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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

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

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

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

WomensSeniorFoil  Ranking  Name  First name  Country  Club  1  DAVIDSON  Beth  LASZLOS FENCING  2  MCCALLUM  Tegan  LASZLOS FENCING  3  HEYWOOD  Louisa  TEESSIDE FENCING CLUB MensSeniorEpee Ranking  Name  First name  Country  Club  1  WINSTANLEY  Liam  TEAM NEWCASTLE  2  BULLOCK  Jonathan  NORTHUMBRIA UNI  3  BELL  Jack  LASZLOS FENCING  3  CUDWORTH  Mark  NORTHUMBRIA UNI  5  SPICER  Tristan  TEAM NEWCASTLE  6  WHITTON  Andrew  DURHAM PHOENIX…

By: Beth Davidson

This weekend was the Cadet U17 international event in Ankora in Turkey.  A total of 81 fencers from all over the world were present looking for ranking points! Matt Dickinson from Laszlo’s Fencing in Durham took the gold medal beating Emil Thewanger from Austria 15-6 in the final Matt was one of four fencers competing for Great Britian and is…

By: Beth Davidson

British Fencing have awarded Bronze Medals of Houour to Newcastle Fencing Centre coach Iain Aberdeen and Master Armourer and Harlequins coach Rob Kirby! These awards are to commend the work that people do for fencing in the UK and will be awarded at the AGM on the 10th October.