Drumquin’s Makenna retains national title


LESS than a week after claiming a European bronze medal, Makenna Chadwick was back on the top step of the podium after retaining her Northern Ireland Field Archery Associations Junior Championships title.

The talented Drumquin Archery Club member travelled to Seven Towers Archery Club in Ballymena where she would take on the best young talent from around the province.

Once again Makenna was shooting in the junior female bow hunter recurve class and after the tiring previous week, which inolved travelling to and from Hungary, as well as three days of intense competition, she found herself behing at half-time to one of Larne Archery Club’s rising stars, Jade Hunter.


However, in the second half Makenna found form and managed to defend her title for a second year running.

She then followed that up, during the afternoon session’s indoor classification round, by taking another gold, along with two other Drumquin club archers, who earned two silver medals.

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