Ballyvally AC’s Halloween Shoot is a real treat for Cancer Research

On behalf of Banbridge Archery Club Suzanne Barlow and Seamus McGreevy presented �1000:00 cheques, proceeds from the clubs' recent charity shoots, to Dr Michelle Hollywood towards the Renal Unit in Daisy Hill Hospital and Wendy MacAulay towards the Northern Ireland Children's Hospice �Edward Byrne Photography INBL1544-210EB
On behalf of Banbridge Archery Club Suzanne Barlow and Seamus McGreevy presented �1000:00 cheques, proceeds from the clubs' recent charity shoots, to Dr Michelle Hollywood towards the Renal Unit in Daisy Hill Hospital and Wendy MacAulay towards the Northern Ireland Children's Hospice �Edward Byrne Photography INBL1544-210EB
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Over 100 members of Ballyvally Archery Club were pretty in pink at their Halloween shoot.

The local archers gathered at Banbridge Leisure Centre to raise funds for Cancer Research as many were in fancy dress and the vast majority wore something pink.

Ballyvally Archers Orla O'Connor, Norman McMath, John Foster and Angela Cowan dressed in pink for the Halloween Shoot in aid of Action Cancer �Edward Byrne Photography INBL1544-216EB

Ballyvally Archers Orla O'Connor, Norman McMath, John Foster and Angela Cowan dressed in pink for the Halloween Shoot in aid of Action Cancer �Edward Byrne Photography INBL1544-216EB

The event was organised by Mrs Anne Lavery, a member of the local Cancer Committee and a committee member of Ballyvally Archers.

Adding a particular festive to the event finale, a knock-out competition, the targets were pumpkins.

The winners in the Under 10 Years class were Taylor Barlow and Ethan McKinney while in the Under 12 Years class, Niamh Niorris and Jacob Dunlop came out on top.

Coming first in the Under 15 class were Madison Foster and Fraser Leonard and in the Under 18 class, Fra Kinney and Caoimhe Heaney won.

The junior members of Ballyvally Archery Club in fancy dress for the Halloween Shoot �Edward Byrne Photography INBL1544-217EB

The junior members of Ballyvally Archery Club in fancy dress for the Halloween Shoot �Edward Byrne Photography INBL1544-217EB

David Fairley won the longbow section while in the ladies section, Orla O’Connor and Patricia McLean came out tops. The gents sections were won by Kim Pegrum (freestyle), Sam Jackson (barebow) and Kevin Heaney (barebow).

Ballyvally’s next two competitions will be a World Record Status FITA at Greenmount College on 14th / 15th November followed by the club hosting the Irish Leg of the British Barebow Championship on 29th November in Banbridge Leisure Centre.

On behalf of Ballyvally Archery Club, Chairman Frank Mulligan and Anne Lavery presented a cheque for �500:00, proceeds from the Halloween Shoot, to Mairead Woods towards Banbridge Action Cancer Paint the Town Pink. �Edward Byrne Photography INBL1544-218EB

On behalf of Ballyvally Archery Club, Chairman Frank Mulligan and Anne Lavery presented a cheque for �500:00, proceeds from the Halloween Shoot, to Mairead Woods towards Banbridge Action Cancer Paint the Town Pink. �Edward Byrne Photography INBL1544-218EB