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Archers Talkin' Archery - An Interview with Sinead Byrne

1 – What is your favourite dinosaur?


2 – What club are you a member of?

Ballyvally Archers Banbridge

3 – What is your preferred shooting style?


4 – How did you get into archery?

My older brother and sisters.

5 – Who is your favourite fictional archer?


6 – What is your favourite competition type?


7 – What is your favourite shooting venue?

Croatia for field, Las Vegas for indoor and anywhere it's not windy for target.

8 – What is your favourite weather to shoot in?

Calm and dry.

9 – Would you rather do archery whilst riding a unicorn or a pegasus?


10 – What is the oddest thing you have seen during a competition?

An archer throwing their bow into the water at an international event.

11 – What is the highest level of competition you have shot in?

International level at both target and field.

12 – What is the best shot you have made in a competition?

Scoring 147 in a H2H [head to head] - shots felt amazing.

13 – Which fictious archers would you want on your side for a team match?

Merida and Robin Hood

14 – What are your goals in archery?

To become World Number 1.

15 – What is your proudest achievement in the sport?

Bring home 3 international medals in one year.

16 – What is the best advice you have been given in archery?

You got to where you are by your own hard work, determination, dedication and by not giving up. Now to believe in yourself!

17 – How do you think you would have fared in the stone age with a bow and arrows?

Very well.

18 – What is the one thing you really enjoy in the sport?

Travelling and making friends from other countries.

19 – What one thing in the sport irritates you the most?

People putting you down, making you feel as if you are not good enough.

20 – What would you like to see in terms of improvement within archery as a sport?

For archery to be recognised more as a sport.

21 – What do you think would make a great mascot for the sport of archery?

GB's Fletch the mascot is doing a good job.

22 – Who is your most fervent supporter?

Most definitely my mum.

23 – If you could shoot another bow style, what would it be?

Nope. Wouldn't dream of shooting anything other than compound.

24 – Any advice for girls/women in archery?

Always believe in yourself and don't let others try and push you away from the sport. Follow your dream and never give up on something you love!


Photo credit, Lego cover photo - Matt Latimer

Photo credit, Sinead Byrne shooting - Malcom Rees

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