Scottish Team

Scottish Fencing Team

Sainsbury's 2013 School Games - Selection Criteria

The Sainsbury's 2013 School Games will be held in Sheffield on 12-15 September 2013.  The  selection criteria for the 2013 Scottish team is as follows:

To be eligible for selection fencers must be Under 18 on 1st January 2013.

The date for selection will be the 1st March 2013.

There are 4 fencers allowed per event so each home country can select up to 24 fencers, these must be the same fencers for the individual & team events.

Anna Bentley Appointed Chairman of Performance Committee

Scottish Fencing is delighted to announce the appointment of Anna Bentley as Chairman of the Performance Committee.  As a hugely experienced fencer and Olympian, Anna will bring a great deal of insight to the committee.

The Committee now comprises:

Anna Bentley - Chairman

Val Cramb - Senior Team Manager

Ken Rose - Youth Team Manager

Don McKenzie - Performance Development Manager

Performance Committee - Roy Clarke Steps Down as Chairman.

Roy Clarke has stepped down from his position as the Chairman of the Performance Committee.  

The Board of Scottish Fencing would like to express its immense thanks to Roy over the many years he has dutifully carried out the Chairman's role - acting with total fairness at all times and ensuring Scotland always put forward the best team for representative fixtures.  His experience will be missed.

Thank you very much indeed, Roy!  All the best for the future - you'll always be welcome at Caledonia House as ex-Performance Committee Chairman and President!

5 Nations Team - Final Team Announced

The 5 Nations team has now been finalised. Unfortunately, due to the high number of unavailable fencers, the Senior Team Manager elected not to field a Women's Epee team.  

Good luck to all those going to Dublin - Scottish Fencing are expecting some silver-ware to make the journey back across the Irish Sea!

 

5 Nations Team Announced

Scottish Fencing is delighted to announce that the following fencers have been selected as the Scottish Team for the 5 Nations Tournament 2012, in Dublin on 3 Nov 12:

(NTR = Non-travelling reserve)

Men's Foil

Keith Cook, Ed Jefferies, Callum O'Donnell, Jack Watson

(NTR - Christopher Mollard)

(Richard Kruse unavailable for selection)

 

Men's Epee

Neill Tannock, Jamie Firth, Tristan Lane, George Liston

(NTR - Adam Gordon)

 

Men's Sabre

B Team Match - Cancelled

Scottish Fencing regrets to announce that, due to the unavailability of both the Irish and RAF teams, this year's B Team Match at Inverclyde has been cancelled.  Plans are in place to bolster the fixture for next year and there will be an announcement in due course.

Scotland's Richard Kruse qualifies for the Olympics!

Richard Kruse booked his place at the 2012 London Olympics by winning the FIE Satelite event in Copenhagen on Friday 24th March. Only a win at the event would gain Richard enough World Cup points for an automatic place in this year's Olympic Games, and in an exciting final Italian Francesco Trani took Richard to 12-all at time before Richard scored the decisive hit (for a more detailed account of Richard's triumph, visit http://britishfencing.com/news/latest-news/?n=524 ).

Scottish Fencing is delighted with Richard's success and we all wish him the very best at the Olympics.

Sainsbury's 2012 School Games Team

The Scotland Fencing team selected for the Sainsbury's 2012 school games is as follows.

WF Medal Haul at the 2012 Junior Commonweaths

Georgia Hannay wins gold, Ruth Clarke Silver and Chloe Dickson takes Bronze!

An awesome result from the Scottish Women's Foilists.

Very well done to everyone involved.

Jack Hudson 2nd in Goteborg Junior 'A' grade

Congrats to Jack Hudson - 2nd in the Goteborg junior 'A'

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