Month: June 2013

Yorkshire Team Foil – Sunday 7th July

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The Yorkshire Team Foil Championships will be taking place on Sunday 7th July at – Penistone Grammar School, Huddersfield Road, Penistone, Sheffield S36 7BX.

This is the Team Foil Championships for the Yorkshire Region of the British Fencing Association.  Members of teams competing for the Yorkshire trophies should be either normally resident in Yorkshire or members of clubs within the Yorkshire Region.  All participants should be members of the British Fencing Association and must have been 13 or older on the 1st January 2013.  There will be medals for the top 3 Men’s and top 3 Women’s teams.  Teams may be mixed, though mixed teams will compete for the Men’s prizes.  The event will be run using a system of pools followed by direct elimination in which all places will be fought for.  A good days fencing is absolutely guaranteed!

You can get an entry form from here – Yorkshire Team Foil Championships 2013

Sheffield Buccaneers are the current holders of the trophy, come and try to take it off us!!!!!!!!!

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Husayn selected for World University Games

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Husayn Rosowsky

World University Games 2013: Husayn Rosowsky in squad

Olympian Husayn Rosowsky has been selected to represent the British Universities and College Sport Fencing team at the World University Games 2013 in Russia.

Rosowsky will be making his second appearance at the World University Games, after finishing sixth in Shenzhen in 2011.

He has since become senior British champion and competed for Great Britain at the London Olympic Games in 2012.

Rosowsky, of University of Greenwich, is joined by Marcus Mepstead of London School of Economics and Politics and Alex Tofalides of University College London for the tournament in Kazan.

The fencing trio will form part of a 175-strong British team comprising athletes from artistic gymnastics, badminton, football, judo, rugby sevens, shooting, swimming and tennis.

The World University Games is the second largest multi-sports event in the world, after the Olympic Games, with 13,000 athletes representing 170 countries.

This Article and picture come from the BBC Sport website at – http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/fencing/22813948

Yorkshire Youth League – Sheffield 2013 – Results

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The Sheffield leg of the Yorkshire Youth League 2013 was run on Sunday 16th June by Sheffield Buccaneers Fencing Club.  Everything ran very well thanks especially to the many people who helped with this event.  We had many fencers from the club competing and medals were won by – Ayman El Amrani (Under 12 Boys Foil) – 1st, Nathan Doherty (Under 16 Boys Foil) – 1st, Alex Wakeman (Under 16 Boys Foil) 3rd.  The final results are detailed below –

Yorkshire Youth League

Sheffield 2013

Name & Event Place
Under 10 Foil
Lucy-Belle Williamson

1

Joseph Blair

2

Alex Judge

3

Nicholas Williams

3

William Ashton

5

Ben Jarman

6

Harry Watts

7

Tom Wallace

8

Ellie Curran

9

Libby Flatley-Holst

10

Lexie Williamson

11

Leila El Amrani

12

Martha Meadows

13

Under 12 Boys Foil
Ayman El Amrani

1

William Lonsdale

2

Luke Johnson

3

Samuel Blair

3

Oliver Goolden

5

Robert Kemp

6

Cameron Evans

7

Hugo Fry

8

Charles Wigfull

9

Alex Beaumont

10

Luke Hawdon

11

Mason Owen

12

Diego Llaca-Valeria

13

Charlie King

14

Max Rowlands

15

Under 12 Girls Foil
Lottie Fry

1

Phoebe Rayner

2

Anna Fillingham

3

Charlotte Armstrong

3

Under 14 Boys Epee
Billy Shepherd

1

Cameron Whapples

2

Galen Korosec

3

James Wake

3

Under 14 Boys Foil
Connor Webster

1

Morgan Webster

2

Ethan Wong

3

Isaac Bull

3

Ibrahim El Amrani

6

James Wake

7

Galen Korosec

8

William Kenyon

9

Under 14 Boys Sabre
Nathan Jopling

1

Isaac Bull

2

Christopher Knight

3

Morgan Steed

3

Rowan Tierney

5

Under 14 Girls Foil
Abbie Johnson

1

Allieja Shazad

2

Under 16 Boys Foil
Nathan Doherty

1

Alexander Bolton

2

Alex Wakeman

3

Greg Bull

3

Ruairi McKay

5

Harry Helliwell

6

Under 16 Boys Sabre
Robert Fisher

1

Jack Potter

2

Elliott Nunn

3

Under 16 Girls Sabre
Charlotte Hill

1

Natasha Baxter

2

Niamh Steed

3

Cara Chambers

3

Under 16 Girls Foil
Emily Goolden

1

Cara Chambers

2

Charlotte Hill

3

Yorkshire Youth League

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The Sheffield leg of the Yorkshire Youth League is nearly here!!!!  This takes place on Sunday 16th June at Penistone Grammar School, Huddersfield Road, Penistone, Sheffield S36 7BX.  There are events for Uner 10s, Under 12s, Under 14s and Under 16s.  An entry form can be got from hear – Yorkshire Youth League – Sheffield 2013