News archive for 2017

JEC Sprint Podium

Grace Grabs Gongs at JEC

Forth Valley Orienteers' Grace Molloy returned from the Junior European Cup in Austria with a little "excess baggage" - in the shape of a pair of Bronze medals.

2nd Oct 17   → read more...

Fine form for FVO

A busy weekend for Forth Valley athletes saw a host of top performances right across the board, with race wins and personal best performances aplenty.

2nd Oct 17   → read more...

Taming the Wolf

The Highland Wolf two-day event is one of the main highlights of the autumn orienteering calendar in Scotland, and Forth Valley athletes turned in some top-class performances to annex 12 podium places, including seven race wins.

24th Sep 17   → read more...

FVO has SOUL in Dunblane

A minor case of atmospheric dampness didn't put the dampers on what was a great day of competition at the 8th round of the BTO Solicitors Scottish Orienteering Urban League in Dunblane.

24th Aug 17   → read more...

S6D 6 - A Hundred Medals and All and All

Fifteen series medals added to 17 stage medals from the final day at the Scottish 6 Days Orienteering Festival to bring the FVO haul for the meet to a stellar total of 106.

6th Aug 17   → read more...

S6D 5 - Grace (not) Under Pressure

Grace Molloy captured the W18L title at the Scottish 6 Days Orienteering festival with her third gold medal of the week. Grace's winning time of 50.00 was 3 1/2 minutes up on Clyde's Emma Wilson, and with co-leader Fiona Bunn retiring mid course, Grace's points total can't be beaten.

4th Aug 17   → read more...

S6D 4 - The Chris and Dixie Show

Martin Dean wrapped up the M60S title at the Scottish 6 Days Orienteering Festival with two days to spare, as he took his 4th gold medal of the week. Dixie finished 3 1/2 minutes up on Blair Young (TintO) in an excellent 20.07.

3rd Aug 17   → read more...

S6D 3 - G-Stars Roar

Gold medals for Graham Gristwood and Fanni Gyurkó in the elite World Ranking races were the highlight of another glittering day for FVO athletes, with 13 medals annexed.

1st Aug 17   → read more...

S6D 2 - Three Golds at Balfour

Forth Valley Orienteers were again amongst the honours on the second day of competition the Scottish Six Days Orienteering Festival in Aberdeenshire, with three golds the pick of a 12 medal haul.

31st Jul 17   → read more...

S6D 1 - Well Worth a Tanar

There were no fewer than 17 medals for FVO athletes on the opening day of the Scottish Six Days Orienteering Festival, on a great course at Glen Tanar, Aberdeenshire.

30th Jul 17   → read more...

Fanni Gyurko at British Mixed Sprint Relay

Relay Great for FVO

Forth Valley Flyers added the British Mixed Sprint Relay crown to an already-bulging 2017 trophy cabinet with a 71 second victory margin at Edge Hill University, Ormskirk.

20th Jul 17   → read more...

The Italian Job

The tiny Italian village of Transacqua proved a happy hunting ground for Dan Stansfield, as he returned from long-term injury to claim double sprint victories at the Primerio-O Festival in the Dolomites.

17th Jul 17   → read more...

FVO team Jamie Stevenson Trophy 2017

FVO Score Bronze at Jamie Stevenson Trophy

The junior stars of Forth Valley Orienteers put in a strong team effort to finish third in the Jamie Stevenson Trophy at Kinnoul Hill, near Perth.

3rd Jul 17   → read more...

FVO - winners of the UK Relay League

Harvesting Trophies - FVO triumph in UK Relay League

Forth Valley Orienteers claimed a share of the top prize in the UK Relay League with a stunning front-running performance to win the Harvester Relay at Blakeholme in the Lake District.

26th Jun 17   → read more...

FVO launch new orienteering course in Aberfoyle

Forth Valley Orienteers, in conjunction with Forestry Commission Scotland are delighted to announce the inauguration of a new Permanent Orienteering Course at The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre, Aberfoyle.

12th Jun 17   → read more...

SICC-note! FVO retain the Scottish Clubs Championship

Forth Valley successfully defended its Scottish Inter-Clubs Championship title on a fine day at Gullane, East Lothian with 18 individual medals contributing to the success.

1st Jun 17   → read more...

Trevor's Mid-Term Report Card

As the spring series of major national events comes to an end, it is time for a short update on Forth Valley Orienteers performances and activities, with a mid-season update from Club President Trevor Hoey.

29th May 17   → read more...

Come Set a World Record!

Want to be part of a World record attempt? Get yourself along to Dunblane or Linlithgow on Wednesday 24th May and take part in World Orienteering Day.

21st May 17   → read more...

FVO Trio get GB Callup

Three of Forth Valley's talented young athletes have won Great Britain callups for this summer's international season, as Peter Molloy and Lizzie Stansfield were named for the GB Talent Squad camp, and Grace Molloy celebrated a triple selection for the major international competitions.

14th May 17   → read more...

Five Up for FVO

There were five medals for Forth Valley at the British Relay Championships, on a day of chaos that saw ten teams disqualified from the Men's Premier race.

8th May 17   → read more...

Lady Luck Favours FVO Lakeland Effort

Forth Valley athletes secured 15 medals, including five golds, at the 2017 British Orienteering Championships at High Dam, Cumbria

6th May 17   → read more...

Thornhill for Thrills

Will Hensman recorded a five minute victory margin in taking an impressive win in the Compass Point Scottish Orienteering League at Thornhill, Dumfries.

24th Apr 17   → read more...

JK Day 4 - FVO Front Up Flying Finish

FVO Flyers produced a superlative display of front-running to retain the Mens Trophy at the 2017 Jan Kjellstrom International Festival of Orienteering and close out a memorable weekend for the Stirlingshire club.

17th Apr 17   → read more...

JK Day 3 - Grist(wood) to the Mill for Graham

Graham Gristwood claimed the 2017 M21E crown at the 50th Jan Kjellstrom International Festival of Orienteering with a 90 second victory margin on overnight leader Ralph Street in the long distance race at Holmbush, West Sussex.

17th Apr 17   → read more...

JK Day 2 - Big Ups on the South Downs

Peter Molloy had the standout performance on another stellar day for FVO at the Jan Kjellstrom International Festival of Orienteering with a gold medal performance in the M16 class.

15th Apr 17   → read more...

JK Day 1 - Jones Jinks to Victory

The 50th Jan Kjellstrom International Festival of Orienteering saw two Forth Valley athletes claim medals on the opening day at Brunel University.

14th Apr 17   → read more...

FVO Up for the Cup

Defending champions Forth Valley Orienteers scored a comfortable victory in the Scottish qualifier for the 2017 Compass Sport Cup over the sand dunes at Tentsmuir Forest.

10th Apr 17   → read more...

Double Dukes Weekend

The results for both days are now online via the results tab.

9th Mar 17   → read more...

FVO No Mugs at Mugdock

Forth Valley Orienteers demonstrated once again that they will be the team to chase in the CompassPoint Scottish Orienteering League, securing four opening day victories at Mugdock Country Park, Milngavie.

8th Mar 17   → read more...

Geoffrey Hensman - Scottish M65 Night Champion

Kings of the Night

As the night orienteering campaign draws to a close, Forth Valley orienteers enjoyed notable success at the national championships, with five trophy wins and another six podium places.

1st Mar 17   → read more...

Roger strides into the relay finish

All Around the World (well, the UK at least!)

As the 2017 season gets into full swing, it's been a successful week for FVO athletes, with race wins at no fewer than nine competitions across the UK.

13th Feb 17   → read more...

Trevor on the course

2016 President's Annual Report

2016 was another successful year for FVO, and much of what follows could have been copied from Roger’s report for 2015, but with some exciting new developments.

5th Feb 17   → read more...

Meeting with Success - FVO 2017 AGM

Trevor Hoey was returned as President for a second consecutive term at the Forth Valley Orienteers Annual General Meeting in Linlithgow. In the only change to the elected committee, Jason Inman stood down, having completed his term, and was replaced by former Edinburgh University OC secretary Sarah Tullie.

5th Feb 17   → read more...

Round and Round the Ragged Rock

The 2017 orienteering season was opened in great style for Forth Valley Orienteers, with several club athletes enjoying success at the three-day EUOC Big Weekend in Edinburgh.

25th Jan 17   → read more...