The ever popular West Midlands Open attracted a strong entry from Veterans around the country including our own Caryl Oliver, Adrian Griffin and Malcolm Allton. Adrian fenced his newest weapon, Sabre and fenced well in a strong field. He came 8th, losing his D/E bout to the eventual bronze medallist. In the Men’s Epee, Malcolm […]
This Tuesday (27 March), we welcomed the university pentathlon teams for a friendly match ahead of their varsity match against Cambridge next week. We fenced a modified version of one-hit Epee in teams of three up to three points. This was great fun, and it was really good to have some different fencers (and a […]
Club members Adrian Griffin, Mark Leech, Malcolm Allton and Caryl Oliver were in action on 3-4 March at selection events for Great Britain Veteran Teams at the European Championships and World Championships. Congratulations to Malcolm and Caryl, who both won Bronze medals and so are automatically on the team for the Worlds! Caryl has also […]
Several club-members competed in the Southern Region qualifier for the GB cup last weekend (11th February 2018). The Ladies Epee was combined with the Mens for the poules because there were not sufficient entries to run it as an individual competition. Anne finished second after a final where she adapted her fencing to counter her […]
Well done to Eunmin, Tony, Caryl, Anne, Martin and Alasdair who were our valiant teams in the Town and Gown last weekend. It was a close match, but we were narrowly defeated by the university teams.