Members’ Achievements

Foresters is a very well established club and its members both young and old have a lot to be proud of – this page is where we get to tell the world of our success.

Foresters at the Olympics

The club is hugely proud of our Olympian  Fred Stevens who shot his compound bow in the 2008 Beijing Olympics ranking 3rd in the men’s open compound class.

fred

2017 Achievements

Stuart Lowe retained the title of National Champion for flight archery in the target compound not exceeding 60lbs category with a new County and Regional record of 670.99m. He also achieved 3rd place in the target recurve not exceeding 35lbs category.  Stuart further extended the County and Regional record for flight archery in the target compound not exceeding 60lbs category to 693.55m (758 yds 1 ft 5 in) at the Northern Counties flight shoot.

2016 Achievements

Cloe Nobrega achieved a new World Record for flight archery in the target compound not exceeding 35lbs category – 381.00m (beating the previous world record of 377.20m held by Melissa Daniel).
Stuart Lowe shot a new East Midlands Regional Record for flight archery in the target recurve not exceeding 50lbs category – 371.75m. Stuart also shot a new Regional Record for flight archery in the target compound not exceeding 60lbs category – 658.32m. This distance was good enough to earn Stuart the title of National Champion in that class. Outside of flight archery Stuart was also the 2016 EMAS Gents Recurve Clout Champion, retaining his title from 2015.

2015 Achievements

Cloe Nobrega achieved a new World Record for flight archery in the target recurve not exceeding 35lbs category – 313.87m (beating the previous world record of 291.41m held by Slovenian Maja Godec). Cloe also shot a new National Record for flight archery in the target compound not exceeding 45lbs category – 361.16m.

Stuart Lowe shot a new Regional Record for flight archery in the target recurve not exceeding 50lbs category – 334.55m. Stuart was also the 2015 EMAS Gents Recurve Clout Champion with a score of 305.

2011 Leicestershire County Indoor Championships

Foresters had a strong showing at this years indoor champs with a number of notable performances by club members.

Katie Broome-Faulkner won the Junior Ladies Compound class with a score of 514 as well as the Double Portsmouth competition with a score of 1038.

In the under 18 Junior Gentlemen’s recurve class Connor Mabbutt lead the way with a score of 374.

In the handicap adjusted award category Paul Broome-Faulker took the award for the 37-44 handicap category with a score of 1448.

Achievements featured in Archery UK

September 2017

FITA STAR
Compound Senior Lady – 1200 Louise Laywood – 1233
Compound Senior Gentleman -1300 Steve Gill – 1306
FITA SILVER STAR
Compound Junior Gentleman -1200 Harry Hey – 1282
6 GOLD END
Recurve Senior Gentleman Neill Brown
Steve Gill

June 2017

WA Target
Recurve Senior Gentlemen – Black Paul Richardson – 527
Compound Senior Lady – Black Louise Laywood – 536

December 2016

ROSE
Recurve Senior Lady – 900 Gill Brown – 932
Compound Senior Gentleman -1200 Neill Brown – 1218
JUNIOR ROSE
Recurve Junior Gentleman – 1000 Taylor Theakston – 1032
Recurve Junior Gentleman – 800 Taylor Theakston – 812
Compound Junior Gentleman – 1250 Harry Hey – 1260

October 2016

FITA STAR
Recurve Senior Lady – 1000 Gill Brown – 1010
Compound Senior Gentleman -1300 Neill Brown – 1307
ROSE
Compound Senior Gentleman -1100 Neill Brown – 1178
JUNIOR ROSE
Recurve Junior Gentleman – 1100 Taylor Theakston – 1115
JUNIOR MASTER BOWMAN
U12 Recurve Junior Gentleman Taylor Theakston
U16 Compound Junior Gentleman Harry Hey
6 GOLD END
Recurve Senior Lady Gill Brown
Recurve Junior Gentleman Taylor Theakston

December 2010

Katie Broome-Faulkner featured twice in the winter 2010 edition, having been awarded Six Gold End Award [Junior] &  Junior Ladies Rose Award [1100]

Mark O’Reilly was awarded a Rose Award [900] for Gents Recurve.

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Recently at the Jean Gamble memorial shoot Sally of Foresters took the Adults Handicap adjusted award.

Katie Broome-Faulkner won the Girls Compound Class, whilst Jake O’Reilly  took a handicap adjusted awards for his age group.

At the York / Hereford tournament Katie Broome-Faulkner took a handicap adjusted award for the Bristol 3. Mark O’Reilly took the adjusted award for the Bowmen’s class, whilst Alex Smith took the adjusted award for second class bowmen.

WELL DONE FORESTERS, KEEP THE SUCCESS COMING

LAOFAC