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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…

By: Beth Davidson

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

Matthew Dickinson from Laszlo’s Fencing Club in Durham became National U20 champion in London Sports Dock . This achievement means Matthew being the current under 20 and under 23 national champion . Matthew has been selected to represent GBR in the under 20 competition Luxembourg in September .

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…