Sx Jnrs in Winning England Team + Sussex triumph in 4-Way Match

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

Two Sussex Junior Gents were selected to shoot for England in the Home International at the Junior Indoor Championships in December, Marc Charlesworth (Recurve – Arundown) and Nathan Thomas (Compound – Worthing) tasted victory when the England Team came out on top as clear winners.
On the following day, Bryony Pitman (Worthing) finished as Lady Recurve Champion at the Senior National Indoor Meeting.
2017JNIC-N&M300pxlAnd the Sussex Team were also Winnners at the 4-way inter-County Match arranged by Kent County Archery Association the previous weekend.

2017KentIndoorMatch580pxlTeam Captain Nick Lea reports…

The Kent Indoor 4-Way tournament in Sittingbourne on November 25h saw our archers pitted against Essex, Kent and Surrey.  Two Portsmouth rounds defined the day with Compound and Recurve archers shooting the morning session and Barebow and Longbow in the afternoon. We were under some pressure following the morning session, lying in 3rd place, although, only 39 points off leaders, Kent.

The afternoon round saw our barebow and longbow archers excel, topping both categories; our longbow archers by 8 points but our barebow archers took full honours by a huge margin of 189 points!

Sussex walked away as overall tournament winners and winners in both longbow and barebow categories.

A fantastic effort by all.


Recurve Gerry Deak 574
Marc Charlesworth 570
Natasha Homer 545
Ben Green 540
Compound Kai Thomas-Prause 589
Dan Allen 582
Kim Lea 563
Terry Maskell 556
Barebow Jason Meehan 560
Pete Mann 532
Steve Hamilton 523
Michaela Lake 502
Longbow Chris Ellis 495
Phil Reay 450
Alan Smith 438
Nicola Curtis 419

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