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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   FOIL Rank Age Group Weapon Sex Surname Forename 1 U12 Foil Boy Geng Raymond 2 U12 Foil Boy Stephenson Dominic 3 U12 Foil Boy Lee Tiger 4 U12 Foil Boy Bell Alfie 5 U12 Foil Boy Prout Jackson 6 U12 Foil Boy Tissington Isaac 4 U12 Foil Girl Smithies Gabrielle 1…

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

BRC U20 FOIL COMPETITION, BRC U17 SABRE COMPETITION These events are to be held at the Newcastle Fencing Centre. Sabre -Saturday 4 February 2017 http://www.newcastlefencingsportstrust.org/competitions/brc-u17-sabre-saturday-4-february-2017/ Foil – weekend 22/23 October 2016 http://www.newcastlefencingsportstrust.org/competitions/brc-u20-foil-2223-october/

By: Beth Davidson

  North East Development Officer Beth Davidson took the Veteran Europen Team gold at the weekend! This year the competition was located in Gillingham in Kent so Team GB were hoping to capitalise on the home advantage! Beth was captain for the women’s sabre team who were competing on the 3rd day of the tournament, with GB only managing a…

By: Beth Davidson

                This weekend was the British Youth Championships in Sheffield where fencers who  have qualified to represent the region fight it out against the best in other regions! The North East achieved two silver medals in the U18 Girls Epee by Victoria Hide and U18 Girls Foil by Georgia Webb.  Maddie Brown achieved a…

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…