Wednesday, May 19, 2010

3D Shoot

Namoi Valley Archers held a 2 round 3D event on Sunday with the biggest field of the year on hand to compete in perfect weather conditions. The field included visitors from Tamworth, Murrurundi, Cessnock and Taree which gave the day an added dimension. Course designers, Greg Donovan and Lloyd Jauja set a very tough course with targets cleverly placed amongst the bush and fallen timber maximizing the challenge. Wade Hudson set a cracking pace in the Compound division to score an excellent win from Tamworth archer, Neville White in second place with Karen Hudson grabbing third after a close battle with Ann Stubbs. Darrell Hudson fought hard to record a win in the Traditional contest with peter Stubbs in second and Mark Stevenson in third. John Clark compiled a tidy round to finish on top in the Sighted division with Greg Donovan also shooting well to take second with Brandon Thrift just holding off a big pack for third, Sebastian Donovan proved too good in the Junior Sighted contest with Lachlan Scott shooting well to take second place with Shane Thompson in third. The next club shoot will be an IFAA round set down for May 16. This will give competitors a chane to prepared for the IFAA tournament to be held in Gloucester on the 22nd and 23rd of May.


Compound – Wade Hudson 724, Neville White 642, Karen Hudson 516, Ann Stubbs 492, Nathan Murrell 418, Wendi Murrell 330, Ben Stubbs 292.

Traditional – Darrell Hudson 546, Peter Stubbs 500, Mark Stevenson 254.

Sighted – John Clark 772, Greg Donovan 752, Brandon Thrift 718, Tim Mellon 712, Michael Rulen 710, Greg Scott 706, Gordon White 702, Peter Bush 696, Andrew Stubbs 694, Mark Fotheringham 684, Ken Thompson 664, Bernie Hayne 658, Barry Stubbs 638, Andrew Springer 632, Denise Stevenson 550, Lloyd Jauja 352, David Hope 312, Andy Jones 286.

Junior Sighted – Sebastian Donovan 744, Lachlan Scott 712, Shane Thompson 610, James Fotheringham 598, Zac Hayne 564, Hayden Riordan 290.

Cub – Stacey Scott 466, Haylee Murrell 402, Curtis Riordan 296, Emilee Murrell 286, Samuel Jauja 264, Krystal Jauja 256, Kaytlyn Murrell 168.

Novice – Kim Jauja 450.

IFFA Warm Up

Namoi Valley Archers held a 14 target IFAA round on Sunday with competitors taking the opportunity to gain valuable match practice for this weekend’s NSW State IFAA championships to be held in Gloucester. The IFAA round is a highly technical test of archery ability with competitors required to shoot 4 arrows per target at marked distances with the longest target set at 80 yards. Matt Wittman set the highest score of the day to score a comfortable win in the sighted division. Wittman got off to a slow start but stormed home scoring a perfect score on each of the last 5 targets. John Clark returned a solid round to finish second with Greg Donovan finishing third. Ken Hill finished the day as the top compound archer after compiling an excellent round with Karen Hudson grabbing second place with Nathan Murrell finishing in third. Juniors, Sebastian Donovan and Zac Hayne turned on a first class contest with Donovan just doing enough to record the win with both archers showing outstanding form. Club members are asked to finalize their club shirt orders at the next club event to be held on May 30th, further details can be obtained by ringing 67423527.


Sighted – Matt Wittman 265, John Clark 251, Greg Donovan 234, Ken Thompson 207, Bernie Hayne 193, Mark Stevenson 158, Bernie Hayne 193, Denise Stevenson 102.

Compound – Ken Hill 154, Karen Hudson 144, Nathan Murrell 131, Ann Stubbs 120, Wendi Murrell 113.

Traditional – Darrell Hudson 150, Peter Stubbs 137.

Junior Sighted – Sebastian Donovan 226, Zac Hayne 221.

Cubs – Haylee Murrell 107, Emilee Murrell 63, Kaytlyn Murrell 51.

Novice – Gavin Donnelly 119, Michael Donnelly 102, Tom Welsh 85, Rob Welsh 56.