Competition updates 🥇 – January 2024

Rugby Archers has had some good competition results in the first few weeks of 2024.

A picture of archery medals and pins
A good medal and pin haul to start the year with!

Archers of Raunds – 21st January 2024

Steve shot a WA18 and took gold in the Senior Mens Barebow 50+ category.

Coventry and Warwickshire Archery Association – 28th January 2024

Shooting Portsmouth rounds, Steve took bronze in the Senior Men Barebow, Su took bronze in Ladies Barebow and Clare took gold in Ladies Longbow.

South Leeds Archers 2nd Barebow Only and Head to Head Tournament – 11th February 2024

Shona shot a WA18 and took bronze in a nailbiting, one arrow shoot off in the Head to Head!

Dunston Triple – 12th February 2024

Steve took gold in the Single Barebow Mens Senior, and silver in the Triple Barebow Mens Senior.

Congratulations to all of the Rugby Archers who added to their medal or pin collection during January and February! More competitions are on the horizon over the coming months and we will share more updates when we have them.

If you are interested in entering your first competition, please speak to any of the individuals above who will be happy to chat through what to expect. You can learn more about archery competitions on the Archery GB website.

Indoor season change of venue and shooting times

We’re pleased to let you know that, from Sunday 5 November 2023, we’ll be shooting at the Thornfield Indoor Bowls Club, near the leisure centre. We have emailed all the members with the details of the new venue. so please read this email carefully and if you have any questions, please ask any member of the committee. Please note the safety and housekeeping details within that email.

There will be no shooting on Sunday 29 October as we need to move all the equipment over to the new venue.

In a slight change to last season, we will be shooting indoors twice a week, on Thursdays from 6-8pm and on Sundays from 12-3pm.

Our first session at the new venue will be on Sunday 5 November. ClubEvent will be back up and running by then, so please do book your sessions as normal.

Due to the venue’s prior commitments/holidays, there are going to be a couple of dates where we cannot shoot. A reminder will be added on ClubEvent, but for your records, there will be no shooting on the following days:

  • Sunday 12 November
  • Thursday 30 November
  • Sunday 24 December
  • Thursday 28 December
  • Sunday 31 December

Welcome to Rugby Archers, a member-focused community archery club

A photo of a school playing field with six archery targets

At Rugby Archers, we welcome all archers and all bowstyles. We shoot twice a week – indoors from October to March, and outdoors April to September – at Harris Sports Centre in Rugby and we run a number of beginners courses throughout the year, with new members joining us all the time.

We pride ourselves on being an inclusive and welcoming club, running fun shoots every month and friendly club competitions at the end of the indoor and outdoor seasons. If you have any questions about the club, its members or joining, please see our Q&A page or send us an email and we’ll do our best to answer.