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By: Beth Davidson

Want to try a fun way to be fitter? With friends or family? Fencing is a great way to improve cardiovascular fitness, strength, flexibility, core-stability, speed and MENTAL AGILITY, without event knowing it! More fun than going to the gym! North East Fencing in partnership with local clubs have session for all abilities and is suitable for ages 8 and beyond!…

By: Beth Davidson

Drop-in 4 Fencing is open to fencers and non-fencers who would like fence with their friends! If you have never tried fencing and want to temper the curiosity, give it a go! This is not a club session, it is open to anybody over the age of 18 and only £8 per hour including equipment and coaching! All instruction is available…

By: Beth Davidson

Venue: Graham Sports Centre Maiden Castle Durham DH1 3SE Format: Poules with no cut, followed by DE. Boys and girls may be combined in the poules where numbers are low. Entry Fee: £20.00 Closing Date: Thursday 2nd March 2017 Last date for entry: Monday 6th March 2017 Refreshments:  Hot and cold refreshments available Prizes: Trophies, medals for top 4 &…

By: Beth Davidson

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By: Beth Davidson

North East Region England Fencing Regional BYC Qualifiers 18th March 2017  This competition is to select fencers for the British Youth Championships final taking place at the EIS in Sheffield, on 29th April-1st May 2017. Those who finish in the top 4 of these Regional Qualifiers will be entered by the North East and will represent that region nationally. Fencers…

By: Beth Davidson

Chris Cranston-Selby on the top of the podium Many of our fencers were competing this weekend with veteran and senior events! The first was for Laszlo’s Fencing with Rachel Connor taking the silver in the epee at the Leeds Open. At the same event Anton Pollard and Stephanie Land also took silver in the Men’s Epee and Women’s Sabre. Internationally Chris…

By: Beth Davidson

  The AGM took place on the 11th December 2016 The Regional Committee would like to thank Marie Liston for all her hard work since 2008 as Regional Chair. We would like to welcome Carole Seheult as Interim Regional Chair, Paul Sutherland as a Member and Rachel Conner as Press Officer.  We would also like to thank Gemma Collis for…

By: Beth Davidson

RESULTS FROM THE NE REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016   FINAL RANK MEN’S FOIL NAME SURNAME CLUB 1 Wojciech Mitygowski Teesside Fencing 2 James Terrill Laszlo’s Fencing Club 3 John Kemp Teesside Fencing 3 Kai Bulman Durham Phoenix 5 Andrew Whitton Durham Phoenix 6 Leo Zhang Laszlo’s Fencing Club 7 Ardeshir Ehteshami Laszlos Fencing 8 Daniel Magor Laszlo’s Fencing Club 9 Chris…

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2nd Right Duncan Rowlands This week has been the Veterans World Championships in Stalsund in Germany where the top fencers over the age of 50 take part in their specialist weapon. 3 fencers from the North East and also representing Laszlo’s Fencing Club were selected for team GB. Duncan Rowlands for O50 Sabre, Anton Pollard in the O60 Epee and…

By: Beth Davidson

North Britain Team – Veterans Winton Cup – 24/25th September 2016 Captain’s Report Well we did it!!!!  Against all odds and after seven long years of clutching the wooden spoon, this year, the amazing Team from North Britain, rose to the dizzy heights of third place! In addition, one of our Team, Sheila Anderson, won the Frank Mills Trophy.  This…

By: Beth Davidson

NEWCASTLE FENCING CENTRE COMPETITIONS: http://www.newcastlefencingsportstrust.org/competitions/    

By: Beth Davidson