Recent Successes

22 September 2019

Today several Newark Castle Archers went along to Bingham Archery club for their western round. 2 juniors Taylor and Kyan shot this round for the first time and both won their categories. Well done boys 1st of many competitions we hope.

We also had 2 winners in their categories:
  
Robert in men’s barebow

Steve in men’s longbow

17 September 2019

Tonight saw the arrival of our new targets for our new indoor venue, Magnus Community sports Centre, Bowbridge Road, Newark. We start shooting there on Thursday 3rd October 2019, 6-8.30pm!

13 August 2019

Three of our Archers went off to fight the Vikings yesterday at Mercia Archers and were victorious in their efforts! Well done Jo, Ed and Steve. Your knighthood’s will have to wait pending the outcome of the next battle

11 August 2019

Rain, wind and sunshine at 3rd and final round of Nottinghamshire Archery society league shoot at Wilford Bowman archery club.


A dodgy start as wind was strong and arrows weren’t keen on hitting the target but we pulled it back and won Team Barebow and team handicap barebow. Individual 1st for Andrew Baldry in gents barebow, 1st for Taylor Fresney in the novice junior round and 1st for Mandie Elson in the Ladies Barebow handicap round! Great overall shooting from Ian and Steve Pepper, Marti Voce, Jo Fleming and Ed Kovac

1 August 2019

Mandie Elson has been selected to shoot for Nottinghamshire.

The Newark Castle Archers chairman will make her county debut on September 1 in Leicestershire at a Hereford round at Bowmen, of Glen Archery Club.

28 July 2019

Today these gents took Golds in each of their category.

Ian Pepper on left recurve, Steve Pepper centre, longbow and Robert in the novice category as this was his first competition at Greasley Castle Archers. Well done everyone.

20 July 2019

2 firsts at Belvoir Archers Windsor shoot today for myself in Ladies Barebow and Steve in gents longbow. Competition was challenging as we had harsh winds, lots of rain and then a thunderstorm to contend with.

26 June 2019

NCA’s attended the midsummer shoot short national round, at Greasley Castle archers site tonight and came away with a 1st place junior Taylor Freshney, Mandie Elson 2nd Ladies Barebow and Steve Pepper 3rd in gents longbow.

17 June 2019

Today Taylor Freshney became our first ever Junior to compete in an external competition! Congratulations Taylor!

7 April 2019

A great morning of shooting from NCA to remember our founder Michael Dutton at our annual Worcester competition.

Mens Worcester results 2019

1st Ian 261 (R/C)

 2nd John 241 (R/C)

 3rd Tom 233 (R/C)

 4th Andrew 226 (B/B)

 5th James 194 (B/B)

 6th Ed 186 (B/B)

 7th Alan 143 (B/B)

 8th Steve 106 (L/B)

Ladies Worcester results 2019

1st Amy 254 (R/C)

 2nd Marti 247 (R/C)

 3rd Mandie 186 (B/B)

 4th Jo 175 (B/B)

 5th Alyson 125 (B/B)

 6th Selina 70 (B/B)

Barebow Worcester results 2019

1st Andrew 226

 2nd James 194

 3rd Mandie 186 – 13 Golds

 4th Ed 186 – 6 Golds

 5th Jo 175

 6th Alan 143

 7th Taylor 137

 8th Alyson 125

 9th Steve 106 (L/B)

 10th Selina 70

Junior Worcester results 2019

1st Taylor 137

20th January 2019

We did great today on the final shoot of The foxes Triple.
Ed came away with 1st and Craig came 3rd in men’s barebow
Steve 3rd in men’s longbow. Mandie came 2nd in ladies Barebow and Marti came away with 3rd in the handicap round for unrewarded archer in the main competition.

13 January 2019

Today has been a busy day for Newark Castle Archers. We had Marti and Steve shooting for the county against Lincolnshire, who won. And then NCA were shooting for winning places in the UK record Portsmouth hosted by Sherwood Archers and we came away with 2nd Ladies barebow, Mandie and 3rd Gents Barebow Brian.

9th December 2018

Our Barebow and Longbow archers brought home the bling after an excellent day of shooting at the second round of the Foxes competition in Leicester. This competition was a Worcester, the second leg of the Countesthorpe Triple. The results were as follows:

Mandie finished in 2nd place in the women’s competition with aPB.
Ed finished in 2nd place in the men’s competition.
Steve finished in 2nd in the men’s longbow competition.

Ian, Marti and Craig all finished with good scores in the recurve category.


 6th December 21018

The 2018 Christmas party was an excellent night held at the Everest Indian Restaurant in Newark Town center. Great company, food and fun had by all. Merry Christmas everyone!

28th November

Two of our very own archers have been chosen to shoot as part of the Nottinghamshire County Archery Team! Well done to Marti, who will shoot in the women’s recurve team and to Steve who will shoot in the men’s Longbow team. We are very proud of you both!

25th November

The 25th Marked the annual Chairman’s Challenge competition with Grantham Archers. This is held in memory of our founder, Michael Dutton; to mark this a minute’s silence was held in his memory. Michael found his love of archery at their club, so much so that he set about launching Newark Castle Archers. 4 years later we are still going from strength to strength, well done to everyone who came along, and the best news is that we won!

11th November
6 Newark Castle Archers attended the 1st round at The Foxes Archery club. This shoot consisted of 5 dozen arrows shot in groups of 3 at 18m. The results were as follows: Ed finished in 1st place in the male barebow category.

Mandie finished in 3rd place in the ladies barebow category.  
Steve, Ian, Craig, and Marti all shot very well, narrowly missing out on the positions.

4th November
A Group of archers competed independently at The Fosse Company of Archery WA18 World Record Status shoot.

1st place, Jo Fleming in the women’s barebow category
2nd place, Mandie in the women’s barebow category.

Steve competed in his first ever longbow comp, with a respectable score and Ian and Craig also had good shoots. Well done all.