“It was once seen as a men’s playground but more women are joining the field, which is great for the sport”
Written by Jack Bell, Shooting times
Published 29th December 2021. Three page spread.
“When women join The Country Girls UK community, it’s never just about shooting. They offer an incredible array of opportunities for ladies of all ages, locations, and career paths to take full advantage of everything they have to offer”
Edited by Bronte Clare Mitchell
Autumn 2021, Issue 11. Three-page spread.
Autumn 2022, issue 15. Three-page spread.
“It left me in no doubt that groups such as this are a key part of ensuring our sport survived. Not only is it paving the way for more women to get involved, it’s also offering a package of days from training for a complete beginners, to game days at home and abroad.”
Written by James Aris, Campaign manager for shooting at The Countryside Alliance
Issue – Spring 2022. Three page spread.
The Field’s most recent Sporting Diana – Tania Coxon.
“The Country Girls UK founder who fell in love with Fieldsports as a child – and is creating similar opportunities for women across the UK.”
October 2022 issue, article sponsored by Dubarry of Ireland
“Countryside pursuits are stereotypically viewed as male-dominated, but now a growing community of women is fighting back. Esme O’Keeffe went to find out more”
Written by Esme O’Keeffee.
Published – Friday 11th June 2021.
“It’s standing on some pretty illustrious shoulder, but women – only shooting communities are still rare enough for The Country Girls experiment – and considerable success – to be notice and applauded.”
Published – 19th May 2021
“After the success of The Country Girls UK in such a short space of time, we caught up with founder Tania Coxon to talk about the groups rapid growth and how they’ve adapted during the pandemic.”
Published – 19th May 2021
Simon Whitehead films an episode for The Shooting Show channel as he spends a day in the field with our ladies on a simulated shoot day in Northumberland at River and Moor. CGUK commences from 12:40.
Videoed and narrated by Simon Whitehead
Awarded July 2023
“Back in March when we were putting it all together, out of the 538,313 shotgun licenses in the UK only 6% were held by females. We always said we were going to double that figure and I truly believe it”
Interviewed by Curtis Mossop, BASC’s head of pathway to shooting
Published September / October 2021
“Why is it becoming more normal to see women standing on peg with a gun, having an immaculate picking up team or joining the beat line line? I do genuinely believe social media has a huge part to play.”
Published 17th November 2021
“All we can say for The Country Girls UK is to expect exciting things from this community in the future”
Written by Amanda Harris
Published May 19th 2021
Verena Bowyer interviews Tania Coxon – Founder of The Country Girls UK discussing all things CGUK, how it started, how it’s going and all future plans.
Published on Spotify June 2021
“A nationwide community of hundreds of country women are connecting through socials, membership and events.”
Published Autumn 2021
” Would you like to improve your shooting skills – or just enjoy fun days out? Join The Country Girls UK.”
Issue 2 – Published Spring 2021