, Leah Ferriday,Jess Hulse,Robbie Gillman,Lewis Bodkin,Finlay Scott, Katie Mundy-Gill,Toby Wiggin and Tom Wiggin.

Unfortunately the WMAS team lost but there were some individual medals won.

This is a credit to the coaching that the clubs do and the practice and enthusiasm of the juniors.

Having won the Inter-county Shoot the last two years has shown that Shropshire are shooting as a team and to have 10 out of 12 at a Regional shoot is wonderful.  The Heritage shoots bring them all together as a group by seeing one another regularly.  This was so noticeable at the  Junior Regional Inter-county shoot where other archers who are just as proud to represent their County just wander back to their tent and Shropshire were doing high fives supporting and generally interacting as a team.  It was noticed and commented on by other Team Managers, long may that continue.


Ray Fisher