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13 archers turned up for the second outdoor archery week. It started with a match against City of Norwich Archers and Ditchling. The round was a Junion Western. We won scoring 6153, Ditchling 5954 and City of Norwich Archers 5756. Our team was Jo Log, Paul Palmer, Geoff Stockwell and Clive Jones.

Monday 26th August the round was a WA 30m. It was won by Ron Jury, Geoff Stockwell second and Clive Jones third.

Tuesday 27th August was the Tri-Service shoot held at HMS Sultan. Our team was Ron Jury, Paul Palmer and Jo Long.

Thursday 29th was the Club Championships. The round was a Junior Windsor. Jo Long won the handicap shoot.
Totally Blind category was won by John Bower.
Tactile category was won by Peter Price.
Ladies club champion was Carol Davies.
Bowsight champion was Jo Long.
Barebow champion was Geoff Stockwell.

In May we had our first out door archery week. 8 archers attended. Sunday 26th was a match against Ditchling. The round was a Junior Western. We won 6066 to 5376. Our winning team was Ron, Peter Price(Compound), Clive Jones(Recurve) and John Bower.

Monday 27th, the round was a Long Metric 5
Ron was first, Graham Walker second and John Bower third.

Tuesday 28th the round was a WA VI 1440.
John Bower was first, Clive Jones(recurve) second and Peter Price(compound) was third.

Thursday 30th the round was a Junior Windsor.
John Bower was first, Graham Walker second and Peter Price(Compound) was third.

Friday 31st was the RUC Pairs. The round was a Double Frostbite.
Peter Price(Compound) and Michael Surgeoner were first, Clive Jones and Ron second. Graham Walker and Geoff were third.

In April 4 archers went to Lilleshall for the British Blind Sport Archery National Indoor Championships. We came away with one first, two seconds and one third. John Bower set a new UK record for the WA Vi Indoor round.
The Sunday saw a match with Team VI versus the spotters. The spotters won 4310 to 4268

12 archers attended the indoor week which took place in February.
The Monday round was a Portsmouth being shot for the Laurie Austin trophy. Michael Surgeoner was first, Tom Roddy second and John Cunnington third.
Tuesday's round was a Double Bray 1. Michael Surgeoner was first, Jo Long second and John Cunnington and Graham Walker equal third.
Wednesday's round was a Worcester. Graham Walker was first with Jocky Elliot second and John Cunnington third.
Thursday's round was a Portsmouth. Michael Surgeoner was first, Paul Palmer second and Peter Price third.
On Thursday evening there was a match against Ditchling. The Round was a WA 25m. Our winning team was Jocky Elliott, John Bower, Jo Long and Ron. The team score was 5827 to Ditchling's score of 5818.
Friday's round was a WA18m.
The archery's club Combined round results were John Bower, first, Jo Long second and Ron third.

At the AGM in February there were changes to the committee.

Chair Jo Long

Vice-Chair Paul Palmer

Committee Graham Walker, John Bower and Jocky Elliot.

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