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By: Beth Davidson

  The NE Region is inviting fencers and coaches to nominate potential team candidates to compete at the regional team championships, the Winton Cup on the 9th + 10th July 2016. This 6 weapon competition is needing up to 4 fencers per weapon to compete with other regions in the UK over this 2 day event. The venue is still…

By: Beth Davidson

BYC Regional Qualifiers 5th March 2016 – Newcastle RESULTS TO FOLLOW SOON This competition is to select fencers for the British Youth Championships final taking place at the EIS in Sheffield, on 30th April – 2nd May 2016. Those who finish in the top 4 of these Regional Qualifiers will be entered by the North East and will represent our…

By: Beth Davidson

Want to try a fun way to be fitter? With friends or familiy? Fencing is a great way to improve cardiovascular fitness, strength, flexibility, core-stability, speed and MENAL AGILITY, without event knowing it! North East Fencing in partnership with local clubs, have beginner’s courses for this season.  These are aimed at 11+ years but fencing is suitable for ages 6…

By: Beth Davidson

On the evening of the National Championships in London, British Fencing was celebrating the people and projects in the UK that have stood out and made a contribution to fencing. This year had a specific award for regions who have made a difference to the sport and supported clubs and workforce in their region. The North East was placed against Eastern, East…

By: Beth Davidson

This weekend saw the best fencers compete in the National Championships in London. Hannah Nesbitt from Leon Paul Epee Club coached by Jon Willis, solidly carve her way through the tableux to the final fight against Hannah Lawrence and had to settle for a silver medal! Next weekend Hannah is off to the European Under 23 Championships in Plodiv Bulgaria!

By: Beth Davidson

Newcastle Fencing Club had some great success this weekend with one of our young fencers winning the Under 10 British Championships and another coming third. On Sunday 10th April fencers from across the country gathered in Oundle, Peterborough to compete for the title of ‘British Champion’. Three fencers from Newcastle Fencing Club entered the boys under 10 event Toby Aberdeen,…

By: Beth Davidson

Well done to Matthew Dickinson in becoming U23 National Epee Champion! Matthew who trains at Laszlo’s Fencing and Fencing Centre Durham with Prof Laszlo Jakab became the youngest to win this catagory in the UK! This result means automatic qualifiacation for U23 European Championships!

By: Beth Davidson

NEWCASTLE OPEN COMPETITION NFST are pleased to announce that we are holding the Newcastle Open Fencing Competition on the weekend of 24/25 September 2016 at the Newcastle Fencing Centre. Epee and mens sabre on the Saturday, Foil and ladies sabre on the Sunday. Any questions please email enquiries@newcastlefencingsportstrust.org Entry details and downloadable form are on the website: http://www.newcastlefencingsportstrust.org/competitions/newcastle-open-competition/

By: Beth Davidson

Results to follow Foil   Age Group Weapon Sex Surname Forename U12 Foil Boy Bell Alfie U12 Foil Boy Prout Jackson U12 Foil Boy Tissington Isaac U12 Foil Boy Stephenson Dominic U12 Foil Boy Geng Raymond   Check-in Deadline 11:15 Age Group Weapon Sex Surname Forename U14 Foil Boy Redmayne Will U14 Foil Boy Fowler Dean U14 Foil Boy Redmayne…

By: Beth Davidson

The Paralympic Association this week announced their selections of referees for the Paralympics in Rio next year and two familiar faces from the North East were part of that elite list!  Chris Farren and Duncan Rowlands who fence at Laszlo’s Fencing in Durham, were rewarded for their hard work over this season to be part of the Paralymic arbitrage in…

By: Beth Davidson

As part of the Leon Paul Junior Series of competitions, the beautiful City of Durham in the North East of England invites junior fencers in the UK ! In 2016 we have included a mixed foil team event in age groups U13, U15. This will be fenced relay in 5 hit bout targets up to a team total of 20…