Sunday 26th of February proved to be a rather blustery occasion. The unpredictability of the gusts certainly hampered consistent shooting. However the challenging conditions were met head on and members shot through them, however the planned American was reduced to a Warwick due to higher wind speeds being forecasted for later in… Read more »
On Sunday 19th of February the club held their inaugural Burntwood Handicap shoot. This was a handicapped competition where everyone shot the Burntwood National (Senior) round [4 dozen @ 30m on a 60cm face & 2 dozen @ 30m on an 80cm face]. Despite a brief period of light drizzle… Read more »
Royston had three HAA Winter League matches in January 2017. The results were as follows: Portsmouth League – Recurve Division 1 Royston (2670) – Hinxworth (2780) [Royston Lose] Frostbite League – Recurve Royston (1484) – Hertford Company of Archers 1(1641) [Royston Lose] Frostbite League – Compound Royston (630) vs HCA (717) [Royston Lose]
Royston had three league postal league matches in the HAA Winter Leagues in December 2016. The results were as follows: Portsmouth League – Recurve Division 1 Royston (2673) – Average (2769) [Royston Lose] Frostbite League – Recurve Royston (1470) – Rickmansworth (1312) [Royston Win] Frostbite League – Compound Royston (610) vs HCA (710) [Royston Lose]
As we are now in to 2017, I thought it would be good to look back at all the achievements the club had in 2016. It proved to be an exciting and successful year for the club. Below are a few notable highlights. As a club, we won our first… Read more »
Royston had three fixtures in HAA Winter Leagues in November. It was a disappointing month for the recurve team losing both the Portsmouth and Frostbite fixtures to two strong opponents. However a win was recorded by our compound team in their Frostbite League fixture. Recurve Portsmouth League – Division 1 Royston… Read more »
Today we held our second annual St. Nicholas Handicap competition. There was a good turnout on a mild and clear December morning. The results are as follows:
Royston Heath sent a team of four archers to the 2016 HAA Team Championships in Welwyn this weekend. The competition requires archers to shoot a WA25m round. Royston Heath placed 5th in the recurve team event. Results from the competition can be found on the HAA website.
Two archers from Royston attended the 2016 Green Dragon 500 Portsmouth shoot on remembrance Sunday. Congratulations to William who won the Gents Compound single and double rounds and also to Williams and Andrew for winning the team compound trophy. Full results available here.
Six members from Royston Heath participated in the annual Abbey Wand Shoot on Remembrance Sunday. This is a variation on a clout where archers aim at a 5 foot high 6 inch wide ‘wand’ surround by a five foot diameter scoring zone. 1 point is award for a hit in the… Read more »