Congratulations are due to several BFC fencers on their selections to national teams. Keziah has been selected to the British Cadet (U17) squad to compete on the European circuit at Cabries in France on 8th December. Victoria, Rachel and Peter have all been selected to fence for N Ireland in the annual Five Nations Competition, this year being held in Edinburgh on 2nd November. Well done all four.
Keziah and Theo continued their assault on the British Cadet (U17) rankings at Gateshead on Oct 19th, this time accompanied by Rachel. Keziah and Rachel were 25th and 35th in WF, Theo was 32nd in MF. After 3 British Cadet selection events, Keziah is now ranked 13th in WF and Theo 22nd in MF.
While Keziah and Theo were in Bristol, Callum and Jake travelled to Dublin for the Intermediates. Jake finished 6th, Callum 14th.
On 5th October it was Keziah and Theo’s turn to go to Bristol, for the 2nd British Cadet Selection event. Both added to their cadet points tallies: Keziah 29th in WF, Theo 30th in MF.
While our juniors were at Manchester, Victoria was at the Bristol Senior Open where she finished 37th.