BUTTS out of the blocks [21/Nov/19]

Match results for BUTTS match 1 have now been published. With the addition of De Montfort taking the main BUTTS division up to 9 teams, BUTTS league matches now have 3 hosts each, with Oxford, Nottingham Trent and Warwick on duty over the 9th and 10th November.

In the match itself, Warwick made an impressive start to the season, breaking 2300 right off the bat with 2319. Despite scoring 2271, Birmingham were nearly 50 behind. Loughborough chased Birmingham for second spot, with 2258. Nottingham just cleared the 2200 barrier with 2206, whilst Oxford were fifth on 2163. De Montfort made their main division debut and although they didn't match their scores from last year and finished ninth, they were still in touch just 14 behind.

William Pike (Warwick) was top gent in the match on 589, with Eleanor Piper (Birmingham) top lady on 585. Chris Woodgate and Sarah Allaway (both Warwick) were two points above and below 580 respectively. Chris Cooper (Loughborough) top scored for his side with 574, with Sam Armstrong (Warwick) the final member of Warwick's team on exactly 570. Emma Davis and James Gardner (both Warwick) shot 568 and 567 and did not qualify for Warwick's team. Other archers in the mid to low 560s were Ben Evans, Arthur Coveney (both Loughborough), Christopher Avins, Jerry Atkins (both Birmingham) and Sophie Goodwin (Nottingham). On De Montfort's main division debut, their top score was 558 from Ffion Edgeley.

In the novice team category, there was a breakaway top three, with Birmingham (1710) winning ahead of Warwick (1695), then Nottingham (1652). Unlike the other 4 leagues, BUTTS novice team totals are team of 4. Birmingham's team of 3 total would have been 1319. Top individual in the match was Andy Cai (Cambridge), one shy of 470.

See updated tables on the BUTTS 2019/20 page. This season the BUTTS title will be decided by 3 league matches and an Indoor Championship. BUTTS match 2 is part of a packed program on 23/24th November - roughly 50 teams across all five leagues will be in action. Results from the first set of NEUAL fixtures on 16th/17th November have not yet been released.

BUTTS and SEAL have also had non-recurve events at Nottingham (2nd Nov) and Surrey (17th Nov), with results on TamlynScore. Compound top scorers were Tom Richardson (Loughborough) and Ollie Bourne (Kent) on 584 and 577. Top barebows were Matt Waters (Nottingham) and Kate Reeve (Kent) on 522 and 497. Georgie Jones (Loughborough) put just over 2 points per arrow on every longbow in both events, scoring 409.

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  • BC - Plymouth SWWeep to titles [24/Apr/20]
  • BC - E-League Ends Early [15/Apr/20]
  • BC - Imps beat UEA for SEAL [03/Apr/20]
  • BC - Warwick sweep BUTTS [31/Mar/20]
  • Corona Cancellations [23/Mar/20]
  • BUCS Indoor 2020 Finals [20/Mar/20]
  • Napier claim SSS crown [04/Mar/20]
  • North and South... and Central [24/Feb/20]
  • Episode III of the E-League [14/Feb/20]
  • Episode III of SEAL [13/Feb/20]
  • Episode III of BUTTS [12/Feb/20]
  • Napier tie up SSS advantage [31/Jan/20]
  • New and Old Year updates [15/Jan/20]
  • SWWU's first Indoor Champs [20/Dec/19]
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  • Seconds out, E-Round 2 [12/Dec/19]
  • 3 way battles for SSS [06/Dec/19]
  • Double top for Plymouth [05/Dec/19]
  • Imperial win SEAL 1 [04/Dec/19]
  • Warwick, Birmingham lead BUTTS [03/Dec/19]
  • Hall-E-League-lujah [29/Nov/19]
  • BUTTS out of the blocks [21/Nov/19]
  • SSS 2 and National Rankings 2 [14/Nov/19]
  • SSS 1 and National Rankings [07/Nov/19]
  • SWWU 1 and Field Champs [04/Nov/19]
  • Three is the magic number [17/Oct/19]
  • Passport to Ireland [04/Oct/19]
  • E'll be back [30/Sep/19]
  • 2020 Regional Vision [20/Sep/19]
  • 2020 National Vision [11/Sep/19]

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