The Club will be closed next week (6th-8th August). Back on in Holywood the following week at the usual times.
Victoria was at this event, held last weekend at the Westway Sports Centre in London W10. She finished 17th in a tough international field. Results at http://www.fencing-uk.com/www/londonopen/2014/ProvisionalResults%20-%202014.htm
Big congratulations to all the BFC fencers selected to N Ireland teams for this autumn, first at the Sainsbury’s 2014 School Games in September and then at the 2014 Commonwealth Fencing Championships in November.
The School Games are being held in Manchester this year, 4th to 7th September. Callum Bodels and Theo Millar are selected to the men’s foil team, while 4 of the 5 selected to the women’s foil team are from BFC: Rachel Philpott, Keziah Beattie, Emily Maginn and Lea McClenaghan as reserve.
The Commonwealths are taking place 10th to 15th November in Largs, Scotland. Two BFC fencers are selected: Victoria Duxbury and Rachel Philpott, both to the women’s foil team.
Well done all 7! All the best to you and the whole NI team.
Belfast Fencing Club is open over the summer, starting this Wednesday and Thursday, 16th & 17th July, at First Holywood Presbyterian Church. Please check the website for further posts in the coming weeks.