Huge congratulations to Penny Healey, a member of Bowbrook Archers, SAS, and WMAS, who, at the age of twelve, has won GOLD in the Recurve Youth Girls category. Fifteen points clear of the runner up, she won GB's first Gold of the event in Nimes, France.
Well done, Penny.
On the 16th September Shropshire took a team to Droitwich, Worcestershire to compete in the WMAS Junior Intercounty Competition.
As team manager I selected a team of 16 archers from different clubs to represent Shropshire.
At the end of the days shooting Shropshire lifted the Trophy.
I am writing this article to say how proud i am to be part of the team .
What a day I am so proud of you all, only six of you made the team for the Trophy but everyone of you was brilliant.
It was obvious to all that you enjoyed the day, the way you laughed, mixed and bonded as a team was noticed by the other team managers.
Your parents must be proud of you, your clubs should be proud of you and you represented Shropshire with style.
Kaitlyn Mary and Rhian claimed a Fita Star award but all of you need to check the web site below to see if you can claim an EAF Cross.
A mention for Holly Hulse who could not share the day because of being unwell on the morning of the shoot, i hope you are feeling better.
"The top award, the gold Plaquette, went to Sue. She started shooting in 1970, became a Master Bowman, helped to found Long Mynd Archers and, on behalf of Archery GB, runs the World Archery Feathers and Arrow Awards, which benefit the sport at grassroots level. She was the Junior National Squad administrator, is Shropshire's County Coaching Organiser and achieved one of her many aims by having a coach in every club in the county. She has also run the European Championships, the Europa Cup, the Junior European Championships, the Junior World Championships, the World Indoor Championships and took charge of the practice field at the 2012 Olympics." (source: ArcheryGB website)
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