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Field archery taster at Dearne Valley

23 April 2024

Dearne Valley Archery Club will be holding a field archery taster session on Saturday the 4th of May 2024. The session will take place at Savin Royd Wood, Haigh, not far from the Woolley Edge Services.

The course will consist of 24 marked and unmarked WA field targets.

Start time between 9:30 and 10:00 AM.

Hot and cold drinks and snacks will be available.

Cost - 5.00, pay on the day, cash only.

Book in via email:

NCAS grant applications

Gaynor Moorhouse - 27 March 2024

The Northern Counties Archery Society is making grants available to support NCAS archers who have been selected to represent England or the UK at a competition not held in England. This includes events under Archery GB, Archery England, University, Warrior or Invictus Games auspices.

Grants are not available for self-selected events such as training camps - they are only available where the archer has been selected on merit following a selection process.

Please see this document for full details and an application form:
 NCAS archer grant application, March 2024 (DOCX)

Gaynor Moorhouse
Northern Counties Archery Society

Adam Carpenter takes his place

27 March 2024

Adam Carpenter, of Barnsley Archery Club, has been selected for the GB squad for the European Championships.

Adam achieved 1st place selection in Men's Compound.

Outstanding achievement! Congratulations and best wishes for success, from all at the YAA.

Change of secretary

19 March 2024

After 14 years, Andy Wilkinson has stepped down as the YAA's secretary. He's done an excellent job and we thank him for his many years of good work on behalf of Yorkshire's archers.

Yvonne Dyal is the new secretary. We welcome her aboard and wish her every success.

South Leeds Archers charity fun shoot

Chris Noble - 19 March 2024

South Leeds Archers have raised over 900 with two events.

The first was on the 15th of March 2024 when in one evening they shot 5 indoor rounds - over 240 arrows, finishing after 11:00 PM.

On Saturday 16th they did a fun shoot ending with a 100 red balloon wall for junior and novice archers.

All proceeds go to the Red Nose Day Appeal.

Chris Noble
South Leeds Archers

Dennis Wilcockson

Dave Hunt - 28 January 2024

Dennis Wilcockson died on 12th January.

He was a lovely, warm friendly and funny man who had time for everyone. He was a Longbow man and made his own bows. He will be much missed at the Club by all.

Heaven has a new Longbow Archer.

RIP Dennis.

Dave Hunt
ABBA Club Coach

David Aikin funeral details

Nick Beeson - 2 January 2024

The funeral of David Aikin will take place on the 18th of January at 13:45 at Rawdon Crematorium, Leeds LS19 6JP.

All who wish to remember David are welcome.

Nick Beeson
Bowmen of Adel

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