Junior National Indoor Championships - 2010

For the first year it was held at the Telford International Centre, where a large hall could hold around 50 bosses.  A good number of Essex archers attended of which there were some very notable performances, especially from Joe Franklin, Sophie Cole, Sophie Brown, Luke Baharie and Grace Butterfield.

Medalists -

Bronze medal Rebecca Wilson from Abbey Bowman Junior Ladies U18 Recurve. 

Silver medalists - George Whitley from Chelmsford Tudor Rose Junior Gents u18 longbow,  Sebastian Stedman from Ascham Junior Gents U14 recurve, Luke Wiseman - Chelmsford Tudor Rose U14 Junior Gents compound, Alex Body from Mayflower U12 Junior Gents Recurve and Louise Devlin From Oakfield U14 Junior Ladies Recurve. 

Gold Medalist - Daisy Clark Chelmsford Tudor Rose Junior Ladies U16 compound + overall National Champion

Ed Kearse and Daisy Clark were members of the victorious England Team which won the Home Nations Championship.

Daisy Clark, Sophie Cole and Sophie Brown all stayed overnight to compete in the senior National Indoor Championships the following day. Sophie Brown put in another solid performance just missing out on the cut by one place.  Sophie Cole finished - qualifying in 21st place - with another good performance, in the first round of the head-to-heads came up against fellow Junior, Becky Martin, it was closely fought, but she was narrowly beaten. Daisy made her debut in the England Senior Team and continued her strong weekend finishing in 6th place.  She won her first two head-two-head rounds before being knocked out by the eventual champion in the quarter finals.

Paul Clark (Chelmsford Tudor Rose)