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1.  Club Re-Opening Update - Club Trial Opening Saturday 30th May 2020 - Registration Required

Warringah Archers will be testing a trial introduction back to archery with a maximum of 20 Archers shooting in two separate groups from Saturday 30th May.




We have a new COVID-19 Update page on our website , under "Club News".  Please visit it regularly for updates related to Club Activities during the COVID-19 Restriction period.


2.  Update from Commonwealth Games Committee 

Warringah Archers welcomes Karen Murphy who has joined the CGNSW Executive Board, the first female board member since its formation in 1957. Karen is a 5-time Australian representative at the Commonwealth Games achieving one gold and three silver medals during that time. She is also co-Chair of the CGA Athlete Advisory Group. We welcome Karen's contribution on the Board.

Shooting and Archery have rejoined the 2022 program. The 2022 Commonwealth Shooting & Archery Championships will be held in Chandigarh, India. The events will be recognised as two separately organised and funded Commonwealth Sport championships. There will be two individual medal tables, one for Chandigarh 2022 and one for Birmingham 2022. Chandigarh 2022 will present Commonwealth Archery and Shooting Championships medals and produce a medal table at the end of the event. Six months later, the 2022 Commonwealth Games will be held in Birmingham with Commonwealth Games medals being awarded. One week following the Closing Ceremony of B2022, the CGF shall issue a medal table that includes results from Chandigarh 2022, as a further and final legitimate ranking of competing nations and territories from the respective competitions.

Last time archery was in the Commonwealth games in 2010 – Australia won Gold


3.  Kidbow/Adbow Program Postponed 2020 Until Further Notice

Please be advised that the Kidbow/Adbow Program is postponed indefinitely as a result of the current COVID-19 crisis. The Committee has not taken this decision lightly and want to protect the health of our members, participants,visitors and their families. We believe that postponing the program is in everyone's best interests and will help in the efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. We are working through the current guidelines for COVID-19 and the changes required to our procedures, and also the options available to the Kidbow/Adbow program participants.

We will advise you as soon as possible.


4.  Changes to Club Protocol and Procedures, Future Events Postponed

Unfortunately, club activities have been suspended until the 31st May at this stage.  The Committee is reviewing guidelines for COVID-19 and will publish new protocols and procedures as soon as possible.  Our Number 1 commitment is to the safety of our members, their families and the community, as soon as information from our State & National Body are updated, we will notify members accordingly about future changes.

Please send an email to info@warringaharchers.com.au or consult a Committee member if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you for your assistance.

5.  Kidbow and Adbow Programs

Registrations for Season 2 - 2020 are now POSTPONED until further notice.. 

The Kidbow (for youth members 6 years of age to U/20) & Adbow (anyone over the age of 21, no end to age date to participate)


6.  Latest Newsletter

The 2nd May Newsletter is out now.  The first  May Newsletter is available here..    




Warringah Archers is one of the oldest clubs on the Northern beaches with a 40 year history.

Warringah Archers has produced Olympians / Para Olympians, as well as International representatives in Target & Field events, both Junior & Adults.  Our club membership also enjoys a full social shooting calendar which encompasses Target / Field / Clout & Indoor disciplines.  

Warringah Archers have a variety of programs for beginners through to the dedicated archer. We hold Come N' Try sessions and Beginners Courses most weekends, as well as run two seasonal Adbow (Adults) and Kidbow (Youth) programs - book in now and see for yourself how much fun Archery can be!

Members Recognition Highlights 2020


Warringah International Womens Day Tournament: 1st placings: Maja Kesckes (RUG), Maria Wright (CV+W), Elizabeth Jennison (CVW), Leanne Spencer (RW), Gabbie Smith (RU20W), 2nd: Emma Brady (RU20W

Warringah Open Mar: Gold: Leanne Spencer (RW), Jack Chambers-McLean (RM), Bronze: Gabbie Smith (RW), Peter Whitfield (RM). Elimination Shoot Recurve Winner: Leanne Spencer with Teams Recurve Warringah made up of: Cameron Murray, Leanne Spencer, Jack Chambers-McLean & Peter Whitfield. With Womens Teams event Warringah made up of: Maria Wright (C), Elizabeth Jennision (C), Gabbie Smith (R) & Leanne Spencer (R)

Coast Archers Youth Tournament Feb: Gold: Maja Kesckes.

NSW Youth Team Recurve Jan: Congratulations to Jack Chambers-McLean for being named in team announced in January to contest the Teams Event at the 2020 Youth Nationals being held in Tasmania over the Easter break

National Indoor Festival of Archery Jan: Congratulations to our Silver Medalists Maria Wright (CVW) & Wayne Moore (RVM)

NSW Grand Prix Finals Jan: Congratulations to our finalists: Peter Whitfield / Jack Chambers-McLean (Recurve Men) / Maria Wright (Compound Women) & Maja Kesckes (Recurve Women), and silver medalist for 2019

ACT Championships Jan: Gold: Peter Whitfield (RMM), Maja Kecskes (RUG) and Bronze to Leanne Spencer (RW)













2020 Handicap Winners

Warringah Archers hosts a Monthly Handicap shoot, which all members are encouraged to participate in.

The round has specifically been designed for Warringah Archers, and made up of the following distances & faces used.

6 ends @ 50m on 122cm face, 4 ends @ 40m on 122cm face, 3 ends @ 30m on 80cm face & 2 ends @ 18m on 40cm face.

*(An end being six arrows)

2020 April / May & June - Cancelled due to COVID19

2020 March Handicap Winner - 28th March - Postponed

2020 February Handicap Winner - 16th February - Jock Gilchrist (Recurve Male)

2020 January Handicap Winner - 18th January - Jock Gilchrist (Recurve Male)






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