Caerau Dragon Bowmen

News

24-05-2018 New Level 1 Coaches

The club now has three new Level 1 coaches after Gina, Rhys and Tony passed their assessment on 20th May.

With our coaching team now numbering five with head coach Simon and Level 3 coach Denise we will be able to offer more beginners courses and open days and allow Simon to concentrate on improving existing club members.

05-09-2017 Three Club Friendly Shoot (3rd September 2017) Results

CAERAU DRAGON BOWMEN GROUND, ST RICHARD GWYN RC HIGHSCHOOL, BARRY

Due to very wet and windy weather it was decided to use the club indoor facilities and shoot a Portsmouth round.

RESULTS:

COMPOUND
1Simon MiskinCaerau Dragon Bowmen554

RECURVE
1Rhys EdwardsCaerau Dragon Bowmen527
2Tony RobinsonCaerau Dragon Bowmen494
3Gina BurtonCaerau Dragon Bowmen487
4Jon EdwardsCaerau Dragon Bowmen478
5Paul PayneCelyn Archers460
6Dave MarshArchers of Underwood454
7Guillbert Benavent (J)Caerau Dragon Bowmen424*
8Karen JonesCaerau Dragon Bowmen424
9Megan Edwards (J)Caerau Dragon Bowmen397
10Dan Jones (J)Caerau Dragon Bowmen387
11Robert Marsh (J)Archers of Underwood271
12Robin MorrisonCaerau Dragon BowmenRet'd
13Alys and John TurnerCelyn ArchersDNS

* Guillbert Benavent and Karen Jones both had the same score and number of hits but Guillbert had more 10's.

BAREBOW
1Simon StokesArchers of Underwood192

We hope you enjoyed the shoot despite the change of round due to weather. Good shooting for the rest of 2017 and we hope to meet again in June 2018 at Celyn Archers field in Cardiff.

04-08-2017 Three Club Friendly Shoot (30th July 2017) Results

ARCHERS OF UNDERWOOD GROUND, CAERLEON SCHOOL, CAERLEON

RESULTS:
Due to the adverse weather conditions, periods of torrential rain and hail stones, the shoot had to be abandoned after the completeion of the longest distance.

The results are for 3 dozen arrows shot at the following distances.

COMPOUND 70 METRE ROUND (3 Dozen at 70 Metres)
1Simon MiskinCaerau Dragon Bowmen255
2Denise DaviesCelyn Archers237

SHORT METRIC 1 ROUND (3 Dozen at 50 Metres)
1Dave MarshArchers of Underwood173
2Gina BurtonCaerau Dragon Bowmen132
3Bethany MarshArchers of Underwood101
4Jennifer DoyleArchers of Underwood90
5Rob Owen (BB)Archers of Underwood77
6Robert Marsh (J)Archers of Underwood35

SHORT METRIC 2 ROUND (3 Dozen at 40 Metres)
1Paul PayneCelyn Archers65

SHORT METRIC 3 ROUND (3 Dozen at 30 Metres)
1Simon Stokes (BB)Archers of Underwood60
2Brianna McKeogh (J)Archers of Underwood34

The next friendly shoot is at the Caerau Dragon Bowmen ground at St Richard Gwyn RC High School, Barry CF63 1BL on Sunday 3rd September.

Assemble at 13:00 to start shooting at 13:30

Hope to see you there.

17-05-2017 Winter Indoor Season Handicap Results

Results of handicaps from scores shot during the 2016/17 indoor season.

Name Initial Handicap
Based on 1st 3 Scores Shot
Final
Handicap
Improvement Class
Gina B 4537 8C
John E 5149 2E
Megan E514011D
Rhys E 4240 2D
Tony R 4644 2D

Congratulations to Megan for the best improvement in handicap.

Congratulations to Gina for obtaining the highest classification from scores shot during this indoor season. Gina is now a C class archer.

Remember to submit scores for the outdoor season, 3 dozen at any distance for handicap purposes and full rounds for outdoor classification.

10-04-2017 Outdoor Shooting

Shooting will move outdoors from Tuesday 25th April. Sessions will start at 18:30

Please remember that pure carbon arrows are not allowed on the field. If it can't be found by a metal detector then you cannot shoot it. We shoot on a school field and lost or damaged carbon arrows would be putting the children at risk.

29-12-2016 Next Shoot

First shoot of 2017 will be on Tuesday 3rd January.

06-11-2016 Reminder for Tuesday Indoor Shooting

Shooting on Tuesday evenings is now from 19:00 due to the sports hall being used for football.

11-09-2016 Shooting Indoors

Due to failing light and the subsequent shortening of shooting time, shooting will be moving indoors. Our first indoor shooting session will be Tuesday 13th September 18:30-08:30.

Occasional Sunday shoots may be possible if weather and school timetable permits.

19-07-2016 Friendly Shoot at Archers of Underwood

There will be a friendly shoot at Archers of Underwood, Caerleon on Sunday 31st July. See map below.

Meet at 13:00 on the field.

Rounds available are Short Metric, Short Metric I-IV and 70 Metre round (6 dozen arrows). See information page for details of rounds.

If you are interested let Denise know which round you wish to shoot.

22-02-2016 Outdoor Shooting Reminder

It will soon be time for outdoor shooting. Please remember that pure carbon arrows are not allowed on the field. If it can't be found by a metal detector then you cannot shoot it. We shoot on a school field and lost or damaged carbon arrows would be putting the children at risk.

31-12-2015 First Shoot of 2016

First shoot of 2016 is on Tuesday 5th January. Have a Happy New Year and see you there.

03-12-2015 Date for Christmas Shoot

We will be having a Christmas shoot on Friday 18th December. Various prizes will be awarded, the most horrible Christmas Jumper amongst others! There will be special Christmas themed target faces, mince pies, hot drinks etc.

Details of other upcoming events for next year can be found on the Events page.

07-10-2015 Change to Shooting Times

Due to availablity of the hall Tuesday shooting sessions start at 19:00 from 13/10/2015.

Friday sessions still start at 18:30

27-09-2015 Beginners Courses available

Beginners courses are now available for booking. A course of 5 lessons costs £40 per person and are for a maximum of 4 people, details are on the Courses page.

Why not surprise someone with a course of lessons as a Christmas present? Archery is a great activity for young and old.

21-06-2015 Success at Neath

Neath 21-06-2015

Club members recently took part in the Neath Open Competition at Neath Archers

NameRoundScore
RhysHereford802
RobinNational550
GinaNational442
MeganJunior National470