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  • Abbey archers shoot for county

    An Abbey archer waits to shoot at the recent Herts County Champs which included the Herts v Beds match.  Herts won overall. Abbey archers are regularly selected to shoot for county both indoors and out.

  • Archery Big Weekend Free Have-a-go

    Come to the club and try out the sport on Sunday 17th June.  All equipment provided.  Suitable for adults and juniors 9+.
    Venue: Verulam School Sports Field, Sandpit Lane, St Albans.  Arrive anytime between 11am and 1 pm (finishes 2 pm)

  • Great opportunity for talented juniors

    Junior recurve archers who show potential can attend the SCAS Junior Academy where they will receive coaching and undergo a technical, equipment, mental training and physical programme. Each session is just £10 and after the session the archer can shoot free of charge at aim4sport for the rest of the day.  Full details and dates are here

  • And another development opportunity for all

    Seniors and juniors can join the AGB Archery Training Centre (based at aim4sport) and follow AGB's Development Programme.  It's free to go and along and watch and ask questions.  If you decide to join then there is a charge of £45 for 3 x3 hour sessions.  More details here

  • Calling All Juniors

    The next Abbey Edge Grove Junior Tournament will be on Saturday 17th March 2018.  This is a friendly fun shoot for all junior archers, with lots of prizes.  The entry form can be found here.
    *A waiting list for places is now in operation*

    Some of last year's contestants pictured above.

  • And another one!

    At the Herts Indoor Champs on Sunday 11th February 2018 the same Abbey team took the team trophy and with the same result in the individual competition.

  • Abbey takes the trophy

    At the Hertfordshire Team Championship on 19th November 2017 Abbey won the Recurve trophy.  Congratulations to Miguel Brito, Alex North, Dan Waller and Chris Witt. Miguel also took the gold in the individual Gents Recurve and Alex the bronze.

  • Abbey Archer is New National Champion

    Abbey has a small band of keen Clout archers who travel far and wide to compete.  At the National Clout Championships on 21st October Malcolm North won the Gents Compound class to become the 2017 National Champion.

  • Shooting for Hertfordshire

    Do you aspire to shoot for County? Even if you think you are not quite getting the scores it is important to show that you are interested and to get into the habit of submitting scores for all your rounds, even short ones. This will bring you to the notice of the selectors who are keen to have as many people as possible putting in scores, in ALL bowtypes and ALL age groups (yes there are junior teams). You can read more about selection here.

    The forms are online, so easy-peasy - no printing down or signing. Here is the Declaration form and here the Score Submission Form.

  • 50th Anniversary Year

    In November the club will have been in existance for 50 years. You can read how it all started here.

  • Abbey Edge Grove 2017

     on Saturday 18th March

    Another successful tournament - in its 10th year.  Thanks to Malcolm North for organising it and Jess Stretton MBE, Paralympic gold medallist and world record holder for acting as Lady P. The full results are here.

  • Club Records

    November 2016

    Abbey is now using Golden Records Cloud.  Members can have access to their scores, records, handicaps, awards etc.
    See more details on the Records page

  • Rounds, Handicaps and Classifications Guide

    May 2016

    Malcolm North has compiled a new guide - everything you want to know about rounds, scoring, handicaps and classifications.  Read it here

  • Clout Champions

    Congratulations to Malcolm and Alex North who both shot superbly at the Cheshire record status tri-clout weekend August 2015.  Alex, in one of his last outings as a junior achieved 5 national records (out a possible 6), an imperial purple tassel award and a 6 clout end. Malcolm won the senior compound  class on the last two days, broke 1 county record, claimed a metric gold tassel, shot a 6 clout end and also shot a perfect dozen on the metric clout.

  • Abbey Edge Grove Junior Tournament 2016

    The AEG Tournament at Sandringham School on Saturday 19th March saw 42 juniors shooting.  Many trophies and chocolate bars were won. See the results.  Details of next year's competition will be on the dedicated website soon. All juniors are welcome regardless of age, ability or experience. The main idea is to come along and have fun!

  • The Abbey Edge Grove Junior Tournament

    Saturday 21st March 2015

    The Abbey Edge Grove Tournament was the biggest yet, with over 40 competitors on 11 bosses. Well done to Malcolm North for his excellent organisation - it all went very smoothly. The Francesca Spelzini Trophy for the highest scoring recurve went to Lyla Lancashire from Corby, an Under 10 girl who shot an eye-watering 588 (admittedly on a 122cm face at 15 yards). You can view the full results here

    £168 was raised from the raffle for the charity Hertfordshire Children's Fund.

  • UKRS Bray ll

    Thank you to everyone who attended our Bray shoot on 30th March 2014.  Lots of medals were won and 5 national records claimed. Results 

Based in St Albans

We are affiliated to the Southern Counties Archery Association and:

Hertfordshire Archery Association  

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