Category: DNAA

Edna McGowan

It is with great sadness we inform you that Edna McGowan passed away on Thursday 15 April at the age of 85 after a short illness. Edna was DNAA President for a number of years, a position she was honoured to hold. A member of Killingworth Archers since shortly after the club was formed in…

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Fred Hedley

The county is extremely sad to announce that Fred Hedley has passed away after a long illness. Fred was a senior coach and coached many of the county’s archers and helped other coaches, over many years.  He was a member of Killingworth archers and coached all over the country. He was a member of Tyne…

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Rob McQuilin

Rob McQuilin (Cleadon Archers) sadly passed away at Sunderland Royal Infirmary on March 9th due to the result of contracting the Covid 19 infection. He was active on the County tournament scene and shot alongside a good number of DNAA members. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this sad time.

Potential Flight Shoot August 2020

If you saw Archery GB’s ‘Return to Competition’ update on 7th July you might have spotted this: “The National Flight Championships are cancelled. However, we may be able to hold a record status shoot adhering to social distancing and other government guidelines, if it proves viable for the hosts. If you are interested in attending…

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Sylvia Trotter

The county received some sad news today. Sylvia, the wife of former county treasurer and life long Cleadon member Brian Trotter, has passed away.  Our deepest sympathies go to Brian his family, and his many friends.  

John Thomas – Priory Archers Chairman

Many of you will have heard that John Thomas, Chairman of Priory Archers, passed away on Sunday Morning.  Unfortunately with the current situation, funeral arrangements are uncertain. Barry Small, Secretary of Priory Archers, speaks to John’s significant impact on the Club and on archery in general: John was the chairman of Priory Archers, in his…

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