NI Junior Foil Series Round 2

The second round of the 2012/13 NIJFS was held last Saturday in Wallace High School in Lisburn. BFC was well represented with fencers competing in 6 of the 7 age categories. Medal winners included: Natalia – bronze in U12 Girls, Finn – bronze in U12 Boys, Jack – silver in U14 Boys, Keziah – silver in U16 Girls, and Daragh and Sam – both bronze in U16 boys. Full BFC results:

Under 12 Girls – 3rd Natalia Szczepanska.

Under 12 Boys – 3rd Finn McMullan, 5th Matthew McKay.

Under 14 Girls – 6th Bethany Craig.

Under 14 Boys – 2nd Jack Walsh, 5th Ben Sloane, 7th Jamie Doyle, 8th Patryk Szczepanski.

Under 16 Girls – 2nd Keziah Beattie.

Under 16 Boys – 3rd Daragh Patterson, 3rd Sam Gourley,  5th Theo Millar, 6th John Doyle, 9th Jake Bodels.

BFC at NIJFS Round 2

Irish Open

The biggest competition of the fencing year in Ireland, the Irish Open, was held in University College Dublin on the 8th and 9th of December. Seven BFC fencers travelled south to take part: Victoria and Rachel in WF, and Peter, Stephen, Theo, Callum and Alastair in MF. Results below.

Women’s Foil – Victoria 8th, Rachel 9th.

Men’s Foil – Stephen 8th, Peter 9th, Callum 24th, Theo 29th, Alastair 30th.