Llantarnam Archery Club swept the board again this year at the Gwent County and Open Indoor Championships hosted by St Kingsmark Bowmen on Sunday 1st November 2015, but there were a few medals for St Kingsmark and City of Newport Archers.
In the Gwent Championships Nicola Phillips of St Kingsmark Bowmen won the Ladies Longbow trophy for the second year running. She also won the gold medal in the Open Championships. Erika Grima won gold in the Ladies Barebow, while Thea Rogers, shooting as a senior, won the Ladies Recurve trophy and silver in the Open Championships.
Alistair Isaac of City of Newport Archers took the gold medal in the Gents Longbow, Steve Edwards of Llantarnam Archery Club won the Gents Compound trophy for the second year running and Darran Cooke of Llantarnam Archery Club won the gold medal in the Gents Barebow and bronze in the Open Championships. Jonathan Dyke of Llantarnam Archery Club won the Gents Recurve trophy and also won the gold medal in the Open Championships.
Ieuan Cooke of Llantarnam Archery Club shot a personal best and won gold in the Junior Boy Recurve.
Congratulations to Thea Rogers and Victoria Williams for their new Welsh records.
We hope everyone tolerated the heavy fog, additional security and incessant emails!
A very big thank you to everyone who helped out on Saturday evening and throughout the tournament itself. A special mention must go to Lesley Wason for doing the tea and cakes, the working party for moving the torture chamber, Graham Weller for his sponsorship, Keith Brown for being our Lord Paramount and finally to Julian Cleak for organising it all.