AGB Indoor Champs - NI Team resultsAGB Junior Championships In the Home Nations Competition which was held within the Junior Championships on Saturday 30 November, our Junior Team shot really well, and despite being one recurve archer short, they were close to the third place winners. Well done Sinead Byrne, Helen McCormick, Molly McCormick, Ryan Leathem and Jay Saunderson. Their certificates were presented by a representative of Wales Archery - see the picture on the Gallery page. Sinead and Jay also both took first place in their respective individual classes - an excellent performance. AGB Senior Championships On Sunday 1 December, during the Senior Championships, our compound team shot brilliantly, but unfortunately we were a compound archer short. Well done to Mike Henry, Jake Walsh and Sinead Byrne who finished fourth in the Home Nations Competition - see picture on the gallery page. Also on Sunday 1 December, during the Senior Championships, our recurve team were brilliant and finished in Silver Medal position behind England. Well done and congratulations to Rebekah Tipping, Emma Davis, Patrick Huston and Mark Nesbitt - see picture on the Gallery page.
New date for the ANI Senior Indoor ChampionshipsAfter difficulties with having to change the date due to the AGB championships and trying to find a suitable venue, Archery NI is pleased to announce that the Senior Indoor Championships will be held at the Lisburn Leisureplex on 23rd February 2020 hosted by Lisburn City Archery Club. The ANI Junior Indoor Championships remains on Sunday 15th December 2019 at Banbridge Leisure Centre hosted by Ballyvally. Entry form is available – see Tournaments page for the link.
New Performance Director elected and new Target Records OfficerArchery NI is pleased to announce that at last week’s AGM the membership elected to appoint Mike Henry as Performance Director. Also announced at the meeting was the co-option of Jennifer McCormick as the Target Records Officer, taking over this job from Hazel Campbell. The Board welcomes both Mike and Jennifer and wishes them well with their new positions.
Reminder - AGM – Wednesday 27th November 7.00 pmAgenda and documents for the meeting are available on the Governance page of the website. Recently added is a Citation from a candidate recommended by the Board for the vacant Performance Director position. In addition to the AGM Business meeting starting promptly at 7.00 pm, there will be an information session immediately following, at around 7.45 pm, which includes a Safeguarding awareness presentation.
Sunday 19th January - 1st Anniversary of the National Talent Development Programme, please email Hazel with your name age and bow style, links can be found on the Tournaments page.
Welcome to ANI 2020, upcoming shoots the Yearly Robin Hood shoot with NICSAC and EBAC 4th January, Lough Cuans Ice Breaker 5th January and Muckamores WA25 on the 18th. Get those entries in and keep up the wonderful support we all seen nearing the end of last year.
Ballyvally Archery Club have Beginners classes starting in January particularly aimed at increasing womens participation in sport.Click Here to see the full list