27th Aug – Silver Spoon Spalding – York round

On Sunday 26 August Bryan, Sue, Martin, VIcky, Dave and Steve travlled to the Silver Trophy shoot hosted in Spalding by Silver Spoon Bowmen.

The round was a York/Hereford with half the 12 dozen arrows at the longest distance of 100 yards for the gents and 80 for the ladies. After lunch it was 4 dozen at 80 yards for the gents and 60 yards for the ladies, followed by 2 dozen at 60 and 50 yards respectively.

The weather stayed dry all day and there were even some sunny intervals.

In the gents longbow Dave came third with 260 and an off-form Steve won with 365, his worst York of the year.

In the ladies recurve Vicky shot a personal best 809 to claim her white rose award while Sue shot 959 to claim fourth place and also won the “pinhole” trophy for the arrow nearest the very centre of the target at the longest distance (in Sue’s case – 80 yards)

Sue winning the Pin Hole award at 80 yards

Steve Gamble and Martin Jones 3 wood end


Martin Jones Double Leg on the wrong boss!!

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