BFC August class info (updated)

BFC class info for the rest of August:
Wed 10 Aug: fencing session on, Fri 12 Aug no fencing.
Wed 17 Aug no fencing, Fri 19 Aug no fencing.
Wed 24 Aug no fencing, Fri 26 Aug fencing session on.
Wed 31 Aug no fencing, Fri 02 Sep fencing session on.
September: Wed and Fri sessions back to normal.

2016 Belfast Open results, photos and video clips.

Full Belfast Open results, senior and NIJFS, plus photos of medallists, available now at the ‘Belfast Open 2016 Results’ link on the header at the top of this page ( Event report including some video clips at the ‘Belfast Open 2016 Report’ link on the header at the top of this page (

British U23 Foil Championships

Congrats to Keziah on her bronze medal finish at the British U23 Foil Champs at the Leon Paul Fencing Centre in London last Sat 5th March, joint third with NI team mate Lucy Taylor. This, along with Stephen Brown taking bronze in the men’s U23 foil, added up to a successful weekend for NI junior fencers!CIMG3031
Keziah and Lucy joint third at the Brit U23s

2015/16 NI Junior Foil Series Round 4

NIJFS Round 4 was held last Saturday 27 Feb at RBAI in Belfast. In the U16s Ella Reid won silver, while the BFC U14 trio of Erin Maginn, Phoebe McPherson and Anna Vaughan took 1st, 2nd and 5th respectively. In his first ever competition Conleth McGuirk finished 13th in the U12s, while Ciara Geraghty finished 7th in the U10s.
Ella lunges to take a point in the U16s

2016 NI Open

This year’s Open was held in Grosvenor Grammar School on 23/24 January, BFC fencers competing in WF, MF and ME. Outstanding BFC result of the weekend was a bronze in MF for Theo, while Jake, Alastair and David all finished L16: 11th, 12th and 16th respectively. Alastair also turned out for ME, improving on his foil performance with a L8; Gerry finished 21st. In WF Keziah narrowly missed out on the medals with a 5th place, while BFC juniors Ella and Erin were 10th and 12th in their first NI Open. WF was won by Victoria.
Theo takes bronze at the NI Open