The Bowmen of Pendle and Samlesbury Archery Club host archery taster session

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INSPIRED by archery at the Olympics?

As part of the Great Archery Weekend, The Bowmen of Pendle and Samlesbury Archery Club are opening their grounds for a free archery day on Saturday, August 25th.

The local deputy mayor will be in attendance along with one of the Development Directors of Archery GB.

The club are expecting several hundred people to come to their grounds on Nab’s Head Lane - opposite Samlesbury Hall - to try archery for the first time.

You never know, some Olympic hopefuls maybe discovered!

The day is free to attend, with no experience required and all equipment provided.

The doors will be open between 10 a.m. and 4-30 p.m., and for more details, go to or contact Norman (07786706184).

• RIMINGTON Football Club are looking for players to replace those who have moved on to other challenges, particularly for their reserve side.

Boss Terry Braithwaite is hoping to compete on all four fronts again this season, and also wants to try and win the West Riding Cup after last season’s good run.

Training is at Rimington on Tuesdays at 6-45 p.m., and for more details, contact Terry on 01200 428190 or 07762115845.

• THE sun shone brightly on the netballers who enjoyed an action-packed day on the courts at Clitheroe Rugby Club.

The day was organised by the Ribble Valley Netball Club and ran by Sara Thompson and young coaches from the club.

After lots of fun warm-up games, and stretching, the netballers were put through lots of energetic ball work.

The girls then took part in a mini Olympic relay.

After the lunch break, there was a shooting competition which was won by Charlie Coy.

Charlie managed to score 16 goals in a minute!

She was awarded with a new netball.

Squads were then sorted for the big match.

Girls played in teams against each other according to age range.

The day concluded with all the participants getting a top banana and certificate.

Medals were given out to the runners up and match winners.