Competition success for Raven Fencing Club
Congratulations to the fencers from Raven Fencing Club who came away with a host of medals and certificates from the Gloucestershire Amateur Fencing Union tournament in February. It was an action-packed day with clubs from across Gloucestershire, South Gloucestershire and Wiltshire competing.
Raven fencers triumphed in a range of age groups:
- Pearl Milton came 1st in the under 10s
- Arthur Bury came 1st and Sam Mansfield-Njie came 3rd in the under 14s
- Luke Mason came 1st in the under 16s
- Oscar Milton came 2nd in the under 20s
- Arthur and Luke went on to succeed in the British Youth Championships in Sheffield in May competing in foil and epee – Congratulations.
Four of our young fencers recently fenced at the Gloucester Junior Foil Championships, held on Saturday 2nd November at Wycliffe College:
- Sam Mansfield-Njie won bronze in the Boys U12
- Edward Miller won bronze in the Boys U14
- Hannah Whittock won silver in the Girls U16
- Linus Beres came 6th in the Boys U20
This was their first competition and they all did extremely well!
Hereford & Worcester Open held in Greater Malvern on 15 December
- Caron Hale came 5th in Foil and 8th in Sabre.
Welsh Open held in Cardiff on 10th November.
- Caron Hale came 23rd
Please note that our last night this year will be Friday 6th December returning Friday 10th January 2014. We take this opportunity to wish everyone a Happy Christmas and NewYear.