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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

British Youth Championships North East England Regional Results First of all, on behalf of the NERFA Committee, a very warm and sincere thank you to all our young fencers, their parents and families and their coaches who travelled to Sheffield this past weekend to take part in the BYC finals. Altogether there were 49 entries for 18 of the 24…

By: Beth Davidson

This weekend at Manchester Fencing Centre the Veteran’s National Championships were taking place over 2 days.  Four catagories of ages over 40 and three weapons were competing for selection for the World Championships in Maribor, Slovenia in October. Saturday was the first medal achieved with Duncan Rowlands of Laszlo’s Fencing taking the Cat. 2 50-59 title in the Men’s Sabre…

By: Beth Davidson

NE Region England Fencing are inviting eligable fencers to be nominated by themselves or coach for the inter-region tournament in Nottingham on the 8th and 9th July 2017. The Region would like to select 4 best fencers per weapon team. If you wish to nominate yourself or by a coach, please complete this form and email to the Team Manager beth4fencing@aol.com Nomination form WintonCup…

By: Beth Davidson

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By: Beth Davidson

Girls Foil Results Final Rank Age Group Weapon Sex Surname Forename 1 U12 Foil Girl Smith Ruby 2 U12 Foil Girl Smithies Gabrielle 3 U12 Foil Girl Conner Rebecca 1 U14 Foil Girl King Ruby 1 U16 Foil Girl McCallum Tegan 2 U16 Foil Girl Weeks Charity 3 U16 Foil Girl Aitchison Daisy 3 U16 Foil Girl Miller Tanziila BYE…

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…

By: Beth Davidson

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…