Frostbite 2019 Round 5

Monday, 04 March 2019 12:43

The fifth and final Frostbite shoot of the 2018/19 season last Sunday, 3rd March, was a wet and windy occasion.  The unfavourable weather conditions did not deter a respectable number of members attending. A big “thank you” is needed for Paul Murray for organising and arranging this season’s Frostbite tournament, although if he could try harder on organising better weather next year it would be appreciated!

The results were as follows:

Freya Bezencon (BB)  129


Recurve Team A (competing against Pendle & Samlesbury)
Jordan Wilkins  285
Clive Poland  280
Barrie Le Grove 252
Total 817

Recurve Team B (competing against Sutton Coldfield)
Paul Murray  250
Isla Bezencon 231
Vic Addis (BB) 214
Total 695

Compound Team (competing against Friars’ Gate Archers)
Neil Gunner 320
Graham Whittington  294
Martin Kenny  291
Total 905

With the winter season concluded, we are now looking forward to the start of the summer season with the first Sunburn shoot on 26th May.

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Round 4 Frostbite 2018/2019

Wednesday, 13 February 2019 22:35

Sunday 10th February saw the fourth and penultimate Frostbite shoot of the 2018/19 winter season. Despite the threat of wind and rain we had a descent turnout with a strong contingent of bare bow archers.

The results were as follows:
Recurve Team A (Competing against Westcott Archer)

Nicky McDowell 302
Clive Poland  280
Paul Murray 279
Total 861

Recurve Team B (Competing against Bannockburn Bowman)

Jordan Wilkins 278
James Wilson 234
Vic Addis (BB) 232
Total 744

Compound Team (Competing against Royal Richmond)

Neil Gunner 331
Graham Whittington  314
Martin Kenny  311
Total 956

The season finale is on Sunday, 3 March.  If last year was anything to go by we can expect snow!

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Frostbite League 2017/2018

Friday, 23 March 2018 15:09

The last round of this years Frostbite League took place at the field last Sunday, 18th March. The "Beast From The East" certainly made for the coldest shooting conditions so far making the league really live up to it's name. Despite the snow and ice 9 brave club members were not put off by elements and turned up to represent their club.

Paul Murray our League Secretary would like to thank everyone that took part in the Frostbite League this year and especially to those that turned out on Sunday in the horrendous conditions of Snow, Ice, Mud and Arctic winds. Your dedication and commitment was and is very much appreciated. The scores from Sunday were as follows:

Compound Team
Neil Gunner – 315
Graham Whittington – 307
Kieron Wharton – 304

Recurve Team A
Dan Mitchell – 294
Clive Poland – 266
Paul Murray – 237

Recurve Team B
Nicky McDowell – 232
Chris Bruce-Hay – 227
Barrie Le Grove – 205

Don't forget that the Sunburn League starts in May so hopefully the weather will be much warmer and drier by then!

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Frostbite League 2015 Round 1

Tuesday, 17 November 2015 19:07

Sunday saw our first Frostbite league shoot of the year.  A big thank you to all 14 Archers who braved the windy and slightly muddy conditions.

We had everything from flapping targets to one boss blowing over, but hey that’s what the Frostbite league is all about – braving and adjusting to the elements!!!!
The great thing about this competition is we are in 2 leagues (A&B) A league is made up of the following teams.

League A:

1 Worthing A.C. A
2 Ditchling A.C. B
3 Pastures C of A (company of Archers)
4 The High Weald A.C. B
5 Assheton B`men B
6 Woking A.C. B

League B:

1 Leek A.C.
2 Andover Archers B
3 Atkins Archers B
4 Worthing A.C. B
5 Maidenhead Archers B
6 Sutton Coldfield A.C. B
On Sunday we shot against Ditchling and Sutton Coalfield – we await their scores.
Our next Frostbite League will take place on Sunday 13th Dec and we will be shooting against Pastures C of A & Maidenhead.  Everyone is welcome.

Photos from Round 1 can be seen below


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