Banbridge AC trio at World Champs

Banbridge AC member and local lady Joanne Walker is representing Team GB in her second World Field Archery Championships this week.
Banbridge AC member and local lady Joanne Walker is representing Team GB in her second World Field Archery Championships this week.
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Banbridge Archery Club are very proud that three of their members will be shooting in the World Field Archery Championships, which take place this week up until Sunday in Wicklow.

Local lady, Joanne Walker, barebow style, has been shooting for around nine years and has been selected for a third time to represent Team GB in what will be her second World Championships.

New Banbridge AC member Susan Agnew, who is shooting for Ireland in this week's World Archery Field Championships.

New Banbridge AC member Susan Agnew, who is shooting for Ireland in this week's World Archery Field Championships.

Joanne was presented with a gift from BAC to assist her World Championship endeavour for her tireless dedication and commitment to the club.

And to add to that, BAC are delighted to welcome two new international archers, Susan Agnew and Robert Hall, to the club. Together the three of those archers have a wealth of knowledge and experience that club members can benefit from.

Susan, recurve style, has been shooting for 10 years and this will be her first World Championshipsm having represented Team Ireland at the European Field Championships last year. Susan began shooting at school whilst pursuing a Duke of Edinburgh award.

Robert, who shoots compound style, has been shooting since 2000. He has represented Team Ireland seven times at European and World Championships.

Robert Hall, an international veteran for Team Ireland, has also joined Banbridge AC.

Robert Hall, an international veteran for Team Ireland, has also joined Banbridge AC.

BAC would like to extend their best wishes to all archers from NI and Ireland shooting in these unique Championships as they might not be held in Ireland again for many years.

All club details and information can be found at www.banbridgearcheryclub.co.uk