2012 Belfast Open

The 2012 Belfast Open Fencing Tournament was held last weekend, Sat 31st March and Sun 1st April, run by Belfast Fencing Club at our home in Campbell College in the east of the city. For the full set of results see our Competition page. BFC had members competing in 4 of the 6 events:

Women’s Foil – 1st Victoria Duxbury, 3rd Rachel Philpott.

Men’s Foil – 3rd Alastair Houldsworth, 5th David White, 6th Peter Brown, 11th Callum Bodels, 14th Gerry Boyle, 16th John Doyle.

Women’s Epee – 6th Rachel Philpott.

Men’s Epee – 5th Alastair Houldsworth, 8th Gerry Boyle.

Well done all the above BFC competitors and a big thank you to all who assisted in the venue set-up, post event clear-up and on-the-day smooth running of the competition. Special thanks to Chris for DT duties over the two days and to Campbell College for the use of the premises.

BFC fencers and coaches at the 2012 Belfast Open

NI Junior Foil Series Round 4

The fourth round of the NI Junior Foil Series was held on Sat 31st March at Campbell College Belfast as part of the 2012 Belfast Open Fencing Tournament. The Belfast Fencing Club junior section was well represented with members competing in 4 out of the 5 age groups and winning in 3 of them. BFC results:

Under 10s – 1st Finn McMullan, 3rd Matthew McKay.

Under 12 Boys – 5th Jamie Doyle, 7th John Gildea, 10th Reuben McCausland.

Under 14 Girls – 1st Jennie Pitt, 3rd Imogen Spence.

Under 14 Boys – 1st Jake Bodels, 2nd Daragh Patterson, 3rd Jack Walsh, 6th Theo Millar, 9th Michael Law, 13th Ben Sloan.

Well done to all the above fencers, a superb set of results from the BFC juniors.

Junior Fencers at the 2012 Belfast Open