Ex-BFC member Victoria Duxbury has now reached No.3 in the Senior British WF rankings. See the new December national women’s foil rankings at http://www.britishfencing.com/rankings/womens-foil-senior-rankings/
This achieved after finishing highest British or Irish WF fencer at the recent Turin Grand Prix. Well done Victoria.
Keziah was selected to represent NI in the 5 Nations WF team. The tournament took place last Sat 21 Nov 2015 at the University of Ulster at Jordanstown. The WF team beat Wales and Ireland to finish 3rd, helping the NI team to 3rd place overall.
NI 5 Nations WF Team
Keziah takes a point against Wales
No training on Friday 20th. BFC boxes being used at the 5 Nations. Good luck to all the Northern Ireland teams at the weekend.
Big congrats to Keziah on her performance in the Leon Paul Open, held at the Leon Paul Fencing Centre in London last Sunday. Keziah finished 7th, knocked out in the last 8 by the eventual winner. Check out her progress through the comp at http://leonpaulfencingcentre.com/viewresults?comp_id=1086&getfile=874
Congrats to Alastair on winning MF at the Derry Open on Sunday! Hosted by Foyle College, the DO was held across the weekend 14th & 15th Nov; BFC fencers competing on both days in WF, MF and ME. On Saturday Emily won bronze in WF, with Ella finishing 6th, while Gerry was 16th in the ME. On Sunday Alastair won gold in MF in a closely fought final, while David was 6th and Conor 7th.
WF & MF Derry Open medal winners
MF Team BFC
Alastair wins the final point 2015 Derry Open MF (after a minor dispute).
The first round of this year’s NIJFS took place 8th Nov in Hunterhouse College. BFC juniors won medals in 2 categories: Erin and Phoebe bronze in the U14s, Ella silver in the U16s. Well done to Ciara and Patrick, both competing for the first time. Full BFC results below.
U10s - 5th Ciara Geraghty.
U12 Boys – 15th Patrick McIduff.
U14 Girls – 3rd Erin Maginn, 3rd Phoebe McPherson, 5th Anna Vaughan.
U16 Girls – 2nd Ella Reid.
U16 Boys – 7th Jamie Doyle.
BFC medal winners at NIJFS R1
No training on Friday 13th. Good luck to everyone fencing at the Derry Open and in Juniors in London.